Saturday 15 June 1991
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kristina Bannikova and Emily Harman.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Rush Rush by Paula Abdul.
In UK I Wanna Sex You Up by Color Me Badd was in the top 5 hits.
The Rocketeer, directed by Joe Johnston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991
while Loves Music, Loves To Dance by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Profiles of Nature.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bubble Trouble or Catacomb 3-D.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 15 June 1991 ?
- Commemoration of Evelyn Underhill (Anglican mystic and poet)
- Roman Catholic Church ? Feast of Saint Germaine Cousin, patron of shepherdesses and of victims of child abuse
- Roman Catholic Church and some Anglican churches: Corpus Christi (moveable feast, 2006)
- Saint Vitus' Day ? Vitus Diena held in medieval Latvia
- Malawi's Freedom Day
- Commemoration of William Adams (Miura Anjin ????) a man shipwrecked in Japan in the 1600s, and whom James Clavell's "Shogun" was based upon
- Flag Day in Denmark
- Roman Empire ? ninth and final day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
- Kristina Bannikova: Estonian footballer.
- Emily Harman: American tennis player.
- Rina Takeda: Japanese actress and black belt.
- Happy Chandler: American lawyer and politician 49th Governor of Kentucky (d. 1991).
- Carolyn Tanny and Bob Trischel wed
- Philippines volcano Mount Pinatubo errupts for the first time in 600 years. In Luzon, a magnitude 5.6 earthquake is felt. This is the largest of a series of earthquakes associated with the eruption. At least 137 people are killed and extensive damage is caused in Zambales Province by the eruptions.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1991 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paula Abdul - Rush Rush
- Color Me Badd - I Wanna Sex You Up
- Extreme - More Than Words
- Michael Bolton - Love Is A Wonderful Thing
- R.E.M. - Losing My Religion
- Mariah Carey - I Don't Wanna Cry
- EMF - Unbelievable
- Luther Vandross - Power Of Love/Love Power
- Black Box - Strike It Up
- Hi-Five - I Like The Way (The Kissing Game)
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