Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tuesday 23 April 1991

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jen Messelier and Travis Burns. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Baby Baby by Amy Grant. In UK The One And Only by Chesney Hawkes was in the top 5 hits. Toy Soldiers, directed by Daniel Petrie Jr., was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Heartbeat by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Astronomers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Decap Attack or Cyber Stadium Series: Base Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1991 or at April 23 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 23 April 1991 and get them!


Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Toy Soldiers

Directed by: Daniel Petrie Jr.

Starring: Sean Astin, Wil Wheaton, Keith Coogan

Country: United States

More info


Directed by: John Landis

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Ornella Muti, Don Ameche

Country: United States

More info

Drop Dead Fred

Directed by: Ate De Jong

Starring: Phoebe Cates, Rik Mayall, Marsha Mason

Country: United States

More info

Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Yasuo Yamada, Eiko Masuyama, Kiyoshi Kobayashi

Country: United States

More info

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze

Directed by: Michael Pressman

Starring: Paige Turco, David Warner, Michelan Sisti

Country: United States

More info

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 23 April 1991!


TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Astronomers

Starring: Vera C. Rubin, Tony Tyson, John Lowry Dobson, John E. Conway

Country: United States

More info


Starring: Nigel Havers, Warren Clarke, David Calder, Michael Gough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

More info

The Pirates of Dark Water

Written by: David Kirschner

Starring: Jodi Benson, Hector Elizondo, George Newbern, Frank Welker

Country: United States

More info

The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes

Starring: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Rosalie Williams, Colin Jeavons

Country: United States

More info


Starring: Jonathan Miller

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

More info

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 April 1991 ?

  • Saint Gerard (d.1138)
  • UNESCO International Day of the Book in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
  • Turkey - National Sovereignty and Children's Day (1920)
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2007: (the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar).
  • Independence Day for the Conch Republic
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 23 April
Famous Deaths:
  • Peter Bailey: graphic designer/calligrapher, dies.
  • Johnny Thunders: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (New York Dolls and The Heartbreakers) (d. 1991).
  • Bjorn Borg loses 6-2, 6-3 to Jordi Arrese after 8 year lay off
  • USSR grants republics right to secede under certain conditions.
  • Prime Minister of Iceland Steingrímur Hermannsson resigns following an inconclusive parliamentary election on April 20. On April 30, he is succeeded as prime minister by Davíð Oddsson.
  • 70 tornadoes break out in the central United States, killing 17. The most notable tornado of the day strikes Andover, Kansas.
  • Esko Aho, age 36, becomes the youngest-ever Prime Minister of Finland.

Featured Contents

Would you like to write an original contribution on a topic related to this specific date and get featured on Takemeback.to ? Send us your proposal!

Search For Your Ancestors

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 23 April 1991 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 1991?

  • Time: Collage for TIME by Stephen Kronninger
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9273
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.62


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?


By: Danielle Steel

Bill Thigpen, writer producer of the No.1 daytime TV drama was so busy watching his career soar that he never noticed his marriage collapse.

More info


By: Josephine Hart

“A passionate, elegant, ruthless story.” —Iris Murdoch The New York Times bestselling novel—now available as an ebookDamage is the gripping story of a man’s desperate obsession and scandalous love affair.

More info

You Just Don'T Understand

By: Deborah Tannen

Women and men live in different worlds...made of different words.Spending nearly four years on the New York Times bestseller list, including eight months at number one, You Just Don't Understand is

More info

The Novel

By: James A. Michener

In this novel the author departs from the historical sagas which made his reputation to present a story set in the changing world of contemporary writing and publishing.

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books


What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Decap Attack

Platform: Sega Genesis PlayStation 2 PlayStation Portable PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sega

More info
Armed Police Unit Gallop

Armed Police Unit Gallop

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Irem

Cyber Stadium Series: Base Wars

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Ultra Games

More info
Big Karnak

Big Karnak

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Gaelco


Platform: PC, Amiga, Amiga CD32, Atari ST

Genre: arcade adventure

Publisher: Mindscape

More info

Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 23 April 1991 is such a special date for you!