January 12th, 1991, fell on a Saturday. It was day 12 of 1991. The decade was the 1990s.
29 years, 8 months and 13 days have passed since January 12th, 1991.
Born On This Date
People who were born on this exact date:
Born on this exact date: Pixie Lott: Singer.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 12th, 1991:
United States: Justify My Love - Madonna
United Kingdom: Bring Your Daughter To The Slaughter - Iron Maiden
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Home Alone" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is January 12th, 1991 and it's a Saturday. People are enjoying their weekend. In America, the song Justify My Love by Madonna is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, Bring Your Daughter To The Slaughter by Iron Maiden is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Snr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Home Alone is at the top of the Box Office. City-building simulation game developed by Maxis.
Iraqi forces are continuing to occupy Kuwait following an invasion at the start of August. The UN Security Council has given Iraq a deadline to withdraw from the country by the 15th of January. If Iraqi forces fail to withdraw on time, "all necessary means" will be used to push them out. A civil war is currently taking place in the African country of Rwanda. It's 1991, so the airwaves are being dominated by artists such as Bryan Adams, Michael Jackson, Roxette, R.E.M., Color Me Badd and Paula Abdul.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "Who's the Boss?", "Married... with Children", "The Wonder Years" and "Saved by the Bell". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duck Hunt", "Golden Axe", "Herzog Zwei" and "Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Real Ghostbusters", "Fireman Sam", "Doogie Howser, M.D." and "Nellie the Elephant".
Popular toys include the likes of "Sylvanian Families", "Jenga", "Game Boy" and "Yo-yo".
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 January 12th, 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.
Natalie Cole and Nat King Cole - "Unforgettable"
"Unforgettable" by Natalie Cole and Nat King Cole would go on to win a Grammy for 1991's Song of the Year.
The Gulf War (Operation Desert Storm) occurred at the start of 1991. The war had started when Iraq invaded the neighbouring country of Kuwait. On the 17th of January, 1991, coalition forces began to bomb Iraqi ground positions. By the end of February, 1991, Iraqi troops had suffered heavy losses and had retreated back into Iraq.
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.
The Soviet Union falls apart.
Throughout 1991, the Soviet Union continues to dissolve, as multiple countries declare their independence.
The Silence of the Lambs
"The Silence of the Lambs" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1991.
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.
Basic facts and information about this date:
This date fell on a weekend.
29 years, 8 months and 13 days have passed since January 12th, 1991.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 02 of 1991.
Leap Year: 1991 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on January 12th, 1991, will be 29 years of age.
People born in 1991 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 663638400.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around January 12th, 1991:
February 7th, 1991: The ground assault phase of Operation Desert Storm begins as troops enter Kuwait.
Horoscopes & Birthstone Information
Zodiac & Birthstone information:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 12th, 1991, will have the star sign Capricorn.
However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Sagittarius.
Zodiac Element: Earth.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1991 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
Native American Zodiac: January 12th, 1991 falls under the Goose.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Beverly Hills, 90210 - A series that followed the lives of a group of teenagers living in Beverly Hills.
The Flash - CBS TV show starring John Wesley Shipp as Flash.
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.
Twin Peaks - Crime drama.
One Foot in the Grave - British sitcom following the life of Victor Meldrew.
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.
The Wonder Years - A TV show that was set in the late sixties.
1991 - Kid's TV
Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1991.
"Are You Afraid of the Dark?" - "Beverly Hills, 90210" - "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" - "Rosie and Jim" - "Blossom" - "Nellie the Elephant" - "The Simpsons" - "Doogie Howser, M.D." - "Saved by the Bell" - "Hey Dude" - "Babar" - "Noozles" - "Roseanne" - "Garfield and Friends" - "Count Duckula" - "The Wonder Years" - "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" - "Fireman Sam" - "Full House" - "Adventures of the Little Koala" - "21 Jump Street" - "Married... with Children" - "The Real Ghostbusters" - "Pingu" - "Growing Pains" - "Thomas the Tank Engine" - "The Cosby Show" - "Muppet Babies" - "Danger Mouse" - "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood"
1991 - Toys & Games
Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1991:
G.I. Joe (figures)
Sega Genesis / Mega Drive
My Little Pony (figures)
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 12th of January:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 4.7 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a mostly sunny day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 31.3 degrees Fahrenheit. -0.39 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 7.11cm.
London, England: Temperature: 3.67 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.25cm.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on January 12th, 1991.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on January 12th, 1991 was probably conceived around the 4th of April, 1990. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 12th, 1991 is the 22nd of October, 1991. (Rough Estimate).
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
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.
Herzog Zwei - Real-time strategy video game for the SEGA.
Golden Axe - Conan the Barbarian-style beat 'em-up game.
Super Mario Land - Released for the Game Boy.
Duck Hunt - Light gun shooter game.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about January 12th, 1991.
10,850 days have passed since this date.
937,436,400 seconds have passed since the January 12th, 1991.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,093,675,800 times.
Since January 12th, 1991, earth has travelled approximately 483,717,182,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 156,239,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 80,619,530 steps. That's about 35,831 miles!
Since this date, 11,249,237 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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