What Happened on April 8, 1991

Historical Events

  • "I Hate Hamlet" opens at Walter Kerr Theater NYC for 88 performances

Sports History

Jockey Bill Shoemaker paralyzed in a car accident

  • Major league umpires & baseball reach a 4-year agreement

Film & TV History

Michael Landon announces he has inoperable cancer of the pancreas

  • Oakland A's stadium becomes 1st outdoor arena in USA to ban smoking

Famous Deaths

  • Dead [Pelle Ohlin], Swedish heavy metal singer (Mayhem), commits suicide at 22
1991 Highlights

About April 8, 1991

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 7 months and 26 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