What Happened on December 20, 1991

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

"Father of the Bride" film starring Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, and Martin Short, is released

Actor and Comedian Steve Martin
Actor and Comedian
Steve Martin
Actor Martin Short
Martin Short
Actress Diane Keaton
Diane Keaton
  • A Missouri court sentences the Palestinian militant Zein Isa and his wife Maria to death for the honor killing of their daughter Palestina.
  • NHL grants permanent membership to Tampa Lightning & Ottawa Senators
  • Paul Keating installed as premier of Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Van Vlierberghe, Belgian cyclist (b. 1942)
  • Andries D Copier, Dutch glass designer (Guild glass), dies
  • Fop[pe] I Brouwer, biologist (Everything That Lives & Grows), dies
  • Helene Heigh, actress (Undercover Woman, Teen Age Thunder), dies at 86
  • Sam Rabin, speaker of house, dies at 88
  • Simone Beck, French chef (b. 1904)
  • Stephen Birnbaum, US tourism writer, dies at 54
  • Thomas Newman, actor/composer (Cape Fear), dies of heart attack at 60
  • Walter Chiari, actor (Girl Under Sheet), dies of heart attack at 67