17th of March, 2011

The 17th of March, 2011, fell on a Thursday. Day 76 of 2011. Decade: 2010s.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 17th of March, 2011:

  • United States: Born This Way - Lady Gaga
  • United Kingdom: Someone Like You - Adele

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Battle: Los Angeles" 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 17th of March, 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.

  • 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.

  • Friday

    A song called "Friday" by teenager Rebecca Black receives widespread attention for all of the wrong reasons; with most people being shocked at how bad her song is.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 17th of March:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 8 years, 8 months and 4 days have passed since the 17th of March, 2011.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 11 of 2011.
  • Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 17th of March, 2011, will be 8 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1300320000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 17th of March, 2011:

  • 22nd of February, 2011: 181 people are killed when an earthquake hits Christchurch, New Zealand.
  • 25th of February, 2011: Ireland's Fianna Fail-led government is heavily defeated in the 2011 General Election.
  • 27th of February, 2011: The 83rd Academy Awards are held at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles. Best Actor: Colin Firth (The King's Speech). Best Actress: Natalie Portman (Black Swan).
  • 11th of March, 2011: A magnitude 9.0 earthquake triggers a tsunami in Japan. 15,889 people are killed.
  • 15th of March, 2011: The video game "Homefront" is released.
  • 15th of March, 2011: Rapper and singer Nate Dogg passes away due to complications of multiple strokes.
  • 9th of April, 2011: A gunman murders five people at a mall in the Netherlands.
  • 11th of April, 2011: 15 people are killed in the 2011 Minsk Metro bombing.
  • 15th of April, 2011: The animated film Rio (2011) is released in cinemas.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 17th of March, 2011, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2011 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 17th of March, 2011 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 17th of March:

  • St. Patrick's Day

Weather

Weather information for the 17th of March, 2011:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 10.0 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). There were 4 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 41.5 degrees Fahrenheit. 5.28 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0.51cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 6.17 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on the 17th of March, 2011.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 17th of March, 2011 was probably conceived around the 7th of June, 2010. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 17th of March, 2011 is the 25th of December, 2011. (Rough Estimate).

17th of March

Events that have occurred on the 17th of March:


Television

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.

Computer Games

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

  • Homefront - A military FPS game.
  • 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.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 17th of March, 2011.

Videos

Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 17th of March, 2011. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 17th of March, 2011.

  • 3,169 days have passed since this date.
  • 273,801,600 seconds have passed since the 17th of March, 2011.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 319,435,200 times.
  • Since the 17th of March, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 141,281,625,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 45,633,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 23,546,938 steps. That's about 10,465 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,285,619 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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