20th of May, 2011

The 20th of May, 2011, fell on a Friday. Day 140 of 2011. Decade: 2010s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 20th of May, 2011:

  • Wrestler Randy Savage dies from a heart attack.
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011) is released in movie theaters.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 20th of May, 2011:

  • United States: E.T. - Katy Perry ft Kanye West
  • United Kingdom: The Lazy Song - Bruno Mars

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Pirates of the Caribbean 4" 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 20th of May, 2011.

  • 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.

  • Planking.

    A popular fad called "planking" was gaining media exposure around this time.

  • Eurovision 2011

    The 2011 Eurovision song contest is held in Dusseldorf, Germany. Azerbaijan win the contest with the song "Running Scared" by Ell & Nikki.

  • Osama Bin Laden.

    On the 2nd of May, 2011, al-Qaeda founder and 9/11 mastermind Osama Bin Laden was killed by a United States special forces military unit during a raid in Abbottabad, Pakistan.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 20th of May:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 8 years, 6 months and 5 days have passed since the 20th of May, 2011.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 2011.
  • Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 20th of May, 2011, will be 8 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1305846000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 20th of May, 2011:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 20th of May, 2011, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2011 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 20th of May, 2011 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Weather

Weather information for the 20th of May, 2011:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 15.2 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 54.9 degrees Fahrenheit. 12.72 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 14.39 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on the 20th of May, 2011.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 20th of May, 2011 was probably conceived around the 10th of August, 2010. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 20th of May, 2011 is the 27th of February, 2012. (Rough Estimate).

20th of May

Events that have occurred on the 20th of May:

  • 20th of May, 1971: The Chuknagar massacre occurs when the Pakistan Army kills thousands of Bengali Hindus.
  • 20th of May, 2003: The last episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer is aired.
  • 20th of May, 1987: Beverly Hills Cop II (1987) is released.
  • 20th of May, 1993: The final episode of "Cheers" is aired.
  • 20th of May, 1995: The last episode of the "Fresh Prince of Bel Air" is aired.
  • 20th of May, 1996: The song "Three Lions" is released as the official anthem of the England football team (for the 1996 European Championships).
  • 20th of May, 2013: Football: It is announced that Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho will be leaving the club.

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.

  • L.A. Noire - Detective crime-solving game starring Officer Cole Phelps.
  • Duke Nukem Forever - The long-awaited sequel to Duke Nukem 3D.
  • Portal 2 - Puzzle-solving game developed by Valve Corporation.
  • Crysis 2 - The second game in the series.
  • 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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 20th of May, 2011.

  • 3,108 days have passed since this date.
  • 268,534,800 seconds have passed since the 20th of May, 2011.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 313,290,600 times.
  • Since the 20th of May, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 138,563,956,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 44,755,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 23,093,993 steps. That's about 10,264 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,222,418 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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