March 31st, 1991

March 31st, 1991, fell on a Sunday. It was day 90 of 1991. The decade was the 1990s.

29 years, 3 months and 9 days have passed since March 31st, 1991.


On This Date

Events that occurred on March 31st, 1991:

  • The Croatian War of Independence begins.
  • Georgia votes for independence from the Soviet Union.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 31st, 1991:

  • United States: Coming Out Of The Dark - Gloria Estefan
  • United Kingdom: The One And Only - Chesney Hawkes

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Silence of the Lambs" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is March 31st, 1991 and it's a Sunday. People are enjoying their weekend. Spring has started to creep in and the evenings are getting longer.

In America, the song Coming Out Of The Dark by Gloria Estefan is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, The One And Only by Chesney Hawkes 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.

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 "Knots Landing", "The Cosby Show", "Saved by the Bell" and "Clarissa Explains It All". 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 "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood", "21 Jump Street", "Adventures of the Little Koala" and "Are You Afraid of the Dark?". Popular toys include the likes of "My Little Pony (figures)", "Sylvanian Families", "Game Boy" and "Polly Pocket".


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 March 31st, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 29 years, 3 months and 9 days have passed since March 31st, 1991.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 13 of 1991.
  • Leap Year: 1991 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on March 31st, 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 670377600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around March 31st, 1991:

  • 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.
  • March 14th, 1991: "The Birmingham Six" are released after the court rules that evidence had been fabricated by police.
  • 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.
  • March 24th, 1991: WrestleMania VII: Hulk Hogan defeats Sgt. Slaughter at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena in Los Angeles, California.
  • March 24th, 1991: 4-year-old Michael Dunahee disappears from a school playground in Victoria, Canada.
  • 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.
  • April 9th, 1991: Georgia declares its independence from the Soviet Union.
  • April 16th, 1991: Graeme Souness becomes the new manager of Liverpool.
  • April 26th, 1991: The first episode of the TV show "Dinosaurs" is aired.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 31st, 1991, will have the star sign Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1991 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: March 31st, 1991 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • 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.
  • 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.

"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" - "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

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 31st of March:


Weather

Weather information for March 31st, 1991:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 13.9 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 34.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 1.11 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 11.22 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on March 31st, 1991.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on March 31st, 1991 was probably conceived around the 21st of June, 1990. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 31st, 1991 is the 8th of January, 1992. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about March 31st, 1991.

  • 10,694 days have passed since this date.
  • 923,961,600 seconds have passed since the March 31st, 1991.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,077,955,200 times.
  • Since March 31st, 1991, earth has travelled approximately 476,764,185,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 153,993,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 79,460,698 steps. That's about 35,316 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,087,539 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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