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September 10, 1991

September 10, 1991, was a Tuesday. It was 32 years, 10 months, and 2 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Virgo.

On This Day

What happened?

What happened on September 10, 1991?

  • Nirvana releases their single "Smells Like Teen Spirit".
Song charts

Music charts

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on September 10, 1991:

  • United States: "The Promise Of A New Day" by Paula Abdul
  • United Kingdom: "(Everything I Do) I Do It For You" by Bryan Adams

The Billboard Hot 100 on September 10, 1991

These were the top five songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • (Everything I Do) I Do It For You - Bryan Adams
  • The Promise Of A New Day - Paula Abdul
  • Motownphilly - Boyz II Men
  • Things That Make You Go Hmmmm. . . - C+C Music Factory
  • 3 A.M. Eternal - The KLF
Play the top songs from 1991
A Spotify playlist of songs from 1991. Take a trip back to the days of Bryan Adams, R.E.M., Salt-N-Pepa, Nirvana and 2 Unlimited!
Dead Again

Top movie at the box office

The movie "Dead Again" was at the top of the box office on September 10, 1991.

Facts

This date was 11,994 days ago. Approximately 400 months have passed. It was the 253rd day of 1991, in week 37. The decade was the nineties. People born on this day are currently 32 years old and belong to the Millennial generation. We have gone through approximately 133 seasons of weather since this date.

Take me back to September 10, 1991

Let's take a stroll down memory lane.

It is Tuesday, September 10, 1991. Anyone born today will have the star sign Virgo. Schools and colleges are starting again, and fall has officially arrived. As a result, temperatures are beginning to cool, and trees are starting to shed their leaves.

In America, the song "The Promise Of A New Day" by Paula Abdul is at the top of the singles charts, while "(Everything I Do) I Do It For You" by Bryan Adams is the number-one song in the UK. George W. Bush Snr. is the President of the United States, and the movie Dead Again is at the top of the box office. John Major is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Texting is not a thing yet. Instead, people are using landline phones and pagers. Furthermore, most people have never heard of the Internet. 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 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. A rock subgenre called "Grunge" is starting to rise in popularity. In the United States, a recent fire at the Imperial Foods plant in Hamlet, North Carolina has tragically claimed the lives of 25 people.

In music, the song "Losing My Religion" by R.E.M. has just won the "Video of the Year" award at the 1991 MTV Video Music Awards. In celebrity news, John Travolta has just married actress Kelly Preston. In Europe, the Soviet Union is continuing to dissolve.

Meanwhile, the country of Yugoslavia is continuing to break up following Macedonia's recent decision to declare its independence. Nirvana have just released their single "Smells Like Teen Spirit". If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Miles Davis, Freddie Mercury, Benny Hill, and Robert Reed would all still be alive.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Sherlock Holmes", "The Cosby Show", "Seinfeld", and "Family Matters". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duck Hunt", "Golden Axe", "Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse", and "Sonic the Hedgehog". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Muppet Babies", "Count Duckula", "In Living Color", and "Darkwing Duck".

Popular toys at the moment include Screwball Scramble, Pogo ball / Lolo ball, Sylvanian Families, and Koosh Ball.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on September 10, 1991.

  • Smells Like Teen Spirit.

    Smells Like Teen Spirit

    The rock band Nirvana had just released their hit song "Smells Like Teen Spirit".
  • The Super Nintendo.

    The Super Nintendo

    In August of 1991, the Super Nintendo Entertainment System hit the shelves. In the first half of the 1990s, the Super Nintendo and the Sega Genesis were the dominant video game consoles.
  • Grunge.

    Grunge

    A rock subgenre called "Grunge" was starting to take off in the latter half of 1992. During this period, Nirvana released their album "Nevermind" and Pearl Jam released their album "Ten".
  • 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 Time Person of the Year in 1991 due to his network'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

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

    Pagers achieved mainstream popularity during the 1990s. 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 was largely a continuation of the 1980s. Popular outfits included colored tights, denim overalls, black leather jackets with shoulder pads, neon-colored tops, flannel shirts, plaid skirts, and ripped jeans.
  • Wallpaper is beginning to go out of style.

