Wednesday October 02, 1991

US date format: 10/2/1991, UK date format: 2/10/1991

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 2, 1991). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Joana Heidrich and Roberto Firmino. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Good Vibrations by Marky Mark & The Funky Bunch. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. The Lovers on the Bridge, directed by Leos Carax, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Night Over Water by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Adventures of Tintin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Champion of the Raj or Ah Eikou No Koshien.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
  • World Farm Animal Day
  • Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
  • Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Events

  • Eric Lindros, refused to sign with Quebec Nordiques
  • Steffi Graf becomes the youngest woman to win 500 pro tennis matches
  • Toronto Blue Jays clinches AL East title and becomes 1st team to draw 4 million fans
  • Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton announces he will seek the 1992 Democratic nomination for President of the United States.

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Movies

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The Lovers on the Bridge

The Lovers on the Bridge

Directed by: Leos Carax

Starring: Juliette Binoche, Denis Lavant, Daniel Buain, Klaus-Michael Grüber

Other People's Money

Other People's Money

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Danny DeVito, Gregory Peck, Penelope Ann Miller, Piper Laurie

Cape Fear

Cape Fear

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange, Juliette Lewis

Country: United States of America

Ernest Scared Stupid

Ernest Scared Stupid

Directed by: John R. Cherry III

Starring: Jim Varney, Eartha Kitt, Austin Nagler, Shay Astar

The Taking of Beverly Hills

The Taking of Beverly Hills

Directed by: Sidney J. Furie

Starring: Ken Wahl, Matt Frewer, Harley Jane Kozak, Robert Davi

TV Series

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The Adventures of Tintin

The Adventures of Tintin

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Homefront

Homefront

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Starring: Kyle Chandler, Sammi Davis, Ken Jenkins, Mimi Kennedy

Country: United States of America

Land of the Lost

Land of the Lost

Directed by: Brad Silberling

Luv und Lee

Luv und Lee

Directed by: Hans-Joachim Hildebrandt

The Hidden Room

The Hidden Room

Directed by: Sinister Cinema

Days to next October 02

If October 02, 1991 is your birthday you're 28 years, 11 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Night Over Water by Ken Follett

Night Over Water

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September 1939. England is at war with Nazi Germany. In Southampton, the world’s most luxurious airliner—the legendary Pan Am clipper—takes off for its final flight to neutral America.

The Duchess by Jude Deveraux

The Duchess

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Jude Deveraux captures the thrill of an American beauty's Highlands wedding, where a royal title is at stake -- and where love wins the day.

The Deceiver by Frederick Forsyth

The Deceiver

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Sam McCready is The Deceiver, one of the Secret Intelligence Service's most unorthodox and most valued operatives, a legend in his own time.

Imajica by Clive Barker

Imajica

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From master storyteller Clive Barker comes an epic tale of myth, magic, and forbidden passion—complete with new illustrations and a new Appendix.Imajica

J. Edgar Hoover by Curt Gentry

J. Edgar Hoover

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"The cumulative effect is overwhelming. Eleanor Roosevelt was right: Hoover’s FBI was an American gestapo."―Newsweek Shocking, grim, frightening, Curt Gentry’s masterful portrait of America’s top policeman is a unique political biography.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dracula the Undead (video game)

Dracula the Undead (video game)

Platform: Atari Lynx

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari

Champion of the Raj

Champion of the Raj

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Personal Software Services

Ah Eikou No Koshien

Ah Eikou No Koshien

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Taito Corporation

Armour-Geddon

Armour-Geddon

Platform: Amiga Atari ST DOS

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Psygnosis

Conan

Conan

Platform: NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mindscape


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