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Friday May 17, 1991

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 17, 1991). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ínigo Martínez and Johanna Konta. In that special week of May people in US were listening to I Like The Way (The Kissing Game) by Hi-Five. In UK The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss) by Cher was in the top 5 hits. Proof, directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Sleepwalking Through History by Haynes Johnson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching All Good Things. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 64th Street: A Detective Story or Devilish.
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What the sky looked like on 17 May 1991

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Proof

Directed by: Jocelyn Moorhouse

Starring: Hugo Weaving, Geneviève Picot, Russell Crowe, Heather Mitchell

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Soapdish

Directed by: Michael Hoffman

Starring: Sally Field, Kevin Kline, Cathy Moriarty, Teri Hatcher

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Crooked Hearts

Directed by: Michael Bortman

Starring: Peter Berg, Vincent D'Onofrio, Noah Wyle, Peter Coyote

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Thelma & Louise

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis, Harvey Keitel, Michael Madsen

Country: United States

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Backdraft

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Kurt Russell, William Baldwin, Robert De Niro, Donald Sutherland

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

All Good Things

Directed by: Andrew Jarecki

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Vorsicht! Falke!

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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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Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

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Separate But Equal

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 May 1991 ?

Holidays:
  • Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
  • Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
  • Saint Montanus
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Facts:
  • Lupita Jones, 23, of MTxico, crowned 40th Miss Universe.
  • Disney's Port Orleans Resort hotel opens in Walt Disney World. It has 1008 guest rooms.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 17, 1991 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Sleepwalking Through History

By: Haynes Johnson

In this brilliantly readable book, Haynes Johnson takes us behind the scenes at the turning points of a decade: the poor became homeless while the rich embraced the new religion of

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The Seventh Commandment

By: Lawrence Sanders

Lawrence Sanders concludes his bestselling Commandment series with a sizzling tale of hot-blooded lust and stone-cold murder Nothing gets by Dora Conti.

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Fire In The Belly

By: Sam Keen

Written for both men and women, this groundbreaking book takes the reader on a journey to discover new routes to authentic manhood and create alternatives to definitions of masculinity that no

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Life Is Too Short

By: Mickey Rooney

He soared form the wrong side of Brooklyn to the top of the world. And he's still hot six decades later.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

F1 Grand Prix: Nakajima Satoru

F1 Grand Prix: Nakajima Satoru

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Formula One racing

Publisher: Varie

Final Fantasy IV

Final Fantasy IV

Platform: PlayStation WonderSwan Color Game Boy Advance Nintendo DS (Remake) FOMA 903i / 703i PlayStation Portable iOS (Remake) Android (Remake) Microsoft Windows (Remake); PlayStation; WonderSwan Color; Game B

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Super NES Square PlayStation JP Square NA Square Electronic Arts PAL Sony Computer Entertainment Game Boy Advance NA Nintendo JP Square Enix EU Nintendo; Super NES; Square; PlayStation; JP Square NA S

64th Street: A Detective Story

64th Street: A Detective Story

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Jaleco

The Berlin Wall

The Berlin Wall

Platform: Arcade Game Sega Game Gear

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Kaneko

Devilish

Platform: Sega Mega Drive Game Gear

Genre: Action, Breakout clone

Publisher: Sage's Creation Hot B Tec Toy Sega Samsung

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

The Bonfire of the Vanities

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS release

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Felix the Cat: The Movie

Studio: New World Pictures

Format: VHS release, part of Buena Vista Home Video

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Robin Hood

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS re-release; Walt Disney Classics

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What About Bob?

Studio: Touchstone

Format: VHS release

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Graffiti Bridge

Format: VHS release

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