Thursday 11 July 1991
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Alice Svensson .
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 Bill & Ted's Excellent Game Boy Adventure: A Bogus Journey! or Divine Sealing.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 July 1991 ?
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
- Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
- United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
- Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
- Feast Day of Saint Olga (first Russian Saint)
- United Nations - World Population Day
- Ireland - National Day of Commemoration held on nearest Sunday to this date (see Irish calendar).
- China - China National Maritime Day
- Flanders, region in Belgium (not a public holiday) - Flemish Day (1302 Battle of the Golden Spurs)
- Alice Svensson: Vietnamese-Swedish singer.
- Calumet Farm, home to 8 Kentucky Derby winners, files bankruptcy
- Nigerian DC-8 crashes near Djeddah, 261 die
- Total solar eclipse is seen in Hawaii
- A total solar eclipse is seen in Hawaii and Mexico.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1991 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paula Abdul - Rush Rush
- EMF - Unbelievable
- Jesus Jones - Right Here, Right Now
- Color Me Badd - I Wanna Sex You Up
- Luther Vandross - Power Of Love/Love Power
- Michael W. Smith - Place In This World
- UB40 - Here I Am (Come And Take Me)
- Tara Kemp - Piece Of My Heart
- Rythm Syndicate - P.A.S.S.I.O.N.
- Crystal Waters - Gypsy Woman (She's Homeless)
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