On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 1991

Historical Events

  • "Gypsy" opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 105 performances
  • "Taking Steps" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 78 performances
  • Space Shuttle STS 39 (Discovery 12) launched

Famous Weddings

  • Soviet Russian figure skater Ekaterina Gordeeva (19) weds Soviet Russian figure skater Sergei Grinkov (24), in a Russian Orthodox Church religious ceremony

Famous Deaths

  • Floyd McKissick, American lawyer & civil rights activist, dies at 69
  • Ken Curtis, American actor (Festus - Gunsmoke), dies at 74
  • Steve Broidy, American motion picture executive, dies at 85
1991 Highlights

About April 28, 1991

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 31 years and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Baby Baby - Amy Grant
  • UK #1 Song: The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss) - Cher