What Happened on October 5, 1991

Historical Events

  • Fresno State ties NCAA football record with 49 points in a quarter (2nd), as they route New Mexico, 94-17 at Bulldog Stadium, Fresno
  • Military transport plane crashes at Jakarta, 133 dies
  • The first official version of the Linux kernel, version 0.02, is released.
  • USSR reduces nuclear weapons arsenal
1991 History

Famous Weddings

  • Actor Ted Shackelford (Knots Landing) weds Annett Wolf

Famous Divorces

Martin Scorsese

Director Martin Scorsese (48) divorces producer Barbara De Fina (41) after 6 years of marriage

About October 5, 1991

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Good Vibrations - Marky Mark & The Funky Bunch Featuring Loleatta Holloway
  • UK #1 Song: (Everything I Do) I Do It For You - Bryan Adams