20th of May, 2011

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 20th of May, 2011, fell on a Friday.
  • On this exact date: Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011) is released in movie theaters.
  • Decade: 2010s.
  • 6 years, 0 months and 5 days have passed since the 20th of May, 2011.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 2011.
  • Day 140 of 2011.
  • Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date 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.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 20th of May, 2011, will be 6 years of age.
  • American Format: 05-20-2011 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 2011-05-20. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20110520" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1305846000.

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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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).

Around This Time...

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

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 20th of May:

  • 20th of May, 1987: Beverly Hills Cop II (1987) is released.
  • 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).

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.
  • Dora the Explorer - Kid's TV series.

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.

Celebrity Birthdays

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

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 20th of May, 2011. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 2,196 days have passed since this date.
  • 189,734,400 seconds have passed since the 20th of May, 2011.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 221,356,800 times.
  • Since the 20th of May, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 97,902,950,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 31,622,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 16,317,158 steps. That's about 7,252 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,276,813 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Freitag.
  • French: Vendredi.
  • Italian: Venerdi.
  • Spanish: Viernes.
  • Portuguese: Sexta-feira.

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