On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 1991

Historical Events

  • "Big Love" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 41 performances
  • "Shadowlands" closes at Brooks Atkinson Theatre NYC after 169 performances
  • Compton Gamma Ray Observatory orbits Earth
  • George Washington Bridge (connecting New York City with Fort Lee, New Jersey, over the Hudson River) raises toll from $3.00 to $4.00

Golf Tournament

Tradition Senior Men's Golf, GC at Desert Mountain: Jack Nicklaus wins his second of 4 event titles by 1 stroke from Jim Colbert, Jim Dent & Phil Rodgers


Famous Birthdays

  • Anne-Marie [Nicholson], British pop singer-songwriter ("Rockabye"; "Friends"), born in East Tilbury in Essex, England

Famous Deaths

  • Ruth Page, American ballet dancer and choreographer (Diaghilev, Pygmalion), dies at 92
1991 Highlights

About April 7, 1991

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 2 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I've Been Thinking About You - Londonbeat
  • UK #1 Song: The One and Only - Chesney Hawkes