Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Capricorn.
Zodiac Element: Earth.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1991 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
Native American Zodiac: The 17th of January, 1991 falls under the Goose.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
Age: Anyone born on the 17th of January, 1991, will be 26 years of age.
American Format: 01-17-1991 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1991-01-17. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19910117" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 664070400.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 17th of January, 1991:
United States: Love Will Never Do - Janet Jackson
United Kingdom: Sadness Part 1 - Enigma
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Home Alone" was at the top of the box office on this date.
News Topics, Fads & Culture
Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 17th of January, 1991.
Early 1990s Fashion
Early 1990s fashion saw a continuation of the 1980s. Popular outfits included clothes such as coloured tights, denim overalls, black leather jackets with shoulder pads, neon coloured tops, flannel shirts, plaid skirts and ripped jeans.
The Gulf War (Operation Desert Storm) occurred at the start of 1991. The war had started when Iraq invaded the neighbouring country of Kuwait. On the 17th of January, 1991, coalition forces began to bomb Iraqi ground positions. By the end of February, 1991, Iraqi troops had suffered heavy losses and had retreated back into Iraq.
Throughout 1991, the Soviet Union continues to dissolve, as multiple countries declare their independence.
Weather information for the 17th of January, 1991:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 10.3 degrees Celsius. It was a wet day. It was a windy day. It was a mostly sunny day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 34.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 1.28 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 5.33cm.
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 17th of January, 1991.
Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 17th of January, 1991. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 17th of January, 1991. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 17th of January, 1991.
9,743 days have passed since this date.
841,791,600 seconds have passed since the 17th of January, 1991.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 982,090,200 times.
Since the 17th of January, 1991, earth has travelled approximately 434,364,465,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 140,298,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 72,394,078 steps. That's about 32,175 miles!
Since this date, 10,101,499 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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