May 13th, 1991

May 13th, 1991, fell on a Monday. It was day 133 of 1991. The decade was the 1990s.

29 years, 9 months and 19 days have passed since May 13th, 1991.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 13th, 1991:

  • United States: I Like The Way - Hi-Five
  • United Kingdom: It's In His Kiss - Cher

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "F/X 2" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is May 13th, 1991 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. The summer of 1991 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up and the evenings are brighter than usual.

In America, the song I Like The Way by Hi-Five 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 F/X 2 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 Soviet Union is continuing to dissolve. In soccer, Arsenal have just won the Football League First Division after a hatrick from Alan Smith helps them secure a 3-1 win over Manchester United.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Who's the Boss?", "Murder, She Wrote", "Saved by the Bell" and "Clarissa Explains It All". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duck Hunt", "SimCity", "Golden Axe" and "Phantasy Star II". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Married... with Children", "Garfield and Friends", "Blossom" and "Rosie and Jim".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Micro Machines", "Jenga", "Game Boy" and "Polly Pocket".


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 May 13th, 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.

  • 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:

  • 29 years, 9 months and 19 days have passed since May 13th, 1991.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 1991.
  • Leap Year: 1991 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on May 13th, 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 674089200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around May 13th, 1991:

  • April 16th, 1991: Graeme Souness becomes the new manager of Liverpool.
  • April 26th, 1991: The first episode of the TV show "Dinosaurs" is aired.
  • 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.
  • This date: May 13th, 1991
  • 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.
  • June 1st, 1991: The video game "Battletoads" is released for the Nintendo Entertainment System.
  • June 3rd, 1991: 46 people are killed after Mount Unzen erupts in Kyushu, Japan.
  • June 12th, 1991: The Chicago Bulls win the 1991 NBA Finals after they defeat the Los Angeles Lakers 4-1.
  • June 12th, 1991: The Chicago Bulls win their first NBA Championship.
  • June 12th, 1991: Boris Yeltsin is elected President of Russia.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 13th, 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: May 13th, 1991 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Television Shows

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.
  • 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 and historical figures that were born on the 13th of May:


Weather

Weather information for May 13th, 1991:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 16.5 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: 68.9 degrees Fahrenheit. 20.5 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. There was thunder. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 14.61 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on May 13th, 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 May 13th, 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 May 13th, 1991 was probably conceived around the 3rd of August, 1990. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 13th, 1991 is the 20th of February, 1992. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about May 13th, 1991.

  • 10,885 days have passed since this date.
  • 940,467,600 seconds have passed since the May 13th, 1991.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,097,212,200 times.
  • Since May 13th, 1991, earth has travelled approximately 485,281,281,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 156,744,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 80,880,214 steps. That's about 35,947 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,285,611 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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