16th of October, 1991

The 16th of October, 1991, fell on a Wednesday. Day 289 of 1991. Decade: 1990s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 16th of October, 1991:

  • George Hennard kills himself after murdering 23 people in Killeen, Texas.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 16th of October, 1991:

  • United States: Emotions - Mariah Carey
  • 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 "The Fisher King" 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 16th of October, 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 16th of October:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 28 years, 0 months and 0 days have passed since the 16th of October, 1991.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 42 of 1991.
  • Leap Year: 1991 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 16th of October, 1991, will be 28 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 687567600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 16th of October, 1991:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 16th of October, 1991, will have the star sign Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1991 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 16th of October, 1991 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

Weather

Weather information for the 16th of October, 1991:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 14.2 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. There were 3 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 45.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 7.44 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 13.28 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 2.03cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on the 16th of October, 1991.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 16th of October, 1991 was probably conceived around the 6th of January, 1991. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 16th of October, 1991 is the 25th of July, 1992. (Rough Estimate).

16th of October

Events that have occurred on the 16th of October:


Television

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

  • Home Improvement - Starring Tim Allen as Tim "The Toolman" Taylor.
  • Darkwing Duck - Cartoon.
  • 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.

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.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 16th of October, 1991.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 16th of October, 1991.

  • 10,227 days have passed since this date.
  • 883,612,800 seconds have passed since the 16th of October, 1991.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,030,881,600 times.
  • Since the 16th of October, 1991, earth has travelled approximately 455,944,204,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 147,268,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 75,990,701 steps. That's about 33,774 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,603,354 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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