Tuesday October 08, 1991

US date format: 10/8/1991, UK date format: 8/10/1991

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 8, 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 Mikey Bolts and Bakermat . 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. Curly Sue, directed by John Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Saint Maybe by Anne Tyler was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Adventures of Tintin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Command HQ or Captain Commando.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
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Events

  • Croatia votes to sever constitutional relations with Yugoslavia, making the country fully independent
  • In Russia, the KGB is replaced by the SVR.
  • Iraq disarmament crisis: The U.N. Security Council passes Resolution 715, which demands that Iraq ampquotaccept unconditionally the inspectors and all other personnel designated by the Special Commissionampquot. Iraq rejects the resolution, calling it ampquotunlawful.ampquot

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Curly Sue

Curly Sue

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Jim Belushi, Kelly Lynch, Alisan Porter, John Getz

The Butcher's Wife

The Butcher's Wife

Directed by: Terry Hughes

Starring: Demi Moore, Jeff Daniels, George Dzundza, Mary Steenburgen

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

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TV Series

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The Adventures of Tintin

The Adventures of Tintin

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Homefront

Homefront

Written by:

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 08

If October 08, 1991 is your birthday you're 28 years, 11 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 17 days.
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Books

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Saint Maybe by Anne Tyler

Saint Maybe

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9 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list!"A novel that attests once again to Ms. Tyler's enormous gifts as a writer."--THE

The Doomsday Conspiracy by Sidney Sheldon

The Doomsday Conspiracy

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When a mysterious weather balloon crashes to earth in the Swiss Alps, the head of the NSA handpicks Robert Bellamy to track down and identify the ten known witnesses to the

Anne Sexton by Diane Wood Middlebrook

Anne Sexton

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At the time of her suicide in October 1974, Anne Sexton, 45, occupied a central position on the American poetry scene.

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.

Three Blind Mice by Ken Auletta

Three Blind Mice

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What happened to network television in the 1980s? How did CBS, NBC, and ABC lose a third of their audience and more than half of their annual profits?Ken

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Command HQ

Command HQ

Platform: MS-DOS Mac OS

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Microplay Software

Armageddon

Armageddon

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Low fantasy roleplaying MUD

The Blue Marlin

The Blue Marlin

Platform: NES

Genre: Fishing

Publisher: Hot B

Wordtris

Wordtris

Platform: DOS Game Boy Mac OS Super NES

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Spectrum HoloByte

Captain Commando

Captain Commando

Platform: Arcade, Capcom Power System Changer, Super NES, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, Xbox, PSP, GameTap

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom


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