Thursday 5 December 1991
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Daniel Sulzbach and Jacopo Sala.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Black Or White by Michael Jackson.
In UK Dizzy by Vic Reeves & The Wonder Stuff was in the top 5 hits.
The Last Boy Scout, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991
while The Sapphire Rose by David Eddings was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The julekalender.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Captain Commando or Final Fantasy Adventure.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
- Day of the Ninja
- Austria - Krampus
- Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
- Roman festivals - Faunalia celebrated in honor of Faunus (according to Horace, Odes 3.18)
- Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK - Saint Nicholas Eve (whom Dutch speakers call Sinterklaas, which became in other languages Santa Claus)
- Daniel Sulzbach: YouTube Star.
- Jacopo Sala: Italian footballer.
- Carolin Schäfer: German heptathlete.
- Catskills on Broadway opens at Lunt-Fontanne NYC for 452 performances
- New York Daily News files for bankruptcy protection under chapter 11.
- Charles Keating Jr (Lincoln Savings and Loan fraud), found guilty.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1991 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Michael Jackson - Black Or White
- Michael Bolton - When A Man Loves A Woman
- PM Dawn - Set Adrift On Memory Bliss
- Boyz II Men - It's So Hard To Say Goodbye To Yesterday
- Color Me Badd - All 4 Love
- Paula Abdul - Blowing Kisses In The Wind
- Prince - Cream
- Mariah Carey - Can't Let Go
- Amy Grant - That's What Love Is For
- Naughty By Nature - O.P.P.
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