January 1991 calendar

January 1991
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   

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

history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 1991?


Events

  • 01 Jan 1991 Les Miserables opens at Festival Theatre, Adelaide
  • 02 Jan 1991 Colorado wins its first AP national title poll.
  • 03 Jan 1991 Israel reopens consulate in the USSR after 23 years
  • 04 Jan 1991 AT&T workers in Newark accidentally snap a cable
  • 05 Jan 1991 Oh, Kay! closes at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC after 77 performances
  • 06 Jan 1991 Gypsy closes at St. James Theater NYC after 477 performances
  • 07 Jan 1991 Nia Peeples Party Machine premieres on TV
  • 08 Jan 1991 Davis Rules, with Jonathan Winters and Randy Quaid premieres on ABC-TV
  • 09 Jan 1991 Baker and Aziz meet in Geneva; talks fail to defuse gulf crisis
  • 10 Jan 1991 Japan ends routine fingerprinting of all adult ethnic Koreans.
  • 11 Jan 1991 Congress empowers Bush to order attack on Iraq
  • 12 Jan 1991 Largest crowd to watch Atlantic Coast Womens Basketball game (11,520).
  • 13 Jan 1991 42 killed in exhibition soccer match in Johannesburg South Africa
  • 14 Jan 1991 Barbara DeAngelis Show premieres on CBS-TV
  • 15 Jan 1991 Sean Lennon's remake of his father's "Give Peace A Chance" is released to coincide with the United Nation's midnight deadline for Iraq to withdraw from Kuwait. The lyrics were updated to reflect concerns of the 1990's.
  • 16 Jan 1991 7th Soap Opera Digest Awards - Days of Our Live wins
  • 17 Jan 1991 Iraq fires 8 Scud missiles on Israel
  • 18 Jan 1991 Iraq launches SCUD missiles against Israel
  • 19 Jan 1991 48th Golden Globes: Dances with Wolves.
  • 20 Jan 1991 Black & Blue closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 829 performances
  • 21 Jan 1991 Richard Bolling, American politician (Representative-Democrat-Missouri)/US civil-rights leader, dies at age 74.
  • 22 Jan 1991 Gulf War: Three SCUDs and one Patriot missile hit Ramat Gan in Israel, injuring 96 people. Three elderly people die of heart attacks.
  • 23 Jan 1991 Seinfeld debuts on NBC-TV
  • 24 Jan 1991 Les Miserables, opens at Theatre St. Denis, Montreal
  • 25 Jan 1991 Manuel Noriega is given access to assets frozen by US government.
  • 26 Jan 1991 Few Good Men closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 497 performances
  • 27 Jan 1991 Dutch PSP, Pacifist Socialistic Party, disbands
  • 28 Jan 1991 A Closer Look with Faith Daniels premieres on NBC-TV
  • 29 Jan 1991 Piano Lesson closes at Walter Kerr Theater NYC after 320 performances
  • 31 Jan 1991 Robert Gibson flies record 27,040 feet altitude

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

The Silence of the Lambs

The Silence of the Lambs

Release year: 1991

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

Starring: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Lawrence A. Bonney, Kasi Lemmons

Country: United States of America

Mediterraneo

Mediterraneo

Release year: 1991

Directed by: Gabriele Salvatores

Starring: Diego Abatantuono, Claudio Bigagli, Giuseppe Cederna, Claudio Bisio

Operation Condor

Operation Condor

Release year: 1991

Directed by: Jackie Chan

Starring: Jackie Chan, Carol 'Do Do' Cheng, Eva Cobo, Shôko Ikeda

Country: United States of America

White Fang

White Fang

Release year: 1991

Directed by: Randal Kleiser

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Seymour Cassel, Susan Hogan

Books

Which were the most popular books released in January 1991?
Unlimited books on any devices, try your first month free

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

By:

Twenty-five years ago, Robert Fulghum published a simple credo—a credo that became the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.

Patrimony by Philip Roth

Patrimony

By:

Patrimony, a true story, touches the emotions as strongly as anything Philip Roth has ever written. Roth watches as his eighty-six-year-old father—famous for his vigor, charm, and his repertoire of Newark

Carl'S Christmas by Alexandra Day

Carl'S Christmas

By:

A family's faithful dog and the baby left in his charge share an adventure-filled Christmas Eve.

Bo Knows Bo by Bo Jackson and Dick Schaap

Bo Knows Bo

By:

6 1/2"x9 1/2" 218 page illustrated hardcover with dustjacket published by Doubleday in 1990. Autobiography of Bo Jackson.

Iron John by Robert Bly

Iron John

By:

In this deeply learned book, poet and translator Robert Bly offers nothing less than a new vision of what it is to be a man.Bly's