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July 29th, 1991.

July 29th, 1991, was a Monday. It was day 210 of 1991. The decade was the 1990s.

30 years, 9 months and 27 days have passed since July 29th, 1991.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Leo.

Song charts

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 29th, 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

The Billboard Hot 100 on July 29th, 1991.

The top five songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

  • (Everything I Do) I Do It For You - Bryan Adams
  • Right Here, Right Now - Jesus Jones
  • Unbelievable - EMF
  • P.A.S.S.I.O.N. - Rhythm Syndicate
  • Summertime - D.J. Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince
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Terminator 2

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Terminator 2" was at the top of the box office on July 29th, 1991.

Take me back to July 29th, 1991!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is July 29th, 1991 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Leo. 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 Terminator 2 is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, John Major is the current Prime Minister.

Texting is not a thing yet. Instead, people are using landline phones and pagers. Furthermore, the vast majority of people still have no idea what "the Internet" is. 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. 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. In Europe, the Soviet Union is continuing to dissolve.

In celebrity news, people are currently shocked by reports that Pee-wee Herman actor Paul Reubens has been arrested for masturbating at an adult movie theater in Sarasota, Florida. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Miles Davis, Freddie Mercury, Robert Reed and Anthony Perkins would all be still alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Cheers", "'Allo 'Allo!", "The Golden Girls" and "Quantum Leap".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duck Hunt", "SimCity", "Golden Axe" and "Sonic the Hedgehog". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Adventures of the Little Koala", "The Wonder Years", "Chip 'n' Dale's Rescue Rangers" and "Clarissa Explains It All". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as the Easy-Bake Oven, Screwball Scramble, Pogo ball / Lolo ball and Mr Frosty.

News

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 29th, 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.

  • Although wallpaper is still common, it is beginning to go out of fashion.

    Although wallpaper is still common, it is beginning to go out of fashion.

    By the 1990s, "modernism" was starting to heavily influence interior design trends. As a result, wallpaper started to decline in popularity. Instead of using decorative wallpaper, many people opted for minimalist plain-colored walls.

  • 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.

Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 30 years, 9 months and 27 days have passed since July 29th, 1991.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 31 of 1991.
  • Leap Year: 1991 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on July 29th, 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 680742000.
Events

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around July 29th, 1991.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • This date: July 29th, 1991
  • 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: The comedy spoof film "Hot Shots!" is released in movie theaters.
  • August 2nd, 1991: American singer Rick James and his girlfriend Tanya Hijazi are arrested on charges of holding a woman hostage, torturing her and committing sexual acts.
  • 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: August Coup: Hardline communist leaders put Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev under house arrest.
  • August 19th, 1991: A race riot breaks out in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn, New York.
  • August 20th, 1991: Estonia declares its independence from the Soviet Union.
  • August 20th, 1991: 100,000 people gather in Moscow to protest against the attempted coup against President Mikhail Gorbachev.
  • August 20th, 1991: Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino becomes the highest paid player in the NFL.
  • August 21st, 1991: Latvia declares its independence from the Soviet Union.
  • August 21st, 1991: A coup by hardline communists against Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev collapses.
  • August 22nd, 1991: Soviet Interior Minister Boris Pugo commits suicide following a failed coup attempt against Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev.
  • August 23rd, 1991: Defence minister Dmitri Yazov and KGB chief Vladimir Kryuchkov are arrested following a failed coup attempt against Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev.
  • August 23rd, 1991: The Super Nintendo Entertainment System is released in North America.
  • August 23rd, 1991: The World Wide Web is made available to the public.
  • August 24th, 1991: Ukraine declares its independence from the Soviet Union.
  • August 24th, 1991: Mikhail Gorbachev steps down as the head of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
  • August 25th, 1991: Michael Schumacher makes his Formula One debut.
  • August 25th, 1991: Croatian War of Independence: The Yugoslav People's Army and Serb paramilitary forces lay siege to the Croatian city of Vukovar.
  • August 25th, 1991: Belarus leaves the Soviet Union and becomes an independent nation.
  • August 27th, 1991: Moldova declares its independence from the Soviet Union.

