Saturday October 05, 1991

US date format: 10/5/1991, UK date format: 5/10/1991

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 5, 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 Betty Who . 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 Anne Sexton by Diane Wood Middlebrook was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Adventures of Tintin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Game Boy Wars or Art Alive!.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • Actor Ted Shackelford (Knots Landing) weds Annett Wolf
  • Fresno State ties NCAA record with 49 points in a quarter, as they route New Mexico 94-17
  • Military transport plane crashes at Djakarta, 133 dies
  • New Jersey Devils begin their 10th Anniversary with a 7-2 win over the Blues
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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 05

If October 05, 1991 is your birthday you're 29 years, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 9 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?

Big Karnak

Big Karnak

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Gaelco

Spider-Man: The Video Game

Spider-Man: The Video Game

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

Game Boy Wars

Game Boy Wars

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: turn-based tactics

Publisher: Nintendo

Art Alive!

Art Alive!

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Educational game

Publisher: Sega Tec Toy

The Fidelity Ultimate Chess Challenge

The Fidelity Ultimate Chess Challenge

Platform: Atari Lynx

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Telegames

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 05, 1991?

On October 05, 1991 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is October 05, 1991?

On October 05, 1991 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 05, 1991?

On October 05, 1991 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 05, 1991?

On October 05, 1991 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 05, 1991?

On October 05, 1991 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 05, 1991?

On October 05, 1991 several famous people were born including, Betty Who.

What was the number one song in October 05, 1991?

The number one song in the week of October 05, 1991 was Good Vibrations by Marky Mark & The Funky Bunch in US and (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams in UK.

What were the top hits on October 05, 1991?

The top hits on October 05, 1991 were Good Vibrations by Marky Mark & The Funky Bunch, I Adore Mi Amor by Color Me Badd, Emotions by Mariah Carey in US and (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams, I'm Too Sexy by Right Said Fred, Let's Talk About Sex by Salt-N-Pepa in UK.


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