20th of August, 1991

The 20th of August, 1991, fell on a Tuesday. Day 232 of 1991. Decade: 1990s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 20th of August, 1991:

  • Estonia declares its independence from the Soviet Union.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 20th 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 20th 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.

  • 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.

  • Ted Turner.

    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.

  • Soviet Union

    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.

  • 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".


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 20th of August:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 28 years, 3 months and 4 days have passed since the 20th of August, 1991.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 34 of 1991.
  • Leap Year: 1991 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 20th of August, 1991, will be 28 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 682642800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 20th of August, 1991:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 20th of August, 1991, 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 20th of August, 1991 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

Weather

Weather information for the 20th of August, 1991:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 22.0 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 63.6 degrees Fahrenheit. 17.56 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 19.78 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on the 20th of August, 1991.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 20th of August, 1991 was probably conceived around the 10th of November, 1990. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 20th of August, 1991 is the 29th of May, 1992. (Rough Estimate).

20th of August

Events that have occurred on the 20th of August:


Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Rugrats - Animated TV series about a group of toddlers.
  • The Ren & Stimpy Show - Animated cartoon series.
  • 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.

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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 20th of August, 1991.

  • 10,321 days have passed since this date.
  • 891,738,000 seconds have passed since the 20th of August, 1991.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,040,361,000 times.
  • Since the 20th of August, 1991, earth has travelled approximately 460,136,808,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 148,623,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 76,689,468 steps. That's about 34,084 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,700,856 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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