Friday 1 February 1991
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to The First Time by Surface.
In UK Sadness Part 1 by Enigma was in the top 5 hits.
Sleeping with the Enemy, directed by Joseph Ruben, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991
while The Secret Pilgrim by John le Carré was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 February 1991 ?
- St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
- In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
- Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
- The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
- The start of Black History Month in the United States.
- Imbolc - the first day of Spring in Ireland (Irish Calendar), one of the eight solar holidays in the Wheel of the Year.
- St. Veridiana
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- Afghanistan / Pakistan hit by earthquake, 1,200 die
- President F W de Klerk, says he would repeal all apartheid laws
- US Air and Skywest Fairchild jet collide at LA Airport killing 32
- Craig McDermott takes 8-97 versus England at the WACA.
- A USAir Boeing 737-300, Flight 1493 collides with a Skywest Fairchild Metroliner, Flight 5569 at Los Angeles International Airport killing 34.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1991 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Surface - The First Time
- C & C Music Factory - Gonna Make You Sweat
- Janet Jackson - Love Will Never Do (Without You)
- Ralph Tresvant - Sensitivity
- Vanilla Ice - Play That Funky Music
- Nelson - After The Rain
- Will To Power - I'm Not In Love
- Whitney Houston - All The Man That I Need
- Cathy Dennis - Just Another Dream
- Damn Yankees - High Enough
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