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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

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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

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Silence of the Lambs

The Silence of the Lambs

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

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

Country: United States of America

Modern Times

Modern Times

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Henry Bergman, Tiny Sandford

Country: United States of America

Taxi Driver

Taxi Driver

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd, Albert Brooks

Country: United States of America

The Kid

The Kid

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Jackie Coogan, Carl Miller

Country: United States of America

Donnie Darko

Donnie Darko

Directed by: Richard Kelly

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Mary McDonnell, Holmes Osborne

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in January 1991?
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Iron John by Robert Bly

Iron John

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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

Vital Signs by Robin Cook

Vital Signs

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Pediatrician Melissa Blumenthal will try any scientific method available to conceive--until the horrible secrets of an urban clinic erupt in a nightmare of staggering proportions...

Heartbeat by Danielle Steel

Heartbeat

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Bill Thigpen, writer producer of the No.1 daytime TV drama was so busy watching his career soar that he never noticed his marriage collapse.

It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It by Robert Fulghum

It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It

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In his first phenomenal best-seller, EVERYTHING I NEED TO KNOW I LEARNED IN KINDERGARTEN, Robert Fulghum reminded readers everywhere of some plain and still-true truths.

Suddenly by George F. Will

Suddenly

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Will compares the success America has had in spreading the democratic/free market message abroad with the difficulties it is experiencing at home.