Sunday 6 January 1991, Epiphany
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Justify My Love by Madonna.
In UK Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me by George Michael & Elton John was in the top 5 hits.
Not Without My Daughter, directed by Brian Gilbert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991
while The Plains Of Passage by Jean M. Auel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching T-Bag and the Rings of Olympus.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Adventures of Star Saver Rubble Saver or The Fidelity Ultimate Chess Challenge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 January 1991 ?
- Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
- Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
- In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
- Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
- Ancient Latvia - Zvaigznes Diena observed
- Armenian Christmas (except in the Holy Land where it's on January 18th - old calendar)
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- Ada Moore: Entertainer, dies of cancer at 64.
- Gypsy closes at St. James Theater NYC after 477 performances
- Real Life With Jane Pauley premieres on NBC-TV
- Qian Hong swims female world record 50m butterfly (27.30 seconds).
- The runoff for the Guatemalan presidential election is won by Jorge Serrano Elías.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1991 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Madonna - Justify My Love
- Stevie B - Because I Love You (The Postman Song)
- Bette Midler - From A Distance
- Damn Yankees - High Enough
- DNA - Tom's Diner
- Wilson Phillips - Impulsive
- Janet Jackson - Love Will Never Do (Without You)
- Ralph Tresvant - Sensitivity
- Surface - The First Time
- Whitney Houston - I'm Your Baby Tonight
Top #10 songs in the UK
- George Michael & Elton John - Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me
- Iron Maiden - Bring Your Daughter... To The Slaughter
- Diana Ross - When You Tell Me That You Love Me
- Enigma - Sadness Part 1
- Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody / These Are The Days Of Our Lives
- John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John - The Grease Megamix
- The KLF featuring Tammy Wynette - Justified And Ancient
- Seal - Crazy
- Michael Jackson - Black Or White
- Vanilla Ice - Ice Ice Baby
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