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Tuesday 17 September 1991

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Minako Kotobuki and Scott Hoying. In that special week of September people in US were listening to I Adore Mi Amor by Color Me Badd. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. The Fisher King, directed by Terry Gilliam, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Fire In The Belly by Sam Keen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Homefront. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battletoads or Eye of the Beholder.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Fisher King

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Robin Williams, Adam Bryant

Country: United States

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Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare

Directed by: Rachel Talalay

Starring: Robert Englund, Lisa Zane, Shon Greenblatt

Country: United States

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The Man in the Moon

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

Starring: Sam Waterston, Tess Harper, Gail Strickland

Country: United States

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Child's Play 3

Directed by: Jack Bender

Starring: Justin Whalin, Perrey Reeves, Jeremy Sylvers

Country: United States

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Barton Fink

Directed by: Joel Coen

Starring: John Turturro, John Goodman, Judy Davis

Country: United States

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TV Series

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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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Oi aparadektoi

Starring: Giannis Bezos, Vlassis Bonatsos, Dimitra Papadopoulou, Spiros Papadopoulos

Country: Greece

Best of the Worst

Starring: Greg Kinnear, Dave Spector

Country: United States

Joking Apart

Starring: Robert Bathurst, Fiona Gillies, Tracie Bennett, Paul Raffield

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 September 1991 ?

  • RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
  • United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
  • Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
  • Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
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  • UN admits Estonia, Latvia, Lithuiania, North and South Korea, Marshall Islands and Micronesia
  • Estonia, North Korea, South Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, the Marshall Islands and Micronesia join the United Nations.
  • 4,355 turn out to see the Montreal Expos play the New York Mets at Shea Stadium.
  • September 17 NYC Crash - Telephone and data service to Kennedy, La Guardia, and Newark airports goes down. A loss of battery power in several of ATT's switching stations is at fault.

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lamar Alexander -- Sep. 16, 1991
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9294
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.83


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

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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Outer Banks

By: Anne Rivers Siddons

Yet another southern gothic twister from Siddons--though this time the author edges into the emotionally honest territory of, say, a Gail Godwin, right up until the very end, when she slams

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By: Alan M. Dershowitz

Lawyer and columnist Dershowitz, author of Reversal of Fortune looks back over his life experiences, specific cases, and historic causes to reflect on his generation of Jews in the US -

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The Doomsday Conspiracy

By: Sidney Sheldon

When a mysterious weather balloon crashes to earth in the Swiss Alps, the head of the NSA handpicks Robert Bellamy to track down and identify the ten known witnesses to the

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Publisher: JP NCS; NA Tradewest; EU Nintendo

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Conquests of the Longbow

Platform: DOS, Amiga

Genre: Adventure, Puzzle Solving

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

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Sonic the Hedgehog

Genre: Platform, racing, puzzle, sports, party

Publisher: Sega

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Extra Innings Hakunetsu Pro Yakyuu Ganba League

Extra Innings Hakunetsu Pro Yakyuu Ganba League

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Traditional baseball simulation

Eye of the Beholder

Platform: DOS, Amiga, Sega CD, SNES, PC-98

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc. Capcom (SNES) Sega (Sega CD) Pony Canyon, Inc. (PC-98)

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