Wednesday 9 January 1991
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Álvaro Soler .
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Justify My Love by Madonna.
In UK Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me by George Michael & Elton John was in the top 5 hits.
Not Without My Daughter, directed by Brian Gilbert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991
while A Life On The Road by Charles Kuralt was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching T-Bag and the Rings of Olympus.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 7 Colors or Bahamut Senki.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Balloon Ascension Day
- Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
- 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
- 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
- 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
- Eastern Orthodox - Feast of Saint Theophan the Recluse.
- Roman Catholic - Feast of Saint Adrian
- Stepfather's Day
- Baker and Aziz meet in Geneva; talks fail to defuse gulf crisis
- American James Baker and Iraqi Terak Aziz meet in Geneva, Switzerland; talks fail to defuse the Persian Gulf crisis.
- Dean Smith of North Carolina is 6th to win 700 career coaching basketball games.
- Baseball officially bans Pete Rose from being elected to Hall of Fame.
- Microsoft releases Microsoft Excel for Windows 3.0, with Object Linking and Embedding (OLE) technology.
- Representatives from the United States and Iraq meet at the Geneva Peace Conference to try and find a peaceful resolution to the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1991 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Madonna - Justify My Love
- Stevie B - Because I Love You (The Postman Song)
- Damn Yankees - High Enough
- Janet Jackson - Love Will Never Do (Without You)
- Bette Midler - From A Distance
- DNA - Tom's Diner
- Surface - The First Time
- Ralph Tresvant - Sensitivity
- Wilson Phillips - Impulsive
- C & C Music Factory - Gonna Make You Sweat
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Iron Maiden - Bring Your Daughter... To The Slaughter
- George Michael & Elton John - Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me
- Enigma - Sadness Part 1
- Diana Ross - When You Tell Me That You Love Me
- John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John - The Grease Megamix
- Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody / These Are The Days Of Our Lives
- The KLF featuring Tammy Wynette - Justified And Ancient
- Seal - Crazy
- Michael Jackson - Black Or White
- Vanilla Ice - Ice Ice Baby
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