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Wednesday 17 April 1991

1991-04-17

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to You're In Love by Wilson Phillips. In UK The One And Only by Chesney Hawkes was in the top 5 hits. Drop Dead Fred, directed by Ate De Jong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Heartbeat by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Drop Dead Fred

Directed by: Ate De Jong

Starring: Phoebe Cates, Rik Mayall, Marsha Mason

Country: United States

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Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Yasuo Yamada, Eiko Masuyama, Kiyoshi Kobayashi

Country: United States

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze

Directed by: Michael Pressman

Starring: Paige Turco, David Warner, Michelan Sisti

Country: United States

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La Femme Nikita

Directed by: Luc Besson

Starring: Anne Parillaud, Marc Duret, Patrick Fontana

Country: United States

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The Doors

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Val Kilmer, Meg Ryan, Kyle MacLachlan

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Astronomers

Starring: Vera C. Rubin, Tony Tyson, John Lowry Dobson, John E. Conway

Country: United States

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Sleepers

Starring: Nigel Havers, Warren Clarke, David Calder, Michael Gough

Country: United Kingdom

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Die Kinder

Starring: Miranda Richardson, Frederic Forrest, Hans Kremer, Sam Cox

Country: United Kingdom

The Diamond Brothers

Written by: Anthony Horowitz

Starring: Dursley McLinden, Colin Dale, Monique van de Ven, Jenny Agutter

Country: United Kingdom

The Pirates of Dark Water

Written by: David Kirschner

Starring: Jodi Benson, Hector Elizondo, George Newbern, Frank Welker

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 April 1991 ?

Holidays:
  • Pope Anicetus (died 166)
  • Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
  • Saint Landricus
  • Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
  • Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
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Facts:
  • Railroad workers go on strike in the US.
  • Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 3,000 for first time (3,004.46).
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 3,000 for the first time ever, at 3,004.46.

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Books

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

The Plains Of Passage

By: Jean M. Auel

Jean M. Auel’s enthralling Earth’s Children® series has become a literary phenomenon, beloved by readers around the world. In a brilliant novel as vividly authentic and entertaining as those that came before, Jean M.

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Four Past Midnight

By: Stephen King

The Bram Stoker Prize-winner for Best Fiction Collection—four chilling novellas from Stephen King that will “grab you and not let go” (The Washington Post). Now available in paperback from Scribner for the first time.With

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The Witching Hour

By: Anne Rice

Demonstrating once again her gift for spellbinding stoyrtelling, Anne Rice makes real a family of witches--a family given to poetry and incest, to murder and philsophy, a family that is itself haunted by a powerful, dangerous and seductive being."Unfolds

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The Polar Express

By: Chris Van Allsburg

1986 Caldecott Medal Winner A young boy, lying awake one Christmas Eve, is welcomed aboard a magical trip to the North Pole . . . Through dark forests, over tall mountains, and across a desert of ice, the Polar Express ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

4D Sports Boxing

4D Sports Boxing

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Atari ST, Macintosh, Fujitsu FM Towns Marty

Genre: Sports, Fighting

Publisher: Mindscape

Arctic Adventure

Platform: DOS

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Apogee Software

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The Berlin Wall

Platform: Arcade Game Sega Game Gear

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Kaneko

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England Championship Special

England Championship Special

Genre: Sports

Danny Sullivan's Indy Heat

Platform: Arcade game, NES, Commodore Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Leland Corporation (arcade) Tradewest (NES) Sales Curve (other formats)

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