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Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 29th, 1991, will have the star sign Leo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1991 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 2.
  • Native American Zodiac: July 29th, 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.

Television shows

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

TV shows from July, 1991.

Dinosaurs
Dinosaurs
TV series about a family of dinosaurs.

One Foot in the Grave
One Foot in the Grave
British sitcom following the life of Victor Meldrew.

Family Matters
Family Matters
Sitcom starring Reginald VelJohnson as Carl Otis Winslow.

Seinfeld
Seinfeld
Comedy sitcom starring Jerry Seinfeld.

Quantum Leap
Quantum Leap
TV show about a scientist that finds himself inside the body of a different person each week.

Roseanne
Roseanne
Comedy TV show about a working class family called the Conners.

In the Heat of the Night
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
The Wonder Years
A TV show that was set in the late sixties.

Star Trek: The Next Generation
Star Trek: The Next Generation
Starring Patrick Stewart as Captain Jean‑Luc Picard.

Full House
Full House
Sitcom about a widowed man who looks after his three daughters.

Married... with Children
Married... with Children
Comedy series starring Ed O'Neill as Al Bundy.

Matlock
Matlock
Legal drama starring Andy Griffith.

MacGyver
MacGyver
TV show about a resourceful secret agent who can solve almost any problem using the mundane objects around him.

The Golden Girls
The Golden Girls
Television series about four mature women who live together in Miami, Florida.

Murder, She Wrote
Murder, She Wrote
Mystery series starring Angela Lansbury as Jessica Fletcher.

Who's the Boss?
Who's the Boss?
Sitcom about a retired baseball player who relocates to work as a live-in housekeeper.

The Cosby Show
The Cosby Show
American television sitcom starring Bill Cosby.

Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes
Starring Jeremy Brett.

Night Court
Night Court
Sitcom about a night court in Manhattan.

'Allo 'Allo!
'Allo 'Allo!
BBC sitcom starring Gorden Kaye.

Cheers
Cheers
Sitcom starring Ted Danson.

Only Fools and Horses
Only Fools and Horses
British television comedy.

Magnum, P.I.
Magnum, P.I.
Starring Tom Selleck as Private Investigator Thomas Magnum.

Knots Landing
Knots Landing
American soap opera.

Last of the Summer Wine
Last of the Summer Wine
British sitcom about three senior citizens in the Yorkshire Dales.

Cars in 1991.

1991 saw the introduction of cars such as the Ford Taurus (second generation), the Honda Civic (fifth generation), the Peugeot 106, the Toyota Paseo, the Volkswagen Golf Mk3 and the Audi S4.

Cars in 1991.

Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on July 29th, 1991.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 1991.

Dinosaurs
Dinosaurs

Clarissa Explains It All
Clarissa Explains It All

The Adventures of Pete & Pete
The Adventures of Pete & Pete

Are You Afraid of the Dark?
Are You Afraid of the Dark?

Beverly Hills, 90210
Beverly Hills, 90210

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

TaleSpin
TaleSpin

Rosie and Jim
Rosie and Jim

Blossom
Blossom

Art Attack
Art Attack

In Living Color
In Living Color

Round the Twist
Round the Twist

Mr. Bean
Mr. Bean

The Simpsons
The Simpsons

Doogie Howser, M.D.
Doogie Howser, M.D.

