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Monday 17 June 1991

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kenia Ontiveros and Cedric Seabrooks. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Rush Rush by Paula Abdul. In UK I Wanna Sex You Up by Color Me Badd was in the top 5 hits. The Rocketeer, directed by Joe Johnston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while The Seeress Of Kell by David Eddings was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Profiles of Nature. If you liked videogames you were probably playing After Burner III or Darkman: The Video Game.
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Movies

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

The Rocketeer

Directed by: Joe Johnston

Starring: Billy Campbell, Jennifer Connelly, Alan Arkin

Country: United States

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Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

Directed by: Kevin Reynolds

Starring: Kevin Costner, Morgan Freeman, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Country: United States

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City Slickers

Directed by: Ron Underwood

Starring: Billy Crystal, Jack Palance, Daniel Stern

Country: United States

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Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead

Directed by: Stephen Herek

Starring: Christina Applegate, Joanna Cassidy, John Getz

Country: United States

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Backdraft

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Kurt Russell, William Baldwin, Robert De Niro

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Real McCoy

Starring: Robbie Gee, Kulvinder Ghir, Llewella Gideon, Meera Syal

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Astronomers

Starring: Vera C. Rubin, Tony Tyson, John Lowry Dobson, John E. Conway

Country: United States

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Sleepers

Starring: Nigel Havers, Warren Clarke, David Calder, Michael Gough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Pirates of Dark Water

Written by: David Kirschner

Starring: Jodi Benson, Hector Elizondo, George Newbern, Frank Welker

Country: United States

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The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 June 1991 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Cedric Seabrooks: American homicide victim, stabbed to death along with his mother by his dad in November 1992 His dad Sean's fury was aroused during an argument during which mom Sherri threatened that he would never be allowed to see their son.
  • Kenia Ontiveros: Reality Star.
  • Haru : Japanese actress and model.
  • Jang Min-chul: South Korean gamer.
  • Kayane : French gamer and journalist.
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Facts:
  • Country entertainer Minnie Pearl suffers a stroke at 78
  • President Zachary Taylors body is exhumed to test how he died
  • South Africa abolishes last of its apartheid laws
  • U.S. President Zachary Taylor is exhumed to discover whether or not his death was caused by arsenic poisoning, instead of acute gastrointestinal illness; no trace of arsenic is found.

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Books

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

The Seeress Of Kell

By: David Eddings

Time was running out for Garion and his companions in their quest to recover Garion's infant son and heir. If they could not locate the Place Which Is No More, then

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A Soldier Of The Great War

By: Mark Helprin

From acclaimed novelist Mark Helprin, a lush, literary epic about love, beauty, and the world at war Alessandro Giuliani, the young son of a prosperous Roman lawyer, enjoys an idyllic

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Vortex

By: Larry Bond

Set in South Africa of the early 1990s, this military thriller has fascist ultraconservative Afrikaners staging a coup and taking over the Pretoria government.

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The Firm

By: John Grisham

When Mitch McDeere signed on with Bendini, Lambert & Locke of Memphis, he thought that he and his beautiful wife, Abby, were on their way.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

After Burner III

Platform: Arcade FM-Towns Sega CD

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Sega

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Darkman: The Video Game

Darkman: The Video Game

Platform: NES, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Amiga, Game Boy, ZX Spectrum, Atari ST

Genre: Action

Publisher: Ocean Software

Beast Wrestler

Beast Wrestler

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Renovation Products

Decap Attack

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

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sega

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F.Godmom

F.Godmom

Platform: MS-DOS Windows 3.1

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Soggybread Software


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