What Happened on August 29, 1991

Historical Events

  • JFK Jr wins his 1st battle as an attorney
  • Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev signs decree to close Semipalatinsk test site (site of 456 Soviet nuclear tests 1949-89) after protests by Nevada-Semipalatinsk anti-nuclear movement [1]
  • USSR suspends Communist Party activities

Famous Deaths

  • Dallas Adams, British painter, writer and actor (Terror from Within), dies
  • Daniel Ocko, American actor dies of a respiratory condition at 78
  • Dixie Dunbar [Charlotte King], American singer and actress, dies of heart attack at 72
  • Kathryn Cravens, American early news correspondent, dies at 92
  • Libero Grassi, Italian underwear manufacturer/anti mafia, dies
1991 Highlights

About August 29, 1991

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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

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