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April 30, 1991

April 30, 1991, was a Tuesday. It was 33 years, 1 month, and 15 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.

Birthdays

Born on April 30, 1991

People who were born on this exact date:

Song charts

Popular songs

On April 30, 1991, the following songs were at the top of the music charts in the USA and the UK:

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

The music charts on April 30, 1991

The following songs were dominating the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • Baby Baby - Amy Grant
  • Joyride - Roxette
  • You're In Love - Wilson Phillips
  • I Like The Way (The Kissing Game) - Hi-Five
  • Here We Go - C+C Music Factory/F. Williams
Play the top songs from 1991
A Spotify playlist of songs from 1991. Take a trip back to the days of Bryan Adams, R.E.M., Salt-N-Pepa, Nirvana and 2 Unlimited!
Out for Justice

Top movie

The top movie on this day was "Out for Justice".

Facts

This date was 12,100 days ago. Approximately 403 months have passed. It was the 120th day of 1991, in week 18. The decade was the nineties. People born on this day are currently 33 years old and belong to the Millennial generation. 134 seasons of weather have come and gone since then.

Take me back to April 30, 1991

Let's go back to the nineties.

It is Tuesday, April 30, 1991. Babies who are 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 at the top of the singles charts, while "It's In His Kiss" by Cher is the number-one song in the UK. George W. Bush Snr. is the President of the United States, and the movie Out for Justice is at the top of the box office. John Major is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Texting is not a thing yet. Instead, people are using landline phones and pagers. Furthermore, most people have never heard of the Internet. 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 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. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Miles Davis, Freddie Mercury, Benny Hill, and Robert Reed would all still be alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Sherlock Holmes", "Matlock", "Full House", and "Star Trek: The Next Generation".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "SimCity", "Golden Axe", "Wing Commander", and "Railroad Tycoon". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood", "Roseanne", "Saved by the Bell", and "The Simpsons". Popular toys at the moment include My Little Pony (figures), Mr Frosty, Micro Machines, and the SEGA Game Gear.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on April 30, 1991.

  • Not The Momma!

    Not The Momma!

    A new sitcom called "Dinosaurs" premiered on television in late April 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 Time Person of the Year in 1991 due to his network'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

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

    Pagers achieved mainstream popularity during the 1990s. 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 was largely a continuation of the 1980s. Popular outfits included colored tights, denim overalls, black leather jackets with shoulder pads, neon-colored tops, flannel shirts, plaid skirts, and ripped jeans.
  • Wallpaper is beginning to go out of style.

    Wallpaper is beginning to go out of style

    By the 1990s, "modernism" was starting to heavily influence interior design trends. As a result, sales of wallpaper started to decline. Instead of using decorative wallpaper, people were beginning to opt for minimalist, painted walls.
  • The Scrunchie.

    The Scrunchie

    People are wearing an elastic hair tie called the "scrunchie".
  • The Sega Genesis.

    The Sega Genesis

    The Sega Genesis was one of the most popular video game consoles. Outside of North America, it was known as the Sega Mega Drive.
  • The Game Boy.

    The Game Boy

    A hand-held game 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

    VCRs became a common household item in the mid-1980s. By that stage, prices had started to drop. This device gave people the ability to play VCR tapes and record TV programs and movies.

Personality traits

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Events

What happened around this time?

Notable events that happened close to April 30, 1991.

  • March 31, 1991:
    • Georgia votes for independence from the Soviet Union.
    • The Croatian War of Independence begins.
  • April 4, 1991:
    • US Senator John Heinz is killed in a plane crash in Merion, Pennsylvania.
    • 41 people are taken hostage at a "Good Guys!" electronics store in Sacramento, California.
  • April 5, 1991: 22 people (including Senator John Tower and astronaut Sonny Carter) are killed when Atlantic Southeast Airlines Flight 2311 crashes in Brunswick, Georgia.
  • April 9, 1991: Georgia declares its independence from the Soviet Union.
  • April 10, 1991: Moby Prince disaster: 140 people die after a passenger ferry collides with an oil tanker near Livorno in Italy.
  • April 16, 1991: Graeme Souness becomes the new manager of Liverpool.
  • April 19, 1991: The Battle of the Ages: Heavyweight boxer Evander Holyfield defeats George Foreman via unanimous decision.
  • April 26, 1991: The first episode of the TV show "Dinosaurs" is aired.
  • This date: April 30, 1991
  • May 2, 1991: Paula Abdul releases the song "Rush Rush".
  • May 3, 1991: The final episode of Dallas is aired.
  • May 4, 1991: Sweden win the 1991 Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Fångad av en stormvind" by Carola.
  • May 6, 1991:
    • Football: Arsenal win the Football League First Division after beating Manchester United 3-1.
    • R.E.M. release the song "Shiny Happy People".
  • May 14, 1991:
    • Nelson Mandela's wife Winnie Mandela is given a six year prison sentence for her part in the kidnap of four youths.
    • 42 people lose their lives after two trains collide in Shigaraki, Japan.
  • May 18, 1991: Tottenham Hotspur win the FA Cup final after they defeat Nottingham Forest 2-1 in Extra Time.
  • May 19, 1991: Croatia votes to leave Yugoslavia.
  • May 21, 1991: Former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi is assassinated.
  • May 24, 1991:
    • Serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer murders 31-year-old Anthony Hughes.
    • Operation Solomon: The Israeli military begins a covert operation to airlift 14,000 Ethiopian Jews to Israel.
  • May 26, 1991: 223 people die after Lauda Air Flight 004 breaks up midair over Suphan Buri province, Thailand.
  • May 28, 1991: The Smashing Pumpkins release their debut album.
  • May 29, 1991: Football: Serbian side Red Star Belgrade win the European Cup after defeating Marseille on penalties.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 30, 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).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 9.
  • Native American Zodiac: April 30, 1991 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
  • Birth flower (April): The Daisy and the Sweet Pea.

