Thursday October 17, 1991

US date format: 10/17/1991, UK date format: 17/10/1991

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 Madison Burge and Agathe Auproux. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Emotions by Mariah Carey. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. 29th Street, directed by George Gallo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while When You Look Like Your Passport Photo, It'S Time To Go Home by Erma Bombeck was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Finders Keepers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Conquests of the Longbow or Crisis Force.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
  • United States - Black Poetry Day
  • UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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Events

  • Angel Cordero is 3rd jockey to win 7,000 horse races
  • Atlanta Braves beat Pittsburgh Pirates for NL pennant in 7 games
  • News anchor Bree Walker Lampley files an FCC complaint that LA radio KFI-AM personally attacked her by discuss her having a disformed baby
  • Pittsburgh Penguin Paul Coffey sets NHL defenseman scoring record with 1,053 career points (309 goals & 744 assists)
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Movies

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29th Street

29th Street

Directed by: George Gallo

Starring: Anthony LaPaglia, Danny Aiello, Lainie Kazan, Frank Pesce

The People Under the Stairs

The People Under the Stairs

Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Brandon Quintin Adams, Everett McGill, Wendy Robie, A.J. Langer

Country: United States of America

Billy Bathgate

Billy Bathgate

Directed by: Robert Benton

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Nicole Kidman, Loren Dean, Bruce Willis

Curly Sue

Curly Sue

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Jim Belushi, Kelly Lynch, Alisan Porter, John Getz

The Butcher's Wife

The Butcher's Wife

Directed by: Terry Hughes

Starring: Demi Moore, Jeff Daniels, George Dzundza, Mary Steenburgen

Sport Games on October 17, 1991

Sport Games on October 17, 1991


NFL

American Football
  • Chicago Bears - Green Bay Packers : 10 - 0
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TV Series

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Finders Keepers

Finders Keepers

Directed by: Bryan Carberry

The Adventures of Tintin

The Adventures of Tintin

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Homefront

Homefront

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Starring: Kyle Chandler, Sammi Davis, Ken Jenkins, Mimi Kennedy

Country: United States of America

Land of the Lost

Land of the Lost

Directed by: Brad Silberling

Luv und Lee

Luv und Lee

Directed by: Hans-Joachim Hildebrandt

Days to next October 17

If October 17, 1991 is your birthday you're 28 years, 11 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 25 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Toujours Provence by Peter Mayle

Toujours Provence

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NATIONAL BESTSELLERTaking up where his beloved A Year in Provence leaves off, Peter Mayle offers us another funny, beautifully (and deliciously) evocative book about life in Provence.

Iron John by Robert Bly

Iron John

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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

Imajica by Clive Barker

Imajica

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From master storyteller Clive Barker comes an epic tale of myth, magic, and forbidden passion—complete with new illustrations and a new Appendix.Imajica

Uh-Oh by Robert Fulghum

Uh-Oh

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"Uh-oh" is more than a momentary reaction to small problems. "Uh-oh" is an attitude -- a perspective on the universe. The #1 Bestseller by the author of ALL I REALLY NEED

Hard Courts by John Feinstein

Hard Courts

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The new edition of this bestseller in hardcover features never-before-published, all-new inside info on the money, personalities and politics of pro-tennis: Jimmy, Monica, Boris, Martina, et al.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Conquests of the Longbow

Conquests of the Longbow

Platform: DOS, Amiga

Genre: Adventure, Puzzle Solving

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Back to the Future Part III

Back to the Future Part III

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Sega Master System, Sega Mega Drive, and ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade Western

Publisher: Image Works Arena Entertainment

Aussie Rules Footy

Aussie Rules Footy

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Mattel

Bible Adventures

Bible Adventures

Platform: NES (unlicensed), Mega Drive/Genesis, PC

Genre: Side scroller/Platform game

Publisher: Wisdom Tree

Crisis Force

Crisis Force

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Konami


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