18th of May, 1991

The 18th of May, 1991, fell on a Saturday. Day 138 of 1991. Decade: 1990s.

28 years, 10 months and 18 days have passed since the 18th of May, 1991.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 18th of May, 1991:

  • Tottenham Hotspur win the FA Cup final after they defeat Nottingham Forest 2-1 in Extra Time.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 18th of May, 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 "What About Bob?" 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 18th 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.

  • 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:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 28 years, 10 months and 18 days have passed since the 18th of May, 1991.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 1991.
  • Leap Year: 1991 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 18th 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 674521200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 18th of May, 1991:

  • 26th of April, 1991: The first episode of the TV show "Dinosaurs" is aired.
  • 3rd of May, 1991: The final episode of Dallas is aired.
  • 21st of May, 1991: Former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi is assassinated.
  • 29th of May, 1991: Football: Serbian side Red Star Belgrade win the European Cup after defeating Marseille on penalties.
  • 12th of June, 1991: The Chicago Bulls win the 1991 NBA Finals after they defeat the Los Angeles Lakers 4-1.
  • 12th of June, 1991: Boris Yeltsin is elected President of Russia.
  • 17th of June, 1991: U.S. President Zachary Taylor is exhumed to discover whether or not his death was caused by arsenic poisoning.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 18th 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 18th of May, 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.
  • 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" - "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

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 18th of May:


Weather

Weather information for the 18th of May, 1991:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 14.8 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 50.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 10.17 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 15.49cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 10.83 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.51cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on the 18th of May, 1991.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 18th of May, 1991 was probably conceived around the 8th of August, 1990. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 18th of May, 1991 is the 25th of February, 1992. (Rough Estimate).

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.
  • Duck Hunt - Light gun shooter game.

18th of May

Events that have occurred on the 18th of May:

  • 18th of May, 1803: The Napoleonic Wars begin.
  • 18th of May, 1980: Joy Division singer Ian Curtis hangs himself.
  • 18th of May, 1980: The eruption of Mount St. Helens occurs
  • 18th of May, 2002: Former WWF wrestler The British Bulldog (Davey Boy Smith) dies of a heart attack.
  • 18th of May, 2017: Soundgarden and Audioslave lead vocalist Chris Cornell commits suicide.
  • 18th of May, 1960: Football: Spanish club Real Madrid win the European Cup after they thrash Eintracht Frankfurt 7-3 at Hampden Park in Glasgow, Scotland.
  • 18th of May, 1968: FA Cup Final 1968: Jeffrey Astle's late goal helps West Bromwich Albion secure a 1-0 victory over Everton.
  • 18th of May, 1985: Manchester United win the FA Cup final with a 1-0 victory over Everton in Extra Time.
  • 18th of May, 1994: Football: A.C. Milan defeat Barcelona 4-0 in the UEFA Champions League Final.
  • 18th of May, 1999: The Backstreet Boys release their album "Millennium", which contains singles such as "I Want It That Way".
  • 18th of May, 2001: Shrek (2001) is released.
  • 18th of May, 2003: The song "Crazy in Love" is released by Beyonce and rapper Jay-Z.
  • 18th of May, 2005: 7-year-old Rahul Raju goes missing in Kerala, India.
  • 18th of May, 2009: Rapper "Dolla" is shot dead in Los Angeles, California.
  • 18th of May, 2010: The video game "Red Dead Redemption" is released.
  • 18th of May, 2013: David Beckham plays his final game.
  • 18th of May, 2018: American model Stephanie Adams kills herself and her seven-year-old son.
  • 18th of May, 2019: Manchester City win the FA Cup after beating Watford 6-0.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 18th of May, 1991.

  • 10,550 days have passed since this date.
  • 911,520,000 seconds have passed since the 18th of May, 1991.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,063,440,000 times.
  • Since the 18th of May, 1991, earth has travelled approximately 470,344,320,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 151,920,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 78,390,720 steps. That's about 34,840 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,938,240 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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