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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 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. Frankie and Johnny, directed by Garry Marshall, 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 Children of the North. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Championship Rally (1991 video game) or The Bard's Tale Construction Set.
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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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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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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


Starring: Corrado Guzzanti, Pierfrancesco Loche, Marco Messeri, Stefano Masciarelli

Country: Italy

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 October 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)
  • 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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Famous Deaths:
  • 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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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


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

The Kitchen God'S Wife

By: Amy Tan

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.

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Sleeping Beauty

By: Judith Michael

Anne Garnett was a brilliant Los Angeles divorce lawyer—tough, smart, and untouchable. The vulnerable girl who had run away from her wealthy, influential family was hidden now behind the glossy facade

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When You Look Like Your Passport Photo, It'S Time To Go Home

By: Erma Bombeck

America's favorite housewife takes a witty look at family vacations, describing her escapades in Istanbul, the Galapagos Islands, and other locales

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Madonna Unauthorized

By: Christopher Andersen

Authors: Christopher P. Andersen Publisher: Simon & Schuster Keywords: unauthorized, madonna Pages: 350 Published: 1991-10 Language: English ISBN-10: 0671735322 ISBN-13: 9780671735326 Binding: Hardcover Original List Price: 20.00

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bahamut Senki

Platform: Sega Mega Drive Virtual Console

Genre: Tactical role-playing

Publisher: Sega

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Battle Isle series

Battle Isle series

Platform: Amiga, DOS (older), Microsoft Windows (newer)

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Blue Byte Software

Championship Rally (1991 video game)

Championship Rally (1991 video game)

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System,

Genre: Racing

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Bases Loaded 4

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Sports video games

Publisher: Jaleco

The Bard's Tale Construction Set

Platform: Amiga, DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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