Sunday March 17, 1991, St. Patrick's Day

US date format: 3/17/1991, UK date format: 17/3/1991

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 17, 1991). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cordarrelle Patterson and Thomas Robinson. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Someday by Mariah Carey. In UK Should I Stay Or Should I Go by The Clash was in the top 5 hits. Career Opportunities, directed by Bryan Gordon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while The New Russians by Hedrick Smith was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Get the Picture. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Atlas or The Berlin Wall.
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Career Opportunities

Directed by: Bryan Gordon

Starring: Frank Whaley, Jennifer Connelly, Dermot Mulroney, Kieran Mulroney

The Unborn

Directed by: Rodman Flender

Starring: Brooke Adams, Jeff Hayenga, James Karen, K Callan

Defending Your Life

Directed by: Albert Brooks

Starring: Albert Brooks, Meryl Streep, Rip Torn, Michael Durrell

'Merci la vie'

Directed by: Bertrand Blier

Starring: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Anouk Grinberg, Michel Blanc, Jean Carmet

Guilty by Suspicion

Directed by: Irwin Winkler

Starring: Robert De Niro, Annette Bening, George Wendt, Patricia Wettig

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 17, 1991?


    Holidays

  • Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
  • Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
  • St. Agricola
  • St. Joseph of Arimathea
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    Events

  • 9 of 15 Soviet reps officially approve new union treaty
  • Irish Lesbians and Gays march in St. Patrick Day parade
  • New Jersey raises turnpike tolls 70%
  • Penny Hammel wins Desert Inn LPGA Golf International.

TV Series

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

Get the Picture

Directed by: Cathy Pearson

Eggshells

Directed by: Tobe Hooper

All Together Now

Directed by: Alexander Mirecki

The Baby-Sitters Club

Directed by: Melanie Mayron

The Diamond Brothers

Written by: Anthony Horowitz

Starring: Dursley McLinden, Colin Dale, Monique van de Ven, Jenny Agutter

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Books

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

The New Russians

By: Hedrick Smith

The bestselling author of The Russians and The Power Game takes the reader inside Russia today--a country in the throes of dramatic change.

The Stories Of Eva Luna

By: Isabel Allende

Isabel Allende is one of the world's most beloved authors. In 1988, she introduced the world to Eva Luna in a novel of the same name that recounted the adventurous life

Patrimony

By: Philip Roth

Patrimony, a true story, touches the emotions as strongly as anything Philip Roth has ever written. Roth watches as his eighty-six-year-old father—famous for his vigor, charm, and his repertoire of Newark

Cold Fire

By: Dean R. Koontz

'There is an Enemy. It is coming. It is relentless.' Schoolteacher Jim Ironheart flies on an impulse to Portland, Oregon. There he risks his life to save a child from being

Iron John

By: Robert Bly

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

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)

Command HQ

Platform: MS-DOS Mac OS

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Microplay Software

Bahamut Senki

Platform: Sega Mega Drive Virtual Console

Genre: Tactical role-playing

Publisher: Sega

Platform: Game Boy, SoftBank Mobile, i-mode, EZweb, PlayStation Vita, iOS, Android

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Square

The Berlin Wall

Platform: Arcade Game Sega Game Gear

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Kaneko


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