2nd of August, 1991

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 2nd of August, 1991, fell on a Friday.
  • On this exact date: Comedy spoof film Hot Shots! (1991) is released in movie theaters.
  • Decade: 1990s.
  • 26 years, 7 months and 16 days have passed since the 2nd of August, 1991.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 31 of 1991.
  • Day 214 of 1991.
  • Leap Year: 1991 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1991 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 2nd of August, 1991 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 2nd of August, 1991, will be 26 years of age.
  • American Format: 08-02-1991 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1991-08-02. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19910802" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 681087600.


National holidays and famous events that fall on the 2nd of August:

  • Republic Day (Republic of Macedonia)

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 2nd of August, 1991:

  • United States: (Everything I Do) I Do It For You - Bryan Adams
  • United Kingdom: (Everything I Do) I Do It For You - Bryan Adams

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Terminator 2" 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 2nd of August, 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.

  • Soviet Union

    Throughout 1991, the Soviet Union continues to dissolve, as multiple countries declare their independence.

  • Grunge

    A rock subgenre called "Grunge" is starting to take off. During this period, Nirvana release their album "Nevermind" and Pearl Jam release their album "Ten".


Weather information for the 2nd of August, 1991:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 21.0 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 75.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 23.89 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 18.94 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 5.08cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on the 2nd of August, 1991.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 2nd of August, 1991 was probably conceived around the 23rd of October, 1990. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 2nd of August, 1991 is the 11th of May, 1992. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 2nd of August:


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.

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Streets of Rage - A side-scrolling beat-em-up game that was released on the Sega.
  • Sonic the Hedgehog - A platform video game that was released for the Sega Mega Drive.
  • 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 2nd of August:

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Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 2nd of August, 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 2nd of August, 1991. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 2nd of August, 1991.

  • 9,725 days have passed since this date.
  • 840,243,600 seconds have passed since the 2nd of August, 1991.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 980,284,200 times.
  • Since the 2nd of August, 1991, earth has travelled approximately 433,565,697,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 140,040,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 72,260,950 steps. That's about 32,116 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,082,923 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!


Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Friday" in other languages is:

  • German: Freitag.
  • French: Vendredi.
  • Italian: Venerdi.
  • Spanish: Viernes.
  • Portuguese: Sexta-feira.


What does the 2nd of August, 1991 mean to you? Were you born on this date? Did you finish school? A loved one passed away?

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