Dink, the Little Dinosaur
Dink, the Little Dinosaur

Beetlejuice
Beetlejuice

Saved by the Bell
Saved by the Bell

Hey Dude
Hey Dude

Chip 'n' Dale's Rescue Rangers
Chip 'n' Dale's Rescue Rangers

Noozles
Noozles

Roseanne
Roseanne

Garfield and Friends
Garfield and Friends

Count Duckula
Count Duckula

The Wonder Years
The Wonder Years

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Fireman Sam
Fireman Sam

Full House
Full House

Adventures of the Little Koala
Adventures of the Little Koala

Married... with Children
Married... with Children

The Real Ghostbusters
The Real Ghostbusters

Pingu
Pingu

Growing Pains
Growing Pains

The Care Bears
The Care Bears

Adventures of the Gummi Bears
Adventures of the Gummi Bears

Thomas the Tank Engine
Thomas the Tank Engine

The Cosby Show
The Cosby Show

Muppet Babies
Muppet Babies

Alvin and the Chipmunks
Alvin and the Chipmunks

Danger Mouse
Danger Mouse

The Smurfs
The Smurfs

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

Toys

Popular toys and games in 1991.

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

The SEGA Game Gear
The SEGA Game Gear

G.I. Joe (figures)
G.I. Joe (figures)

Yo-yo
Yo-yo

Lego Pirates
Lego Pirates

Polly Pocket
Polly Pocket

The Sega Genesis / Mega Drive
The Sega Genesis / Mega Drive

The Game Boy
The Game Boy

Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles figures
Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles figures

The Ghostbusters Proton Pack
The Ghostbusters Proton Pack

Koosh Ball
Koosh Ball

Jenga
Jenga

Micro Machines
Micro Machines

The Nintendo Entertainment System
The Nintendo Entertainment System

Sylvanian Families
Sylvanian Families

Mr Frosty
Mr Frosty

Pogo ball / Lolo ball
Pogo ball / Lolo ball

Transformers
Transformers

My Little Pony (figures)
My Little Pony (figures)

Screwball Scramble
Screwball Scramble

Cabbage Patch Kids
Cabbage Patch Kids

The Easy-Bake Oven
The Easy-Bake Oven

Video games

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

Sonic the Hedgehog 1991
Sonic the Hedgehog
A platform video game that was released for the Sega Mega Drive.

Battletoads 1991
Battletoads
Platform video game.

The Simpsons: Bart vs. the Space Mutants 1991
The Simpsons: Bart vs. the Space Mutants
Platform video game that was released on multiple consoles.

Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse 1990
Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse
A platform game that was originally released on the Sega Mega Drive.

Railroad Tycoon 1990
Railroad Tycoon
Business simulation game designed by Sid Meier.

Wing Commander 1990
Wing Commander
A sci-fi space simulation game that was released for PC DOS.

Phantasy Star II 1990
Phantasy Star II
RPG game developed by SEGA.

Golden Axe 1989
Golden Axe
Conan the Barbarian-style beat 'em-up game.

DuckTales 1989
DuckTales
Originally released for the Nintendo Entertainment System.

SimCity 1989
SimCity
A city-building simulation game developed by Maxis.

Paperboy 1986
Paperboy
Action game where the player takes control of a paperboy.

Duck Hunt 1984
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 29th, 1997 instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on July 29th.

Benito Mussolini

Italian dictator. Deceased
Born on July 29th, 1883
He was not alive on this date.

Tony Sirico

Actor.
Born on July 29th, 1942
He turned 49 on this day in 1991.

Wil Wheaton

Actor.
Born on July 29th, 1972
He turned 19 on this day in 1991.

Joey Essex

Television personality.
Born on July 29th, 1990
He turned 1 on this day in 1991.

Weather details

Weather on July 29th, 1991.

Historical weather information for July 29th, 1991.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 22.5 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 69.1 degrees Fahrenheit. 20.61 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 22.61 degrees Celsius.
USA

US President.

George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on July 29th, 1991.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on July 29th, 1991.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

Charles Haughey was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on July 29th, 1991 was most likely conceived around November 5th, 1990.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 29th, 1991 is close to April 20th, 1992.

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Stats for July 29th, 1991

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about July 29th, 1991.

  • A total of 11,258 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,608 weeks have passed.
  • 972,691,200 seconds have passed since the July 29th, 1991.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,134,806,400 times.
  • Since July 29th, 1991, the earth has travelled approximately 501,908,659,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 162,115,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 83,651,443 steps. That's about 37,178 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,672,294 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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