Saturday 12 October 1991
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Alexander Mill and Dominic Thomas.
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 The Sum Of All Fears by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching I'll Fly Away.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Atlas or Birds of Prey.
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Which were the important events of 12 October 1991 ?
- El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
- French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
- Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
- Malawi - Mother's Day
- Equatorial Guinea - Independence Day (from Spain, 1968)
- Also see October 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Our Lady of the Pillar (Zaragoza, Spain); Saint Wilfrid
- St. Fiace
- Roman festivals - Fortuna Redux, last day of the Ludi Augustales
- St. Domnina
- St. Seraphinus
- St. Amicus
- St. Edistius
- Bl. Camillus Constanzi
- St. Edwin
- St. Wilfrid
- St. Felix and Cyprian
- St. Heribert
- St. Maximilian of Lorch
- Alexander Mill: American noted family, the son of legendary tennis champ Chris Evert and her husband, former Olympic skier Andy Mill.
- Dominic Thomas: Rapper.
- Nicolao Dumitru: Italian footballer.
- Boxer Hector Comacho arrested for driving while getting oral sex
- Doug Flutie of BC Lions sets CFL passing record of 582 yards despite losing to Edmonton 45-38 in overtime
- Mike Lerch of Princeton ties NCAA record with 370 receiving yards
- Statler Brothers Show premieres on TNN
- Steven Spielberg weds Kate Capshaw
- Wrestler Rip Oliver forced to retire after being injured by Crush
- Askar Akayev, previously chosen President of Kyrgyzstan by republic's Supreme Soviet, is confirmed president in an uncontested poll.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1991 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Mariah Carey - Emotions
- Marky Mark & The Funky Bunch - Good Vibrations
- Natural Selection - Do Anything
- Color Me Badd - I Adore Mi Amor
- Karyn White - Romantic
- Bonnie Raitt - Something To Talk About
- Extreme - Hole Hearted
- Firehouse - Love Of A Lifetime
- Boyz II Men - Motownphilly
- Aaron Neville - Everybody Plays The Fool
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