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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 23, 1991?
- 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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- 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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- Lance Baker: Dies at 31.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 23, 1991?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Boyz II Men - It's So Hard To Say Goodbye To Yesterday
- Mariah Carey - Emotions
- Jodeci - Forever My Lady
- The O'Jays - Keep On Loving Me
- Tracie Spencer - Tender Kisses
- Naughty By Nature - O.P.P.
- Karyn White - Romantic
- Shabba Ranks (Featuring Maxi Priest) - Housecall
- Damian Dame - Right Down To It
- Jennifer Holliday - I'm On Your Side
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 23If 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.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?