Monday June 17, 1991

US date format: 6/17/1991, UK date format: 17/6/1991

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 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 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. Terminator 2: Judgment Day, directed by James Cameron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while You'Ll Never Eat Lunch In This Town Again by Julia Phillips was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching All Good Things. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Comet Busters! or Discworld MUD.
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Historical Events

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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.

Events

  • 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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Movies

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Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong, Robert Patrick

Country: United States of America

Nekromantik 2

Nekromantik 2

Directed by: Jörg Buttgereit

Starring: Monika M., Mark Reeder, Lena Braun, Jörg Buttgereit

Problem Child 2

Problem Child 2

Directed by: Brian Levant

Starring: John Ritter, Michael Oliver, Jack Warden, Laraine Newman

Wizards of the Demon Sword

Wizards of the Demon Sword

Directed by: Fred Olen Ray

Starring: Lyle Waggoner, Russ Tamblyn, Blake Bahner, Heidi Paine

Fires Within

Fires Within

Directed by: Gillian Armstrong

Starring: Jimmy Smits, Greta Scacchi, Vincent D'Onofrio, Luis Avalos

TV Series

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All Good Things

All Good Things

Directed by: Andrew Jarecki

Vorsicht! Falke!

Vorsicht! Falke!

The Astronomers

The Astronomers

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

Country: United States of America

Swamp Thing

Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

Separate But Equal

Separate But Equal

Days to next June 17

If June 17, 1991 is your birthday you're 29 years, 3 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 19 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Vortex by Larry Bond

Vortex

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

The Seeress Of Kell by David Eddings

The Seeress Of Kell

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Book 5 of "The Malloreon", the worldwide bestselling fantasy series by one of the godfathers of the tradition. Discover the epic stories that inspired generations of fantasy writers - from Raymond Feist's "The Riftwar Cycle" to George R.

Woody Allen by Eric Lax

Woody Allen

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Few celebrities are as instantly recognizable as Woody Allen. Few are as notoriously shy. And perhaps none are as elusive: Is Woody Allen a comedian who wants to be taken seriously?

Immortality by Milan Kundera

Immortality

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Milan Kundera's sixth novel springs from a casual gesture of a woman to her swimming instructor, a gesture that cre-ates a character in the mind of a writer named Kundera.

Chutzpah by Alan M. Dershowitz

Chutzpah

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Lawyer and columnist Dershowitz, author of Reversal of Fortune looks back over his life experiences, specific cases, and historic causes to reflect on his generation of Jews in the US -

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dizzy Down the Rapids

Dizzy Down the Rapids

Platform: Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Codemasters

Comet Busters!

Comet Busters!

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

The Adventures of Star Saver Rubble Saver

The Adventures of Star Saver Rubble Saver

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: 2D action platformer

Discworld MUD

Discworld MUD

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Comic fantasy MUD

The Adventures of Willy Beamish

The Adventures of Willy Beamish

Platform: Amiga, MS-DOS, Macintosh, Sega CD

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on June 17, 1991?

On June 17, 1991 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is June 17, 1991?

On June 17, 1991 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on June 17, 1991?

On June 17, 1991 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 17, 1991?

On June 17, 1991 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on June 17, 1991?

On June 17, 1991 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on June 17, 1991?

On June 17, 1991 several famous people were born including, Cedric Seabrooks, Kenia Ontiveros, Haru .

What was the number one song in June 17, 1991?

The number one song in the week of June 17, 1991 was Rush Rush by Paula Abdul in US and I Wanna Sex You Up by Color Me Badd in UK.

What were the top hits on June 17, 1991?

The top hits on June 17, 1991 were Rush Rush by Paula Abdul, I Wanna Sex You Up by Color Me Badd, More Than Words by Extreme in US and I Wanna Sex You Up by Color Me Badd, The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss) by Cher, Baby Baby by Amy Grant in UK.


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