The 24th of January, 2011, fell on a Monday. Day 24 of 2011. Decade: 2010s.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 24th of January, 2011:
A suicide attack kills 37 people at the Domodedovo International Airport in Russia.
Adele releases her single "Someone like You".
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 24th of January, 2011:
United States: Grenade - Bruno Mars
United Kingdom: Grenade - Bruno Mars
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "No Strings Attached" 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 24th of January, 2011.
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.
2011 in movies.
Popular movies in 2011 included Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1, Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol, Kung Fu Panda 2, Fast Five, The Hangover Part II, The Smurfs, Cars 2, Drive, Super 8, Moneyball and Limitless.
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.
2011 in music.
Popular music artists in 2011 included Enrique Iglesias, Pink, Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez, Wiz Khalifa, Katy Perry, The Black Eyed Peas, Chris Brown, Lil Wayne, Adele, Bruno Mars, Pitbull, Lady Gaga, LMFAO, Nicki Minaj, Maroon 5, David Guetta and Gym Class Heroes.
The meme "Scumbag Steve" appears at the end of January, 2011.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 24th of January:
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Breaking Bad - Series about a high school chemistry teacher who becomes a drug dealer after he is diagnosed with lung cancer.
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.
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.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 24th of January, 2011.
3,247 days have passed since this date.
280,540,800 seconds have passed since the 24th of January, 2011.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 327,297,600 times.
Since the 24th of January, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 144,759,052,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 46,756,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 24,126,509 steps. That's about 10,723 miles!
Since this date, 3,366,490 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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