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Wednesday 23 October 1991

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Princess Mako and 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. Frankie and Johnny, directed by Garry Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Scarlett by Alexandra Ripley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Children of the North. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cotton: Fantastic Night Dreams or Boppin'.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Children of the North

Starring: Tony Doyle, Michael Gough, John Kavanagh, Patrick Malahide

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Jute City

Starring: David O'Hara, Joanna Roth, Clive Russell, John McGlynn

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

I'll Fly Away

Written by: Joshua Brand, John Falsey

Starring: Sam Waterston, Regina Taylor, Jeremy London, Ashlee Levitch

Country: United States

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Good & Evil

Written by: Susan Harris

Starring: Teri Garr, Margaret Whitton, Mark Blankfield, Lane Davies

Country: United States

Homefront

Written by: Lynn Marie Latham, Bernard Lechowick

Starring: Kyle Chandler, Sammi Davis, Ken Jenkins, Mimi Kennedy

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Frankie and Johnny

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Hector Elizondo

Country: United States

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Delicatessen

Directed by: Marc Caro

Starring: Marie-Laure Dougnac, Dominique Pinon, Pascal Benezech

Country: United States

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Night on Earth

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: Winona Ryder, Gena Rowlands, Lisanne Falk

Country: United States

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Number 17

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Leon M. Lion, Anne Grey, John Stuart

Country: United States

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Beauty and the Beast

Directed by: Gary Trousdale

Starring: Paige O'Hara, Robby Benson, Richard White

Country: United States

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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 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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Famous Deaths:
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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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Anita Hill & Clarence Thomas -- Oct. 21, 1991
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9299
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.88

Books

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

Jurassic Park

By: Michael Crichton

From the author of Timeline, Sphere, and Congo, this is the classic thriller of science run amok that took the world by storm. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “Wonderful .

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The Plains Of Passage

By: Jean M. Auel

Jean M. Auel’s enthralling Earth’s Children® series has become a literary phenomenon, beloved by readers around the world. In a brilliant novel as vividly authentic and entertaining as those that came before, Jean M.

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Four Past Midnight

By: Stephen King

The #1 New York Times bestseller—four chilling novellas from Stephen King that will “grab you and not let go” (The Washington Post).One Past Midnight: “The Langoliers” takes a red-eye flight from Los Angeles to Boston into a most unfriendly sky.

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The Witching Hour

By: Anne Rice

Demonstrating once again her gift for spellbinding stoyrtelling, Anne Rice makes real a family of witches--a family given to poetry and incest, to murder and philsophy, a family that is itself haunted by a powerful, dangerous and seductive being."Unfolds

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

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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Amazing Tater

Amazing Tater

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Atlus

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

Boppin'

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Windows

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Karmasoft (Amiga) Apogee Software (DOS)

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Fate: Gates of Dawn

Fate: Gates of Dawn

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: reLINE Software


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