Monday 21 January 1991
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Paige and Ryanne Kettner and Martin Dorbek.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to The First Time by Surface.
In UK Sadness Part 1 by Enigma 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 Secret Pilgrim by John le Carré was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Boys from the Bush.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alpha Mission II or Big Nose the Caveman.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 21 January 1991 ?
- National Hugging Day
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
- Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
- UN Arms Day
- Paige and Ryanne Kettner: American actresses.
- Martin Dorbek: Estonian basketball player.
- Craig Roberts: Welsh actor and director.
- Frank Mitchell: American military.
- Richard Bolling, American politician (Representative-Democrat-Missouri)/US civil-rights leader, dies at age 74.
- CBS News correspondent Bob Simon captured by Iraqis in Persian Gulf.
- Harald V formally takes the throne as King of Norway, succeeding his father, Olav V of Norway.
- Three SCUDs and one Patriot missile hit Ramat Gan in Israel, injuring 96 people 3 elderly people die of heart attacks.
- British Army SAS patrol, Bravo Two Zero is deployed in Iraq during the Gulf War. All but one of eight members are killed or captured.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1991 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Surface - The First Time
- Janet Jackson - Love Will Never Do (Without You)
- C & C Music Factory - Gonna Make You Sweat
- Ralph Tresvant - Sensitivity
- Damn Yankees - High Enough
- Madonna - Justify My Love
- Vanilla Ice - Play That Funky Music
- Nelson - After The Rain
- Will To Power - I'm Not In Love
- Cathy Dennis - Just Another Dream
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