What Happened on November 17, 1991

Historical Events

  • "Brigadoon" closes at New York State Theater NYC after 12 performances
  • 1st TV condom ad aired (FOX- TV)

Sports History

41st NASCAR Sprint Cup: Dale Earnhardt wins

  • Detroit Lion Mike Utley is paralized in a game vs LA Rams

Sports History

In an all-American final Pete Sampras wins his first of 5 ATP Tour World Championship tennis titles with a 3–6, 7–6, 6–3, 6–4 victory over Jim Courier in Frankfurt, Germany

1991 History

Famous Deaths

Adrian QuistAdrian Quist (1913-1991)

Australian tennis player, analyst (Australian C'ship 1936, 40, 48), dies at 78

  • John Blatnik, (Rep-Minn, 1947-75), dies at 80
  • Kelly Jean Van Dyke-Nance, American actress, adult film performer and Jerry Van Dyke's daughter, commits suicide at 33
  • Paul Reid Roman, actor (Aviator, Blue Knight), dies of cancer at 55
  • Rudolf Petzold, German educator and composer, dies at 83

About November 17, 1991

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 6 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: When A Man Loves A Woman - Michael Bolton
  • UK #1 Song: Black Or White - Michael Jackson