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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 Loves Music, Loves To Dance by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Profiles of Nature. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alpha Mission II or Cool Croc Twins.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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Hudson Hawk

Directed by: Michael Lehmann

Starring: Bruce Willis, Danny Aiello, Andie MacDowell

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 ?

Loves Music, Loves To Dance

By: Mary Higgins Clark

New York's trendy magazines are a source of peril when a killer enacts a bizarre dance of death, using the personal ads to lure his victims...

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Heartbeat

By: Danielle Steel

Bill Thigpen, writer producer of the No.1 daytime TV drama was so busy watching his career soar that he never noticed his marriage collapse.

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You'Ll Never Eat Lunch In This Town Again

By: Julia Phillips

Oscar-winning producer Julia Phillps's work on Taxi Driver, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and The Sting, made her famous. This is the memoir that made her infamous—a downfall chronicle of

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If You Really Loved Me

By: Ann Rule

There was only one way to please her father: Murder his wife.... David Brown was the consummate entrepreneur: a computer wizard and millionaire by age thirty-two.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Fantastic Dizzy

Platform: NES, MS-DOS, Sega Master System, Sega Genesis, Amiga, Sega Game Gear, Amiga CD32

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Codemasters

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3D Construction Kit

Platform: Acorn Archimedes, Amiga 500/600, Amstrad CPC 464/664/6128, Atari ST/Mega STE, Commodore 64/128, IBM PC (DOS), Sinclair ZX Spectrum 48/128/+3, Commodore Plus 4(unofficial)

Genre: Construction kit, game creation, utility, simulation

Publisher: Domark, Incentive Software (DOS version only)

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Alpha Mission II

Alpha Mission II

Platform: Arcade, Neo Geo, Neo Geo CD

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: SNK Corporation

Cool Croc Twins

Cool Croc Twins

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Empire Software

Dark Ages

Platform: DOS

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Apogee Software

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