April 30th, 1991

April 30th, 1991, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 120 of 1991. The decade was the 1990s.

29 years, 11 months and 21 days have passed since April 30th, 1991.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 30th, 1991:

  • United States: Baby Baby - Amy Grant
  • United Kingdom: It's In His Kiss - Cher

Movie Box Office

Which 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 30th, 1991 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. 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, It's In His Kiss by Cher 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.

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 Europe, the USSR is continuing to dissolve. In Europe, the Soviet Union is continuing to dissolve.

A new family sitcom series called "Dinosaurs" has just debuted on ABC. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Cheers", "Full House", "Quantum Leap" and "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "SimCity", "Phantasy Star II", "Wing Commander" and "Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Wonder Years", "Blossom", "Are You Afraid of the Dark?" and "Dinosaurs". Popular toys include the likes of "Micro Machines", "Sega Genesis / Mega Drive", "Polly Pocket" 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 30th, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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:

  • 29 years, 11 months and 21 days have passed since April 30th, 1991.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 18 of 1991.
  • Leap Year: 1991 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 30th, 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 672966000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around April 30th, 1991:

  • 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.
  • April 26th, 1991: The first episode of the TV show "Dinosaurs" is aired.
  • This date: April 30th, 1991
  • 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.
  • May 14th, 1991: Nelson Mandela's wife Winnie Mandela is given a six year prison sentence for her part in the kidnap of four youths.
  • May 18th, 1991: Tottenham Hotspur win the FA Cup final after they defeat Nottingham Forest 2-1 in Extra Time.
  • May 19th, 1991: Croatia votes to leave Yugoslavia.
  • May 21st, 1991: Former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi is assassinated.
  • May 28th, 1991: The Smashing Pumpkins release their debut album.
  • May 29th, 1991: Football: Serbian side Red Star Belgrade win the European Cup after defeating Marseille on penalties.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 30th, 1991, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1991 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: April 30th, 1991 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

Television Shows

TV shows that people would 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.
  • 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.

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
  • 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

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • 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.
  • SimCity - City-building simulation game developed by Maxis.
  • Duck Hunt - Light gun shooter game.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures and noteable people who were born on the 30th of April:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 30th of April:

  • Walpurgis Night (Sweden)

Weather

Weather information for April 30th, 1991:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 10.7 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a windy day. There were 2 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 67.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 19.61 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 2.03cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 7.83 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 23.88cm.

US President

Who was the US President on April 30th, 1991?

  • George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 30th, 1991?

  • John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Charles Haughey was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on April 30th, 1991 was probably conceived around the 21st of July, 1990. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 30th, 1991 is the 7th of February, 1992. (Rough Estimate).

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about April 30th, 1991.

  • 10,949 days have passed since this date.
  • 945,993,600 seconds have passed since the April 30th, 1991.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,103,659,200 times.
  • Since April 30th, 1991, earth has travelled approximately 488,132,697,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 157,665,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 81,355,450 steps. That's about 36,158 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,351,923 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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