Monday 1 July 1991
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kev Adams and Serenay Sarikaya.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Rush Rush by Paula Abdul.
In UK I Wanna Sex You Up by Color Me Badd was in the top 5 hits.
Boyz n the Hood, directed by John Singleton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991
while Heir To The Empire by Timothy Zahn was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching 101st Marriage Proposal.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 4D Sports Boxing or Death Knights of Krynn.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 July 1991 ?
- Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
- 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
- In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
- Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
- Memorial Day in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
- Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day.
- Kev Adams: French stand-uo comedian and actor, born to an Algerian jewish father and a Tunisian jewish mother, Nathalie Cohen, who became his manager.
- Serenay Sarikaya: Model.
- Young B: Reality Star.
- Serenay Sarıkaya: Turkish model and actress Miss Turkey 2010.
- Michael Wacha: American baseball player.
- The Warsaw Pact is officially dissolved at a meeting in Prague.
- Telephone service goes down in the cities of Washington DC, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles and San Francisco due to a software bug. About twelve million customers are affected.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1991 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paula Abdul - Rush Rush
- EMF - Unbelievable
- Color Me Badd - I Wanna Sex You Up
- Luther Vandross - Power Of Love/Love Power
- Jesus Jones - Right Here, Right Now
- Extreme - More Than Words
- Michael W. Smith - Place In This World
- Crystal Waters - Gypsy Woman (She's Homeless)
- R.E.M. - Losing My Religion
- UB40 - Here I Am (Come And Take Me)
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