What Happened on January 8, 1991

Historical Events

Television Premiere

"Davis Rules" with Jonathan Winters & Randy Quaid premieres on ABC-TV

Hall of Fame

Gaylord Perry, Ferguson Jenkins & Rod Carew elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

  • Rod Carew is 22nd player elected to Hall of Fame on 1st try
  • Tamas Darnyi swims world record 400m medley (4:12.36)
1991 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Asuka Hinoi, Japanese singer, born in Osaka, Japan
Born in 1991

Famous Deaths

  • Steve Clark, English rock guitarist (Def Leppard), dies at 30

About January 8, 1991

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 32 years and 5 months
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