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top entertainment stories in January 1991?...[besides kuwait]?

i need to know some of the top entertainment stories of January 1991...(besides the one about the U.N && Kuwait...)...please help me someone...

[Thanx in advance...-DiSCo.<3]

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    I would not call the Gulf war an entertainment story as that would be offensive to many, including myself. Just as i would not call the holocaust or 9/11 an entertainment story. I'll list a bunch of interesting facts on January 1991, you choose what you think is most entertaining to you.

    1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar.

    # January 1 - The Colorado Buffaloes claim college football's national championship with a 10-9 win over Notre Dame in the 1991 Orange Bowl. Controversy reigns as Colorado wins the AP poll, but Georgia Tech - the nation's only unbeaten team (with one tie) - edges Colorado to win the UPI national championship by one point.

    # January 4 - The United Nations Security Council votes unanimously to condemn Israel's treatment of the Palestinians.

    # January 6 - Former baseball player Alan Wiggins becomes the first former major leaguer to die of AIDS.

    # January 9 - A major collapse of ground traps 26 miners 65m below the surface at the Emaswati Colliery in Swaziland. The 26 men have access to a safe refuge chamber, and are all rescued by a drill hole 30 hours after the rescue unit is first alerted.

    # January 10 - The SA State Government is forced to bail out the State Bank.

    # January 11 - Soviet forces storm Vilnius to stop Lithuanian independence.

    # January 12 - Gulf War: The Congress of the United States passes a resolution authorizing the use of military force to liberate Kuwait.

    # January 13

    * Soviet troops assault the Vilnius TV tower in Lithuania and kill 14 unarmed civilians; many more are injured.

    * A fight and stampede at a pre-season exhibition match between South African football teams Chiefs and Pirates in the town of Orkney near Johannesburg, South Africa leaves 42 dead.

    # January 14 - Three PLO guerilla chiefs are assassinated in Tunis.

    # January 15 - The United Nations deadline for the withdrawal of Iraqi forces from occupied Kuwait expires, preparing the way for the start of Operation Desert Storm.

    # January 16

    * U.S. serial killer Aileen Wuornos confesses to the murders of six men.

    * Gulf War: Operation Desert Storm begins with air strikes against Iraq.

    # January 17

    * Gulf War: Iraq fires 8 Scud missiles into Israel.

    * Harald V of Norway becomes King on the death of his father, Olav V.

    # January 18 - Eastern Air Lines shuts down after 62 years, citing financial problems.

    # January 19 - The Party of the Alliance of Youth, Workers and Farmers of Angola is founded in Luanda, Angola.

    # January 20 - The dynasty of the San Francisco 49ers comes to an end as the New York Giants defeat the 49ers, 15-13, in San Francisco. The Giants win despite not scoring a touchdown, prevailing on five field goals by Matt Bahr.

    # January 26 - Somalia President Siad Barre flees his compound in Mogadishu.

    # January 27 - The New York Giants defeat the Buffalo Bills, 20-19, in Super Bowl XXV.

    # January 29 - Siad Barre is succeeded by Ali Mahdi Muhammad in Somalia

    BIRTHS:

    # January 15 - Rubab Raza, Pakistan swimmer

    # January 16 - Julie Dubela, American singer

    # January 19 - Erin Sanders, American actress

    # January 21 - Paige and Ryanne Kettner, American actresses

    # January 21 - Brittany Tiplady, Canadian actress

    DEATHS:

    # January 5 - Vasko Popa, Yugoslavian poet (b. 1922)

    # January 8 - Steve Clark, English guitarist (Def Leppard) (b. 1960)

    # January 11 - Carl David Anderson, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1905)

    # January 17 - King Olav V of Norway (b. 1903)

    # January 29 - Yasushi Inoue, Japanese historian (b. 1907)

    # January 30 - John Bardeen, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1908)

    # January 29 - John McIntire, American actor (b. 1907)

    Enjoy ..

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  • 1 decade ago

    WTF do you mean by "entertainment stories"???porn??

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