The 26th of July, 2011, fell on a Tuesday. Day 207 of 2011. Decade: 2010s.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 26th of July, 2011:
United States: Party Rock Anthem - LMFAO
United Kingdom: Glad You Came - The Wanted
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Captain America" 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 26th of July, 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.
A popular fad called "planking" was gaining media exposure around this time.
Fifty Shades of Grey
During the second half of 2011, an erotic novel called Fifty Shades of Grey became one of the fastest selling books of all time.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2.
The movie "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2" was being played in movie theaters at the time. The movie went on to gross over $1.3 billion dollars.
Anders Behring Breivik
On the 22nd of July, 2011, Anders Behring Breivik carries out a terrorist attack in Norway. He kills 8 people with a bomb at the government buildings in Oslo and he shoots 69 people dead on the island of Utøya.
The world is shocked by the death of singer Amy Winehouse. On the 23rd of July, 2011, Winehouse died of accidental alcohol poisoning.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 26th of July:
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.
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?
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 26th of July, 2011.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 26th of July, 2011.
3,055 days have passed since this date.
263,955,600 seconds have passed since the 26th of July, 2011.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 307,948,200 times.
Since the 26th of July, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 136,201,089,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 43,992,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 22,700,182 steps. That's about 10,089 miles!
Since this date, 3,167,467 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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