Sounds of the 20th Century - 1991

Jan 12, 2012, 11:52 AM

Sounds of the 20th Century - Thursday 19th January - 2200 - BBC Radio 2

Jeremy Vine introduces an audio collage of 1991. The first Gulf War dominates the evening news, but there are celebrations at the release of hostages Terry Waite and John McCarthy.

In the pop charts, Salt 'n' Pepa want to "talk about sex" and Right Said Fred are "too sexy for their shirts" while, on Test Match Special, Jonathan Agnew and Brian Johnston get the giggles over Ian Botham's "leg-over". And there's talk of something called the World Wide Web.