21st of May, 1991

The 21st of May, 1991, fell on a Tuesday. Day 141 of 1991. Decade: 1990s.

28 years, 10 months and 12 days have passed since the 21st of May, 1991.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 21st of May, 1991:

  • Former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi is assassinated.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 21st of May, 1991:

  • United States: I Dont Want To Cry - Mariah Carey
  • 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 21st 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:

  • 28 years, 10 months and 12 days have passed since the 21st of May, 1991.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 of 1991.
  • Leap Year: 1991 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 21st 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 674780400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 21st 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.
  • 18th of May, 1991: Tottenham Hotspur win the FA Cup final after they defeat Nottingham Forest 2-1 in Extra Time.
  • 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.
  • 18th of June, 1991: Bryan Adams releases his single: (Everything I Do) I Do It for You.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 21st of May, 1991, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1991 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 21st of May, 1991 falls under the Deer.
  • 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 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.
  • The Wonder Years - A TV show that was set in the late sixties.

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 21st of May:


Weather

Weather information for the 21st of May, 1991:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 19.9 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 66.6 degrees Fahrenheit. 19.22 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 18.39 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 21st of May, 1991.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 21st of May, 1991 was probably conceived around the 11th of August, 1990. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 21st of May, 1991 is the 28th 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.

21st of May

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 21st of May, 1991.

  • 10,544 days have passed since this date.
  • 911,001,600 seconds have passed since the 21st of May, 1991.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,062,835,200 times.
  • Since the 21st of May, 1991, earth has travelled approximately 470,076,825,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 151,833,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 78,346,138 steps. That's about 34,821 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,932,019 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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