Early 1990s fashion

Photographs of early 1990s fashion and hairstyles.

Early 1990s fashion

Television shows

TV shows in 1991

In April 1991, TV audiences were watching the following series:

TV shows from April 1991.

Dinosaurs
Dinosaurs
The Flash
The Flash
Twin Peaks
Twin Peaks
One Foot in the Grave
One Foot in the Grave
Family Matters
Family Matters
Seinfeld
Seinfeld
Quantum Leap
Quantum Leap
Roseanne
Roseanne
In the Heat of the Night
In the Heat of the Night
The Wonder Years
The Wonder Years
Star Trek: The Next Generation
Star Trek: The Next Generation
Full House
Full House

Cars in 1991

1991 saw the introduction of cars such as the Ford Taurus (second generation), the Honda Civic (fifth generation), the Peugeot 106, the Toyota Paseo, the Volkswagen Golf Mk3, and the Audi S4.

Cars in 1991.

Children TV shows

Kids TV shows on April 30, 1991

If you were a kid on April 30, 1991, then you were probably watching the following cartoons and TV shows:

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

Are You Afraid of the Dark?
Are You Afraid of the Dark?
Beverly Hills, 90210
Beverly Hills, 90210
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
TaleSpin
TaleSpin
Rosie and Jim
Rosie and Jim
Blossom
Blossom
Art Attack
Art Attack
In Living Color
In Living Color
Toys

Popular toys and games in 1991

If you were a child on this date, then you may have had some of the following toys:

The SEGA Game Gear
The SEGA Game Gear
G.I. Joe (figures)
G.I. Joe (figures)
Fear Street books
Fear Street books
Yo-yo
Yo-yo
Lego Pirates
Lego Pirates
Polly Pocket
Polly Pocket
The Sega Genesis / Mega Drive
The Sega Genesis / Mega Drive
The Game Boy
The Game Boy
Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles figures
Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles figures
The Ghostbusters Proton Pack
The Ghostbusters Proton Pack
Koosh Ball
Koosh Ball
Jenga
Jenga
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in April 1991.

The Simpsons: Bart vs. the Space Mutants 1991
The Simpsons: Bart vs. the Space Mutants
Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse 1990
Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse
Railroad Tycoon 1990
Railroad Tycoon
Wing Commander 1990
Wing Commander
Phantasy Star II 1990
Phantasy Star II
Golden Axe 1989
Golden Axe
DuckTales 1989
DuckTales
SimCity 1989
SimCity
Paperboy 1986
Paperboy
Duck Hunt 1984
Duck Hunt

Were you born on April 30, 1991?

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 of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out April 30, 1997, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on April 30.

Willie Nelson

Willie Nelson

Singer
Born on April 30, 1933
He turned 58 on this day in 1991.

Stephen Harper

Stephen Harper

Canadian Prime Minister
Born on April 30, 1959
He turned 32 on this day in 1991.

Jeff Timmons

Jeff Timmons

98 Degrees
Born on April 30, 1973
He turned 18 on this day in 1991.

Kirsten Dunst

Kirsten Dunst

Actress
Born on April 30, 1982
She turned 9 on this day in 1991.

Holidays

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on April 30:

USA

US President

George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on April 30, 1991.

UK

UK Prime Minister

John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Charles Haughey was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on April 30, 1991 was most likely conceived around August 7, 1990.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 30, 1991 is close to January 21, 1992.

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Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about April 30, 1991:

  • 12,100 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,728 weeks have passed.
  • 1,045,440,000 seconds have passed since April 30, 1991.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 1,219,680,000 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 539,447,040,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 174,240,000 times.
  • You have taken approximately 89,907,840 steps. That's roughly 39,959 miles.
  • 12,545,280 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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