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Thursday October 17, 1991

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 17, 1991). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). 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 Parliament Of Whores by P. J. O'Rourke was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Finders Keepers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Back to the Future Part III or Blue Almanac.
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What the sky looked like on 17 October 1991

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Movies

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

29th Street

Directed by: George Gallo

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

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The People Under the Stairs

Directed by: Wes Craven

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

Country: United States

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Billy Bathgate

Directed by: Robert Benton

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

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Curly Sue

Directed by: John Hughes

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

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The Butcher's Wife

Directed by: Terry Hughes

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

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TV Series

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

Finders Keepers

Directed by: Bryan Carberry

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Ring My Bell

Directed by: Not specifed

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The Adventures of Tintin

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

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Land of the Lost

Directed by: Brad Silberling

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Roc

Directed by: Not specifed

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 October 1991 ?

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
  • Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
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Facts:
  • 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)
  • Tennessee Ernie Ford, American country singer ("16 Tons"), dies at age 72 (born 1919).

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Sport Games on 17 October 1991

NFL
American Football
  • Chicago Bears - Green Bay Packers : 10 - 0
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 17, 1991 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1991 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Cosas Del Amor - Vikki Carr Y Ana Gabriel
  2. Porque Sera - Rudy La Scala
  3. Ahora - Ana Gabriel
  4. Popurri - Pandora
  5. Electricidad - Lucero
  6. Mijares - Que Nada Nos Separe
  7. Frio Frio - Juan Luis Guerra 440
  8. Melodia Desencadenada - Grupo Yndio
  9. Sera - Ricardo Montaner
  10. Me Faltas Tu - Eddie Santiago

Books

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

Parliament Of Whores

By: P. J. O'Rourke

Called "an everyman's guide to Washington" (The New York Times), P. J. O'Rourke's savagely funny and national best-seller Parliament of Whores has become a classic in understanding the workings of the

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Gone with the Wind

By: Margaret Mitchell

Since its original publication in 1936, Gone With the Wind—winner of the Pulitzer Prize and one of the bestselling novels of all time—has been heralded by readers everywhere as The Great American Novel.Widely

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Anne Sexton

By: Diane Wood Middlebrook

At the time of her suicide in October 1974, Anne Sexton, 45, occupied a central position on the American poetry scene.

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The Duchess

By: Jude Deveraux

Jude Deveraux captures the thrill of an American beauty's Highlands wedding, where a royal title is at stake -- and where love wins the day.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Danny Sullivan's Indy Heat

Danny Sullivan's Indy Heat

Platform: Arcade game, NES, Commodore Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Leland Corporation (arcade) Tradewest (NES) Sales Curve (other formats)

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

Ax Battler: A Legend of Golden Axe

Ax Battler: A Legend of Golden Axe

Platform: Sega Game Gear

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Sega

Dangerous Dave in the Haunted Mansion

Dangerous Dave in the Haunted Mansion

Platform: DOS, Mobile Phones

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Softdisk Publishing

Blue Almanac

Blue Almanac

Platform: Mega Drive[1] PC

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Kodansha Ltd.

Home videos

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

The Silence of the Lambs

Studio: Orion

Format: VHS release

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Presumed Innocent

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS release

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Mortal Thoughts

Format: VHS release

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F/X2

Studio: Orion

Format: VHS release

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Mo' Better Blues

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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