Wednesday October 16, 1991

US date format: 10/16/1991, UK date format: 16/10/1991

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 16, 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 Edward Grimes and John and Edward Grimes. 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. 29th Street, directed by George Gallo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Toujours Provence by Peter Mayle was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Finders Keepers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing CJ's Elephant Antics or Lemmings.
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 16, 1991?


Events

  • US Supreme Court begins to hear Joseph Doherty case
  • Luby's massacre: George Hennard runs amok in Killeen, Texas, killing 23 and wounding 20 in Luby's Cafeteria.

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Movies

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29th Street

29th Street

Directed by: George Gallo

Starring: Anthony LaPaglia, Danny Aiello, Lainie Kazan, Frank Pesce

The People Under the Stairs

The People Under the Stairs

Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Brandon Quintin Adams, Everett McGill, Wendy Robie, A.J. Langer

Country: United States of America

Billy Bathgate

Billy Bathgate

Directed by: Robert Benton

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Nicole Kidman, Loren Dean, Bruce Willis

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

TV Series

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Finders Keepers

Finders Keepers

Directed by: Bryan Carberry

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

Days to next October 16

If October 16, 1991 is your birthday you're 28 years, 11 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 15 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Toujours Provence by Peter Mayle

Toujours Provence

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NATIONAL BESTSELLERTaking up where his beloved A Year in Provence leaves off, Peter Mayle offers us another funny, beautifully (and deliciously) evocative book about life in Provence.

Iron John by Robert Bly

Iron John

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In this deeply learned book, poet and translator Robert Bly offers nothing less than a new vision of what it is to be a man.Bly's

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

Uh-Oh by Robert Fulghum

Uh-Oh

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"Uh-oh" is more than a momentary reaction to small problems. "Uh-oh" is an attitude -- a perspective on the universe. The #1 Bestseller by the author of ALL I REALLY NEED

Hard Courts by John Feinstein

Hard Courts

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The new edition of this bestseller in hardcover features never-before-published, all-new inside info on the money, personalities and politics of pro-tennis: Jimmy, Monica, Boris, Martina, et al.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

The Atlas

The Atlas

Platform: NEC PC-98 FM Towns DOS PC Engine[2] Super Famicom[1] Virtual Console

Genre: Simulation w/ strategy elements

Publisher: Artdink Pack-In-Video[1] (Super Famicom)

CJ's Elephant Antics

CJ's Elephant Antics

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Atari ST Amiga NES (included in Quattro Arcade)

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Codemasters

Battle Golfer Yui

Battle Golfer Yui

Platform: Mega Drive

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Sega

Amazing Tater

Amazing Tater

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Atlus

Lemmings

Lemmings

Platform: Amiga, various

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Data East (arcade prototype) Sega (Mega Drive (Genesis PAL), SMS and GG) Ocean Software (GB, NES PAL) Sony (PSP) SunSoft (NES, MD/GEN, SNES, TG-16) Take-Two Interactive (GBC)

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 16, 1991?

On October 16, 1991 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is October 16, 1991?

On October 16, 1991 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 16, 1991?

On October 16, 1991 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 16, 1991?

On October 16, 1991 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 16, 1991?

On October 16, 1991 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 16, 1991?

On October 16, 1991 several famous people were born including, John and Edward Grimes, Edward Grimes, Mamé Adjei.

Which famous people died on October 16, 1991?

Famous people died on October 16, 1991 include, Tonny Huurdeman.

What was the number one song in October 16, 1991?

The number one song in the week of October 16, 1991 was Emotions by Mariah Carey in US and (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams in UK.

What were the top hits on October 16, 1991?

The top hits on October 16, 1991 were Emotions by Mariah Carey, Do Anything by Natural Selection, Romantic by Karyn White in US and (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams, Wind Of Change by The Scorpions, Insanity by Oceanic in UK.


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