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September 28, 1991

September 28, 1991, was a Saturday. It was 32 years, 9 months, and 14 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Libra.

On This Day

Events

Notable events that occurred on September 28, 1991:

  • American trumpeter Miles Davis dies at the age of 65.
Song charts

Popular songs

On September 28, 1991, the following songs were at the top of the music charts in the USA and the UK:

  • United States: "I Adore Mi Amor" by Color Me Badd
  • United Kingdom: "(Everything I Do) I Do It For You" by Bryan Adams

The music charts on September 28, 1991

The following songs were dominating the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • I Adore Mi Amor - Color Me Badd
  • Good Vibrations - Marky Mark & The Funky Bunch Featuring Loleatta Holloway
  • Motownphilly - Boyz II Men
  • Emotions - Mariah Carey
  • Love Of A Lifetime - Firehouse
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!
Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare

Top movie

The top movie on this day was "Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare".

Facts

This date was 11,976 days ago. Approximately 399 months have passed. It was the 271st day of 1991, in week 39. The decade was the nineties. People born on this day are currently 32 years old and belong to the Millennial generation. 133 seasons of weather have come and gone since then.

Take me back to September 28, 1991

Let's go back to the nineties.

It is Saturday, September 28, 1991. Babies who are born today will have the star sign Libra. The work week is over and Saturday has finally come, so people are spending time with their kids, going to bars, shopping, playing video games, and watching sports.

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. The earthy smells of autumn have started to fill the air. In America, the song "I Adore Mi Amor" by Color Me Badd 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 Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare 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 Europe, the Soviet Union is continuing to dissolve. 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.

In the Alps, a naturally-preserved mummy called "Otzi the Iceman" has just been discovered by two German tourists. A possible disarmament crisis is brewing in Iraq, as IAEA inspectors are being prevented from leaving a facility with files detailing the country's nuclear weapons program. In California, the Huntington Library has just made the Dead Sea Scrolls available to the public for the first time.

RAF pilot Jackie Mann has been released by his Lebanese kidnappers after spending more than two years in captivity. In France, Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie has just died in prison. Tributes are pouring in for American musician Miles Davis, who has passed away at the age of 65. Davis' doctor has announced that the famous jazz trumpeter died of a stroke, pneumonia and respiratory failure.

If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Freddie Mercury, Benny Hill, Robert Reed, and Anthony Perkins would all still be alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Who's the Boss?", "MacGyver", "Dinosaurs", and "Home Improvement". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duck Hunt", "Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse", "The Simpsons: Bart vs. the Space Mutants", and "Sonic the Hedgehog".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Growing Pains", "The Real Ghostbusters", "Adventures of the Little Koala", and "Rosie and Jim". Popular toys at the moment include Pogo ball / Lolo ball, Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles figures, Fear Street books, and the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES).

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on September 28, 1991.

  • Nirvana release their album "Nevermind".

    Nirvana release their album "Nevermind"

    Nirvana released their highly successful album "Nevermind" at the end of September 1991. The album contained tracks such as "Smells Like Teen Spirit", "Come as You Are", and "Lithium".
  • Streets of Rage.

    Streets of Rage

    In September 1991, the popular beat-em-up video game "Streets of Rage" was released on the Sega Genesis in North America. The following month, it was released in Europe.
  • Home Improvement.

    Home Improvement

    A new sitcom called Home Improvement had just started airing on ABC.
  • 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 28, 1991.

  • 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.
  • September 10, 1991: Nirvana releases their single "Smells Like Teen Spirit".
  • 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.
  • This date: September 28, 1991
  • 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.
  • October 11, 1991: The KGB is replaced by the SVR.
  • October 16, 1991: George Hennard kills himself after murdering 23 people in Killeen, Texas.
  • October 20, 1991: Over 1,000 people are killed after an earthquake hits Uttarkashi, India.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on September 28, 1991, will have the star sign Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • 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 28, 1991 falls under the Raven.
  • 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

In September 1991, TV audiences were watching the following series:

TV shows from September 1991.

Baywatch
Baywatch
Step by Step
Step by Step
Home Improvement
Home Improvement
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

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 28, 1991

If you were a kid on September 28, 1991, then you were probably watching the following cartoons and TV shows:

Home Improvement
Home Improvement
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
Toys

Popular toys and games in 1991

If you were a child on this date, then you may have had some of the following toys:

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
Phantasy Star II 1990
Phantasy Star II
Golden Axe 1989
Golden Axe
SimCity 1989
SimCity
Paperboy 1986
Paperboy
Duck Hunt 1984
Duck Hunt

Were you born on September 28, 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 28, 1997, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on September 28.

Janet Munro

Janet Munro

Actress Deceased
Born on September 28, 1934
She was not alive on this date.

Ben E. King

Ben E. King

Soul singer Deceased
Born on September 28, 1938
He turned 53 on this day in 1991.

Bam Margera

Bam Margera

Television personality
Born on September 28, 1979
He turned 12 on this day in 1991.

Melody Thornton

Melody Thornton

The Pussycat Dolls
Born on September 28, 1984
She turned 7 on this day in 1991.

Hilary Duff

Hilary Duff

Actress / Singer
Born on September 28, 1987
She turned 4 on this day in 1991.

Skye McCole Bartusiak

Skye McCole Bartusiak

Child actress Deceased
Born on September 28, 1992
She was born exactly one year after this date.

USA

US President

George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on September 28, 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 28, 1991 was most likely conceived around January 5, 1991.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 28, 1991 is close to June 20, 1992.

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Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about September 28, 1991:

  • 11,976 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,710 weeks have passed.
  • 1,034,726,400 seconds have passed since September 28, 1991.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 1,207,180,800 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 533,918,822,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 172,454,400 times.
  • You have taken approximately 88,986,470 steps. That's roughly 39,550 miles.
  • 12,416,717 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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