Wednesday 9 January 1991
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Justify My Love by Madonna.
In UK Bring Your Daughter... To The Slaughter by Iron Maiden 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 The Plains Of Passage by Jean M. Auel 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 Final Match Tennis or Game Boy Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 January 1991 ?
- 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
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- 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.
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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
- George Michael & Elton John - Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me
- Iron Maiden - Bring Your Daughter... To The Slaughter
- 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
- Vanilla Ice - Ice Ice Baby
- Michael Jackson - Black Or White
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