Saturday 8 June 1991
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of June people in US were listening to More Than Words by Extreme.
In UK The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss) by Cher was in the top 5 hits.
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, directed by Kevin Reynolds, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991
while Loves Music, Loves To Dance by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Kummeli.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bill Laimbeer's Combat Basketball or Captain America and the Avengers.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 June 1991 ?
- Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
- World Ocean Day.
- Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
- Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
- Saint Marius, hermit [GTZ: Clermont]
- Trojecia, virgin (at Rodez)
- Roman Empire - second day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta.
- Blessed Chlodulph, bishop of Metz
- Blessed Gildard, bishop of Rouen, confessor
- Blessed Maximinus, bishop of Aix en Provence
- Blessed William, bishop of York, confessor
- Blessed Syra of Ireland, virgin
- Syria, virgin (at Troyes)
- saint Medard, bishop of Noyon, confessor [common]
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- 123rd Belmont: Jerry Bailey aboard Hansel wins in 2:28
- 61st French Womens Tennis: Monica Seles beats A S Vicario (63 64)
- College World Series: Louisiana State defeats Wichita State 6-3
- Victory parade held in Washington DC (Persian Gulf War)
- Warren Schutte, is 1st non American to win NCAA Division 1 golf title
- Former New York Jets' Mark Gastineau wins first pro boxing fight in 12 seconds.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1991 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Extreme - More Than Words
- Color Me Badd - I Wanna Sex You Up
- Paula Abdul - Rush Rush
- Mariah Carey - I Don't Wanna Cry
- Michael Bolton - Love Is A Wonderful Thing
- R.E.M. - Losing My Religion
- Hi-Five - I Like The Way (The Kissing Game)
- EMF - Unbelievable
- Whitney Houston - Miracle
- Luther Vandross - Power Of Love/Love Power
Top #5 songs in the UK
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