Sunday 5 May 1991
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Raul Jimenez and David Escamilla.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Baby Baby by Amy Grant.
In UK The One And Only by Chesney Hawkes was in the top 5 hits.
Switch, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991
while Life Is Too Short by Mickey Rooney was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Real McCoy.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Sonic the Hedgehog or The Brainies.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 May 1991 ?
- Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
- Euthymios the Wonderworker
- Barlaam of Serpukhov
- Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
- Eulogios the Confessor
- New Martyr Ephraim of Nea Makri
- Albania: Martyrs' Day.
- Great Martyr Irene
- Roly Poly of Georgia.
- Saint Aventinus (d. 1189)
- Ethiopia: Liberation Day (1941).
- International Midwives Day.
- Adrian of Monzensk
- South Korea: Children's Day.
- Guyana: Indian Immigration Day (1838).
- Council of Europe: Europe Day.
- International No Pants Day.
- Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea and Taiwan (2006): Buddha's Birthday.
- Japan: Tango no Sekku (Boy's Day) or Kodomo no hi (Children's Day).
- Mexico and (informally) the United States: Cinco de Mayo (1862).
- Raul Jimenez: Soccer Player.
- David Escamilla: Metal Singer.
- Colin Edwards: Guyanese footballer (d. 2013).
- Xenofon Fetsis: Greek footballer.
- Raúl Jiménez: Mexican footballer.
- Shubha Phutela: Indian model and actress (d. 2012)
- William De Acutis: Dies at 33.
- Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Sara Lee Golf Classic.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1991 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Amy Grant - Baby Baby
- Roxette - Joyride
- Hi-Five - I Like The Way (The Kissing Game)
- C & C Music Factory - Here We Go
- Cathy Dennis - Touch Me (All Night Long)
- diVINYLS - I Touch Myself
- Rick Astley - Cry For Help
- Rod Stewart - Rhythm Of My Heart
- Wilson Phillips - You're In Love
- Mariah Carey - I Don't Wanna Cry
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