June 17th, 1991

June 17th, 1991, fell on a Monday. It was day 168 of 1991. The decade was the 1990s.

29 years, 3 months and 2 days have passed since June 17th, 1991.


On This Date

Events that occurred on June 17th, 1991:

  • U.S. President Zachary Taylor is exhumed to discover whether or not his death was caused by arsenic poisoning.
  • South Africa officially ends its policy of apartheid.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on June 17th, 1991:

  • United States: Rush Rush - Paula Abdul
  • United Kingdom: I Wanna Sex You Up - Color Me Badd

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

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

Take Me Back!

The date is June 17th, 1991 and it's a Monday. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. In America, the song Rush Rush by Paula Abdul is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, I Wanna Sex You Up by Color Me Badd is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Snr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie City Slickers is at the top of the Box Office. A civil war is continuing to rage on 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. Meanwhile, in South Africa, the policy of apartheid has officially been ended.

In basketball, the Chicago Bulls have just won their first ever NBA Championship after beating the LA Lakers 4-1. In Europe, the Soviet Union is continuing to dissolve. Boris Yeltsin has just been elected as the first President of the newly-established Russian SFSR. Meanwhile, communist rule has recently come to an end in Albania. The film "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves", starring Kevin Costner and Morgan Freeman, has just been released in movie theaters.

In the Philippines, over 800 people have been killed following the recent eruption of Mount Pinatubo. The body of former U.S. President Zachary Taylor has been exhumed in an effort to discover whether or not his death was caused by arsenic poisoning. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Last of the Summer Wine", "Who's the Boss?", "Roseanne" and "Blossom".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Golden Axe", "Wing Commander", "Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse" and "Street Fighter II: The World Warrior". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood", "Married... with Children", "Garfield and Friends" and "Rosie and Jim". Popular toys include the likes of "Easy-Bake Oven", "Transformers", "Sega Genesis / Mega Drive" and "Yo-yo".


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 June 17th, 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 29 years, 3 months and 2 days have passed since June 17th, 1991.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 25 of 1991.
  • Leap Year: 1991 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on June 17th, 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 677113200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around June 17th, 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 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.
  • June 18th, 1991: Bryan Adams releases his single: (Everything I Do) I Do It for You.
  • June 23rd, 1991: The first Sonic the Hedgehog game is released by Sega.
  • June 25th, 1991: The country of Yugoslavia collapses as Croatia and Slovenia declare their independence.
  • July 3rd, 1991: Terminator 2: Judgment Day is released.
  • July 12th, 1991: Boyz n the Hood (1991) is released.
  • July 15th, 1991: Right Said Fred releases his song "I'm Too Sexy".

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 17th, 1991, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1991 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: June 17th, 1991 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.

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.
  • 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.
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - Animated series about a team of four teenage turtles.

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 17th of June:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 17th of June:

  • Icelandic National Day (Iceland)

Weather

Weather information for June 17th, 1991:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 14.5 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 70.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 21.11 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 11.94 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 June 17th, 1991.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on June 17th, 1991 was probably conceived around the 7th of September, 1990. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on June 17th, 1991 is the 26th of March, 1992. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Battletoads - Platform video game.
  • 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.
  • Golden Axe - Conan the Barbarian-style beat 'em-up game.
  • Duck Hunt - Light gun shooter game.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about June 17th, 1991.

  • 10,687 days have passed since this date.
  • 923,356,800 seconds have passed since the June 17th, 1991.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,077,249,600 times.
  • Since June 17th, 1991, earth has travelled approximately 476,452,108,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 153,892,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 79,408,685 steps. That's about 35,293 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,080,282 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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