September 17th, 1991, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 260 of 1991. The decade was the 1990s.
29 years, 7 months and 3 days have passed since September 17th, 1991.
On This Date
Events that occurred on September 17th, 1991:
The first version of Linux is released to the Internet.
The first episode of "Home Improvement" is aired.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on September 17th, 1991:
United States: I Adore Mi Amor - Color Me Badd
United Kingdom: (Everything I Do) I Do It For You - Bryan Adams
Movie Box Office
Which movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Dead Again" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is September 17th, 1991 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Virgo. Schools have started back and autumn has arrived, so temperatures have started to cool and trees are beginning to shed their leaves.
The earthy smells of fall have started to fill the air. In America, the song I Adore Mi Amor by Color Me Badd is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams is the number one hit song.
George W. Bush Snr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Dead Again 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. A rock subgenre called "Grunge" is starting to rise in popularity.
In Europe, the Soviet Union is continuing to dissolve. Nirvana have just released their single "Smells Like Teen Spirit". Rock band Guns N' Roses have just released their albums "Use Your Illusion I" and "Use Your Illusion II". Meanwhile, a new sitcom called "Home Improvement", starring Tim Allen, has just been aired for the first time. A new operating system call Linux has been released on the Internet.
On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "'Allo 'Allo!", "Family Matters", "One Foot in the Grave" and "Blossom". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duck Hunt", "Railroad Tycoon", "Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse" and "Battletoads". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood", "Count Duckula", "The Adventures of Pete & Pete" and "Home Improvement".
If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Transformers", "Jenga", "Polly Pocket" and "The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)".
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 September 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.
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.
A rock subgenre called "Grunge" is starting to take off. During this period, Nirvana release their album "Nevermind" and Pearl Jam release their album "Ten".
Basic facts and information about this date:
29 years, 7 months and 3 days have passed since September 17th, 1991.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 38 of 1991.
Leap Year: 1991 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on September 17th, 1991, will be 29 years of age.
George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on September 17th, 1991?
John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland on this date?
Charles Haughey was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on September 17th, 1991 was probably conceived around the 8th of December, 1990. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 17th, 1991 is the 26th of June, 1992. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about September 17th, 1991.
10,808 days have passed since this date.
933,811,200 seconds have passed since the September 17th, 1991.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,089,446,400 times.
Since September 17th, 1991, earth has travelled approximately 481,846,579,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 155,635,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 80,307,763 steps. That's about 35,692 miles!
Since this date, 11,205,734 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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