Friday May 17, 1991

US date format: 5/17/1991, UK date format: 17/5/1991

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart 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 The Novel by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching All Good Things. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lemmings or Batman: Return of the Joker.
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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 of America

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Backdraft

Directed by: Ron Howard

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

Country: United States of America

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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 of America

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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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Books

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

The Novel

By: James A. Michener

In this novel the author departs from the historical sagas which made his reputation to present a story set in the changing world of contemporary writing and publishing.

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Damage

By: Josephine Hart

“A passionate, elegant, ruthless story.” —Iris Murdoch The New York Times bestselling novel—now available as an ebookDamage is the gripping story of a man’s desperate obsession and scandalous love affair.

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In Our Defense

By: Ellen Alderman and Caroline Kennedy

We The People The Bill of Rights defines and defends the freedoms we enjoy as Americans -- from the right to bear arms to the right to a civil jury.

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My Favorite Summer 1956

By: Mickey Mantle and Phil Pepe

Mickey Mantle, the hayseed kid from Spavinaw, Oklahoma, was in his sixth year with the Yankees. He was already America's homerun king. He was about to become a national hero.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Darius Twin

Darius Twin

Platform: Super Famicom/SNES, Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Horizontal scrolling shooter

Publisher: Taito

Conan

Platform: NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mindscape

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HeroQuest

HeroQuest

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

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Gremlin Interactive

Lemmings

Platform: Amiga, various

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Data East (arcade prototype) Sega (Mega Drive (Genesis PAL), SMS and GG) Ocean Software (GB, NES PAL) Sony (PSP) SunSoft (NES, MD/GEN, SNES, TG-16) Take-Two Interactive (GBC)

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Batman: Return of the Joker

Platform: NES, Game Boy, Sega Genesis

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sunsoft

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Home videos

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

Havana

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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Flatliners

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS release; although still uses 1990 RCA/Columbia copyright

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Arachnophobia

Studio: Hollywood

Format: VHS release

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Look Who's Talking Too

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS release

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Almost an Angel

Format: VHS release

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