    Wallpaper is beginning to go out of style

    By the 1990s, "modernism" was starting to heavily influence interior design trends. As a result, sales of wallpaper started to decline. Instead of using decorative wallpaper, people were beginning to opt for minimalist, painted walls.
  • The Scrunchie.

    The Scrunchie

    People are wearing an elastic hair tie called the "scrunchie".
  • The Sega Genesis.

    The Sega Genesis

    The Sega Genesis was one of the most popular video game consoles. Outside of North America, it was known as the Sega Mega Drive.
  • The Game Boy.

    The Game Boy

    A hand-held game 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

    VCRs became a common household item in the mid-1980s. By that stage, prices had started to drop. This device gave people the ability to play VCR tapes and record TV programs and movies.

Personality traits

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Events

What happened around this time?

Notable events that happened close to September 10, 1991.

  • August 11, 1991:
    • The first episode of "The Ren & Stimpy Show" is aired.
    • The first episode of the cartoon TV series "Rugrats" is aired.
    • The animated series "Doug" debuts on Nickelodeon.
  • August 12, 1991: Metallica release their self-titled album "Metallica".
  • August 14, 1991: The Commitments (1991) is released in cinemas.
  • August 17, 1991: Strathfield Massacre: Taxi driver Wade Frankum shoots and kills seven people in Sydney, Australia.
  • August 19, 1991:
    • August Coup: Hardline communist leaders put Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev under house arrest.
    • A race riot breaks out in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn, New York.
  • August 20, 1991:
    • Estonia declares its independence from the Soviet Union.
    • 100,000 people gather in Moscow to protest against the attempted coup against President Mikhail Gorbachev.
    • Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino becomes the highest paid player in the NFL.
  • August 21, 1991:
    • Latvia declares its independence from the Soviet Union.
    • A coup by hardline communists against Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev collapses.
  • August 22, 1991: Soviet Interior Minister Boris Pugo commits suicide following a failed coup attempt against Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev.
  • August 23, 1991:
    • Defence minister Dmitri Yazov and KGB chief Vladimir Kryuchkov are arrested following a failed coup attempt against Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev.
    • The Super Nintendo Entertainment System is released in North America.
    • The World Wide Web is made available to the public.
  • August 24, 1991:
    • Ukraine declares its independence from the Soviet Union.
    • Mikhail Gorbachev steps down as the head of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
  • August 25, 1991:
    • Michael Schumacher makes his Formula One debut.
    • Croatian War of Independence: The Yugoslav People's Army and Serb paramilitary forces lay siege to the Croatian city of Vukovar.
    • Belarus leaves the Soviet Union and becomes an independent nation.
  • August 27, 1991: Moldova declares its independence from the Soviet Union.
  • August 29, 1991:
    • Italian businessman Libero Grassi is shot dead by the Sicilian Mafia after he publicly refuses their extortion demands.
    • All activities of the Soviet Communist Party are suspended following a failed coup attempt.
  • September 3, 1991: 25 people are killed by a fire at an Imperial Foods chicken processing plant in North Carolina.
  • September 5, 1991: "Losing My Religion" by R.E.M. wins Video of the Year at the 1991 MTV Video Music Awards.
  • September 6, 1991: The Russian city of Leningrad is renamed as St. Petersburg.
  • September 9, 1991: The first episode of The Maury Povich Show is aired on television.
  • This date: September 10, 1991
  • September 17, 1991:
    • The first episode of "Home Improvement" is aired.
    • The first version of Linux is released to the Internet.
  • September 18, 1991: The game "Streets of Rage" is released on the Sega Genesis in North America.
  • September 19, 1991: Otzi the Iceman is discovered in the Alps.
  • September 24, 1991: The album Nevermind is released by rock band Nirvana.
  • September 25, 1991:
    • Tupac Shakur releases his debut single "Trapped".
    • Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie dies in prison.
  • September 28, 1991: American trumpeter Miles Davis dies at the age of 65.
  • September 29, 1991: Golf: The United States wins the 1991 Ryder Cup at the Kiawah Island Golf Resort in South Carolina.
  • September 30, 1991: The first episode of Jerry Springer is aired on TV.
  • October 2, 1991: The first episode of the animated TV show "The Adventures of Tintin" is aired.
  • October 3, 1991: Bill Clinton announces that he will seeking the 1992 Democratic nomination for President of the United States.
  • October 6, 1991:
    • Russian rock singer Igor Talkov is shot dead by his former manager in Leningrad.
    • Elizabeth Taylor marries her seventh husband Larry Fortensky at Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on September 10, 1991, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1991 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 3.
  • Native American Zodiac: September 10, 1991 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of September will have the birthstone Sapphire.
  • Birth flower (September): The Aster and the Morning Glory.

