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Thursday 17 January 1991

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. 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. New Jack City, directed by Mario Van Peebles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Scarlett by Alexandra Riple was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Boys from the Bush. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dark Ages or Ah Eikou No Koshien.
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 30 days ?

T-Bag and the Rings of Olympus

Starring: Georgina Hale, John Hasler, Natalie Wood

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Billy Webb's Amazing Story

Starring: Scott Riley

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Madness

Starring: Jonathan Miller

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Brute Force

Starring: Tom Diamond, John E. Ford III, Ken Hackman, Greg Krager

Country: United States

GamePro TV

Starring: J.D. Roth, Brennan Howard

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

New Jack City

Directed by: Mario Van Peebles

Starring: Wesley Snipes, Ice-T, Allen Payne

Country: United States

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Not Without My Daughter

Directed by: Brian Gilbert

Starring: Sally Field, Alfred Molina, Sheila Rosenthal

Country: United States

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Lionheart

Directed by: Sheldon Lettich

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Harrison Page, Deborah Rennard

Country: United States

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Kindergarten Cop

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Penelope Ann Miller, Pamela Reed

Country: United States

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The Godfather: Part III

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Andy Garcia

Country: United States

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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
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
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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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1991?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Breast Cancer -- Jan. 14, 1991
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9259
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.48

Books

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

Jurassic Park

By: Michael Crichton

From the author of Timeline, Sphere, and Congo, this is the classic thriller of science run amok that took the world by storm. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “Wonderful .

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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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Four Past Midnight

By: Stephen King

The #1 New York Times bestseller—four chilling novellas from Stephen King that will “grab you and not let go” (The Washington Post).One Past Midnight: “The Langoliers” takes a red-eye flight from Los Angeles to Boston into a most unfriendly sky.

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The Witching Hour

By: Anne Rice

Demonstrating once again her gift for spellbinding stoyrtelling, Anne Rice makes real a family of witches--a family given to poetry and incest, to murder and philsophy, a family that is itself haunted by a powerful, dangerous and seductive being."Unfolds

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Acrobat Mission

Acrobat Mission

Platform: Arcade, Super Famicom

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Taito

Dark Ages

Platform: DOS

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Apogee Software

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Ah Eikou No Koshien

Ah Eikou No Koshien

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Taito Corporation

Cruise for a Corpse

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Erbe Software, Interplay Entertainment, U.S. Gold

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Spider-Man: The Video Game

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

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