February 1991 calendar

February 1991

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1991?


  • 01 Feb 1991 Afghanistan / Pakistan hit by earthquake, 1,200 die
  • 02 Feb 1991 Aravinda De Silva scores 267 versus New Zealand at Wellington.
  • 03 Feb 1991 NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 23-21.
  • 04 Feb 1991 US postage raises from 25 cents to 29 cents
  • 05 Feb 1991 Joni Mitchell inducted into the Canadian Hall of Fame.
  • 06 Feb 1991 Mousey Davis becomes the first coach of the New York-New Jersey Knights.
  • 07 Feb 1991 Haiti's first democratically-elected president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, is sworn in.
  • 09 Feb 1991 This Is Ponderous by 2nu peaks at #46
  • 10 Feb 1991 Lithuania votes for independence from USSR
  • 12 Feb 1991 North and South Korea form a joint team for table tennis competition.
  • 13 Feb 1991 US bombs Iraqi air raid shelter, killing 334
  • 14 Feb 1991 Mule Bone opens at Ethel Barrymore Theater NYC for 67 performances
  • 15 Feb 1991 Troy State sets NCAA Division II record with 103 points in second half routing DeVry Institute 187-117.
  • 16 Feb 1991 Dutch PPR, Political Party Radicals, disbands.
  • 17 Feb 1991 US male Figure Skating championship won by Todd Eldredge.
  • 18 Feb 1991 Edmonton Oilers' goalie Grant Fuhr returns to NHL after season-long suspension for substance abuse and shuts out New Jersey Devils 4-0.
  • 20 Feb 1991 Taking Steps opens at Circle in the Square Theater NYC for 78 performances
  • 21 Feb 1991 Lost in Yonkers opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC for 780 performances
  • 22 Feb 1991 Actor Bill Bixby (57) weds Laura Michael (32).
  • 23 Feb 1991 Military coup in Thailand, Premier Choonhaven arrested
  • 24 Feb 1991 Those Were The Days closes at Edison Theater NYC after 126 performances
  • 25 Feb 1991 US, barracks in Dhahran Saudi Arabia, hit by scud missile, kills 28
  • 26 Feb 1991 Kuwaiti resistance leaders declare they have control of their capital.
  • 27 Feb 1991 Gulf War ends after Iraqi troops retreated and Kuwait is liberated
  • 28 Feb 1991 Les Miserables opens at Theatre Carre, Amsterdam

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in February 1991?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - The First Timeyoutube
  2. - Gonna Make You Sweat
  3. - All The Man That I Need
  4. - Somedayyoutube
  5. - Love Will Never Do (Without You)youtube

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Sadness Part 1
  2. - 3AM Eternal
  3. - Crazy
  4. - Do The Bartman
  5. - Bring Your Daughter... To The Slaughter


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Doors

The Doors

Release year: 1991

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Val Kilmer, Meg Ryan, Kyle MacLachlan, Frank Whaley

Country: United States of America

'Merci la vie'

'Merci la vie'

Release year: 1991

Directed by: Bertrand Blier

Starring: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Anouk Grinberg, Michel Blanc, Jean Carmet

Trouble in Mind

Trouble in Mind

Release year: 1991

Directed by: Alan Rudolph

Starring: Kris Kristofferson, Keith Carradine, Lori Singer, Geneviève Bujold



Release year: 1991

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Tom Berenger, Bob Hoskins, Greta Scacchi, Joanne Whalley

Guilty by Suspicion

Guilty by Suspicion

Release year: 1991

Directed by: Irwin Winkler

Starring: Robert De Niro, Annette Bening, George Wendt, Patricia Wettig


Which were the most popular books released in February 1991?
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Breaking Barriers by Carl T. Rowan

Breaking Barriers


This book tells the story of racial struggles from the Depression through today, from both the perspective of an individual and the national.

The Secret Pilgrim by John le Carré

The Secret Pilgrim


It is not the same as it used to be. Old enemies embrace. The Cold War's dark staging grounds, whose shadows barely covered the endless games and espionage, are now flooded with light.

The Stand by Stephen King

The Stand


Stephen King's vision of a post-apocalyptic world in which the plague has destroyed all life and everyone is caught up in a conflict between good and bad remains riveting and plausible. A

The Fourth K by Mario Puzo

The Fourth K


A PRESIDENTIAL DYNASTY. AN ARAB TERRORIST ATTACK. DEMOCRACY UNDER SIEGE. Mario Puzo, in his 1991 novel The Fourth K.President, eerily predicted it all.

Magic Hour by Susan Isaacs

Magic Hour


Sy Spencer, a movie producer and one of Long Island's most coveted summer residents, has hosted his final power clambake.