On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1991

Historical Events

  • 7th Soap Opera Digest Awards - Days of Our Lives wins

Hall of Fame

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees: LaVern Baker; The Byrds; John Lee Hooker; The Impressions; Wilson Pickett; Jimmy Reed; Ike and Tina Turner; Howlin' Wolf; Dave Bartholomew; and Ralph Bass

Famous Deaths

  • Cladys "Jabbo" Smith, American jazz trumpet pioneer, dies at 82
1991 Highlights

About January 16, 1991

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 6 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Love Will Never Do (Without You) - Janet Jackson
  • UK #1 Song: Sadeness Part 1 - Enigma