The 23rd of November, 1991, fell on a Saturday. Day 327 of 1991. Decade: 1990s.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 23rd of November, 1991:
A public statement from Queen frontman Freddie Mercury confirms that he has AIDS.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 23rd of November, 1991:
United States: When A Man Loves A Woman - Michael Bolton
United Kingdom: Black Or White - Michael Jackson
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Cape Fear" 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 23rd of November, 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.
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".
Freddie Mercury dies.
A few hours after announcing to the world that he has AIDS, Queen singer Freddie Mercury passes away.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 23rd of November:
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.
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past - The third installment in the series. Released on the SNES.
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.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 23rd of November, 1991.
10,226 days have passed since this date.
883,526,400 seconds have passed since the 23rd of November, 1991.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,030,780,800 times.
Since the 23rd of November, 1991, earth has travelled approximately 455,899,622,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 147,254,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 75,983,270 steps. That's about 33,770 miles!
Since this date, 10,602,317 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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