December 9th, 1991, was a Monday. It was Day 343 of 1991. The decade was the Nineties.
31 years, 5 months, and 17 days have passed since December 9th, 1991.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Sagittarius.
People who were born on this exact date.
These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on December 9th, 1991.
These were the top five songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart:
The movie "Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country" was at the top of the box office on December 9th, 1991.
Let's take a stroll down memory lane!
The date is December 9th, 1991, and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Sagittarius. The weekend has just passed, so some people are feeling a bit down. Others are tired after partying too much.
The Christmas season of 1991 has begun. In America, the song Black Or White by Michael Jackson is at the top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me by George Michael & Elton John is the number-one hit song.
George W. Bush Snr. is the President of the United States, and the movie Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country is at the top of the box office. John Major is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. On television, people are watching popular shows such as "Married... with Children", "Star Trek: The Next Generation", "Seinfeld", and "Home Improvement".
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. American airline company "Pan Am" airways has just collapsed after 64 years of being in business. As a result, 7,500 people have lost their jobs.
There are sighs of relief following the recent release of American journalist Terry A. Anderson, who had been held captive by his Lebanese kidnappers for over seven years. In Europe, the Soviet Union is coming to an end as the leaders of Russia, Belarus and Ukraine agree to dissolve the union. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Robert Reed and Anthony Perkins would be still alive.
People are playing video games such as "SimCity", "The Simpsons: Bart vs. the Space Mutants", "Sonic the Hedgehog", and "F-Zero". Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "Noozles", "Chip 'n' Dale's Rescue Rangers", "The Simpsons", and "Taz-Mania". Children are playing with toys such as Sylvanian Families, the Game Boy, Lego Pirates, and the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES).
These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on December 9th, 1991.
The Christmas holiday season of 1991 had just begun. Retailers were starting to play festive music, and decorations were beginning to spring up.
The Soviet Union was in its final stages of dissolution, as multiple countries in Eastern Europe had already declared their independence. On December 8th, 1991, the presidents of Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus agreed to dissolve the union and replace it with the Commonwealth of Independent States. On December 21st, 1991, representatives from most of the Soviet republics also agreed to dissolve the union. Finally, on Christmas Day, USSR President Mikhail Gorbachev stepped down and declared his office extinct.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1991.
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.
"Unforgettable" by Natalie Cole and Nat King Cole went on to win a Grammy for 1991's Song of the Year.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
People are wearing an elastic hair tie called the "scrunchie".
The Sega Genesis was one of the most popular video game consoles. Outside of North America, it was known as the Sega Mega Drive.
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 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.
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Television shows that people were watching in December 1991.
Drama series about lifeguards. Starring David Hasselhoff.
Step by Step
American television sitcom.
Starring Tim Allen as Tim "The Toolman" Taylor.
TV series about a family of dinosaurs.
One Foot in the Grave
British sitcom following the life of Victor Meldrew.
Sitcom starring Reginald VelJohnson as Carl Otis Winslow.
Comedy sitcom starring Jerry Seinfeld.
TV show about a scientist that finds himself inside the body of a different person each week.
Comedy TV show about a working class family called the Conners.
In the Heat of the Night
Drama series starring Carroll O'Connor as police chief Bill Gillespie and Howard Rollins as detective Virgil Tibbs.
The Wonder Years
A TV show that was set in the late sixties.
Star Trek: The Next Generation
Starring Patrick Stewart as Captain Jean‑Luc Picard.
Sitcom about a widowed man who looks after his three daughters.
Married... with Children
Comedy series starring Ed O'Neill as Al Bundy.
Legal drama starring Andy Griffith.
TV show about a resourceful secret agent who can solve almost any problem using the mundane objects around him.
The Golden Girls
Television series about four mature women who live together in Miami, Florida.
Murder, She Wrote
Mystery series starring Angela Lansbury as Jessica Fletcher.
Who's the Boss?
Sitcom about a retired baseball player who relocates to work as a live-in housekeeper.
The Cosby Show
American television sitcom starring Bill Cosby.
Starring Jeremy Brett.
Sitcom about a night court in Manhattan.
BBC sitcom starring Gorden Kaye.
Sitcom starring Ted Danson.
Only Fools and Horses
British television comedy.
Starring Tom Selleck as Private Investigator Thomas Magnum.
American soap opera.
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.
Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 1991.
The Adventures of Tintin
The Ren & Stimpy Show
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
In Living Color
Round the Twist
Doogie Howser, M.D.
Dink, the Little Dinosaur
Saved by the Bell
Chip 'n' Dale's Rescue Rangers
Garfield and Friends
The Wonder Years
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Adventures of the Little Koala
Married... with Children
The Real Ghostbusters
The Care Bears
Adventures of the Gummi Bears
Thomas the Tank Engine
The Cosby Show
Alvin and the Chipmunks
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1991.
Super Soaker (water gun)
The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)
The SEGA Game Gear
G.I. Joe (figures)
The Sega Genesis / Mega Drive
The Game Boy
Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles figures
The Ghostbusters Proton Pack
Pogo ball / Lolo ball
My Little Pony (figures)
Cabbage Patch Kids
The Easy-Bake Oven
Popular video games that people were playing in December of 1991.
Super Castlevania IV
Platform game released for the SNES.
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
The third installment in the series. Released on the SNES.
F-16 Combat Pilot
F-16 fighter flight simulator.
Futuristic racing game was that was released for 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.
Platform video game.
The Simpsons: Bart vs. the Space Mutants
Platform video game that was released on multiple consoles.
Business simulation game designed by Sid Meier.
Phantasy Star II
RPG game developed by SEGA.
A city-building simulation game developed by Maxis.
Action game where the player takes control of a paperboy.
Light gun shooter game.
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 December 9th, 1997, instead.
Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on December 9th.
Historical weather information for December 9th, 1991.
George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on December 9th, 1991.
John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Charles Haughey was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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