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June 23rd, 1991.

June 23rd, 1991, was a Sunday. It was day 174 of 1991. The decade was the 1990s.

29 years, 10 months and 14 days have passed since June 23rd, 1991.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Cancer.

On this day.

What happened on June 23rd, 1991?

  • The first Sonic the Hedgehog game is released by Sega.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on June 23rd, 1991.

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

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves" was at the top of the box office on June 23rd, 1991.

Take me back to June 23rd, 1991!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is June 23rd, 1991 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

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 Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves 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.

Meanwhile, in South Africa, the policy of apartheid has officially been ended. 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. Singer Bryan Adams has just released his new song "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You".

SEGA have just released a new video game called "Sonic the Hedgehog". A potential crisis is unfolding in Iraq after Iraqi soldiers fire warning shots at a U.N. inspection team who attempted to intercept their vehicles. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Magnum, P.I.", "Only Fools and Horses", "Cheers" and "Full House".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "SimCity", "Phantasy Star II", "Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse" and "Sonic the Hedgehog". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Danger Mouse", "Married... with Children", "Full House" and "The Wonder Years". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Transformers, Sylvanian Families, the Game Boy and Yo-yo.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on June 23rd, 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.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 29 years, 10 months and 14 days have passed since June 23rd, 1991.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 25 of 1991.
  • Leap Year: 1991 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on June 23rd, 1991, will be 29 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1991 belong to the Generation Y (Millennial) generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 677631600.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around June 23rd, 1991.

  • 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 1st, 1991: The channel "Comedy Central" is launched.
  • June 3rd, 1991: 46 people are killed after Mount Unzen erupts in Kyushu, Japan.
  • June 12th, 1991: The Chicago Bulls win their first NBA Championship after defeating the Los Angeles Lakers 4-1 in the 1991 NBA Finals.
  • June 12th, 1991: Boris Yeltsin is elected President of Russia.
  • June 17th, 1991: South Africa officially ends its policy of apartheid.
  • June 17th, 1991: U.S. President Zachary Taylor is exhumed to discover whether or not his death was caused by arsenic poisoning.
  • June 18th, 1991: Bryan Adams releases his single: (Everything I Do) I Do It for You.
  • June 19th, 1991: American actress Jean Arthur passes away at the age of 90.
  • This date: June 23rd, 1991
  • June 25th, 1991: The country of Yugoslavia collapses as Croatia and Slovenia declare their independence.
  • June 28th, 1991: Former UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher announces that she will be retiring from the House of Commons.
  • July 3rd, 1991: Terminator 2: Judgment Day is released.
  • July 8th, 1991: 22-year-old Cora McGuirk goes missing in Seattle, Washington.
  • July 11th, 1991: UK politics: Labour MP Terry Fields is sentenced to 60 days in prison for refusing to pay his poll tax.
  • July 12th, 1991: Boyz n the Hood (1991) is released.
  • July 15th, 1991: Right Said Fred releases his song "I'm Too Sexy".
  • July 19th, 1991: 12-year-old Jared Negrete goes missing while on a Boy Scout expedition on the San Gorgonio Mountain in California.
  • July 22nd, 1991: Boxer Mike Tyson is charged with the rape of Miss Black America contestant Desiree Washington.
  • July 22nd, 1991: Serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer is arrested after remains are found in his apartment.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 23rd, 1991, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually .
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1991 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 4.
  • Native American Zodiac: June 23rd, 1991 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.
  • Birth flower (June): The Rose and the Honeysuckle.

Photos of early 1990s fashion.

Photographs of early 1990s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of early 1990s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on June 23rd, 1991.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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

Popular toys and games in 1991.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1991.

  • G.I. Joe (figures)
  • Yo-yo
  • Polly Pocket
  • The Sega Genesis / Mega Drive
  • The Game Boy
  • Jenga
  • Micro Machines
  • Sylvanian Families
  • Transformers
  • My Little Pony (figures)
  • The Easy-Bake Oven

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Sonic the Hedgehog - A platform video game that was released for the Sega Mega Drive.
  • Battletoads - Platform video game.
  • 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, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 23rd of June.

  • June 23rd, 1956: Randy Jackson (Bassist / Television personality) turned 35 on this day in 1991.
  • June 23rd, 1957: Frances McDormand (Actress) turned 34 on this day in 1991.
  • June 23rd, 1972: Zinedine Zidane (French soccer player) turned 19 on this day in 1991.

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 23rd of June.

  • Saint John's Eve (Denmark)

Weather on June 23rd, 1991.

Historical weather information for June 23rd, 1991.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 17.9 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 64.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 18.22 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 13.67 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 13.97cm.

US President.

George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on June 23rd, 1991.

UK Prime Minister.

John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on June 23rd, 1991.

Irish Taoiseach.

Charles Haughey was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about June 23rd, 1991.

  • A total of 10,911 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,558 weeks have passed.
  • 942,710,400 seconds have passed since the June 23rd, 1991.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,099,828,800 times.
  • Since June 23rd, 1991, the earth has travelled approximately 486,438,566,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 157,118,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 81,073,094 steps. That's about 36,032 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,312,525 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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