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Thursday 17 October 1991

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alex Andre and Brenda Asnicar. 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. Frankie and Johnny, directed by Garry Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Scarlett by Alexandra Ripley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching I'll Fly Away. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Champion of the Raj or D. D. Crew.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

I'll Fly Away

Written by: Joshua Brand, John Falsey

Starring: Sam Waterston, Regina Taylor, Jeremy London, Ashlee Levitch

Country: United States

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Good & Evil

Written by: Susan Harris

Starring: Teri Garr, Margaret Whitton, Mark Blankfield, Lane Davies

Country: United States

Homefront

Written by: Lynn Marie Latham, Bernard Lechowick

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

Country: United States

Brooklyn Bridge

Written by: Gary David Goldberg

Starring: Marion Ross, Danny Gerard, Louis Zorich, Amy Aquino

Country: United States

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Best of the Worst

Starring: Greg Kinnear, Dave Spector

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Frankie and Johnny

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Hector Elizondo

Country: United States

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Delicatessen

Directed by: Marc Caro

Starring: Marie-Laure Dougnac, Dominique Pinon, Pascal Benezech

Country: United States

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Night on Earth

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: Winona Ryder, Gena Rowlands, Lisanne Falk

Country: United States

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Number 17

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Leon M. Lion, Anne Grey, John Stuart

Country: United States

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Beauty and the Beast

Directed by: Gary Trousdale

Starring: Paige O'Hara, Robby Benson, Richard White

Country: United States

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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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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1991?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Jodie Foster -- Oct. 14, 1991
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9298
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.87

Books

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

Jurassic Park

By: Michael Crichton

From the author of Timeline, Sphere, and Congo, this is the classic thriller of science run amok that took the world by storm. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “Wonderful .

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The Plains Of Passage

By: Jean M. Auel

Jean M. Auel’s enthralling Earth’s Children® series has become a literary phenomenon, beloved by readers around the world. In a brilliant novel as vividly authentic and entertaining as those that came before, Jean M.

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Four Past Midnight

By: Stephen King

The #1 New York Times bestseller—four chilling novellas from Stephen King that will “grab you and not let go” (The Washington Post).One Past Midnight: “The Langoliers” takes a red-eye flight from Los Angeles to Boston into a most unfriendly sky.

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The Witching Hour

By: Anne Rice

Demonstrating once again her gift for spellbinding stoyrtelling, Anne Rice makes real a family of witches--a family given to poetry and incest, to murder and philsophy, a family that is itself haunted by a powerful, dangerous and seductive being."Unfolds

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alpha Mission II

Alpha Mission II

Platform: Arcade, Neo Geo, Neo Geo CD

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: SNK Corporation

Blue Almanac

Blue Almanac

Platform: Mega Drive[1] PC

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Kodansha Ltd.

Champion of the Raj

Champion of the Raj

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Personal Software Services

Dino Land

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Video Pinball simulation

Publisher: JP Wolf Team; NA Renovation Products

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D. D. Crew

Platform: Arcade

Genre: 2D Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

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