Wednesday July 17, 1991

US date format: 7/17/1991, UK date format: 17/7/1991

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 17, 1991). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Lexi Giovagnoli and Kayla Phillips. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Unbelievable by EMF. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. Hot Shots!, directed by Jim Abrahams, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Toujours Provence by Peter Mayle was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Hidden Room. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fate: Gates of Dawn or Fastest 1.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
  • Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
  • South Korea - Constitution Day
  • Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
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Events

  • President Bush and President Gorbachev reach an agreement on START II, which is formally signed on July 31.

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Movies

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Hot Shots!

Hot Shots!

Directed by: Jim Abrahams

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Cary Elwes, Valeria Golino, Lloyd Bridges

Country: United States of America

Doc Hollywood

Doc Hollywood

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Julie Warner, Barnard Hughes, Woody Harrelson

Double Impact

Double Impact

Directed by: Sheldon Lettich

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Geoffrey Lewis, Alonna Shaw, Corinna Everson

Country: United States of America

Body Parts

Body Parts

Directed by: Eric Red

Starring: Jeff Fahey, Lindsay Duncan, Kim Delaney, Zakes Mokae

Return to the Blue Lagoon

Return to the Blue Lagoon

Directed by: William A. Graham

Starring: Brian Krause, Milla Jovovich, Lisa Pelikan, Courtney Barilla

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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The Hidden Room

The Hidden Room

Directed by: Sinister Cinema

All Good Things

All Good Things

Directed by: Andrew Jarecki

Vorsicht! Falke!

Vorsicht! Falke!

Packet of Three

Packet of Three

Hearts of Gold

Hearts of Gold

Days to next July 17

If July 17, 1991 is your birthday you're 29 years, 2 months, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 26 days.
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Books

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Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

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Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect send-off for grads—from nursery school, high school, college, and beyond! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly …

Iron John by Robert Bly

Iron John

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In this deeply learned book, poet and translator Robert Bly offers nothing less than a new vision of what it is to be a man.Bly's

Darkness by John Saul

Darkness

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Villejeune, Florida. A secluded little town at the edge of a vast, eerie swamp. Far from prying eyes. Far from the laws of civilization.

The Commanders by Bob Woodward

The Commanders

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It is impossible to examine any part of the war on terrorism in the twenty-first century without seeing the hand of Dick Cheney, Colin Powell or one of their loyalists.

The Rustlers Of West Fork by Louis L'Amour

The Rustlers Of West Fork

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In this first of four classic frontier novels, Louis L'Amour adds his own special brand to the life and adventures of one of America's favorite fictional cowboys, Hopalong Cassidy.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Fate: Gates of Dawn

Fate: Gates of Dawn

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: reLINE Software

Fastest 1

Fastest 1

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Formula One racing

Publisher: Human Entertainment

Armadillo

Armadillo

Platform: NES/Family Computer

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: IGS

Decap Attack

Decap Attack

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

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sega

Detana!! Twinbee

Detana!! Twinbee

Platform: Arcade, Sharp X68000, PC Engine, Microsoft Windows, Sega Saturn, PlayStation Mobile Phones, PlayStation Portable, Virtual Console, PlayStation Network, Xbox 360

Genre: Vertical Shooter

Publisher: Konami


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