Sunday 7 July 1991
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Devon Alan and Amadeus Serafini.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Rush Rush by Paula Abdul.
In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits.
Point Break, directed by Kathryn Bigelow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991
while The Kitchen God'S Wife by Amy Tan was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Joking Apart.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Avenging Spirit or Blue Almanac.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Russia and Ukraine - Ivan Kupala
- United Kingdom - July 7th Bombings remembrance day
- Bhutan - Guru Rinpoche
- Roman Empire - Nonae Caprotinae festival in honor of Juno
- Tanzania - Saba Saba Day (or Peasants' Day, founding of the TANU party, 1954)
- Solomon Islands - Independence Day (1978)
- Spain - San Fermfn festival or running of the bulls, in Pamplona, Navarre.
- Worldwide - Bungie Day
- United States - Bonza bottler day
- Japan - Tanabata
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- 105th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Michael Stich beats B Becker (64 76 64)
- Alice Miller wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic
- Nolan Ryan possible 8th no-hitter ends in the 8th inning
- Yugoslav Wars: the Brioni Agreement ends the ten-day independence war in Slovenia against the rest of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
- In response to the end of apartheid, the International Olympic Committee readmits South Africa to the Olympics.
- Iran–Contra affair: Alan Fiers agrees to plead guilty to two charges of having lied to the U.S. Congress.
- Boris Yeltsin begins his 5-year term as the first elected president of Russia.
- President Bush announces the U.S. is ending its sanctions on South Africa.
- A solar Eclipse of record totality occurs, seen first in Hawaii then enters Mexico with the path directly crosses Cabo San Lucas and Mexico City seen by 20 million inhabitants, and finally ends in Colombia in South America.
- Nigeria Airways Flight 2120, a Douglas DC-8 operated by Canadian airline Nolisair, catches fire and crashes in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, killing all 261 people on board.
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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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