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March 24th, 1991.

March 24th, 1991, was a Sunday. It was day 83 of 1991. The decade was the 1990s.

30 years, 2 months and 25 days have passed since March 24th, 1991.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aries.

On this day.

What happened on March 24th, 1991?

  • WrestleMania VII: Hulk Hogan defeats Sgt. Slaughter at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena in Los Angeles, California.
  • 4-year-old Michael Dunahee disappears from a school playground in Victoria, Canada.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 24th, 1991.

  • United States: One More Try - Timmy T
  • United Kingdom: The Stonk - Hale & Pace
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Silence of the Lambs

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Silence of the Lambs" was at the top of the box office on March 24th, 1991.

Take me back to March 24th, 1991!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is March 24th, 1991 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

Spring has arrived and the days have become longer. In America, the song One More Try by Timmy T is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, The Stonk by Hale & Pace is the number one hit song.

George W. Bush Snr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Silence of the Lambs 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.

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 the Middle East, Operation Desert storm has recently come to an end after a short ground war between US-led forces and the Iraq military. President Bush has declared that the country of Kuwait has been liberated. Meanwhile, an anti-Saddam uprising has started in the Iraqi city of Basra.

In Europe, the Soviet Union is continuing to dissolve. Apple CEO Steve Jobs and Laurene Powell have just been married. Pop singer Michael Jackson has just signed a contract with Sony for 1 billion USD dollars.

Meanwhile, newspapers are reporting that Eric Clapton's four-year-old son has tragically died after falling out of a New York City apartment window. A new teen sitcom called "Clarissa Explains It All" has just been released on Nickelodeon. In wrestling, Hulk Hogan has just defeated Sgt. Slaughter at WrestleMania VII.

In Victoria, British Columbia, a search is underway for a 4-year-old Canadian boy called Michael Dunahee, who recently disappeared from a playground at Blanshard Park Elementary School. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Last of the Summer Wine", "Magnum, P.I.", "Who's the Boss?" and "Married... with Children". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "SimCity", "Golden Axe", "Railroad Tycoon" and "Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood", "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", "Count Duckula" and "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Sylvanian Families, Micro Machines, the Sega Genesis / Mega Drive and Yo-yo.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on March 24th, 1991.

  • 1991 in music.

    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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 1991?

    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 movies.

    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.

  • The best football players in 1991.

    The 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.

  • The Silence of the Lambs.

    The Silence of the Lambs.

    "The Silence of the Lambs" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1991.

  • The Soviet Union is crumbling.

    The Soviet Union is crumbling.

    Throughout 1991, the Soviet Union continued to dissolve, as multiple countries declared their independence.

  • Ted Turner.

    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 around-the-clock coverage of Operation Desert Storm.

  • Natalie Cole and Nat King Cole - "Unforgettable"

    Natalie Cole and Nat King Cole - "Unforgettable"

    "Unforgettable" by Natalie Cole and Nat King Cole went on to win a Grammy for 1991's Song of the Year.

  • Slap bracelets are a thing.

    Slap bracelets are a thing.

    During the fall of 1990, slap bracelets became the latest fad. The bracelets, which were originally sold under the brand name "Slap Wrap", came in various different designs and colors.

  • Early 1990s recession.

    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.

  • People are using pagers to communicate.

    People are using pagers to communicate.

    During the 1990s, pagers achieved mainstream popularity. These small devices allowed the owner to receive messages. More often than not, the message was a short memo or a phone number that they were supposed to call back.

  • Early 1990s Fashion.

    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.

  • The Scrunchie.

    The Scrunchie.

    During the 1990s, an elastic hair tie called the "scrunchie" was in fashion.

  • The Sega Genesis.

    The Sega Genesis.

    The Sega Genesis was one of the most popular video games console during this period. Outside of North America, it was known as the Sega Mega Drive.

  • The Game Boy.

    The Game Boy.

    During this time, a hand-held games console called the "Game Boy" was all the rage. The console boasted games such as Super Mario Land, Tetris, Donkey Kong, Kirby's Dream Land and a number of Pokémon releases.

