Monday 21 October 1991
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Tom Eastman and Geoffry Hairemans.
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 Avanzi.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bubble Trouble or Puyo Puyo.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 21 October 1991 ?
- Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
- French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
- R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
- Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
- Also see October 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day of the Nacho ? celebrated in the United States and Mexico since the early 1990s.
- Diwali in India (2006)
- Tom Eastman: English footballer.
- Geoffry Hairemans: Belgian footballer.
- Vadaine Oliver: English footballer.
- Harry Pell: English footballer.
- Lorenc Antoni: Kosovo-Albanian composer and conductor (d. 1991).
- 24 die in a fire in Oakland, California
- Former California gov Jerry Brown announce run for presidency
- US hostage Jesse Turner released from 5 years in captivity in Beirut
- The Oakland Hills firestorm in California kills 25 and destroys 3,469 homes and apartments.
- Lebanese kidnappers release Jesse Turner, a mathematics professor who had been held hostage for more than 4 years.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1991 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Mariah Carey - Emotions
- Natural Selection - Do Anything
- Karyn White - Romantic
- Extreme - Hole Hearted
- Bryan Adams - Can't Stop This Thing We Started
- Prince - Cream
- Jesus Jones - Real, Real, Real
- Bonnie Raitt - Something To Talk About
- Marky Mark & The Funky Bunch - Good Vibrations
- Naughty By Nature - O.P.P.
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