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1991
   BBC Sports Personality of the Year was   
Liz McColgan
Long-distance Runner
1991
   winners of the FA Cup were   
Tottenham Hotspur
Tottenham Hotspur 2 Nottingham Forest 1 (aet)
1991
   winner of the Tour de France was   
Miguel Indurain
Spain 1st to win 5 consecutive tour de France.
The Rocketeer
   was released in   
1991
1985 - 1991
   secretary of the communist party was   
Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev
1991
   Formula One Drivers' Championship winner was   
Ayrton Senna
1991
   Wimbledon Ladies' Singles champion was   
Steffi Graf
1991
   Grand National was won by   
Seagram
1991
   winner of the US Open Men's Singles was   
Stefan Edberg
d. Jim Courier 6-2 6-4 6-0
1991
   winner of the US Open Women's Singles was   
Monica Seleš
1991
   winner of the Australian Open Men's Singles was   
Boris Becker
1991
   winner of the Australian Open Women's Singles was   
Monica Seleš
1991
   winner of the French Open Men's Singles was   
Jim Courier
1991
   World Series Champions were the   
Minnesota Twins
7 games v. Atlanta Braves. MVP: Jack Morris
1991
   the winner was   
Desmond Howard
WR from Michigan
1991
   Swiss Football League Championship winners were   
Grasshopper-Club Zürich
Salem Express
   sank in   
1991
Dec. 15 Ferry carrying 569 passengers sank in Red Sea off coast of Safaga, Egypt, after hitting a coral reef. Over 460 people believed drowned.
1991
   the winner was   
Marjorie Judith Vincent
Oak Park, Illinois
1991
   saw the release of   
Thelma & Louise
A girlie getaway for Thelma (Geena Davis) and Louise (Susan Saradon) turns into a car chase into Mexico.
1991
   the winner was   
The Silence Of The Lambs
Directed by Jonathan Demme for Orion
1991
   the winner was   
Strike the Gold
Chris Antley
1991
   the winner was   
Ian Baker-Finch
At Royal Birkdale
1991
   winner of The Masters was   
Ian Woosnam
First golfer representing Wales to win any Major Golf Tournament
1991
   UEFA Champions League winners were   
Red Star Belgrade
Serbia
1991
   the winner was   
Another Time, Another Place
Composed by Gary Driskell
1991
   the winner was   
Monica Seles
Defeated Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6-3, 6-4
Azerbaijan
   gained independence in   
1991
30 August. Soviet Union
Belarus
   gained independence in   
1991
25 August. Soviet Union
Croatia
   gained independence in   
1991
25 June. Yugoslavia
Estonia
   gained independence in   
1991
6 September. Soviet Union
Georgia
   gained independence in   
1991
9 April Soviet Union
Kazakhstan
   gained independence in   
1991
16 December. Soviet Union
Kyrgyzstan
   gained independence in   
1991
31 August. Soviet Union
Latvia
   gained independence in   
1991
18 November. Soviet Union
Macedonia
   gained independence in   
1991
8 September. Yugoslavia (The Former Yugoslav Republic)
Moldova
   gained independence in   
1991
27 August. Soviet Union
Tajikistan
   gained independence in   
1991
9 September. Soviet Union
Turkmenistan
   gained independence in   
1991
27 October. Soviet Union
Ukraine
   gained independence in   
1991
24 August. Soviet Union
Uzbekistan
   gained independence in   
1991
1 September. Soviet Union
Soviet Union Breaks Apart, Magic Johnson Tests HIV +, Rodney King Beating, WWW Available
   are all   
Major Events of 1991
1991
      
Maastricht Treaty
Establishes the European Union.
1991
   winner was   
Lothar Matthäus
Germany
Dennis Martinez
   pitched a perfect game on   
July 28th 1991
Montreal Expos 2, Los Angeles Dodgers 0 at Los Angeles, California -- 36 years old
Robert Alexander Kennedy Runcie
   was Archbishop of Canterbury from   
1980 - 1991
Translated from St Albans; retired; died 2000
1991
   winner was   
Sheffield Wednesday
Sheffield Wednesday 1 Manchester United 0
1991
   the winner was the   
Pittsburgh Penguins
1991
   was won by   
Michael Jordan
1991
   player of the year was   
Gordon Strachan
Leeds
1991
   was the year   
The Birmingham Six Were Released
Wrongly convicted in 1974 bombing; passed 16 years in prison






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