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 zodiac on April 17, 1991). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. 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 by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. One Good Cop, directed by Heywood Gould, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Cape Cod by William Martin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vorsicht! Falke!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dahna: Megami Tanjō or Brat.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1991, at April 17 across the years or at April 1991 calendar.

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Historical Events

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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.

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Movies

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The Silence of the Lambs

The Silence of the Lambs

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

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

Country: United States of America

Delicatessen

Delicatessen

Directed by: Marc Caro, Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Starring: Marie-Laure Dougnac, Dominique Pinon, Pascal Benezech, Jean-Claude Dreyfus

Country: United States of America

Mediterraneo

Mediterraneo

Directed by: Gabriele Salvatores

Starring: Diego Abatantuono, Claudio Bigagli, Giuseppe Cederna, Claudio Bisio

Operation Condor

Operation Condor

Directed by: Jackie Chan

Starring: Jackie Chan, Carol 'Do Do' Cheng, Eva Cobo, Shôko Ikeda

Country: United States of America

Defending Your Life

Defending Your Life

Directed by: Albert Brooks

Starring: Albert Brooks, Meryl Streep, Rip Torn, Michael Durrell

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Music charts

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TV Series

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The Astronomers

The Astronomers

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

Country: United States of America

Get the Picture

Get the Picture

Directed by: Cathy Pearson

Separate But Equal

Separate But Equal

Finders Keepers

Finders Keepers

Directed by: Bryan Carberry

Swamp Thing

Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

Days to next April 17

If April 17, 1991 is your birthday you're 29 years, 7 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 12 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Cape Cod by William Martin

Cape Cod

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Originally brought to America's shores by the Mayflower, two families unearth their family skeletons--which have lain buried in Cape history for more than 200 years.

Life Is Too Short by Mickey Rooney

Life Is Too Short

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He soared form the wrong side of Brooklyn to the top of the world. And he's still hot six decades later.

Heartbeat by Danielle Steel

Heartbeat

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Bill Thigpen, writer producer of the No.1 daytime TV drama was so busy watching his career soar that he never noticed his marriage collapse.

The Eagle Has Flown by Jack Higgins

The Eagle Has Flown

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Higgins he picks up where he left off in The Eagle Has Landed with Nazi commando Kurt Steiner and killer/Irish patriot Liam Devlin.

You'Ll Never Eat Lunch In This Town Again by Julia Phillips

You'Ll Never Eat Lunch In This Town Again

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Oscar-winning producer Julia Phillps's work on Taxi Driver, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and The Sting, made her famous. This is the memoir that made her infamous—a downfall chronicle of

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cool Croc Twins

Cool Croc Twins

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Empire Software

Armadillo

Armadillo

Platform: NES/Family Computer

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: IGS

Dahna: Megami Tanjō

Dahna: Megami Tanjō

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Action

Publisher: IGS

Brat

Brat

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Action puzzle

Publisher: Image Works

Deuteros

Deuteros

Platform: Amiga and Atari ST

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Activision

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 17, 1991?

On April 17, 1991 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is April 17, 1991?

On April 17, 1991 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 17, 1991?

On April 17, 1991 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 17, 1991?

On April 17, 1991 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 17, 1991?

On April 17, 1991 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 17, 1991?

On April 17, 1991 several famous people were born including, Augusta Xu-Holland, Tessa James, Lancifer .

What was the number one song in April 17, 1991?

The number one song in the week of April 17, 1991 was You're In Love by Wilson Phillips in US and The One And Only by Chesney Hawkes in UK.

What were the top hits on April 17, 1991?

The top hits on April 17, 1991 were You're In Love by Wilson Phillips, Baby Baby by Amy Grant, I've Been Thinking About You by Londonbeat in US and The One And Only by Chesney Hawkes, Sit Down by James, The Whole Of The Moon by The Waterboys in UK.


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