Thursday January 17, 1991

US date format: 1/17/1991, UK date format: 17/1/1991

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart 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 Earth Defense Force or F1 Exhaust Note.
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Movies

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The Silence of the Lambs

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

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

Country: United States of America

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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

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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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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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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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Possession

By: A. S. Byatt

National Bestseller Winner of England’s Booker Prize and the literary sensation of the year, Possession is an exhilarating novel of wit and romance, at once an intellectual mystery and triumphant love

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Bo Knows Bo

By: Bo Jackson and Dick Schaap

6 1/2"x9 1/2" 218 page illustrated hardcover with dustjacket published by Doubleday in 1990. Autobiography of Bo Jackson.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Atlas

The Atlas

Platform: NEC PC-98 FM Towns DOS PC Engine[2] Super Famicom[1] Virtual Console

Genre: Simulation w/ strategy elements

Publisher: Artdink Pack-In-Video[1] (Super Famicom)

F1 Exhaust Note

F1 Exhaust Note

Platform: Arcade only

Genre: Formula One racing

Publisher: Sega

Civilization

Platform: DOS Windows Amiga Macintosh Atari ST Sega Saturn Super NES PlayStation N-Gage

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: MicroProse

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Earth Defense Force

Earth Defense Force

Platform: Arcade, Super NES

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Jaleco

Duke Nukem

Duke Nukem

Platform: MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, OS X

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Apogee Software

Home videos

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

Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS release

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Pacific Heights

Studio: Fox

Format: VHS release

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Delirious

Studio: MGM

Format: VHS release

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Mr. Destiny

Format: VHS release

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Kindergarten Cop

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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