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TV Talk: Sights and sounds of the past.

IT'S 1991, the year when the Birmingham Six were released and Operation Desert Storm liberated Kuwait.

Reeling in the Years (RTE One, Mon 8pm) takes us on a trip down memory lane with a look at the major events and pop soundtrack of nine years ago.

On the home front the Irish Family Planning Association was fined for selling condoms in Dublin's Virgin Megastore.

Twink starred in the Fine Gael Ard Fheis while Gerry Collins pleaded with Albert Reynolds not to 'burst up' the Fianna Fail party.

Emigration from Ireland continued as thousands applied for American 'Morrison Visas'.

Meath and Dublin drew three times in the Leinster football championship while a reinvogorated U2 blasted back to the top of the charts with The Fly.

1991's music also included songs from James, The Wonderstuff, Enya, Extreme and Color Me Badd, along with Bryan Adams' mega hit Everything I Do (I Do For You).
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Title Annotation:Features
Author:Gallagher, Jim
Publication:The People (London, England)
Date:Sep 17, 2000
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