Tuesday December 31, 1991, NewYear’s Eve
US date format: 12/31/1991, UK date format: 31/12/1991
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 31, 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 Katherine Goddeke and Camila Giorgi.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Justify My Love by Madonna.
In UK Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me by George Michael & Elton John was in the top 5 hits.
Knight Moves, directed by Carl Schenkel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991
while The Cat And The Curmudgeon by Cleveland Amory was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Finders Keepers.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Big Nose the Caveman or Ah Eikou No Koshien.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 31, 1991?
- New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
- CPN, Communist Party of the Netherlands, last day of existance
- USSR, last day of existence
- Daniel R McCarthy elected New York Yankees managing general partner.
- Dow Jones Industrial Average closes at record high 3168.83.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 31, 1991?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Madonna - Justify My Love
- Stevie B - Because I Love You (The Postman Song)
- Bette Midler - From A Distance
- Damn Yankees - High Enough
- DNA - Tom's Diner
- Wilson Phillips - Impulsive
- Janet Jackson - Love Will Never Do (Without You)
- Ralph Tresvant - Sensitivity
- Surface - The First Time
- Whitney Houston - I'm Your Baby Tonight
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Iron Maiden - Bring Your Daughter... To The Slaughter
- George Michael & Elton John - Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me
- Enigma - Sadness Part 1
- Diana Ross - When You Tell Me That You Love Me
- John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John - The Grease Megamix
- Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody / These Are The Days Of Our Lives
- The KLF featuring Tammy Wynette - Justified And Ancient
- Seal - Crazy
- Michael Jackson - Black Or White
- Vanilla Ice - Ice Ice Baby
Top #5 R&B songs
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next December 31If December 31, 1991 is your birthday you're 28 years, 8 months, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 7 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?