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Wednesday April 17, 1991

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position 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 Damage by Josephine Hart was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vorsicht! Falke!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bill & Ted's Excellent Game Boy Adventure: A Bogus Journey! or Commander Keen: Keen Dreams.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 17 April 1991

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Movies

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

One Good Cop

Directed by: Heywood Gould

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

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Oscar

Directed by: John Landis

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

Country: United States

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Talent for the Game

Directed by: Robert M. Young

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

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Mortal Thoughts

Directed by: Alan Rudolph

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

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Money

Directed by: Steven Hilliard Stern

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

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TV Series

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

Vorsicht! Falke!

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The Astronomers

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

Country: United States

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Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

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Separate But Equal

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Finders Keepers

Directed by: Bryan Carberry

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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 17, 1991 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1991 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Whatever You Want - Tony Toni Tone
  2. Johnny Gill - Wrap My Body Tight
  3. Ralph Tresvant - Stone Cold Gentleman
  4. I'm Dreamin' (From "New Jack City") - Christopher Williams
  5. No Matter What You Do - Diana Ross & Al B. Sure!
  6. Freddie Jackson - Do Me Again
  7. Marva Hicks - Never Been In Love Before
  8. It Should've Been You - Teddy Pendergrass
  9. My Heart Is Failing Me - Riff
  10. Tell Me - The Wooten Brothers
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. No Basta - Franco de Vita
  2. Banda Blanca - Sopa De Caracol
  3. Mi Deseo - Los Bukis
  4. Te Pareces Tanto A El - Myriam Hernandez
  5. Gloria Estefan - Desde La Oscuridad
  6. Demasiado Herida - Paloma San Basilio
  7. Esa Mujer - Jose Jose
  8. Quien Eres Tu - Yuri
  9. Sentimental - Jose Javier Solis
  10. Ednita Nazario - Lo Que Son Las Cosas

Books

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

Damage

By: Josephine Hart

“A passionate, elegant, ruthless story.” —Iris Murdoch The New York Times bestselling novel—now available as an ebookDamage is the gripping story of a man’s desperate obsession and scandalous love affair.

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A History Of The Arab Peoples

By: Albert Hourani

Upon its publication in 1991, Albert Hourani’s masterwork was hailed as the definitive story of Arab civilization, and became both a bestseller and an instant classic.

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Riders On The Storm

By: John Densmore

Here is the book that Rolling Stone called "the first Doors biography that feels like it was written for the right reasons, and it is easily the most informed account of

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Sleepwalking Through History

By: Haynes Johnson

In this brilliantly readable book, Haynes Johnson takes us behind the scenes at the turning points of a decade: the poor became homeless while the rich embraced the new religion of

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Commander Keen: Keen Dreams

Commander Keen: Keen Dreams

Platform: Android; Linux; Microsoft Windows; MS-DOS; OS X

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Bill & Ted's Excellent Game Boy Adventure: A Bogus Journey!

Bill & Ted's Excellent Game Boy Adventure: A Bogus Journey!

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action Puzzle

Publisher: LJN

Darius Twin

Darius Twin

Platform: Super Famicom/SNES, Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Horizontal scrolling shooter

Publisher: Taito

Desert Assault

Desert Assault

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Data East

Devilish

Platform: Sega Mega Drive Game Gear

Genre: Action, Breakout clone

Publisher: Sage's Creation Hot B Tec Toy Sega Samsung

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Problem Child

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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Alice in Wonderland

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS re-release on Walt Disney Classics

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The Godfather Part III

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS release, 2-Videocassette set

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Backdraft

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS release

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