What Happened on August 19, 1991

Historical Events

  • -20] Hurricane Bob hits US

Coup d'├ętat

Conservative members of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union attempt to depose Mikhail Gorbachev in a coup d'├ętat

  • Janel Bishop, 17, of New Hampshire, crowned 9th Miss Teen USA
1991 History

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Maltby Sr., American musician and orchestra leader ("(Themes from) The Man with the Golden Arm"; Vaughn Monroe Show), dies at 77

About August 19, 1991

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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