Saturday 23 February 1991
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Dominik Büchele .
In that special week of February people in US were listening to All The Man That I Need by Whitney Houston.
In UK 3AM Eternal by The KLF featuring The Children Of The Revolution was in the top 5 hits.
The Doors, directed by Oliver Stone, 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 The Pirates of Dark Water.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bushbuck Charms, Viking Ships & Dodo Eggs or Fatal Fury: King of Fighters.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 23 February 1991 ?
- Saint Milburga
- Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
- Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
- Blessed odilia of Mombeek
- Guyana - Mashramani-Republic Day.
- Brunei - National Day.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Polycarp of Smyrna (died 155)
- Saint Lazarus (d.867)
- Dominik Büchele: German pop singer, he finished in fourth place of season 6 of the German talent-search TV show, "Deutschland sucht den Superstar".
- Military coup in Thailand, Premier Choonhaven arrested
- NC is 1st NCAA basketball team to win 1,500 games
- US insists Iraq publicly announce it is leaving Kuwait by 12 PM EST.
- Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Orix Hawaiian Ladies Golf Open.
- Greg Haugen scores a split decision over Hector "Macho" Camacho.
- The One Meridian Plaza fire kills three firefighters and destroys eight floors of the building.
- In Thailand, General Sunthorn Kongsompong leads a bloodless coup d'etat, deposing Prime Minister Chatichai Choonhavan.
- Gulf War: Ground troops cross the Saudi Arabian border and enter Iraq, thus beginning the ground phase of the war.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1991 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Whitney Houston - All The Man That I Need
- C & C Music Factory - Gonna Make You Sweat
- Timmy T - One More Try
- Mariah Carey - Someday
- Celine Dion - Where Does My Heart Beat Now
- Surface - The First Time
- Chris Isaak - Wicked Game
- Keith Sweat - I'll Give All My Love To You
- INXS - Disappear
- Warrant - I Saw Red
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