What Happened on December 25, 1991

Historical Events

  • Last day of a washout Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Gujranwala

Event of Interest

Mikhail Gorbachev formally resigns as President of USSR in a televised speech

Famous Deaths

  • Curt Bois, actor (Great Waltz, Boat is Full), dies at 90
  • Mahmood Hussain, Pakistan cricket swing bowler (27 Tests, 68 wickets; Karachi, Pakistan Universities), dies from diabetes mellitus at 59
  • Orane Demazis, French actress (Marius, Fanny et Caesar), dies at 87
  • Sal Provenza, entertainer, dies of lymphoma at 45
  • Tom Newman, American actor (Cape Fear (1962); Tales From The Dark Side), dies of a heart attack at 60

About December 25, 1991

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 5 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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

Holidays: Christmas (India), Christmas Day (Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Black Or White - Michael Jackson
  • UK #1 Song: Bohemian Rhapsody/These Are The Days Of Our Lives - Queen