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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

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Prestige

The Prestige

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, Michael Caine

Country: United States of America

Stand by Me

Stand by Me

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O'Connell

Country: United States of America

Through a Glass Darkly

Through a Glass Darkly

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Harriet Andersson, Gunnar Björnstrand, Max von Sydow, Lars Passgård

Country: United States of America

Persona

Persona

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Bibi Andersson, Liv Ullmann, Margaretha Krook, Gunnar Björnstrand

Country: United States of America

Fiddler on the Roof

Fiddler on the Roof

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey, Molly Picon

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in October 1991?
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Fire In The Belly by Sam Keen

Fire In The Belly

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Written for both men and women, this groundbreaking book takes the reader on a journey to discover new routes to authentic manhood and create alternatives to definitions of masculinity that no

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

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

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

Dave Barry Talks Back by Dave Barry

Dave Barry Talks Back

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Yet another collection of Barry wit and wisdom by the Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist and the author of Dave Barry Turns 40.

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

Saint Maybe by Anne Tyler

Saint Maybe

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9 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list!"A novel that attests once again to Ms. Tyler's enormous gifts as a writer."--THE