Thursday October 24, 1991

US date format: 10/24/1991, UK date format: 24/10/1991

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 24, 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 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. 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 Checkered Flag or The Fidelity Ultimate Chess Challenge.
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Historical Events

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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)
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Events

  • Dancing at Lughnasa opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 421 performances
  • Larry Ryckman purchases CFL Calgary Stampeders

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Movies

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Enchanted April

Enchanted April

Directed by: Mike Newell

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

All I Want for Christmas

All I Want for Christmas

Directed by: Robert Lieberman

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

29th Street

29th Street

Directed by: George Gallo

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

The People Under the Stairs

The People Under the Stairs

Directed by: Wes Craven

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

Country: United States of America

Billy Bathgate

Billy Bathgate

Directed by: Robert Benton

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

TV Series

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Feuerwache 09

Feuerwache 09

Finders Keepers

Finders Keepers

Directed by: Bryan Carberry

The Adventures of Tintin

The Adventures of Tintin

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Homefront

Homefront

Written by:

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

Country: United States of America

Land of the Lost

Land of the Lost

Directed by: Brad Silberling

Days to next October 24

If October 24, 1991 is your birthday you're 28 years, 11 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 24 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Kitchen God'S Wife by Amy Tan

The Kitchen God'S Wife

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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.

The Sum Of All Fears by Tom Clancy

The Sum Of All Fears

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A major motion picture starring Ben Affleck, Morgan Freeman, James Cromwell, Alan Bates and Michael Byrne!Peace may finally be at hand in the Middle East—as Deputy Director of the CIA Jack Ryan lays the groundwork for a peace plan that …

The Dragon Reborn by Robert Jordan

The Dragon Reborn

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The Wheel of Time turns, and Ages come and pass. What was, what will be, and what is, may yet fall under the Shadow.Rand

Cruel Doubt by Joe McGinniss

Cruel Doubt

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From the New York Times bestselling author of Fatal Vision comes a shocking true account of murder, family secrets, and final justice now available for the first time as an e-book...One

Flowers In The Rain by Rosamunde Pilcher

Flowers In The Rain

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Through thick mist and a cold east wind, Lavinia returns to Scotland. Up at the big house Mrs Farquhar is dying.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

CJ's Elephant Antics

CJ's Elephant Antics

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Atari ST Amiga NES (included in Quattro Arcade)

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Codemasters

D-Force

D-Force

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Asmik

Mana

Mana

Platform: Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Vita, Super NES, iOS, Android

Genre: Action role-playing Action-adventure Real-time strategy; Action role-playing; Action-adventure; Real-time strategy

Publisher: Square Enix (formerly Square)

Checkered Flag

Checkered Flag

Platform: Atari Lynx Atari Jaguar

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari Corporation

The Fidelity Ultimate Chess Challenge

The Fidelity Ultimate Chess Challenge

Platform: Atari Lynx

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Telegames

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 24, 1991?

On October 24, 1991 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is October 24, 1991?

On October 24, 1991 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on October 24, 1991?

On October 24, 1991 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 24, 1991?

On October 24, 1991 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 24, 1991?

On October 24, 1991 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 24, 1991?

On October 24, 1991 several famous people were born including, Torstein Aase, Marek Bednar, Bojan Dubljević.

Which famous people died on October 24, 1991?

Famous people died on October 24, 1991 include, Gene Roddenberry, Leon Clements.

What was the number one song in October 24, 1991?

The number one song in the week of October 24, 1991 was Emotions by Mariah Carey in US and (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams in UK.

What were the top hits on October 24, 1991?

The top hits on October 24, 1991 were Emotions by Mariah Carey, Do Anything by Natural Selection, Romantic by Karyn White in US and (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams, Wind Of Change by The Scorpions, Insanity by Oceanic in UK.


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