What Happened on January 5, 1991

Historical Events

  • "Oh, Kay!" closes at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC after 77 performances
  • Edwin Jongejans of Netherlands wins 1-metre springboard diving title
  • Kevin Bradshaw of US Intl scores NCAA Div 1 record 72 pts

Famous Deaths

  • John Eckhardt, actor born without legs (Freaks), dies at 82
  • Marie Madeline Sullivan, actress (Elvira Mistress of Dark), dies at 80
  • Vasko Popa, Yugoslavia-Serbian poet (Heaven is a Side Issue), dies at 68
1991 Highlights

About January 5, 1991

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 10 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Justify My Love - Madonna
  • UK #1 Song: Bring Your Daughter...To The Slaughter - Iron Maiden