Wednesday 8 May 1991
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ethan Gage and Valentijn Lietmeijer.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Joyride by Roxette.
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 Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Real McCoy.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Wordtris or Lemmings.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 May 1991 ?
- Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
- Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
- Parents' Day in South Korea
- Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
- VE Day
- World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
- Saint Ida of Nivelles
- Ethan Gage: Canadian soccer player.
- Valentijn Lietmeijer: Dutch basketball player.
- Anamaria Tămârjan: Romanian gymnast.
- Lloyd Ford: stuntman, dies at age 79.
- CIA director William H Webster resigns
- US Central Intelligence Agency director William H Webster resigns.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1991 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Roxette - Joyride
- Amy Grant - Baby Baby
- 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
- Rod Stewart - Rhythm Of My Heart
- Mariah Carey - I Don't Wanna Cry
- Extreme - More Than Words
- Rick Astley - Cry For Help
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