Friday May 17, 1991
US date format: 5/17/1991, UK date format: 17/5/1991
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 17, 1991). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Ínigo Martínez and Johanna Konta.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to I Like The Way (The Kissing Game) by Hi-Five.
In UK The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss) by Cher was in the top 5 hits.
Proof, directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991
while Damage by Josephine Hart was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching All Good Things.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dizzy Prince of the Yolkfolk or Devilish.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 17, 1991?
- Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
- Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
- Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
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- Lupita Jones, 23, of MTxico, crowned 40th Miss Universe.
- Disney's Port Orleans Resort hotel opens in Walt Disney World. It has 1008 guest rooms.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 17, 1991?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Hi-Five - I Like The Way (The Kissing Game)
- Cathy Dennis - Touch Me (All Night Long)
- C & C Music Factory - Here We Go
- diVINYLS - I Touch Myself
- Rod Stewart - Rhythm Of My Heart
- Roxette - Joyride
- Amy Grant - Baby Baby
- Mariah Carey - I Don't Wanna Cry
- Extreme - More Than Words
- Color Me Badd - I Wanna Sex You Up
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Teddy Pendergrass - It Should've Been You
- Phil Perry - Call Me
- Keith Washington - Kissing You
- B Angie B - I Don't Want To Lose Your Love
- Color Me Badd - I Wanna Sex You Up (From "New Jack City")
- Pebbles (With Salt-N-Pepa) - Backyard
- Keith Sweat - Your Love - Part 2
- C+C Music Factory - Here We Go
- Bell Biv DeVoe - She's Dope!
- Another Bad Creation - Playground
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 17If May 17, 1991 is your birthday you're 29 years, 4 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 24 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?