Wednesday 23 October 1991
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Princess Mako and Mako .
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 Children of the North.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Captain Commando or Dizzy Prince of the Yolkfolk.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 23 October 1991 ?
- Chemistry: Mole Day
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
- Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
- Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
- French Republican Calendar - CTleri (Celery) Day, second day in the Month of Brumaire
- Princess Mako: of Akishino of Japan.
- Mako : Japanese Royalty, the first daughter of Prince Akishino and his wife, Princess Kiko, both 25.
- Kaitlin Vanderkolk: American noted family, the daughter and first born child of County Supervisor Maria Vanderkolk, elected to office in 6/1990, and her husband Michael, an engineer.
- Lance Baker: Dies at 31.
- Les Miserables, opens at Mogador Theatre, Paris
- Clarence Thomas, sworn in as Supreme Court Justice
- Dr Jack Kevorkian's suicide machine kills two women.
- In Paris, the Vietnam-backed government of the state of Cambodia signs an agreement with the Khmer Rouge to end the civil war and bring the Khmer Rouge into government in spite of its role in the Cambodian genocide. The deal results in the creation of the United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia.
- The first free parliamentary elections are held in Poland.
- Turkmenistan declares its independence from the Soviet Union.
- The Minnesota Twins win the World Series against the Atlanta Braves.
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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