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Thursday 24 October 1991

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Torstein Aase and Marek Bednar. 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 Death Knights of Krynn or Final Fantasy Adventure.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 24 October 1991 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
  • Discordianism - Maladay
  • Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 24 October
Famous Deaths:
  • Leon Clements: Journalist (Interlijnen), dies at 43.
  • Gene Roddenberry: American writer best known for creating the TV series "Star Trek" which ran on NBC from its debut on 9/08/1966 for three years, 78 episodes.
Facts:
  • Dancing at Lughnasa opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 421 performances
  • Larry Ryckman purchases CFL Calgary Stampeders

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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 ?

Art Alive!

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Educational game

Publisher: Sega Tec Toy

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The Brainies

Platform: Super NES[1] Amiga[2] Amstrad CPC Atari ST MS-DOS Apple IIgs Macintosh

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Titus Software

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Final Fantasy Adventure

Platform: Game Boy, SoftBank Mobile, i-mode, EZweb, PlayStation Vita, iOS, Android

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Square

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Death Knights of Krynn

Platform: Amiga, C64, MS-DOS, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Role-playing video game, Tactical RPG

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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Final Fantasy Adventure

Platform: Game Boy, SoftBank Mobile, i-mode, EZweb, PlayStation Vita, iOS, Android

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Square

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