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Sunday 17 February 1991

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Stephanie Bohain and Ed Sheeran. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Gonna Make You Sweat by C & C Music Factory. In UK 3AM Eternal by The KLF featuring The Children Of The Revolution was in the top 5 hits. The Doors, directed by Oliver Stone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Cold Fire by Dean R. Koontz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crisis in the Kremlin or The Flintstones: The Rescue of Dino & Hoppy.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

The Doors

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Val Kilmer, Meg Ryan, Kyle MacLachlan

Country: United States

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Nothing But Trouble

Directed by: Dan Aykroyd

Starring: Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, John Candy

Country: United States

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Sleeping with the Enemy

Directed by: Joseph Ruben

Starring: Julia Roberts, Patrick Bergin, Kevin Anderson

Country: United States

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The Silence of the Lambs

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

Starring: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Lawrence A. Bonney

Country: United States

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New Jack City

Directed by: Mario Van Peebles

Starring: Wesley Snipes, Ice-T, Allen Payne

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes

Starring: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Rosalie Williams, Colin Jeavons

Country: United States

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T-Bag and the Rings of Olympus

Starring: Georgina Hale, John Hasler, Natalie Wood

Country: United Kingdom

Billy Webb's Amazing Story

Starring: Scott Riley

Country: United Kingdom

Madness

Starring: Jonathan Miller

Country: United Kingdom

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Brute Force

Starring: Tom Diamond, John E. Ford III, Ken Hackman, Greg Krager

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 February 1991 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Evermodus
  • Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
  • Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day.
  • Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
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Facts:
  • US male Figure Skating championship won by Todd Eldredge.
  • The Cape Verdean presidential election, Cape Verde's first multiparty presidential election since 1975, is won by António Mascarenhas Monteiro.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.53
  • Time: Destroyed Iraqi armored personnel carriers during the 1st Gulf War, from Department Defense Pool
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9263

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 #1 New York Times bestseller—four chilling novellas from Stephen King that will “grab you and not let go” (The Washington Post).One Past Midnight: “The Langoliers” takes a red-eye flight from Los Angeles to Boston into a most unfriendly sky.

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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 ?

Birds of Prey

Platform: Amiga, PC

Genre: Flight simulation

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Crisis in the Kremlin

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Strategy (with managerial aspects)

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Elvira: The Arcade Game

Elvira: The Arcade Game

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, PC (DOS), Commodore 64

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Flair Software

The Flintstones: The Rescue of Dino & Hoppy

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Action platformer

Publisher: JP Taito; NA Taito; EU Taito

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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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