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July 22nd, 1991.

July 22nd, 1991, was a Monday. It was day 203 of 1991. The decade was the 1990s.

30 years and 2 days have passed since July 22nd, 1991.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Cancer.

On this day.

What happened on July 22nd, 1991?

  • Boxer Mike Tyson is charged with the rape of Miss Black America contestant Desiree Washington.
  • Serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer is arrested after remains are found in his apartment.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 22nd, 1991.

  • United States: (Everything I Do) I Do It For You - Bryan Adams
  • United Kingdom: (Everything I Do) I Do It For You - Bryan Adams
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Naked Gun 2 1/2

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Naked Gun 2 1/2" was at the top of the box office on July 22nd, 1991.

Take me back to July 22nd, 1991!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is July 22nd, 1991 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.

The song (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams is on top of the singles charts in both the USA and the United Kingdom. George W. Bush Snr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Naked Gun 2 1/2 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.

English band Right Said Fred have released their new single "I'm Too Sexy". In Europe, the Soviet Union is continuing to dissolve as Ukraine celebrates its first independence day. In California, a search is underway for 12-year-old Jared Negrete, who went missing while he was on a camping trip with the Boy Scouts.

Boxer Mike Tyson has just been arrested on suspicion of raping Miss Black America contestant Desiree Washington. Meanwhile, in Milwaukee, a suspected serial killer called Jeffrey Dahmer has just been arrested after human remains were found in his apartment. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Magnum, P.I.", "The Cosby Show", "Married... with Children" and "Saved by the Bell". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "SimCity", "Phantasy Star II", "Railroad Tycoon" and "Sonic the Hedgehog".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Danger Mouse", "The Cosby Show", "The Real Ghostbusters" and "Doogie Howser, M.D.". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as the Easy-Bake Oven, the Ghostbusters Proton Pack, the Sega Genesis / Mega Drive and G.I. Joe (figures).

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 July 22nd, 1991.

  • 1991 in music.

    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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 1991?

    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 movies.

    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.

  • The best football players in 1991.

    The 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.

  • The Silence of the Lambs.

    The Silence of the Lambs.

    "The Silence of the Lambs" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1991.

  • The Soviet Union is crumbling.

    The Soviet Union is crumbling.

    Throughout 1991, the Soviet Union continued to dissolve, as multiple countries declared their independence.

  • Ted Turner.

    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 around-the-clock coverage of Operation Desert Storm.

  • Natalie Cole and Nat King Cole - "Unforgettable"

    Natalie Cole and Nat King Cole - "Unforgettable"

    "Unforgettable" by Natalie Cole and Nat King Cole went on to win a Grammy for 1991's Song of the Year.

  • Slap bracelets are a thing.

    Slap bracelets are a thing.

    During the fall of 1990, slap bracelets became the latest fad. The bracelets, which were originally sold under the brand name "Slap Wrap", came in various different designs and colors.

  • Early 1990s recession.

    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.

  • People are using pagers to communicate.

    People are using pagers to communicate.

    During the 1990s, pagers achieved mainstream popularity. These small devices allowed the owner to receive messages. More often than not, the message was a short memo or a phone number that they were supposed to call back.

  • Early 1990s Fashion.

    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.

  • The Scrunchie.

    The Scrunchie.

    During the 1990s, an elastic hair tie called the "scrunchie" was in fashion.

  • The Sega Genesis.

    The Sega Genesis.

    The Sega Genesis was one of the most popular video games console during this period. Outside of North America, it was known as the Sega Mega Drive.

  • The Game Boy.

    The Game Boy.

    During this time, a hand-held games console called the "Game Boy" was all the rage. The console boasted games such as Super Mario Land, Tetris, Donkey Kong, Kirby's Dream Land and a number of Pokémon releases.

  • VCRs have become a common household item.

    VCRs have become a common household item.

    From the mid-80s onward, VCRs started to become a common household item. This device gave people the ability to play VCR tapes and record TV programs and movies.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 30 years and 2 days have passed since July 22nd, 1991.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 30 of 1991.
  • Leap Year: 1991 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on July 22nd, 1991, will be 30 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1991 belong to the Generation Y (Millennial) generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 680137200.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around July 22nd, 1991.

