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Thursday 31 October 1991, Halloween

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jordan-Claire Green and Sven Kaldre. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Romantic by Karyn White. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. The People Under the Stairs, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while All The Weyrs Of Pern by Anne McCaffrey was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Children of the North. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Bard's Tale Construction Set or Final Soldier.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The People Under the Stairs

Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Brandon Quintin Adams, Everett McGill, Wendy Robie

Country: United States

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Frankie and Johnny

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Hector Elizondo

Country: United States

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Directed by: Marc Caro

Starring: Marie-Laure Dougnac, Dominique Pinon, Pascal Benezech

Country: United States

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Night on Earth

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: Winona Ryder, Gena Rowlands, Lisanne Falk

Country: United States

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Number 17

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Leon M. Lion, Anne Grey, John Stuart

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Children of the North

Starring: Tony Doyle, Michael Gough, John Kavanagh, Patrick Malahide

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Starring: Corrado Guzzanti, Pierfrancesco Loche, Marco Messeri, Stefano Masciarelli

Country: Italy

Jute City

Starring: David O'Hara, Joanna Roth, Clive Russell, John McGlynn

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

I'll Fly Away

Written by: Joshua Brand, John Falsey

Starring: Sam Waterston, Regina Taylor, Jeremy London, Ashlee Levitch

Country: United States

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Good & Evil

Written by: Susan Harris

Starring: Teri Garr, Margaret Whitton, Mark Blankfield, Lane Davies

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 October 1991 ?

  • October 31st is Nevada Day
  • Protestant Church - Reformation Day: Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on the Wittenberg church on this day in 1517
  • Wikipedia - Wikipedia:Tim Starling Day
  • Cornwall - Allantide
  • October 31st is Halloween; also see Samhain (an approximate date)
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Famous Deaths:
  • Bert Bertram: Actor (How to Steal a Million), dies of cancer at 97.
  • Johan Schmitz: Actor (Gysbregt van Aemstel / Soldat van Orange).
  • Gene Anderson: American professional wrestler (Born 1933).
  • Joseph Papp: Brooklyn, New York -- Stage producer / director (Pirates of Penzance).
  • Palestinians attend US mideast peace talks in Madrid
  • November 3 ampndash The Halloween Blizzard hits the Upper Midwest of the United States, causing around $100 million of damage and killing 22.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1991?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Oliver North -- Oct. 28, 1991
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9301
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.89


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

All The Weyrs Of Pern

By: Anne McCaffrey

Led by Masterharper Robinton and F'lar and Lessa, the people of Pern excavate the ancient remains of the planet's original settlement and uncover the colonists' voice-activated artificial intelligence system.

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Iron John

By: Robert Bly

In this deeply learned book, poet and translator Robert Bly offers nothing less than a new vision of what it is to be a man.Bly's

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Fire In The Belly

By: Sam Keen

Written for both men and women, this groundbreaking book takes the reader on a journey to discover new routes to authentic manhood and create alternatives to definitions of masculinity that no

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Madonna Unauthorized

By: Christopher Andersen

Authors: Christopher P. Andersen Publisher: Simon & Schuster Keywords: unauthorized, madonna Pages: 350 Published: 1991-10 Language: English ISBN-10: 0671735322 ISBN-13: 9780671735326 Binding: Hardcover Original List Price: 20.00

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Banishing Racer

Banishing Racer

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Jaleco Entertainment

The Bard's Tale Construction Set

Platform: Amiga, DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Battle Isle series

Battle Isle series

Platform: Amiga, DOS (older), Microsoft Windows (newer)

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Blue Byte Software

Bomberman II

Platform: Family Computer/NES

Genre: Puzzle, Maze

Publisher: JP/NA/EU Hudson Soft; AUS Mattel

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Final Soldier

Platform: PC Engine, Virtual Console

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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