The 17th of June, 1991, fell on a Monday. Day 168 of 1991. Decade: 1990s.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 17th of June, 1991:
U.S. President Zachary Taylor is exhumed to discover whether or not his death was caused by arsenic poisoning
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 17th of June, 1991:
United States: Rush Rush - Paula Abdul
United Kingdom: I Wanna Sex You Up - Color Me Badd
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "City Slickers" 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 June, 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.
Early 1990s recession
During the start of the 1990s, most of the Western World was affected by a recession, which had been caused by a loss of consumer confidence and restrictive monetary policies by central banks. In 1991, the United Kingdom experienced rioting.
CNN founder Ted Turner was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1991. Turner was named as such because of CNN's coverage of Operation Desert Storm and the Gulf War.
Throughout 1991, the Soviet Union continues to dissolve, as multiple countries declare their independence.
1991 in movies.
Movies released in 1991 included Terminator 2, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Beauty and the Beast, Hook, The Silence of the Lambs, The Addams Family, Cape Fear, Hot Shots!, Boyz n the Hood, Backdraft and Father of the Bride.
1991 in music.
Popular music artists in 1991 included Bryan Adams, Boyz II Men, Ice T, R.E.M., Mariah Carey, Cher, Paula Abdul, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Cypress Hill, A Tribe Called Quest, Michael Jackson and Sting.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 17th of June:
17th of June, 2013: The song "Wake Me Up" is released by Swedish DJ and music producer Avicii.
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Dinosaurs - TV series about a family of dinosaurs.
Clarissa Explains It All - Nickelodeon TV series.
Beverly Hills, 90210 - A series that followed the lives of a group of teenagers living in Beverly Hills.
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - Sitcom about an inner-city teenager who moves to his aunt's house in Bel-Air.
Blossom - Starring Mayim Bialik as teenager Blossom Russo.
Family Matters - Sitcom starring Reginald VelJohnson as Carl Otis Winslow.
Saved by the Bell - Comedy series about a group of friends in high school.
Seinfeld - Comedy sitcom starring Jerry Seinfeld.
Quantum Leap - TV show about a scientist that finds himself inside the body of a different person each week.
Roseanne - Comedy TV show about a working class family called the Conners.
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Battletoads - Platform video game.
Street Fighter II: The World Warrior - An arcade game that was released by Capcom.
Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse - A platform game that was originally released on the Sega Mega Drive.
Wing Commander - A sci-fi space simulation game that was released for PC DOS.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 17th of June, 1991.
10,319 days have passed since this date.
891,561,600 seconds have passed since the 17th of June, 1991.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,040,155,200 times.
Since the 17th of June, 1991, earth has travelled approximately 460,045,785,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 148,593,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 76,674,298 steps. That's about 34,077 miles!
Since this date, 10,698,739 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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