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Wednesday 17 April 1991

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lancifer and Tessa James. 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. On TV people were watching The Astronomers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chaos World or Chuck Yeager's Air Combat.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Die Kinder

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Diamond Brothers

Written by: Anthony Horowitz

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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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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 ?

Jurassic Park

By: Michael Crichton

From the author of Timeline, Sphere, and Congo, this is the classic thriller of science run amok that took the world by storm. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “Wonderful .

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Chuck Rock

Platform: Acorn Archimedes, Amiga, Amiga CD32, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Game Boy, Game Gear, Mega-CD, Sega Master System, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, SNES

Genre: Platform game, Side-scrolling game

Publisher: Core Design, Virgin Interactive, Sony Imagesoft, Krisalis Software

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F1 Exhaust Note

F1 Exhaust Note

Platform: Arcade only

Genre: Formula One racing

Publisher: Sega

Chaos World

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: RPG[1]/Strategy

Publisher: Natsume

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Chuck Yeager's Air Combat

Platform: MS-DOS, Apple Macintosh

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Double Dragon III: The Sacred Stone

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Publisher: JP Technōs Japan; NA Acclaim Entertainment

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