Thursday 28 February 1991
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sarah Bolger and Hikaru Yamamoto.
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 Circle Of Friends by Maeve Binchy 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 Battle Isle series or Championship Rally (1991 video game).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
- Saint Silvana
- Saint Rufinus
- Saint Oswald (d. 992)
- Saint Romanus (died 463)
Famous Birthdays:28 February
- Les Miserables opens at Theatre Carre, Amsterdam
- Speed of Darkness opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 36 performances
- Noureddine Morceli runs world record 1500 metre indoor (3:34:16).
- Don Mattingly named 10th New York Yankees' Captain.
- US and allied forces grant Iraq a cease fire.
- The first Gulf War ends.
- In the Estonian independence referendum and the Latvian independence and democracy poll, voters vote more than 3 to 1 in favor of independence from the Soviet Union.
- MarchndashApril ndash Iraqi forces suppress rebellions in the southern and northern parts of the country, creating a humanitarian disaster on the borders of Turkey and Iran.
- The ballistic missile submarine ''USS-ex-Sam Houston SSBN-609'' is deactivated.
- Clayton Keith Yeutter ends his term as United States Secretary of Agriculture.
- An amateur video captures the beating of motorist Rodney King by Los Angeles, California police officers.
- Estonia and Latvia vote for independence from the Soviet Union.
- United Airlines Flight 585 crashes in Colorado Springs, Colorado, killing all 25 people on board.
- The São Tomé and Príncipe presidential election, the first contested presidential election in the history of São Tomé and Príncipe, is won by Miguel Trovoada.
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
- Mariah Carey - Someday
- Timmy T - One More Try
- Celine Dion - Where Does My Heart Beat Now
- C & C Music Factory - Gonna Make You Sweat
- Chris Isaak - Wicked Game
- Styx - Show Me The Way
- Sting - All This Time
- LL Cool J - Around The Way Girl
- Gloria Estefan - Coming Out Of The Dark
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