November 23rd, 1991, fell on a Saturday. It was day 327 of 1991. The decade was the 1990s.
28 years, 8 months and 21 days have passed since November 23rd, 1991.
On This Date
Events that occurred on November 23rd, 1991:
A public statement from Queen frontman Freddie Mercury confirms that he has AIDS.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on November 23rd, 1991:
United States: When A Man Loves A Woman - Michael Bolton
United Kingdom: Black Or White - Michael Jackson
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Cape Fear" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is November 23rd, 1991 and it's a Saturday. People are enjoying their weekend. In America, Thanksgiven Day of 1991 is just around the corner.
It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder. In America, the song When A Man Loves A Woman by Michael Bolton is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Black Or White by Michael Jackson is the number one hit song.
George W. Bush Snr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Cape Fear 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. People are watching popular TV shows such as "'Allo 'Allo!", "Quantum Leap", "Family Matters" and "Beverly Hills, 90210". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duck Hunt", "Battletoads", "Sonic the Hedgehog" and "Streets of Rage".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Pingu", "Count Duckula", "Roseanne" and "Blossom". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "My Little Pony (figures)", "Micro Machines", "Jenga" and "Polly Pocket".
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 November 23rd, 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".
Freddie Mercury dies.
A few hours after announcing to the world that he has AIDS, Queen singer Freddie Mercury passes away.
Basic facts and information about this date:
This date fell on a weekend.
28 years, 8 months and 21 days have passed since November 23rd, 1991.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 47 of 1991.
Leap Year: 1991 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on November 23rd, 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 690854400.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around November 23rd, 1991:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on November 23rd, 1991, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Libra.
Zodiac Element: Fire.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1991 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
Native American Zodiac: November 23rd, 1991 falls under the Owl.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.
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 23rd of November:
George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on November 23rd, 1991.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on November 23rd, 1991 was probably conceived around the 13th of February, 1991. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 23rd, 1991 is the 1st of September, 1992. (Rough Estimate).
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past - The third installment in the series. Released on the SNES.
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.
Duck Hunt - Light gun shooter game.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about November 23rd, 1991.
10,493 days have passed since this date.
906,591,600 seconds have passed since the November 23rd, 1991.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,057,690,200 times.
Since November 23rd, 1991, earth has travelled approximately 467,801,265,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 151,098,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 77,966,878 steps. That's about 34,652 miles!
Since this date, 10,879,099 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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