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Wednesday October 23, 1991

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 23, 1991). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). 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 Toujours Provence by Peter Mayle was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Feuerwache 09. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alice: An Interactive Museum or Earnest Evans.
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What the sky looked like on 23 October 1991

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Movies

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

Enchanted April

Directed by: Mike Newell

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

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All I Want for Christmas

Directed by: Robert Lieberman

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

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29th Street

Directed by: George Gallo

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

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The People Under the Stairs

Directed by: Wes Craven

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

Country: United States

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Billy Bathgate

Directed by: Robert Benton

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

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TV Series

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

Feuerwache 09

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Finders Keepers

Directed by: Bryan Carberry

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Ring My Bell

Directed by: Not specifed

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The Adventures of Tintin

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

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Land of the Lost

Directed by: Brad Silberling

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 October 1991 ?

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)
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
Famous Birthdays:
  • Princess Mako of Akishino
  • Princess Mako: of Akishino of Japan.
  • Mako : Japanese Royalty, the first daughter of Prince Akishino and his wife, Princess Kiko, both 25.
  • Kaitlin Vanderkolk: American noted family, the daughter and first born child of County Supervisor Maria Vanderkolk, elected to office in 6/1990, and her husband Michael, an engineer.
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Facts:
  • 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.
  • The first free parliamentary elections are held in Poland.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 23, 1991 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1991 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Cosas Del Amor - Vikki Carr Y Ana Gabriel
  2. Porque Sera - Rudy La Scala
  3. Popurri - Pandora
  4. Sera - Ricardo Montaner
  5. Ahora - Ana Gabriel
  6. Mijares - Que Nada Nos Separe
  7. Melodia Desencadenada - Grupo Yndio
  8. Electricidad - Lucero
  9. Frio Frio - Juan Luis Guerra 440
  10. Me Faltas Tu - Eddie Santiago

Books

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

Toujours Provence

By: Peter Mayle

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.

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Night Over Water

By: Ken Follett

September 1939. England is at war with Nazi Germany. In Southampton, the world’s most luxurious airliner—the legendary Pan Am clipper—takes off for its final flight to neutral America.

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Saint Maybe

By: Anne Tyler

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

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Iron John

By: Robert Bly

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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Doki! Doki! Yūenchi: Crazy Land Daisakusen

Doki! Doki! Yūenchi: Crazy Land Daisakusen

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action

Publisher: VAP (JP) American Softworks (EU)

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)

HeroQuest

HeroQuest

Platform: DOS, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Gremlin Interactive

Earnest Evans

Earnest Evans

Platform: JP Sega Mega-CD; NA Sega Genesis

Genre: Platform

Publisher: JP Wolf Team; NA Renovation

Alice: An Interactive Museum

Alice: An Interactive Museum

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Adventure Visual novel

Publisher: Synergy Interactive Crop.

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Rocky V

Studio: MGM

Format: VHS release

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The Rescuers Down Under

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS release, part of Walt Disney Classics

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Kindergarten Cop

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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Paris Trout

Format: VHS release

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The Five Heartbeats

Format: VHS release

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