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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 Force or Dizzy Down the Rapids.
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 Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes

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

Country: United States

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Alhola

Starring: Esko Varonen, Hannu Raatikainen, Petteri Rajanti, Markku Peltola

Country: Finland

Birdman Squadron Jetman

Starring: Mikiko Miki, Kôtarô Tanaka, Rika Kishida, Sayuri Uchida

Country: Japan

Boys from the Bush

Written by: Douglas Livingstone

Starring: Tim Healy, Chris Haywood, Mark Haddigan, Nadine Garner

Country: Australia

T-Bag and the Rings of Olympus

Starring: Georgina Hale, John Hasler, Natalie Wood

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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 ?

Cold Fire

By: Dean R. Koontz

'There is an Enemy. It is coming. It is relentless.' Schoolteacher Jim Ironheart flies on an impulse to Portland, Oregon. There he risks his life to save a child from being

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Powershift

By: Alvin Toffler

Toffler argues that while headlines focus on shifts of power at the global level, equally significant shifts are taking place in our everyday world--supermarkets, hospitals, banks, television, and politics.

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The Secret Pilgrim

By: John le Carré

Nothing is as it was. Old enemies embrace. The dark staging grounds of the Cold War—whose shadows barely obscured the endless games of espionage—are flooded with light; the rules are rewritten,

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The Fourth K

By: Mario Puzo

A PRESIDENTIAL DYNASTY. AN ARAB TERRORIST ATTACK. DEMOCRACY UNDER SIEGE. Mario Puzo envisioned it all in his eerily prescient 1991 novel, The Fourth K.President

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Extase

Extase

Platform: Amiga Atari ST DOS

Genre: Action strategy

Publisher: Virgin Games

Crisis Force

Crisis Force

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Konami

Dizzy Down the Rapids

Dizzy Down the Rapids

Platform: Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Codemasters

England Championship Special

England Championship Special

Genre: Sports

Fatal Fury: King of Fighters

Platform: Arcade, Neo Geo, Neo-Geo CD, Mega Drive/Genesis, Sharp X68000, Super Famicom/SNES, PlayStation 2, Virtual Console

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: SNK Magical Company (Sharp X68000)

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