On This Day

What Happened on June 23, 1991

Historical Events

  • "Odd Couple" opens & closes at Belasco Theater NYC

Music Recording

"Weird Al" Yankovic records "Babalu Music"

  • A peace summit, brokered by the clergy and business and attended by all major political parties, but boycotted by the Conservative Party, is held to end the violence in South Africa
  • Mazda becomes 1st Japanese car to capture Le Mans 24 hour race

Famous Deaths

  • Antonio Jacinto, Angolan poet, dies at 66
  • Bill Buysman, Dutch guitarist/singer (Kilima Hawaiians), dies
1991 Highlights

About June 23, 1991

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Rush Rush - Paula Abdul
  • UK #1 Song: Any Dream Will Do - Jason Donovan