June 1991 calendar

June 1991

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1991?


  • 01 Jun 1991 Mount Pinatubo (Philippines) erupts for 1st time in 600 years
  • 02 Jun 1991 45th Tony Awards: Lost in Yonkers and Will Rogers Follies win
  • 03 Jun 1991 New York Yankees selected 19-year-old Brien Taylor, #1 in amateur draft
  • 04 Jun 1991 1st post WWII non-communist government in Albania
  • 05 Jun 1991 Mikhail Gorbachev receives his 1990 Nobel Peace Prize
  • 06 Jun 1991 Albert Belle is shipped to minors for not running out a ground ball
  • 07 Jun 1991 Singer Jimmy Osmond weds Michelle Larson
  • 08 Jun 1991 123rd Belmont: Jerry Bailey aboard Hansel wins in 2:28
  • 09 Jun 1991 61st French Mens Tennis: Jim Courier beats A Agassi
  • 10 Jun 1991 Twin Peaks, on ABC-TV
  • 11 Jun 1991 Microsoft releases MS DOS 5.0
  • 12 Jun 1991 45th NBA Championship: Chicago Bulls beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 1
  • 13 Jun 1991 A spectator is killed by lightning at US Open Golf tournament
  • 14 Jun 1991 Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves opens
  • 15 Jun 1991 Carolyn Tanny and Bob Trischel wed
  • 16 Jun 1991 Fiddler on the Roof closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 241 performances
  • 17 Jun 1991 Country entertainer Minnie Pearl suffers a stroke at 78
  • 18 Jun 1991 Boris Yeltsin, President of Russia, arrives in US
  • 19 Jun 1991 Colombian drug baron Pablo Escobar surrenders to police
  • 20 Jun 1991 The German parliament decides to move the capital from Bonn back to Berlin.
  • 21 Jun 1991 Eleanor Mondale marries Greg Thunder Malban
  • 22 Jun 1991 I Hate Hamlet closes at Walter Kerr Theater NYC after 88 performances
  • 23 Jun 1991 Odd Couple opens and closes at Belasco Theater, New York City
  • 24 Jun 1991 NHL adopts instant-replay and tenth of second clock in final minute
  • 25 Jun 1991 Martina Navratilova wins record 100th singles match at Wimbledon
  • 26 Jun 1991 Getting Married opens at Circle in the Square Theater NYC for 70 performances
  • 27 Jun 1991 Emmy 18th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 12th time
  • 28 Jun 1991 In Sierra Madre, California, a magnitude 5.6 earthquake occurs.
  • 29 Jun 1991 Jackie Mason - Brand New closes at Neil Simon NYC after 216 performances
  • 30 Jun 1991 37th Mazda LPGA Championship won by Meg Mallon
  • 10 Jun 1991 Eleven-year-old Jaycee Lee Dugard is kidnapped in South Lake Tahoe, California; she would remain a captive until 2009.
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Music charts

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

  1. - I Don't Wanna Cryyoutube
  2. - More Than Words
  3. - Rush Rushyoutube
  4. - I Wanna Sex You Up
  5. - Unbelievableyoutube

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss)
  2. - I Wanna Sex You Up
  3. - Last Train To Trancentral
  4. - Sailing On The Seven Seas
  5. - Baby Babyyoutube


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in June 1991?

Immortality by Milan Kundera



Milan Kundera's sixth novel is the result of a casual gesture by a woman to her swim instructor. This gesture creates a character in the head of Kundera.

You Just Don'T Understand by Deborah Tannen

You Just Don'T Understand


Women and men are in two worlds.

The Crown Of Columbus by Michael Dorris and Louise Erdrich

The Crown Of Columbus


An anthropologist who is very pregnant finds the diary of Columbus at Dartmouth Library basement. She travels to the Bahamas along her lover and son to discover what it contains.

The Day America Told The Truth by James Patterson and Peter Kim

The Day America Told The Truth


This national survey on private morals reveals shocking confessions from Americans about their views regarding sex, crime and punishment.

The Kitchen God'S Wife by Amy Tan

The Kitchen God'S Wife


Helen and Winnie have shared their worst secrets for over fifty years. Helen is now convinced she is dying and wants to reveal everything.