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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 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.

But much more happened on April 1991: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1991?


Events

  • 01 Apr 1991 Warsaw Pact officially dissolves
  • 02 Apr 1991 Rotterdam Daily Newspaper begins publishing
  • 03 Apr 1991 12th Emmy Sports Award presentation
  • 04 Apr 1991 H. John Heinz III, American politician (Senator-Republican-Pennsylvania), dies in a plane crash, at age 52 (born 1938). Six others are also killed when a helicopter collides with their plane over Merion, Pennsylvania.
  • 05 Apr 1991 Kitty Kelly publishes a book knocking Nancy Reagan
  • 06 Apr 1991 Former child actor Adam Rich arrested for breaking into a pharmacy
  • 07 Apr 1991 Big Love closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 41 performances
  • 08 Apr 1991 I Hate Hamlet opens at Walter Kerr Theater NYC for 88 performances
  • 09 Apr 1991 Georgia SSR votes to secede from USSR
  • 10 Apr 1991 Boat rams a tanker in Livorno Italy fog, killing about 138
  • 11 Apr 1991 Miss Saigon, opens at Broadway Theater, New York City
  • 12 Apr 1991 2,500th episode of Entertainment Tonight airs on US TV.
  • 13 Apr 1991 BPAA US Open won by Pete Weber.
  • 14 Apr 1991 Mule Bone closes at Ethel Barrymore Theater NYC after 67 performances
  • 15 Apr 1991 Secret Garden opens at St. James Theater NYC for 706 performances
  • 17 Apr 1991 Railroad workers go on strike in the US.
  • 18 Apr 1991 John Stockton breaks his own NBA season assist record at 1,136.
  • 19 Apr 1991 Evander Holyfield beats George Foreman in 12 for heavywgt boxing title
  • 20 Apr 1991 Les Miserables, opens at Odense Teater, Odense
  • 21 Apr 1991 Greatest extra-inning comeback, Pittsburgh Pirates score 6 in bottom of 11th erasing 5 run Chicago Cubs lead, Pirates also trailed 7-2 in bottom of 9th.
  • 22 Apr 1991 Earthquake strikes Costa Rica and Panama, kills 95
  • 23 Apr 1991 USSR grants republics right to secede under certain conditions.
  • 24 Apr 1991 26th Academy of Country Music Awards: Garth Brooks wins.
  • 25 Apr 1991 Grand Hotel closes at Beck Theater NYC after 1018 performances
  • 26 Apr 1991 Dinosaurs premieres on ABC-TV
  • 27 Apr 1991 Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by David Ozio.
  • 28 Apr 1991 Gypsy opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 105 performances
  • 29 Apr 1991 Cyclone strikes Bangladesh, 139,000 die / 10 million homeless
  • 30 Apr 1991 In Bangladesh a cyclone killed over 131,000 and left 9 million homeless

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead

Country: United States of America

Yojimbo

Yojimbo

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshirô Mifune, Eijirô Tôno, Tatsuya Nakadai, Yôko Tsukasa

Country: United States of America

Amélie

Amélie

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Starring: Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Rufus, Lorella Cravotta

Country: United States of America

Brown of Harvard

Brown of Harvard

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: William Haines, Jack Pickford, Mary Brian, Francis X. Bushman Jr.

Country: United States of America

The Sacrifice

The Sacrifice

Directed by: Andrei Tarkovsky

Starring: Erland Josephson, Susan Fleetwood, Allan Edwall, Guðrún Gísladóttir

Books

Which were the most popular books released in April 1991?
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Magic Hour by Susan Isaacs

Magic Hour

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Movie producer Sy Spencer -- one of the premier summer residents of the Hamptons, Long Island's oh-so-fashionable beach resort for everyone who is anyone -- has hosted his last power clambake,

Cold Fire by Dean R. Koontz

Cold Fire

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'There is an Enemy. It is coming. It is relentless.' Schoolteacher Jim Ironheart flies on an impulse to Portland, Oregon. There he risks his life to save a child from being

The Prize by Daniel Yergin

The Prize

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Deemed "the best history of oil ever written" by Business Week and with more than 300,000 copies in print, Daniel Yergin’s Pulitzer Prize–winning account of the global pursuit of oil, money,

Sleepwalking Through History by Haynes Johnson

Sleepwalking Through History

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In this brilliantly readable book, Haynes Johnson takes us behind the scenes at the turning points of a decade: the poor became homeless while the rich embraced the new religion of

You'Ll Never Eat Lunch In This Town Again by Julia Phillips

You'Ll Never Eat Lunch In This Town Again

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Oscar-winning producer Julia Phillps's work on Taxi Driver, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and The Sting, made her famous. This is the memoir that made her infamous—a downfall chronicle of