Friday 24 May 1991
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Tanner Howe and Aled Davies.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to I Don't Wanna Cry by Mariah Carey.
In UK The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss) by Cher was in the top 5 hits.
Hudson Hawk, directed by Michael Lehmann, 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 Born in the USSR.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dangerous Dave in the Haunted Mansion or After Burner III.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 May 1991 ?
- Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
- Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
- Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
- Eritrea: National Day.
- Macedonia: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Macedonian Script and Culture Day.
- Saints Donatianus and Rogatianus
- Saint Amadl
- Saint Suzanna
- Mary, Help of the Christians
- Saint Sarah is celebrated in Camargue, France by the Roma or Gypsies.
- Bulgaria: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Bulgarian Education and Culture, and Slavonic Script Day.
- Tanner Howe: YouTube Star.
- Aled Davies: Welsh discus thrower.
- Erika Umeda: Japanese singer (Cute and ZYX).
- Miriam di San Servolo: Italian actress (Born 1912).
- Israel conducts Operation Solomon, evacuating Ethiopian Jews to Israel.
- Eritrea gains its independence from Ethiopia.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1991 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Mariah Carey - I Don't Wanna Cry
- Cathy Dennis - Touch Me (All Night Long)
- Extreme - More Than Words
- Hi-Five - I Like The Way (The Kissing Game)
- Rod Stewart - Rhythm Of My Heart
- diVINYLS - I Touch Myself
- C & C Music Factory - Here We Go
- Color Me Badd - I Wanna Sex You Up
- Michael Bolton - Love Is A Wonderful Thing
- Queensryche - Silent Lucidity
Top #5 songs in the UK
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