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April 9th, 1991.

April 9th, 1991, was a Tuesday. It was day 99 of 1991. The decade was the 1990s.

30 years, 3 months and 23 days have passed since April 9th, 1991.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aries.

On this day.

What happened on April 9th, 1991?

  • Georgia declares its independence from the Soviet Union.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 9th, 1991.

  • United States: I've Been Thinking About You - London Beat
  • United Kingdom: The One And Only - Chesney Hawkes
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II" was at the top of the box office on April 9th, 1991.

Take me back to April 9th, 1991!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is April 9th, 1991 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. The summer of 1991 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise.

In America, the song I've Been Thinking About You by London Beat 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 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II 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 USSR is continuing to disintegrate. Georgia has recently declared its independence and the first group of Soviet troops have started to leave Poland.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "'Allo 'Allo!", "MacGyver", "Full House" and "Roseanne". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duck Hunt", "Super Mario Land", "Golden Axe" and "Wing Commander". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Danger Mouse", "The Real Ghostbusters", "Full House" and "Count Duckula".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Jenga, the Ghostbusters Proton Pack, the Sega Genesis / Mega Drive and Lego Pirates.

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 April 9th, 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.

  • 30 years, 3 months and 23 days have passed since April 9th, 1991.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 15 of 1991.
  • Leap Year: 1991 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 9th, 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 671151600.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around April 9th, 1991.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • This date: April 9th, 1991
  • 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.
  • April 26th, 1991: The first episode of the TV show "Dinosaurs" is aired.
  • May 2nd, 1991: Paula Abdul releases the song "Rush Rush".
  • May 3rd, 1991: The final episode of Dallas is aired.
  • May 4th, 1991: Sweden win the 1991 Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Fångad av en stormvind" by Carola.
  • May 6th, 1991: Football: Arsenal win the Football League First Division after beating Manchester United 3-1.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 9th, 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 6.
  • Native American Zodiac: April 9th, 1991 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
  • Birth flower (April): The Daisy and the Sweet Pea.

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.
  • In the Heat of the Night - Drama series starring Carroll O'Connor as police chief Bill Gillespie and Howard Rollins as detective Virgil Tibbs.
  • 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.
  • Star Trek: The Next Generation - Starring Patrick Stewart as Captain Jean‑Luc Picard.
  • Full House - Sitcom about a widowed man who looks after his three daughters.
  • 21 Jump Street - TV series starring Johnny Depp.
  • Married... with Children - Comedy series starring Ed O'Neill as Al Bundy.
  • Matlock - Legal drama starring Andy Griffith.

Kid's TV shows on April 9th, 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
  • 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
  • Lego Pirates
  • Polly Pocket
  • The Sega Genesis / Mega Drive
  • The Game Boy
  • Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles figures
  • The Ghostbusters Proton Pack
  • 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 April 9th, 1997 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on April 9th.

Hugh Hefner

Adult magazine publisher. Deceased
Born on April 9th, 1926
He turned 65 on this day in 1991.

Kristen Stewart

Actress.
Born on April 9th, 1990
She turned 1 on this day in 1991.

Lil Nas X

Rapper.
Born on April 9th, 1999
He was born exactly 8 years after this date.

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 9th of April.

  • Occupation of Denmark (Denmark)

Weather on April 9th, 1991.

Historical weather information for April 9th, 1991.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 13.6 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 61.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 16.56 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 4.32cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 9.78 degrees Celsius.

US President.

George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on April 9th, 1991.

UK Prime Minister.

John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 9th, 1991.

Irish Taoiseach.

Charles Haughey was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on April 9th, 1991 was most likely conceived around the 30th of June, 1990.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 9th, 1991 is close to the 17th of January, 1992.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about April 9th, 1991.

  • A total of 11,072 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,581 weeks have passed.
  • 956,620,800 seconds have passed since the April 9th, 1991.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,116,057,600 times.
  • Since April 9th, 1991, the earth has travelled approximately 493,616,332,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 159,436,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 82,269,389 steps. That's about 36,564 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,479,450 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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