What Happened on May 21, 1991

Historical Events

  • Ethiopia's Marxist president (Mengistu Haile Mariam) resigns

Famous Birthdays

  • Kayla Itsines, Australian fitness entrepreneur (Bikini Body Guides), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • Sarah Ramos, American actress (Parenthood), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Van Joutte, Prime Minister of Belgium (1952-54), dies

Rajiv GandhiRajiv Gandhi (1944-1991)

Prime Minister of India (1984-89), assassinated at 46 by a suicide bomber from the LTTE


1991 Highlights

About May 21, 1991

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Don't Wanna Cry - Mariah Carey
  • UK #1 Song: The Shoop Shoop Song (It's in His Kiss) - Cher