  • VCRs have become a common household item.

    VCRs have become a common household item.

    From the mid-80s onward, VCRs started to become a common household item. This device gave people the ability to play VCR tapes and record TV programs and movies.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 30 years, 2 months and 25 days have passed since March 24th, 1991.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 12 of 1991.
  • Leap Year: 1991 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on March 24th, 1991, will be 30 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1991 belong to the Generation Y (Millennial) generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 669772800.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around March 24th, 1991.

  • February 22nd, 1991: Kenny Dalglish resigns as Liverpool manager.
  • February 27th, 1991: U.S. President George H. W. Bush formally declares that Kuwait has been liberated.
  • February 28th, 1991: The Gulf War ends after Kuwait is liberated.
  • March 1st, 1991: An uprising against Saddam Hussein's regime begins in Basra, Iraq.
  • March 2nd, 1991: 17-year-old Ryan Giggs makes his debut for Manchester United.
  • March 2nd, 1991: Color Me Badd release their single "I Wanna Sex You Up".
  • 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.
  • March 14th, 1991: "The Birmingham Six" are released after the court rules that evidence had been fabricated by police.
  • March 17th, 1991: 70% of voters in 9 Soviet Republics vote in favor of dismantling the Soviet Union.
  • March 22nd, 1991: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991) is released.
  • March 23rd, 1991: The first episode of "Clarissa Explains It All" is broadcasted on Nickelodeon.
  • This date: March 24th, 1991
  • March 26th, 1991: "The Frog Boys": Five young boys go missing in South Korea.
  • March 28th, 1991: 3 Catholic civilians are murdered by the UVF in a gun attack in Drumbeg, Northern Ireland.
  • March 31st, 1991: Georgia votes for independence from the Soviet Union.
  • March 31st, 1991: The Croatian War of Independence begins.
  • April 4th, 1991: US Senator John Heinz is killed in a plane crash in Merion, Pennsylvania.
  • April 9th, 1991: Georgia declares its independence from the Soviet Union.
  • April 10th, 1991: Moby Prince disaster: 140 people die after a passenger ferry collides with an oil tanker near Livorno in Italy.
  • April 16th, 1991: Graeme Souness becomes the new manager of Liverpool.
  • April 19th, 1991: The Battle of the Ages: Heavyweight boxer Evander Holyfield defeats George Foreman via unanimous decision.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 24th, 1991, will have the star sign Aries.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1991 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 11.
  • Native American Zodiac: March 24th, 1991 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
  • Birth flower (March): The Daffodil and the Jonqui.

Photos of early 1990s fashion.

Photographs of early 1990s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of early 1990s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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 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.

Kid's TV shows on March 24th, 1991.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 1991.

  • Clarissa Explains It All
  • The Adventures of Pete & Pete
  • 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

Popular toys and games in 1991.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1991.

  • G.I. Joe (figures)
  • Yo-yo
  • Polly Pocket
  • The Sega Genesis / Mega Drive
  • The Game Boy
  • Jenga
  • Micro Machines
  • Sylvanian Families
  • Transformers
  • My Little Pony (figures)
  • The Easy-Bake Oven

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • 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.
  • 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.

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1991.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out March 24th, 1997 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 24th of March.

Weather on March 24th, 1991.

Historical weather information for March 24th, 1991.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 11.5 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 41.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 5.17 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 23.62cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 5.67 degrees Celsius.

US President.

George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on March 24th, 1991.

UK Prime Minister.

John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on March 24th, 1991.

Irish Taoiseach.

Charles Haughey was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on March 24th, 1991 was most likely conceived around the 14th of June, 1990.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 24th, 1991 is close to the 1st of January, 1992.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about March 24th, 1991.

  • A total of 11,045 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,577 weeks have passed.
  • 954,284,400 seconds have passed since the March 24th, 1991.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,113,331,800 times.
  • Since March 24th, 1991, the earth has travelled approximately 492,410,750,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 159,047,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 82,068,458 steps. That's about 36,475 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,451,413 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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