1st of January, 2011

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 1st of January, 2011, fell on a Saturday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • Decade: 2010s.
  • 7 years, 5 months and 20 days have passed since the 1st of January, 2011.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 52 of 2011.
  • Day 1 of 2011.
  • Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2011 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 1st of January, 2011 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 1st of January, 2011, will be 7 years of age.
  • American Format: 01-01-2011 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 2011-01-01. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20110101" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1293840000.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 1st of January:

  • New Year's Day

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 1st of January, 2011:

  • United States: Firework - Katy Perry
  • United Kingdom: When We Collide - Matt Cardle

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Little Fockers" was at the top of the box office on this date.

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 the 1st of January, 2011.

  • Arab Spring

    The "Arab Spring" began during this period. Throughout the Arab world, a wave of demonstrations and protests were taking place. Governments in the Middle East were falling, concessions were being made and civil wars were breaking out.

  • Time Person of the Year 2011

    "The Protester" is named as the Time Person of Year in 2011. This follows the Arab Spring and the Occupy Wall Street movement.

Weather

Weather information for the 1st of January, 2011:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 7.8 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 50.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 10.39 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.52cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 5.56 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.51cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on the 1st of January, 2011.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 1st of January, 2011 was probably conceived around the 24th of March, 2010. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 1st of January, 2011 is the 11th of October, 2011. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

Soccer Results

Premier League results from the 1st of January, 2011.

  • Birmingham lose 3-0 at home to Arsenal.
  • Liverpool defeat Bolton 2-1.
  • Man City defeat Blackpool 1-0.
  • Stoke defeat Everton 2-0.
  • Sunderland defeat Blackburn 3-0.
  • Tottenham defeat Fulham 1-0.
  • West Brom lose 2-1 at home to Man United.
  • West Ham defeat Wolves 2-0.

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 1st of January:

Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • How I Met Your Mother - Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.
  • The Office - The US version of The Office, starring Steve Carell as Michael Scott.
  • House - Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.
  • Desperate Housewives - TV show about housewives living in suburban America.
  • CSI: NY - New York City version spin-off of the CSI franchise.
  • Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Reality TV show in which houses are renovated during a one-week period.
  • One Tree Hill - Set in the fictional town of Tree Hill in North Carolina.
  • Two and a Half Men - Starring Charlie Sheen.
  • CSI: Miami - Miami-based spin-off.
  • Smallville - TV show based on the Superman story.

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood - Developed by Ubisoft.
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops - FPS game developed by Treyarch.
  • Fallout: New Vegas - Open-world RPG game.
  • StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty - Real-time strategy game.
  • Red Dead Redemption - Open-world adventure game that was set in the wild west.
  • Battlefield: Bad Company 2 - Military FPS game.
  • Heavy Rain - An interactive drama adventure game that was released on the PS3.
  • Mass Effect 2 - The second game in the series.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 1st of January:

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 1st of January, 2011. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 1st of January, 2011.

  • 2,729 days have passed since this date.
  • 235,782,000 seconds have passed since the 1st of January, 2011.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 275,079,000 times.
  • Since the 1st of January, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 121,663,512,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 39,297,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 20,277,252 steps. That's about 9,012 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,829,384 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Saturday" in other languages is:

  • German: Samstag.
  • French: Samedi.
  • Italian: Sabato.
  • Spanish: Sabado.
  • Portuguese: Sabado.

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