2nd of August, 2011
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: The 2nd of August, 2011, fell on a Tuesday.
7 years, 6 months and 23 days have passed since the 2nd of August, 2011.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 31 of
Day 214 of
2011. Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Leo.
Zodiac Element: Fire.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2011 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
Native American Zodiac: The 2nd of August, 2011 falls under the Salmon.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
Age: Anyone born on the 2nd of August, 2011, will be 7 years of age.
American Format: 08-02-2011 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 2011-08-02. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20110802" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1312239600.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 2nd of August:
Republic Day (Republic of Macedonia)
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 2nd of August, 2011:
United States: Party Rock Anthem - LMFAO
United Kingdom: She Makes Me Wanna - JLS Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "
Cowboys & Aliens" 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 2nd of August, 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.
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.
Weather information for the 2nd of August, 2011:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 19.2 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). There were 3 hours of sunshine.
New York, USA: Temperature: 74.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 23.44 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
London, England: Temperature: 22.56 degrees Celsius. US President
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Barack Obama was the President of the United States on the 2nd of August, 2011. Conception Dates
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 2nd of August, 2011 was probably conceived around the
23rd of October, 2010. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 2nd of August, 2011 is the
11th of May, 2012. (Rough Estimate). Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
5th of July, 2011: The song "Somebody That I Used to Know" is released by Gotye.
10th of July, 2011: The News of the World publishes its last issue.
12th of July, 2011: Ireland's debt rating is downgraded to junk status.
15th of July, 2011: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 (2011) is released.
22nd of July, 2011: Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) is released.
22nd of July, 2011: Anders Behring Breivik carries out the 2011 Norway attacks, killing 77 people.
23rd of July, 2011: Amy Winehouse is found dead in her London home after an alcohol overdose.
5th of August, 2011: Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011) is released in cinemas.
10th of August, 2011: The Help (2011) is released in cinemas.
23rd of August, 2011: Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is overthrown. On This Date
Historical events that have occurred on the 2nd of August:
2nd of August, 1973: 51 people are killed on the Isle of Man when a fire breaks out at an amusement centre.
2nd of August, 1980: 85 people are killed when terrorists detonate bombs at the railway station in Bologna, Italy.
2nd of August, 1985: 137 people are killed when Delta Air Lines Flight 191 crashes near Dallas, Texas.
2nd of August, 1985: The film Weird Science (1985) is released.
2nd of August, 1990: Iraq invades Kuwait.
2nd of August, 1991: Comedy spoof film Hot Shots! (1991) is released in movie theaters.
2nd of August, 1994: The video game Earthworm Jim is released on the Sega Genesis.
2nd of August, 1996: The movie Matilda (1996) is released.
2nd of August, 2002: Signs (2002) is released. 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. Celebrity Birthdays
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 2nd of August:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 2nd of August, 2011.
2,761 days have passed since this date.
238,554,000 seconds have passed since the 2nd of August, 2011.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 278,313,000 times.
Since the 2nd of August, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 123,093,864,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 39,759,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 20,515,644 steps. That's about 9,118 miles!
Since this date, 2,862,648 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Tuesday" in other languages is:
Portuguese: Terca-feira. Random Dates
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