Wednesday April 17, 1991

US date format: 4/17/1991, UK date format: 17/4/1991

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 17, 1991). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Augusta Xu-Holland 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. One Good Cop, directed by Heywood Gould, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while The Novel by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vorsicht! Falke!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing F-117A Nighthawk Stealth Fighter 2.0 or Aldynes.
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One Good Cop

Directed by: Heywood Gould

Starring: Michael Keaton, Rene Russo, Anthony LaPaglia, Kevin Conway

Oscar

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Ornella Muti, Peter Riegert, Chazz Palminteri

Country: United States of America

Talent for the Game

Directed by: Robert M. Young

Starring: Edward James Olmos, Lorraine Bracco, John E. Coleman, Jeff Corbett

Mortal Thoughts

Directed by: Alan Rudolph

Starring: Demi Moore, Glenne Headly, Bruce Willis, John Pankow

Money

Directed by: Steven Hilliard Stern

Starring: Eric Stoltz, Maryam d'Abo, Bruno Cremer, Mario Adorf

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 17, 1991?


    Holidays

  • Pope Anicetus (died 166)
  • Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
  • Saint Landricus
  • Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
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    Events

  • Railroad workers go on strike in the US.

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Vorsicht! Falke!

The Astronomers

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

Country: United States of America

Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

Separate But Equal

Finders Keepers

Directed by: Bryan Carberry

Magazine Covers

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Books

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

The Novel

By: James A. Michener

In this novel the author departs from the historical sagas which made his reputation to present a story set in the changing world of contemporary writing and publishing.

A Life On The Road

By: Charles Kuralt

"A professional memoir of a gifted, good-humored and gracious man...The book has the feel of good conversation on a long trip."THE

The Next Century

By: David Halberstam

A stirring examination of global competition and power in the twentieth century What can we learn from the events of twentieth century?

The Seeress Of Kell

By: David Eddings

Book 5 of "The Malloreon", the worldwide bestselling fantasy series by one of the godfathers of the tradition. Discover the epic stories that inspired generations of fantasy writers - from Raymond Feist's "The Riftwar Cycle" to George R.

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

By: Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect send-off for grads—from nursery school, high school, college, and beyond! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Aldynes

Platform: SuperGrafx PlayStation Network

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Captain Planet and the Planeteers

Platform: NES[1] Amiga[2] Amstrad CPC ZX Spectrum

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Mindscape

Platform: Amiga, MS-DOS, Mac OS, PC-98

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: MicroProse

Amazing Tater

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Atlus

Cyber Stadium Series: Base Wars

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Ultra Games


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