What Happened on February 14, 1991

Historical Events

The Silence of the Lambs

"The Silence of the Lambs" film based on the book by Thomas Harris, directed by Jonathan Demme and starring Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins, is released (Best Picture 1992)

Music History

Langston Hughes and Zora Neale Hurston's stage comedy "Mule Bone" opens at Ethel Barrymore Theate,r NYC; runs for 68 performances

  • NL Cy Young winner Doug Drabek wins record $3 mil salary arbitration
1991 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Karol G [Carolina Navarro], Colombian singer-songwriter (China), born in Medellin, Colombia
Born in 1991

Famous Weddings

Meg Ryan & Dennis Quaid

American "When Harry Met Sally" actress Meg Ryan (29) weds American "Great Balls of Fire!" actor Dennis Quaid (37); divorce in 2001

Famous Deaths

  • Arno Breker, German architect and sculptor (Third Reich), dies at 90
  • Carlo L. Golino, Italian-American scholar, dies at 77
  • John A. McCone, American politician (Head of CIA 1961-65), dies at 89
  • Roy Lanham, American western swing and jazz guitarist (The Whippoorwills; Sons of the Pioneers, 1961-86), dies at 68

About February 14, 1991

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 7 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now) - C+C Music Factory
  • UK #1 Song: Do The Bartman - Simpsons