October 3rd, 1991, fell on a Thursday. It was day 276 of 1991. The decade was the 1990s.
28 years, 11 months and 16 days have passed since October 3rd, 1991.
On This Date
Events that occurred on October 3rd, 1991:
Bill Clinton announces that he will seek the 1992 Democratic nomination for President of the United States.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 3rd, 1991:
United States: Good Vibrations - Marky Mark
United Kingdom: (Everything I Do) I Do It For You - Bryan Adams
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is October 3rd, 1991 and it's a Thursday. The summer is long gone and temperatures have started to become much cooler. Fallen leaves have carpeted driveways, lawns, pathways and sidewalks and there's a fresh earthy scent in the ear.
In America, the song Good Vibrations by Marky Mark 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 Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare is at the top of the Box Office.
A civil war is continuing to rage on 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. In Croatia, the Yugoslav Army are currently laying siege to the city of Dubrovnik. In US politics, Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton has just announced that he will be seeking the 1992 Democratic nomination for President of the United States.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "Magnum, P.I.", "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", "Seinfeld" and "Dinosaurs". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duck Hunt", "Street Fighter II: The World Warrior", "Battletoads" and "Sonic the Hedgehog". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Married... with Children", "Adventures of the Little Koala", "Full House" and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles".
Popular toys include the likes of "Easy-Bake Oven", "Jenga", "G.I. Joe (figures)" and "Super Soaker (water gun)".
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 October 3rd, 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.
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.
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".
Irish singer Sinead O' Connor causes controversy when she rips up a picture of Pope John Paul II on Saturday Night Live.
Basic facts and information about this date:
28 years, 11 months and 16 days have passed since October 3rd, 1991.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 40 of 1991.
Leap Year: 1991 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on October 3rd, 1991, will be 28 years of age.
People born in 1991 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 686444400.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around October 3rd, 1991:
September 3rd, 1991: 25 people are killed by a fire at an Imperial Foods chicken processing plant in North Carolina.
September 5th, 1991: "Losing My Religion" by R.E.M. wins Video of the Year at the 1991 MTV Video Music Awards.
October 16th, 1991: George Hennard kills himself after murdering 23 people in Killeen, Texas.
October 20th, 1991: Over 1,000 people are killed after an earthquake hits Uttarkashi, India.
Horoscopes & Birthstone Information
Zodiac & Birthstone information:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 3rd, 1991, will have the star sign Libra.
However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Virgo.
Zodiac Element: Air.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1991 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
Native American Zodiac: October 3rd, 1991 falls under the Raven.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Home Improvement - Starring Tim Allen as Tim "The Toolman" Taylor.
Darkwing Duck - Cartoon.
Rugrats - Animated TV series about a group of toddlers.
The Ren & Stimpy Show - Animated cartoon series.
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.
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.
1991 - Kid's TV
Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1991.
"The Adventures of Tintin" - "Home Improvement" - "Darkwing Duck" - "Taz-Mania" - "Doug" - "Rugrats" - "The Ren & Stimpy Show" - "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" - "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"
1991 - Toys & Games
Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1991:
Super Soaker (water gun)
The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)
G.I. Joe (figures)
Sega Genesis / Mega Drive
My Little Pony (figures)
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 3rd of October:
George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on October 3rd, 1991.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on October 3rd, 1991 was probably conceived around the 24th of December, 1990. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 3rd, 1991 is the 12th of July, 1992. (Rough Estimate).
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Streets of Rage - A side-scrolling beat-em-up game that was released on the Sega.
Sonic the Hedgehog - A platform video game that was released for the Sega Mega Drive.
Battletoads - Platform video game.
Street Fighter II: The World Warrior - An arcade game that was released by Capcom.
Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse - A platform game that was originally released on the Sega Mega Drive.
Duck Hunt - Light gun shooter game.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about October 3rd, 1991.
10,579 days have passed since this date.
914,025,600 seconds have passed since the October 3rd, 1991.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,066,363,200 times.
Since October 3rd, 1991, earth has travelled approximately 471,637,209,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 152,337,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 78,606,202 steps. That's about 34,936 miles!
Since this date, 10,968,307 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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