  • 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.
  • 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 10th, 1991: Boris Yeltsin takes office as the first democratically elected President of Russia.
  • July 11th, 1991: UK politics: Labour MP Terry Fields is sentenced to 60 days in prison for refusing to pay his poll tax.
  • July 11th, 1991: 261 people are killed after Nigeria Airways Flight 2120 catches fire and crashes shortly after takeoff from King Abdulaziz International Airport in Saudi Arabia.
  • July 12th, 1991: John Singleton's film "Boyz n the Hood" is released in movie theaters.
  • 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 19th, 1991: Boxer Mike Tyson rapes 18-year-old Desiree Washington at a hotel room in Indianapolis.
  • This date: July 22nd, 1991
  • July 25th, 1991: Serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer is charged with murder.
  • July 26th, 1991: Pee-wee Herman actor Paul Reubens is arrested in Florida for masturbating in an adult movie theater.
  • July 30th, 1991: Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti performs a free concert in London's Hyde Park.
  • July 31st, 1991: The United States and the Soviet Union agree to cut their nuclear weapons by nearly 35% over seven years.
  • August 2nd, 1991: Comedy spoof film Hot Shots! (1991) is released in movie theaters.
  • August 5th, 1991: Soccer: Peter Beardsley signs for Everton.
  • August 6th, 1991: Former Iranian Prime Minister Shapour Bakhtiar is assassinated in Paris, France.
  • August 11th, 1991: The first episode of "The Ren & Stimpy Show" is aired.
  • August 11th, 1991: The first episode of the cartoon TV series "Rugrats" is aired.
  • August 11th, 1991: The animated series "Doug" debuts on Nickelodeon.
  • August 12th, 1991: Metallica release their self-titled album "Metallica".
  • August 14th, 1991: The Commitments (1991) is released in cinemas.
  • August 17th, 1991: Strathfield Massacre: Taxi driver Wade Frankum shoots and kills seven people in Sydney, Australia.
  • August 19th, 1991: Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev is placed under house arrest.
  • August 19th, 1991: The Crown Heights riot begins in Brooklyn.
  • August 20th, 1991: Estonia declares its independence from the Soviet Union.
  • August 21st, 1991: Latvia declares its independence from the Soviet Union.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 22nd, 1991, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • Cancer is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • 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: July 22nd, 1991 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
  • Birth flower (July): The Larkspur and the Water Lily.

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.
  • In the Heat of the Night - Drama series starring Carroll O'Connor as police chief Bill Gillespie and Howard Rollins as detective Virgil Tibbs.
  • 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.
  • Star Trek: The Next Generation - Starring Patrick Stewart as Captain Jean‑Luc Picard.
  • Full House - Sitcom about a widowed man who looks after his three daughters.
  • Married... with Children - Comedy series starring Ed O'Neill as Al Bundy.
  • Matlock - Legal drama starring Andy Griffith.
  • MacGyver - TV show about a resourceful secret agent who can solve almost any problem using the mundane objects around him.
  • The Golden Girls - Television series about four mature women who live together in Miami, Florida.

Kid's TV shows on July 22nd, 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
  • Lego Pirates
  • Polly Pocket
  • The Sega Genesis / Mega Drive
  • The Game Boy
  • Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles figures
  • The Ghostbusters Proton Pack
  • 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.

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1991.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out July 22nd, 1997 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on July 22nd.

Danny Glover

Actor.
Born on July 22nd, 1946
He turned 45 on this day in 1991.

Shawn Michaels

Wrestler.
Born on July 22nd, 1965
He turned 26 on this day in 1991.

Selena Gomez

Actress / Singer.
Born on July 22nd, 1992
She was born exactly one year after this date.

Weather on July 22nd, 1991.

Historical weather information for July 22nd, 1991.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 17.6 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 78.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 25.72 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 19 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported.

US President.

George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on July 22nd, 1991.

UK Prime Minister.

John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on July 22nd, 1991.

Irish Taoiseach.

Charles Haughey was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on July 22nd, 1991 was most likely conceived around the 12th of October, 1990.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 22nd, 1991 is close to the 30th of April, 1992.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about July 22nd, 1991.

  • A total of 10,960 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,565 weeks have passed.
  • 946,944,000 seconds have passed since the July 22nd, 1991.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,104,768,000 times.
  • Since July 22nd, 1991, the earth has travelled approximately 488,623,104,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 157,824,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 81,437,184 steps. That's about 36,194 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,363,328 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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