What Happened on August 15, 1991

Historical Events

Music Concert

750,000 attend Paul Simon's free concert in Central Park, NYC

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Deaths

  • Marietta Tree, American diplomat and ambassador (1st woman to serve as chief U.S. delegate to the UN in 1961), dies at 74
1991 Highlights

About August 15, 1991

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Independence Day (India)

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: (Everything I Do) I Do It For You - Bryan Adams
  • UK #1 Song: (Everything I Do) I Do It For You - Bryan Adams