Early 1990s fashion

Photographs of early 1990s fashion and hairstyles.

Early 1990s fashion

Television shows

TV shows in 1991

The following TV shows were popular in September 1991:

TV shows from September 1991.

Dinosaurs
Dinosaurs
One Foot in the Grave
One Foot in the Grave
Family Matters
Family Matters
Seinfeld
Seinfeld
Quantum Leap
Quantum Leap
Roseanne
Roseanne
In the Heat of the Night
In the Heat of the Night
The Wonder Years
The Wonder Years
Star Trek: The Next Generation
Star Trek: The Next Generation
Full House
Full House
Married... with Children
Married... with Children
Matlock
Matlock

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 September 10, 1991

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

Darkwing Duck
Darkwing Duck
Taz-Mania
Taz-Mania
Doug
Doug

Rugrats
Rugrats
The Ren & Stimpy Show
The Ren & Stimpy Show
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
Toys

Popular toys and games in 1991

Toys and games that were popular in 1991:

The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)
The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)
The SEGA Game Gear
The SEGA Game Gear
G.I. Joe (figures)
G.I. Joe (figures)
Fear Street books
Fear Street books
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
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in September 1991.

F-Zero 1991
F-Zero
Streets of Rage 1991
Streets of Rage
Sonic the Hedgehog 1991
Sonic the Hedgehog
Battletoads 1991
Battletoads
The Simpsons: Bart vs. the Space Mutants 1991
The Simpsons: Bart vs. the Space Mutants
Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse 1990
Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse
Railroad Tycoon 1990
Railroad Tycoon
Wing Commander 1990
Wing Commander
Phantasy Star II 1990
Phantasy Star II
Golden Axe 1989
Golden Axe
DuckTales 1989
DuckTales
SimCity 1989
SimCity

Were you born on September 10, 1991?

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 of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out September 10, 1997, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on September 10.

Colin Firth

Colin Firth

Actor
Born on September 10, 1960
He turned 31 on this day in 1991.

Nina Repeta

Nina Repeta

Actress
Born on September 10, 1967
She turned 24 on this day in 1991.

Guy Ritchie

Guy Ritchie

English filmmaker
Born on September 10, 1968
He turned 23 on this day in 1991.

USA

US President

George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on September 10, 1991.

UK

UK Prime Minister

John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Charles Haughey was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on September 10, 1991 was most likely conceived around December 18, 1990.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 10, 1991 is close to June 2, 1992.

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Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about September 10, 1991:

  • 11,994 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,713 weeks have passed.
  • 1,036,281,600 seconds have passed since September 10, 1991.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 1,208,995,200 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 534,721,305,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 172,713,600 times.
  • You have taken approximately 89,120,218 steps. That's roughly 39,609 miles.
  • 12,435,379 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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