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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in December 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 December 1991: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 1991?


Events

  • 01 Dec 1991 Moscow Circus Cirk Valentin closes at Gershwin NYC after 32 performances
  • 02 Dec 1991 Bobby Bonilla signs record $29 million-5 year pact with the New York Mets.
  • 03 Dec 1991 White House Chief of Staff John Sununu resigns.
  • 04 Dec 1991 Judds final concert (Nashville)
  • 05 Dec 1991 Catskills on Broadway opens at Lunt-Fontanne NYC for 452 performances
  • 06 Dec 1991 Les Miserables opens at Circustheater, Scheveningen
  • 07 Dec 1991 A J Kitt, American, wins World Skiing Cup.
  • 08 Dec 1991 Homecoming closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 49 performances
  • 09 Dec 1991 2nd Billboard Music Awards
  • 10 Dec 1991 Crucible opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 32 performances
  • 11 Dec 1991 William Kennedy Smith found not guilty of rape
  • 12 Dec 1991 Maastricht Treaty signed to create a European Community.
  • 13 Dec 1991 Ricky Pierce (Seattle SuperSonics) ends NBA free throw streak of 75 games.
  • 14 Dec 1991 Ferry boat Salem Express sinks in Red Sea, 476 killed
  • 15 Dec 1991 Nick & Nora closes at Marquis Theater NYC after 9 performances
  • 16 Dec 1991 UN reverses ruling that Zionism is racism by 111-25 (13 abstain) vote
  • 17 Dec 1991 Soap opera One Life To Live airs its 6,000th episode
  • 18 Dec 1991 DeForest Kelly, (Dr McCoy on Star Trek) gets a star in Hollywood.
  • 19 Dec 1991 6,000th episode of One Life To Live
  • 20 Dec 1991 Paul Keating installed as Premier of Australia
  • 21 Dec 1991 Soviet Union formally dissolves 11 of 12 Republics sign treaty forming Commonwealth of Independent States
  • 22 Dec 1991 Armed opposition groups launch a military coup against President of Georgia Zviad Gamsakhurdia.
  • 23 Dec 1991 New York Daily News publisher Kevin Maxwell resigns.
  • 24 Dec 1991 Mikhail Gorbachev resigns as head of Soviet Union
  • 25 Dec 1991 Last day of a washout Pakistan versus Sri Lanka at Gujranwala.
  • 26 Dec 1991 The Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union meets and formally dissolves the USSR.
  • 27 Dec 1991 Carol Burnett Show last airs on CBS-TV
  • 28 Dec 1991 Ted Turner is named Time magazine Man of the Year.
  • 29 Dec 1991 12th United Negro College Fund
  • 31 Dec 1991 CPN, Communist Party of the Netherlands, last day of existance

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Movies

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JFK

JFK

Release year: 1991

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau

Country: United States of America

Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried Green Tomatoes

Release year: 1991

Directed by: Jon Avnet

Starring: Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy, Mary Stuart Masterson, Mary-Louise Parker

Country: United States of America

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Highway Patrolman

Highway Patrolman

Release year: 1991

Directed by: Alex Cox

Starring: Roberto Sosa, Bruno Bichir, Vanessa Bauche, Zaide Silvia GutiƩrrez

Naked Lunch

Naked Lunch

Release year: 1991

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Peter Weller, Judy Davis, Ian Holm, Julian Sands

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in December 1991?
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Reunion by Michael Jan Friedman

Reunion

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Before he commanded the Starship Enterprise, Jean-Luc Picard was the captain of the deep space exploration vessel, the U.S.S. Stargazer, on an incredible twenty-two year voyage.

The Jolly Christmas Postman by Janet and Allan Ahlberg

The Jolly Christmas Postman

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The Jolly Postman rides again with more real letters, and present, too, in his Christmas postbag.

Scarlett by Alexandra Ripley

Scarlett

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THE PHENOMENAL #1 BESTSELLING SEQUEL TO MARGARET MITCHELL'S GONE WITH THE WIND"Alexandra Ripley is true to Scarlett's spirit and to Rhett's. Her sense of Mitchell's style is right on target."

The Firm by John Grisham

The Firm

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When Mitch McDeere signed on with Bendini, Lambert & Locke of Memphis, he thought that he and his beautiful wife, Abby, were on their way.

Uh-Oh by Robert Fulghum

Uh-Oh

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"Uh-oh" is more than a momentary reaction to small problems. "Uh-oh" is an attitude -- a perspective on the universe. The #1 Bestseller by the author of ALL I REALLY NEED