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Thursday January 17, 1991

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 17, 1991). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Willa Fitzgerald and Trevor Bauer. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Love Will Never Do (Without You) by Janet Jackson. In UK Sadness Part 1 by Enigma was in the top 5 hits. The Silence of the Lambs, directed by Jonathan Demme, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while The Secret Pilgrim by John le Carré was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching All Together Now. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Decap Attack or Ax Battler: A Legend of Golden Axe.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 17 January 1991

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Movies

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

The Silence of the Lambs

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

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

Country: United States

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Mediterraneo

Directed by: Gabriele Salvatores

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

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Daughters of the Dust

Directed by: Julie Dash

Starring: Cora Lee Day, Alva Rogers, Barbarao, Trula Hoosier

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Poison

Directed by: Todd Haynes

Starring: Edith Meeks, Larry Maxwell, Susan Norman, Millie White

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Queens Logic

Directed by: Steve Rash

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Linda Fiorentino, John Malkovich, Joe Mantegna

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TV Series

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

All Together Now

Directed by: Alexander Mirecki

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Coasting

Directed by: Michael P. Noens

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The Baby-Sitters Club

Directed by: Melanie Mayron

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Davis Rules

Lazarus & Dingwall

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 January 1991 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
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Facts:
  • Iraq fires 8 Scud missiles on Israel
  • Mountie Jacques Rougeau beats Hart for WWF intercontinental title.
  • Harald V becomes King of Norway on the death of his father, Olav V.
  • Gulf War: Operation Desert Storm begins early in the morning. Iraq fires 8 Scud missiles into Israel in an unsuccessful bid to provoke Israeli retaliation.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 17, 1991 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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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All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

By: Robert Fulghum

Twenty-five years ago, Robert Fulghum published a simple credo—a credo that became the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.

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Suddenly

By: George F. Will

Will compares the success America has had in spreading the democratic/free market message abroad with the difficulties it is experiencing at home.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Final Fantasy Legend III

Platform: Game Boy, Nintendo DS

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: NA Sunsoft

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Elvira: The Arcade Game

Elvira: The Arcade Game

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, PC (DOS), Commodore 64

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Flair Software

Ax Battler: A Legend of Golden Axe

Ax Battler: A Legend of Golden Axe

Platform: Sega Game Gear

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Sega

Decap Attack

Decap Attack

Platform: Sega Genesis PlayStation 2 PlayStation Portable PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sega

Crude Buster

Crude Buster

Platform: Arcade Sega Genesis

Genre: Beat 'em up, platform

Publisher: Data East

Home videos

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

The Hard Way

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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Felix the Cat: The Movie

Studio: New World Pictures

Format: VHS release, part of Buena Vista Home Video

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The Sheltering Sky

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS release

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F/X2

Studio: Orion

Format: VHS release

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Backdraft

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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