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). 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 Anne Sexton by Diane Wood Middlebrook was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Feuerwache 09. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Brat or Bubble Trouble.
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Enchanted April

Directed by: Mike Newell

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

All I Want for Christmas

Directed by: Robert Lieberman

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

29th Street

Directed by: George Gallo

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

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

Directed by: Robert Benton

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 24, 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)
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    Events

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

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in those months ?

Feuerwache 09

Finders Keepers

Directed by: Bryan Carberry

Ring My Bell

Directed by: Not specifed

The Adventures of Tintin

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Homefront

Written by: Lynn Marie Latham, Bernard Lechowick

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

Country: United States of America

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Books

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

Anne Sexton

By: Diane Wood Middlebrook

At the time of her suicide in October 1974, Anne Sexton, 45, occupied a central position on the American poetry scene.

The Doomsday Conspiracy

By: Sidney Sheldon

When a mysterious weather balloon crashes to earth in the Swiss Alps, the head of the NSA handpicks Robert Bellamy to track down and identify the ten known witnesses to the

Iron John

By: Robert Bly

In this deeply learned book, poet and translator Robert Bly offers nothing less than a new vision of what it is to be a man.Bly's

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

Uh-Oh

By: Robert Fulghum

"Uh-oh" is more than a momentary reaction to small problems. "Uh-oh" is an attitude -- a perspective on the universe. The #1 Bestseller by the author of ALL I REALLY NEED

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Champion of the Raj

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Personal Software Services

Bubble Trouble

Platform: Atari Lynx

Genre: Side-scrolling/ Platform

2nd Super Robot Wars

Platform: Famicom Game Boy Sony PlayStation

Genre: Tactical role-playing

Publisher: Banpresto

Brat

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Action puzzle

Publisher: Image Works

Platform: Arcade Game, TurboGrafx-16, Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Taito


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