Thursday December 26, 1991: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 12/26/1991, UK date format: 26/12/1991

December 26th, 1991 was the 360th day of the year 1991 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Capricorn. The day of the week was Thursday.

Famous birthdays on this day include Eden Sher and Marisa Siketa.

The number one song in US was Black Or White by Michael Jackson. Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me by George Michael & Elton John was #1 song in the UK.

Mediterraneo, directed by Gabriele Salvatores, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1991 while Memories by Ralph Emery with Tom Carter was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Sightings. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Captain America and the Avengers or Welltris.

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.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers | Books | Videogames

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December 26, 1991 Events

What happened on December 26, 1991?

Historical Events

  • The Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union meets and formally dissolves the USSR.
  • Chuck Knolls retires as NFL coach after 23 years.
  • Militant Sikhs kill 55 and wound 70 in India.
  • Jack Ruby's gun (killed Lee Harvey Oswald) sells for US$220,000 in auction.
  • The Cold War ends after 44 years when the Supreme Soviet meets and formally dissolves the Soviet Union.
  • The University of South Australia is founded.
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See also

What happened on December 26 in history? Find out the list of December 26th major events

What was 1991 famous for? Discover everything about 1991


December 26, 1991 Famous Birthdays

Who was born on December 26, 1991?

Other December 26th famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If December 26, 1991 is your birthday you are 31 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on December 26.

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December 26, 1991 Famous Deaths

Who died on December 26, 1991?

Other December 26th famous deaths

  • Gerald Ford

    American politician, lawyer, congressman, and Vice-President under Richard Nixon, 1969, and the 38th President the United States.

  • At 53, Zoologist (Gorillas In The Mist) was murdered.

  • Teena Marie

    American composer and singer (Born 1956).

  • Jason Robards

    American actor who appeared in more than 170 films over a forty-year career.

See all famous people who died on December 26th


December 26, 1991 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Capricorn personality

Who should a Capricorn marry?

Babies born in December are either Sagittarius or Capricorn. People born before December 21st are Sagittarius, while people born from December 22nd have the sign of Capricorn

Personality of December born

Chinese Zodiac

Goat chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Goat

Element: Metal

Goat personality

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December 26, 1991 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was December 26, 1991?

The day of the week was Thursday.

December 26th marks the 359th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 1991.

There are 5 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


December 26, 1991 Holidays and Observances

What is special on December 26, 1991?


  • The first day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • First day of Kwanzaa
  • Boxing Day in the Commonwealth of Nations.
  • Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
  • Wrenboys celebrate Wren in Ireland
  • Period of Ursids meteor shower ends about this day
  • Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia - Tsunami Awareness Day/Tsunami Memorial (or Remembrance) Day
  • Mandala Pooja at Sabarimala in Kerala, India
  • First day of Junkanoo street parade in the Bahamas (the second day is on the New Year's Day)
  • Wren day in Ireland and the Isle of Man.
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Music charts

What was the number one song on December 26, 1991? Which were the top hits on December 26, 1991?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Black Or White
  2. - It's So Hard To Say Goodbye To Yesterday
  3. - All 4 Loveyoutube
  4. - Set Adrift On Memory Bliss
  5. - When A Man Loves A Woman

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me
  2. - When You Tell Me That You Love Me
  3. - Bohemian Rhapsody / These Are The Days Of Our Lives
  4. - Justified And Ancient
  5. - Black Or White

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - I Love Your Smile
  2. - After The Dance
  3. - 2 Legit 2 Quit
  4. - Private Line
  5. - The Comfort Zone

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Amor Mio, Que Me Has Hecho?
  2. - Sera
  3. - Dejame Amarte Otra Vez
  4. - Vuela Vuela
  5. - Inolvidable

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Release year: 1991

Directed by: Gabriele Salvatores

Starring: Gabriele Salvatores, Diego Abatantuono, Claudio Bigagli, Giuseppe Cederna, Claudio Bisio, Gigio Alberti, Vanna Barba, Ugo Conti, Antonio Catania, Irene Grazioli, Luigi Montini, Vasco Mirandola

Country: Italy



Release year: 1991

Directed by: Bruce A. Evans

Starring: Christian Slater, Milla Jovovich, Ric Roman Waugh, Steve Holladay

Aces: Iron Eagle III

Aces: Iron Eagle III

Release year: 1991

Directed by: John Glen

Starring: Louis Gossett Jr., Rachel McLish, Paul Freeman, Horst Buchholz

Lucky Luke

Lucky Luke

Release year: 1991

Directed by: Terence Hill

Starring: Terence Hill, Dominic Barto, Ron Carey, Nancy Morgan, Fritz Sperberg, Sonny Trinidad, Neil Summers, Mark Hardwick, Bo Gray, Adam Taylor (II)

Country: Italy

Where the Day Takes You

Where the Day Takes You

Release year: 1991

Directed by: Marc Rocco

Starring: Dermot Mulroney, Robert Knepper, Laura San Giacomo, Sean Astin

TV Series

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Release year: 1991

Directed by: Dallas Morgan

Ein Engel namens Flint

Ein Engel namens Flint

Release year: 1991



Release year: 1991

Directed by: Erik Canuel

Feuerwache 09

Feuerwache 09

Release year: 1991

Finders Keepers

Finders Keepers

Release year: 1991

Directed by: Bryan Carberry

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Memories by Ralph Emery with Tom Carter



278 pages

Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss

Oh, the Places You'll Go!


Dr. Seuss's brilliantly wise Oh, The Places You'll go! This is the perfect way to send off grads from high school, college and nursery school. Dr.

When You Look Like Your Passport Photo, It'S Time To Go Home by Erma Bombeck

When You Look Like Your Passport Photo, It'S Time To Go Home


America's favorite housewife offers a humorous look at family vacations. She describes her adventures in Istanbul, Galapagos Islands and other locations.

The Jordan Rules by Sam Smith

The Jordan Rules


A SUPER TEAM...A SUPERSTAR...A SUPER EGO Michael Jordan is the most gifted basketball player ever.

The Doomsday Conspiracy by Sidney Sheldon

The Doomsday Conspiracy


The head of the NSA picks Robert Bellamy as the one to identify and track down the ten witnesses after a mysterious weather balloon crashes into the Swiss Alps.

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on December 26th, 1991 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Captain America and the Avengers

Captain America and the Avengers

Platform: Arcade, Super NES, Mega Drive/Genesis, Sega Game Gear, Game Boy, Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Beat 'em up, platformer, Action

Publisher: Data East Mindscape



Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, ZX Spectrum, C64, DOS, Mac OS Classic, arcade

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: EU Infogrames; NA Spectrum HoloByte

The Blues Brothers

The Blues Brothers

Platform: IBM PC Amstrad CPC Amiga Commodore 64 Atari ST NES SNES Game Boy

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Titus Software



Platform: Amiga and Atari ST

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Activision

Burning Fight

Burning Fight

Platform: Arcade, Neo Geo AES, Neo Geo CD, Wii Virtual Console

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: SNK


December 26, 1991 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

Last Quarter

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Sport Games on December 26, 1991

Sport Games on December 26, 1991

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