Sunday October 20, 1991

US date format: 10/20/1991, UK date format: 20/10/1991

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 20, 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. 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 Flames of Freedom or Bill & Ted's Excellent Game Boy Adventure: A Bogus Journey!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
  • French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire

Events

  • 6.1-7.1 earthquake in Uttar Kashi, India, about 670 die
  • Formal opening ceremony of International One Mind Zen center in Crestone, Colorado
  • Actress Lisa Hartman weds country singer Clint Black.
  • The Oakland Hills firestorm kills 25 and destroys 3,469 homes and apartments, causing more than $2 billion in damage.

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

Sport Games on October 20, 1991

Sport Games on October 20, 1991


NFL

American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - Phoenix Cardinals : 10 - 16
  • Cleveland Browns - San Diego Chargers : 30 - 24
  • Detroit Lions - San Francisco 49ers : 3 - 35
  • Houston Oilers - Miami Dolphins : 17 - 13
  • Kansas City Chiefs - Denver Broncos : 16 - 19
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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 20

If October 20, 1991 is your birthday you're 28 years, 11 months, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 26 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?

Dracula the Undead (video game)

Dracula the Undead (video game)

Platform: Atari Lynx

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari

Acrobat Mission

Acrobat Mission

Platform: Arcade, Super Famicom

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Taito

Flames of Freedom

Flames of Freedom

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Atari ST

Genre: First-person shooter, action role-playing game, simulation game

Publisher: Rainbird/MicroProse

Aussie Rules Footy

Aussie Rules Footy

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Mattel

Bill & Ted's Excellent Game Boy Adventure: A Bogus Journey!

Bill & Ted's Excellent Game Boy Adventure: A Bogus Journey!

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action Puzzle

Publisher: LJN


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