Wednesday October 23, 1991

US date format: 10/23/1991, UK date format: 23/10/1991

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 23, 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 Princess Mako of Akishino and Princess Mako. 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. Enchanted April, directed by Mike Newell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while The Kitchen God'S Wife by Amy Tan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Feuerwache 09. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fate: Gates of Dawn or Eye of the Beholder.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Chemistry: Mole Day
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
  • Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
  • Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Events

  • Les Miserables, opens at Mogador Theatre, Paris
  • Clarence Thomas, sworn in as Supreme Court Justice
  • Dr Jack Kevorkian's suicide machine kills two women.
  • In Paris, the Vietnam-backed government of the state of Cambodia signs an agreement with the Khmer Rouge to end the civil war and bring the Khmer Rouge into government in spite of its role in the Cambodian genocide. The deal results in the creation of the United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia.
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Movies

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Enchanted April

Enchanted April

Directed by: Mike Newell

Starring: Alfred Molina, Joan Plowright, Miranda Richardson, Polly Walker

All I Want for Christmas

All I Want for Christmas

Directed by: Robert Lieberman

Starring: Harley Jane Kozak, Jamey Sheridan, Ethan Embry, Kevin Nealon

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

TV Series

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Feuerwache 09

Feuerwache 09

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

Days to next October 23

If October 23, 1991 is your birthday you're 28 years, 10 months, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 2 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Kitchen God'S Wife by Amy Tan

The Kitchen God'S Wife

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Winnie and Helen have kept each other's worst secrets for more than fifty years. Now, because she believes she is dying, Helen wants to expose everything.

The Sum Of All Fears by Tom Clancy

The Sum Of All Fears

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A major motion picture starring Ben Affleck, Morgan Freeman, James Cromwell, Alan Bates and Michael Byrne!Peace may finally be at hand in the Middle East—as Deputy Director of the CIA Jack Ryan lays the groundwork for a peace plan that …

The Dragon Reborn by Robert Jordan

The Dragon Reborn

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The Wheel of Time turns, and Ages come and pass. What was, what will be, and what is, may yet fall under the Shadow.Rand

Cruel Doubt by Joe McGinniss

Cruel Doubt

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From the New York Times bestselling author of Fatal Vision comes a shocking true account of murder, family secrets, and final justice now available for the first time as an e-book...One

Flowers In The Rain by Rosamunde Pilcher

Flowers In The Rain

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Through thick mist and a cold east wind, Lavinia returns to Scotland. Up at the big house Mrs Farquhar is dying.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Fate: Gates of Dawn

Fate: Gates of Dawn

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: reLINE Software

Asmik-kun Land

Asmik-kun Land

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action

Publisher: Asmik

Eye of the Beholder

Eye of the Beholder

Platform: DOS, Amiga, Sega CD, SNES, PC-98

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc. Capcom (SNES) Sega (Sega CD) Pony Canyon, Inc. (PC-98)

The Blues Brothers

The Blues Brothers

Platform: IBM PC Amstrad CPC Amiga Commodore 64 Atari ST NES SNES Game Boy

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Titus Software

Cotton: Fantastic Night Dreams

Cotton: Fantastic Night Dreams

Platform: Arcade TurboGrafx-CD Sharp X68000 PlayStation Neo Geo Pocket Color

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Sega (Arcade) Hudson Soft (TurboGrafx-CD) Electronic Arts (TurboGrafx-CD), (X68000)


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