Friday 11 January 1991
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Hyolyn and Andrea Bertolacci.
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.
New Jack City, directed by Mario Van Peebles, 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 64th Street: A Detective Story or Final Match Tennis.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 January 1991 ?
- Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
- Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
- Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
- Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Nepal - Unity Day.
- Albania - Republic Day (1946).
Famous Birthdays:11 January
- Jason Christmas: dies of gunshot wound during robbery in New York at age 49.
- Congress empowers Bush to order attack on Iraq
- Ric Flair wins NWA / WCW wrestling title
- Soviets storm buildings in Vilnius to block Lithuania independence
- Ben Johnson runs first race after being stripped of his 1988 Olympic Gold medal for steroid use; he finishes second.
- US Congress empowers President George H.W. Bush to order attack on Iraq.
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)
- Damn Yankees - High Enough
- Janet Jackson - Love Will Never Do (Without You)
- Bette Midler - From A Distance
- DNA - Tom's Diner
- Surface - The First Time
- Ralph Tresvant - Sensitivity
- Wilson Phillips - Impulsive
- C & C Music Factory - Gonna Make You Sweat
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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