April 26th, 1991, fell on a Friday. It was day 116 of 1991. The decade was the 1990s.
29 years, 2 months and 13 days have passed since April 26th, 1991.
On This Date
Events that occurred on April 26th, 1991:
The first episode of the TV show "Dinosaurs" is aired.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 26th, 1991:
United States: Baby Baby - Amy Grant
United Kingdom: The One And Only - Chesney Hawkes
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Out for Justice" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is April 26th, 1991 and it's a Friday. People are looking forward to the weekend. The summer of 1991 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise.
In America, the song Baby Baby by Amy Grant 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 Out for Justice 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 "Last of the Summer Wine", "Magnum, P.I.", "The Cosby Show" and "Dinosaurs". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duck Hunt", "Golden Axe", "Wing Commander" and "Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood", "Noozles", "Hey Dude" and "Saved by the Bell". Popular toys include the likes of "Easy-Bake Oven", "My Little Pony (figures)", "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 April 26th, 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.
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, 2 months and 13 days have passed since April 26th, 1991.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 17 of 1991.
Leap Year: 1991 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on April 26th, 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 672620400.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around April 26th, 1991:
March 28th, 1991: 3 Catholic civilians are murdered by the UVF in a gun attack in Drumbeg, Northern Ireland.
May 18th, 1991: Tottenham Hotspur win the FA Cup final after they defeat Nottingham Forest 2-1 in Extra Time.
May 21st, 1991: Former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi is assassinated.
Horoscopes & Birthstone Information
Zodiac & Birthstone information:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 26th, 1991, will have the star sign Taurus.
Zodiac Element: Earth.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1991 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
Native American Zodiac: April 26th, 1991 falls under the Beaver.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Dinosaurs - TV series about a family of dinosaurs.
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.
1991 - Kid's TV
Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1991.
"Dinosaurs" - "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)
Sega Genesis / Mega Drive
My Little Pony (figures)
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 26th of April:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 10.7 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 56.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 13.78 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
London, England: Temperature: 10 degrees Celsius.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on April 26th, 1991.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on April 26th, 1991 was probably conceived around the 17th of July, 1990. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 26th, 1991 is the 3rd of February, 1992. (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.
Duck Hunt - Light gun shooter game.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about April 26th, 1991.
10,667 days have passed since this date.
921,628,800 seconds have passed since the April 26th, 1991.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,075,233,600 times.
Since April 26th, 1991, earth has travelled approximately 475,560,460,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 153,604,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 79,260,077 steps. That's about 35,227 miles!
Since this date, 11,059,546 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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