7th of May, 1991

The 7th of May, 1991, fell on a Tuesday. Day 127 of 1991. Decade: 1990s.

28 years, 9 months and 11 days have passed since the 7th of May, 1991.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 7th of May, 1991:

  • United States: Joyride - Roxette
  • United Kingdom: It's In His Kiss - Cher

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

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

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 the 7th of May, 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.

  • Kids' TV - 1991.

    Children in 1991 would have been watching TV shows such as Tiny Toon Adventures, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Simpsons, 21 Jump Street, The Cosby Show, Saved by the Bell, Full House, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Art Attack, The Adventures of Tintin, Darkwing Duck, Doug, "Are You Afraid of the Dark?", The Wonder Years, Rugrats, The Ren & Stimpy Show, Taz-Mania and The Legend of Prince Valiant.

  • Eurovision 1991

    The 1991 Eurovision song contest is held in Rome, Italy. Sweden win the contest with the song "Fångad av en stormvind" by Carola.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 28 years, 9 months and 11 days have passed since the 7th of May, 1991.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 19 of 1991.
  • Leap Year: 1991 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 7th of May, 1991, will be 28 years of age.
  • People born in 1991 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 673570800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 7th of May, 1991:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 7th of May, 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: The 7th of May, 1991 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Television

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.

"Clarissa Explains It All" - "Are You Afraid of the Dark?" - "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" - "The Simpsons" - "Saved by the Bell" - "Garfield and Friends" - "Count Duckula" - "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" - "Fireman Sam" - "Pingu" - "Thomas the Tank Engine"


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 7th of May:


Weather

Weather information for the 7th of May, 1991:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 10.0 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 49.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 9.83 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm. It was a windy day.
  • London, England: Temperature: 8.72 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 the 7th of May, 1991.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 7th of May, 1991 was probably conceived around the 28th of July, 1990. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 7th of May, 1991 is the 14th of February, 1992. (Rough Estimate).

7th of May

Events that have occurred on the 7th of May:

  • 7th of May, 1915: The British ocean liner RMS Lusitania is torpedoed by a German U-boat.
  • 7th of May, 1966: Irish bank workers go on strike.
  • 7th of May, 2000: Vladimir Putin is inaugurated as the President of Russia.
  • 7th of May, 1960: FA Cup Final 1960: Wolverhampton Wanderers defeat Blackburn Rovers 3-0.
  • 7th of May, 1972: The Los Angeles Lakers win the 1972 NBA Finals after they defeat the New York Knicks 4-1.
  • 7th of May, 1972: Serial killer Ed Kemper murders hitchhikers Mary Ann Pesce and Anita Mary Luchessa near Alameda, California.
  • 7th of May, 1986: Football: Steaua Bucuresti win the European Cup after defeating Barcelona on penalties.
  • 7th of May, 1992: Sir Mix-a-Lot releases his single "Baby Got Back".
  • 7th of May, 1993: The song "Whoomp! (There It Is)" is released.
  • 7th of May, 1997: The movie The Fifth Element (1997) is released.
  • 7th of May, 1999: The Mummy (1999) is released in cinemas.
  • 7th of May, 2004: Van Helsing (2004) is released.
  • 7th of May, 2010: The film Iron Man 2 (2010) is released.
  • 7th of May, 2013: Rapper Ja Rule is released from prison after serving time for tax evasion.
  • 7th of May, 2015: The Conservative Party win a surprise majority during the 2015 United Kingdom general election.
  • 7th of May, 2017: Emmanuel Macron wins the 2017 French presidential election.
  • 7th of May, 2019: Liverpool overturn a 3-0 deficit against Barcelona in the Champions League.

Computer 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.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 7th of May, 1991.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 7th of May, 1991.

  • 10,514 days have passed since this date.
  • 908,413,200 seconds have passed since the 7th of May, 1991.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,059,815,400 times.
  • Since the 7th of May, 1991, earth has travelled approximately 468,741,211,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 151,402,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 78,123,535 steps. That's about 34,722 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,900,958 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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