Monday 17 June 1991
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kenia Ontiveros and Cedric Seabrooks.
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 Alpha Mission II or Cool Croc Twins.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 17 June 1991 ?
- St. Albert Chmielowski.
- National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
- Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
- Cedric Seabrooks: American homicide victim, stabbed to death along with his mother by his dad in November 1992 His dad Sean's fury was aroused during an argument during which mom Sherri threatened that he would never be allowed to see their son.
- Kenia Ontiveros: Reality Star.
- Haru : Japanese actress and model.
- Jang Min-chul: South Korean gamer.
- Kayane : French gamer and journalist.
- Country entertainer Minnie Pearl suffers a stroke at 78
- President Zachary Taylors body is exhumed to test how he died
- South Africa abolishes last of its apartheid laws
- U.S. President Zachary Taylor is exhumed to discover whether or not his death was caused by arsenic poisoning, instead of acute gastrointestinal illness; no trace of arsenic is found.
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
- R.E.M. - Losing My Religion
- Michael Bolton - Love Is A Wonderful Thing
- EMF - Unbelievable
- Luther Vandross - Power Of Love/Love Power
- Black Box - Strike It Up
- Mariah Carey - I Don't Wanna Cry
- Jesus Jones - Right Here, Right Now
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