Friday 13 December 1991
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jay Greenberg and Vladimir Tarasenko.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Black Or White by Michael Jackson.
In UK Bohemian Rhapsody / These Are The Days Of Our Lives by Queen was in the top 5 hits.
Father of the Bride, directed by Charles Shyer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991
while Scarlett by Alexandra Ripley was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The julekalender.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Big Nose the Caveman or Choplifter II.
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- Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
- R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
- Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
- In the Irish calendar the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following the Feast of Saint Lucy were observed as Quarter tense.
- Malta - Republic Day (since 1974)
- St. Lucia's Day in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland.
- Jay Greenberg: American music composer.
- Vladimir Tarasenko: Hockey Player.
- Sénah Mango: Togolese footballer.
- Both Koreas sign an accord calling for reconcilliation
- Ricky Pierce (Seattle SuperSonics) ends NBA free throw streak of 75 games.
- New York assembly speaker Mel Miller is convicted of federal mail fraud.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1991 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Michael Jackson - Black Or White
- Boyz II Men - It's So Hard To Say Goodbye To Yesterday
- PM Dawn - Set Adrift On Memory Bliss
- Michael Bolton - When A Man Loves A Woman
- Color Me Badd - All 4 Love
- Paula Abdul - Blowing Kisses In The Wind
- Mariah Carey - Can't Let Go
- Ce Ce Peniston - Finally
- Amy Grant - That's What Love Is For
- Marky Mark & The Funky Bunch - Wildside
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