January 8th, 1991, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 8 of 1991. The decade was the 1990s.
29 years, 5 months and 27 days have passed since January 8th, 1991.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 8th, 1991:
What movie was on top of the box office?
The date is January 8th, 1991 and it's a Tuesday. In America, the song Justify My Love by Madonna is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Bring Your Daughter To The Slaughter by Iron Maiden is the number one hit song.
George W. Bush Snr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Home Alone is at the top of the Box Office. It's 1991, so the airwaves are being dominated by artists such as Bryan Adams, Michael Jackson, Roxette, R.E.M., Color Me Badd and Paula Abdul. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Dallas", "Murder, She Wrote", "Roseanne" and "Blossom".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duck Hunt", "Super Mario Land", "Herzog Zwei" and "Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Real Ghostbusters", "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", "Garfield and Friends" and "Babar". Popular toys include the likes of "Sylvanian Families", "Game Boy", "Sega Genesis / Mega Drive" and "Polly Pocket".
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Early 1990s fashion saw a continuation of the 1980s. Popular outfits included clothes such as coloured tights, denim overalls, black leather jackets with shoulder pads, neon coloured tops, flannel shirts, plaid skirts and ripped jeans.
During the start of the 1990s, most of the Western World was affected by a recession, which had been caused by a loss of consumer confidence and restrictive monetary policies by central banks. In 1991, the United Kingdom experienced rioting.
"Unforgettable" by Natalie Cole and Nat King Cole would go on to win a Grammy for 1991's Song of the Year.
The Gulf War (Operation Desert Storm) occurred at the start of 1991. The war had started when Iraq invaded the neighbouring country of Kuwait. On the 17th of January, 1991, coalition forces began to bomb Iraqi ground positions. By the end of February, 1991, Iraqi troops had suffered heavy losses and had retreated back into Iraq.
CNN founder Ted Turner was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1991. Turner was named as such because of CNN's coverage of Operation Desert Storm and the Gulf War.
Throughout 1991, the Soviet Union continues to dissolve, as multiple countries declare their independence.
"The Silence of the Lambs" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1991.
Movies released in 1991 included Terminator 2, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Beauty and the Beast, Hook, The Silence of the Lambs, The Addams Family, Cape Fear, Hot Shots!, Boyz n the Hood, Backdraft and Father of the Bride.
Popular music artists in 1991 included Bryan Adams, Boyz II Men, Ice T, R.E.M., Mariah Carey, Cher, Paula Abdul, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Cypress Hill, A Tribe Called Quest, Michael Jackson and Sting.
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"Are You Afraid of the Dark?" - "Beverly Hills, 90210" - "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" - "Rosie and Jim" - "Blossom" - "Nellie the Elephant" - "The Simpsons" - "Doogie Howser, M.D." - "Saved by the Bell" - "Hey Dude" - "Babar" - "Noozles" - "Roseanne" - "Garfield and Friends" - "Count Duckula" - "The Wonder Years" - "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" - "Fireman Sam" - "Full House" - "Adventures of the Little Koala" - "21 Jump Street" - "Married... with Children" - "The Real Ghostbusters" - "Pingu" - "Growing Pains" - "Thomas the Tank Engine" - "The Cosby Show" - "Muppet Babies" - "Danger Mouse" - "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood"
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