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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in October 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.

But much more happened on October 1991: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1991?


Events

  • 01 Oct 1991 Howard Stern adds Baltimore to his radio network (WJFK-AM)
  • 02 Oct 1991 Eric Lindros, refused to sign with Quebec Nordiques
  • 03 Oct 1991 25th Country Music Association Award
  • 04 Oct 1991 Delta Center in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 05 Oct 1991 Actor Ted Shackelford (Knots Landing) weds Annett Wolf
  • 06 Oct 1991 Elizabeth Taylor weds for 8th time (Larry Fortensky)
  • 07 Oct 1991 Child star Adam Rich arrested for stealing hypodermics
  • 08 Oct 1991 Croatia votes to sever constitutional relations with Yugoslavia, making the country fully independent
  • 09 Oct 1991 On Borrowed Time opens at Circle in the Square Theater NYC for 99 performances
  • 10 Oct 1991 US cuts all foreign aid to Haiti
  • 11 Oct 1991 Anita Hill testifies Clarence Thomas sexually harrased her
  • 12 Oct 1991 Boxer Hector Comacho arrested for driving while getting oral sex
  • 13 Oct 1991 Actress Katey Segal suffers a miscarriage
  • 14 Oct 1991 Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi wins Nobel Peace Prize
  • 15 Oct 1991 Clarence Thomas is confirmed as Supreme Court Justice (52-48)
  • 16 Oct 1991 US Supreme Court begins to hear Joseph Doherty case
  • 17 Oct 1991 Angel Cordero is 3rd jockey to win 7,000 horse races
  • 18 Oct 1991 Most Happy Fella closes at New York State Theater, New York City
  • 19 Oct 1991 Longest NCAA football game (3:52) as RI beats Maine 52-30 (6 OTs)
  • 20 Oct 1991 6.1-7.1 earthquake in Uttar Kashi, India, about 670 die
  • 21 Oct 1991 24 die in a fire in Oakland, California
  • 22 Oct 1991 General Motors announces nine-month fiscal loss of US$2.2 billion.
  • 23 Oct 1991 Les Miserables, opens at Mogador Theatre, Paris
  • 24 Oct 1991 Dancing at Lughnasa opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 421 performances
  • 25 Oct 1991 Aaqib Javed takes 7-37 in 10 overs vs. India in cric 1-dayer at Sharjah
  • 27 Oct 1991 Homecoming opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 49 performances
  • 28 Oct 1991 November 4 ampndash The 1991 Perfect Storm strikes the northeastern United States and Atlantic Canada, causing over $200 million of damage and resulting in 12 direct fatalities.
  • 29 Oct 1991 Buck Showalter replaces Stump Merrill as the New York Yankees' manager.
  • 30 Oct 1991 Colombian government negotiate with M-19-guerrilla
  • 31 Oct 1991 Palestinians attend US mideast peace talks in Madrid

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Movies

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The Lovers on the Bridge

The Lovers on the Bridge

Release year: 1991

Directed by: Leos Carax

Starring: Juliette Binoche, Denis Lavant, Daniel Buain, Klaus-Michael Grüber

Enchanted April

Enchanted April

Release year: 1991

Directed by: Mike Newell

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

29th Street

29th Street

Release year: 1991

Directed by: George Gallo

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

The People Under the Stairs

The People Under the Stairs

Release year: 1991

Directed by: Wes Craven

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

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in October 1991?
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J. Edgar Hoover by Curt Gentry

J. Edgar Hoover

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"The cumulative effect is overwhelming. Eleanor Roosevelt was right: Hoover’s FBI was an American gestapo."―Newsweek Shocking, grim, frightening, Curt Gentry’s masterful portrait of America’s top policeman is a unique political biography.

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.

The Firm by John Grisham

The Firm

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When Mitch McDeere signed on with Bendini, Lambert & Locke of Memphis, he thought that he and his beautiful wife, Abby, were on their way.

Imajica by Clive Barker

Imajica

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From master storyteller Clive Barker comes an epic tale of myth, magic, and forbidden passion—complete with new illustrations and a new Appendix.Imajica

The New World Order by Pat Robertson

The New World Order

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With prophetic timing, Pat Robertson takes a penetrating look at the reality and rhetoric of the coming new world order and the implications for people of faith.