February 8th, 1991, fell on a Friday. It was day 39 of 1991. The decade was the 1990s.
29 years, 5 months and 27 days have passed since February 8th, 1991.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on February 8th, 1991:
United States: Gonna Make You Sweat - C&C Music Factory
United Kingdom: 3 A.M. Eternal - KLF
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Sleeping with the Enemy" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is February 8th, 1991 and it's a Friday. People are looking forward to the weekend. Valentine's Day is just around the corner.
In America, the song Gonna Make You Sweat by C&C Music Factory is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, 3 A.M. Eternal by KLF is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Snr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Sleeping with the Enemy is at the top of the Box Office.
A civil war is continuing to rage on 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 "'Allo 'Allo!", "Full House", "Blossom" and "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duck Hunt", "Super Mario Land", "Wing Commander" and "Street Fighter II: The World Warrior". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Cosby Show", "Married... with Children", "Adventures of the Little Koala" and "Roseanne". Popular toys include the likes of "Transformers", "Jenga", "Yo-yo" and "G.I. Joe (figures)".
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 February 8th, 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:
29 years, 5 months and 27 days have passed since February 8th, 1991.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 06 of 1991.
Leap Year: 1991 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on February 8th, 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 665971200.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around February 8th, 1991:
January 17th, 1991: Operation Desert Storm begins as US-led coalition forces begin to bomb Iraqi ground positions.
January 27th, 1991: Super Bowl XXV: The New York Giants defeat the Buffalo Bills by 20-19 at Tampa Stadium in Florida.
March 1st, 1991: An uprising against Saddam Hussein's regime begins in Basra, Iraq.
March 3rd, 1991: A video emerges of an African American man being beaten by police officers. The man in question turns out to be Rodney King.
Horoscopes & Birthstone Information
Zodiac & Birthstone information:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 8th, 1991, will have the star sign Aquarius.
However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Capricorn.
Zodiac Element: Air.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1991 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
Native American Zodiac: February 8th, 1991 falls under the Otter.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.
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.
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.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - Animated series about a team of four teenage turtles.
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" - "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 8th of February:
George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on February 8th, 1991.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on February 8th, 1991 was probably conceived around the 1st of May, 1990. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 8th, 1991 is the 18th of November, 1991. (Rough Estimate).
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
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.
Golden Axe - Conan the Barbarian-style beat 'em-up game.
Super Mario Land - Released for the Game Boy.
Duck Hunt - Light gun shooter game.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about February 8th, 1991.
10,774 days have passed since this date.
930,870,000 seconds have passed since the February 8th, 1991.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,086,015,000 times.
Since February 8th, 1991, earth has travelled approximately 480,328,920,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 155,145,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 80,054,820 steps. That's about 35,580 miles!
Since this date, 11,170,440 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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