January 14th, 1991

January 14th, 1991, fell on a Monday. It was day 14 of 1991. The decade was the 1990s.

30 years, 3 months and 7 days have passed since January 14th, 1991.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 14th, 1991:

  • United States: Love Will Never Do - Janet Jackson
  • United Kingdom: Sadness Part 1 - Enigma

Movie Box Office

Which 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 14th, 1991 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Capricorn. The Christmas holiday season is long over, the decorations have been taken down and a sense of normality has returned.

In America, the song Love Will Never Do by Janet Jackson is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Sadness Part 1 by Enigma 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.

In the United Kingdom, John Major is the current Prime Minister. In fashion, many of the trends from the late 80s are still popular. Colored tights, denim overalls, leotards, flannel shirts and shoulder pads are all fashionable at the moment. 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. In Europe, the Soviet Union is continuing to unravel. Soviet forces have stormed the capital of Lithuania in response to its recent declaration of independence. 14 civilians have been left dead. Meanwhile, in Latvia, a series of confrontations have been taking place between the Latvian government and the pro-Soviet government.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Only Fools and Horses", "Married... with Children", "Quantum Leap" and "Seinfeld". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Super Mario Land", "Golden Axe", "Herzog Zwei" and "Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood", "Married... with Children", "Fireman Sam" and "Noozles".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Sylvanian Families", "Jenga", "Sega Genesis / Mega Drive" 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 14th, 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.

  • Gulf War

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Best football players in 1991.

    In 1991, the best soccer players would have been Jean-Pierre Papin, Lothar Matthäus, Darko Pančev, Dejan Savićević, Robert Prosinečki, Gary Lineker, Gianluca Vialli, Miodrag Belodedici, Mark Hughes, Chris Waddle and Michael Laudrup.

  • 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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 1991?

    In 1991, the best NBA players were Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Charles Barkley, Karl Malone, David Robinson, Dominique Wilkins, Chris Mullin, Patrick Ewing, Kevin Johnson, Clyde Drexler, James Worthy, Bernard King, Hakeem Olajuwon, John Stockton and Joe Dumars.

  • 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

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 30 years, 3 months and 7 days have passed since January 14th, 1991.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 03 of 1991.
  • Leap Year: 1991 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on January 14th, 1991, will be 30 years of age.
  • People born in 1991 belong to the Generation Y (Millennial) generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 663811200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around January 14th, 1991:

  • December 21st, 1990: Kindergarten Cop (1990) is released.
  • December 23rd, 1990: Slovenia votes to leave the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
  • December 24th, 1990: Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman are married.
  • December 25th, 1990: The movie The Godfather Part III is released.
  • December 25th, 1990: German soccer player Lothar Matthäus is awarded the 1990 Ballon d'Or.
  • December 25th, 1990: The first web browser is introduced by Tim Berners-Lee.
  • January 7th, 1991: Former baseball player Pete Rose is released from prison after a five month sentence for filing false tax returns.
  • January 13th, 1991: Soviet troops kill 14 independence supporters in Vilnius, Lithuania.
  • This date: January 14th, 1991
  • January 15th, 1991: Iraq fails to meet the UN deadline for the withdrawal of its forces from Kuwait.
  • January 16th, 1991: Operation Desert Storm begins as US-led coalition forces begin to bomb Iraqi ground positions.
  • January 20th, 1991: The song "Wind of Change" is released by Scorpions.
  • January 27th, 1991: Super Bowl XXV: The New York Giants defeat the Buffalo Bills by 20-19 at Tampa Stadium in Florida.
  • January 27th, 1991: Rapper Dr. Dre assaults TV host Dee Barnes at a party in Hollywood.
  • February 1st, 1991: An air crash at Los Angeles International Airport kills 34 people.
  • February 7th, 1991: Jean-Bertrand Aristide becomes the first democratically-elected president of Haiti.
  • February 7th, 1991: The Provisional IRA launches a mortar attack on Downing Street.
  • 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 14th, 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 14th, 1991 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.

Television Shows

TV shows that people would 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)
  • Yo-yo
  • Polly Pocket
  • Sega Genesis / Mega Drive
  • Game Boy
  • Jenga
  • Micro Machines
  • Sylvanian Families
  • Transformers
  • My Little Pony (figures)
  • Easy-Bake Oven

Video Games

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.
  • Railroad Tycoon - Business simulation game designed by Sid Meier.
  • Wing Commander - A sci-fi space simulation game that was released for PC DOS.
  • Phantasy Star II - RPG game developed by SEGA.
  • 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.
  • SimCity - City-building simulation game developed by Maxis.
  • Duck Hunt - Light gun shooter game.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures and noteable people who were born on the 14th of January:


Weather

Weather information for January 14th, 1991:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 5.9 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. There were 4 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 30.7 degrees Fahrenheit. -0.72 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 0.25cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 2 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0.25cm.

US President

Who was the US President on January 14th, 1991?

  • George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 14th, 1991?

  • John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Charles Haughey was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on January 14th, 1991 was probably conceived around the 6th of April, 1990. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 14th, 1991 is the 24th of October, 1991. (Rough Estimate).

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about January 14th, 1991.

  • 11,056 days have passed since this date.
  • 955,234,800 seconds have passed since the January 14th, 1991.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,114,440,600 times.
  • Since January 14th, 1991, earth has travelled approximately 492,901,156,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 159,205,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 82,150,193 steps. That's about 36,511 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,462,818 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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