What Happened on June 6, 1991

Historical Events

  • Albert Belle is shipped to minors for not running out a ground ball
  • Dana Plato receives 6 yr suspended sentence for robbing a video store

Film & TV History

NBC announces Jay Leno will succeed Johnny Carson as host on "The Tonight Show" on May 25, 1992

  • Test Cricket debut of Graeme Hick, v West Indies at Headingley
1991 History

Famous Deaths

  • Larry Kert, American actor (West Side Story - "Tony"), dies of AIDS at 60
  • Stan Getz [Stanley Gayetski], American big band, bebop, cool jazz, and bossa nova tenor saxophonist (Woody Herman; Getz/Gilberto), dies of liver cancer at 64
  • Sylvia Porter, economist/author (Money Book), dies at 77

About June 6, 1991

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: More Than Words - Extreme
  • UK #1 Song: I Wanna Sex You Up - Color Me Badd