October 6th, 1991, fell on a Sunday. It was day 279 of 1991. The decade was the 1990s.
29 years, 1 months and 21 days have passed since October 6th, 1991.
On This Date
Events that occurred on October 6th, 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.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 6th, 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 6th, 1991 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Libra. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.
The summer is long gone. Temperatures have started to become much cooler and the evenings are beginning to get darker. 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. In the United Kingdom, John Major is the current Prime Minister.
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. 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. 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. Actress Elizabeth Taylor has just married construction worker Larry Fortensky, who is 20 years younger than her. This is Taylor's 8th marriage. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Last of the Summer Wine", "The Wonder Years", "Seinfeld" and "The Ren & Stimpy Show".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "SimCity", "Phantasy Star II", "Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse" and "Battletoads". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood", "The Cosby Show", "Dinosaurs" and "Doug". Popular toys include the likes of "My Little Pony (figures)", "Sylvanian Families", "Micro Machines" 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 6th, 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:
This date fell on a weekend.
29 years, 1 months and 21 days have passed since October 6th, 1991.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 40 of 1991.
Leap Year: 1991 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on October 6th, 1991, will be 29 years of age.
People born in 1991 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 686703600.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around October 6th, 1991:
George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on October 6th, 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 October 6th, 1991 was probably conceived around the 27th of December, 1990. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 6th, 1991 is the 15th 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.
Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse - A platform game that was originally released on the Sega Mega Drive.
Railroad Tycoon - Business simulation game designed by Sid Meier.
Phantasy Star II - RPG game developed by SEGA.
SimCity - City-building simulation game developed by Maxis.
Duck Hunt - Light gun shooter game.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about October 6th, 1991.
10,645 days have passed since this date.
919,731,600 seconds have passed since the October 6th, 1991.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,073,020,200 times.
Since October 6th, 1991, earth has travelled approximately 474,581,505,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 153,288,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 79,096,918 steps. That's about 35,154 miles!
Since this date, 11,036,779 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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