December 31st, 1991, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 365 of 1991. The decade was the 1990s.
29 years, 0 months and 16 days have passed since December 31st, 1991.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 31st, 1991:
United States: Black Or White - Michael Jackson
United Kingdom: Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Hook" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is December 31st, 1991 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Capricorn. It's News Years Eve and everyone is looking forward to what the year 1992 will bring them.
In America, the song Black Or White by Michael Jackson is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Snr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Hook is at the top of the Box Office.
In the United Kingdom, John Major is the current Prime Minister. 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 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 soccer, French striker Jean-Pierre Papin has won the 1991 Ballon d'Or.
In Europe, the Soviet Union has officially come to an end. Russia has renamed itself as the Russian Federation. Mikhail Gorbachev has resigned from his position as the president of the Soviet Union and the Supreme Soviet body has met for the last time to formally dissolve the union. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Cheers", "The Cosby Show", "Quantum Leap" and "Dinosaurs". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duck Hunt", "Phantasy Star II", "Battletoads" and "F-16 Combat Pilot".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Danger Mouse", "Growing Pains", "The Real Ghostbusters" and "Rugrats". Popular toys include the likes of "Easy-Bake Oven", "Sylvanian Families", "Game Boy" 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 December 31st, 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 Silence of the Lambs
"The Silence of the Lambs" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1991.
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.
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.
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 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".
On Christmas day in 1991, Soviet Union president Mikhail Gorbachev stepped down.
Basic facts and information about this date:
29 years, 0 months and 16 days have passed since December 31st, 1991.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 01 of 1991.
Leap Year: 1991 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on December 31st, 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 694137600.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around December 31st, 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 December 31st, 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 December 31st, 1991 was probably conceived around the 23rd of March, 1991. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 31st, 1991 is the 9th of October, 1992. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about December 31st, 1991.
10,609 days have passed since this date.
916,617,600 seconds have passed since the December 31st, 1991.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,069,387,200 times.
Since December 31st, 1991, earth has travelled approximately 472,974,681,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 152,769,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 78,829,114 steps. That's about 35,035 miles!
Since this date, 10,999,411 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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