Friday April 26, 1991

US date format: 4/26/1991, UK date format: 26/4/1991

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 26, 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 Shahira Barry and Ignacio Varela. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Baby Baby by Amy Grant. In UK The One And Only by Chesney Hawkes was in the top 5 hits. Sweet Talker, directed by Michael Jenkins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while A History Of The Arab Peoples by Albert Hourani was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vorsicht! Falke!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing El Viento or E.S.S. Mega.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
  • Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
  • Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
  • Tanzania - Union Day.
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Events

  • Dinosaurs premieres on ABC-TV
  • 23 killed in Kansas and Okla by tornadoes
  • Carmine Coppola, American composer/conductor/father of Francis Ford Coppola, dies (born 1910).
  • Soccer star Diego Maradona, suspended for using cocaine, arrested in Argentina for possession and distribution of illegal narcotics.
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Movies

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Sweet Talker

Sweet Talker

Directed by: Michael Jenkins

Starring: Bryan Brown, Karen Allen, Justin Rosniak, Chris Haywood

Yôkai hantâ: Hiruko

Yôkai hantâ: Hiruko

Directed by: Shin'ya Tsukamoto

Starring: Kenji Sawada, Masaki Kudou, Hideo Murota, Naoto Takenaka

F/X2

F/X2

Directed by: Richard Franklin

Starring: Bryan Brown, Brian Dennehy, Rachel Ticotin, Joanna Gleason

Switch

Switch

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Ellen Barkin, Jimmy Smits, JoBeth Williams, Lorraine Bracco

Country: United States of America

Zandalee

Zandalee

Directed by: Sam Pillsbury

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Erika Anderson, Judge Reinhold, Joe Pantoliano

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Vorsicht! Falke!

Vorsicht! Falke!

The Astronomers

The Astronomers

Starring: Vera C. Rubin, Tony Tyson, John Lowry Dobson, John E. Conway

Country: United States of America

Swamp Thing

Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

Separate But Equal

Separate But Equal

Finders Keepers

Finders Keepers

Directed by: Bryan Carberry

Days to next April 26

If April 26, 1991 is your birthday you're 29 years, 6 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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A History Of The Arab Peoples by Albert Hourani

A History Of The Arab Peoples

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Upon its publication in 1991, Albert Hourani’s masterwork was hailed as the definitive story of Arab civilization, and became both a bestseller and an instant classic.

The Plains of Passage by Jean M. Auel

The Plains of Passage

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Jean M. Auel’s enthralling Earth’s Children® series has become a literary phenomenon, beloved by readers around the world. In a brilliant novel as vividly authentic and entertaining as those that came before, Jean M.

The Seventh Commandment by Lawrence Sanders

The Seventh Commandment

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Lawrence Sanders concludes his bestselling Commandment series with a sizzling tale of hot-blooded lust and stone-cold murder Nothing gets by Dora Conti.

Heartbeat by Danielle Steel

Heartbeat

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Bill Thigpen, writer producer of the No.1 daytime TV drama was so busy watching his career soar that he never noticed his marriage collapse.

Cape Cod by William Martin

Cape Cod

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Originally brought to America's shores by the Mayflower, two families unearth their family skeletons--which have lain buried in Cape history for more than 200 years.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

El Viento

El Viento

Platform: Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: JP Wolf Team; NA Renovation

Cool Croc Twins

Cool Croc Twins

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Empire Software

Bill & Ted's Excellent Game Boy Adventure: A Bogus Journey!

Bill & Ted's Excellent Game Boy Adventure: A Bogus Journey!

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action Puzzle

Publisher: LJN

E.S.S. Mega

E.S.S. Mega

Platform: MS-DOS, Atari ST, Amiga CDTV

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Tomahawk

Darius Twin

Darius Twin

Platform: Super Famicom/SNES, Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Horizontal scrolling shooter

Publisher: Taito

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 26, 1991?

On April 26, 1991 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is April 26, 1991?

On April 26, 1991 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on April 26, 1991?

On April 26, 1991 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 26, 1991?

On April 26, 1991 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 26, 1991?

On April 26, 1991 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 26, 1991?

On April 26, 1991 several famous people were born including, Shahira Barry, Ignacio Varela, Joy Villa.

Which famous people died on April 26, 1991?

Famous people died on April 26, 1991 include, Leo Arnaud, Emily McLaughlin, Richard Hatfield.

What was the number one song in April 26, 1991?

The number one song in the week of April 26, 1991 was Baby Baby by Amy Grant in US and The One And Only by Chesney Hawkes in UK.

What were the top hits on April 26, 1991?

The top hits on April 26, 1991 were Baby Baby by Amy Grant, Joyride by Roxette, You're In Love by Wilson Phillips in US and The One And Only by Chesney Hawkes, Sit Down by James, The Whole Of The Moon by The Waterboys in UK.


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