What Happened on April 5, 1991

Historical Events

  • Detroit Pistons Joe Dumaars ends NBA free throw streak of 62 games

Historic Publication

Kitty Kelley publishes an unauthorized biography of former US First Lady Nancy Reagan

  • Southeast Airlines Embracer 120 crashes in Georgia, killing 23
  • Space Shuttle STS 37 (Atlantis 8) launched from the Kennedy Space Center, Florida
  • US begins air drops to Kurd refugees in Northern Iraq
1991 History

Famous Deaths

  • John Tower, American politician (US Senator (R)-Texas), dies in a plane crash at 65
  • Manley Lanier "Sonny" Carter Jr, American chemist and NASA astronaut (STS 33), dies at 43

About April 5, 1991

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 1 month and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Coming Out Of The Dark - Gloria Estefan
  • UK #1 Song: The One and Only - Chesney Hawkes