24th of October, 2011

The 24th of October, 2011, fell on a Monday. Day 297 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 24th of October, 2011:

  • United States: Someone Like You - Adele
  • United Kingdom: We Found Love - Rihanna ft Calvin Harris

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Paranormal Activity 3" 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 24th of October, 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.

  • 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.

  • Fall of Muammar Gaddafi

    In September and October of 2011, the Libyan Civil War was coming to a close. Muammar Gaddafi's regime was on the brink of defeat. In the middle of September, the UN recognized the National Transitional Council as the legal representative of Libya. On the 20th of October, Muammar Gaddafi was captured and assassinated by rebels. Three days later, the NCT announced that they had secured victory against the regime.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 24th of October:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 8 years, 1 months and 14 days have passed since the 24th of October, 2011.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 43 of 2011.
  • Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 24th of October, 2011, will be 8 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1319410800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 24th of October, 2011:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 24th of October, 2011, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2011 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 24th of October, 2011 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

Weather

Weather information for the 24th of October, 2011:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 14.7 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 51.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 10.78 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 14.22 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on the 24th of October, 2011.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 24th of October, 2011 was probably conceived around the 14th of January, 2011. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 24th of October, 2011 is the 2nd of August, 2012. (Rough Estimate).

24th of October

Events that have occurred on the 24th of October:

  • 24th of October, 1945: The United Nations is established.
  • 24th of October, 2008: Bloody Friday occurs when world stock exchanges experience one of the worst declines in their history. On the same date, Iceland receives a bailout package from the IMF
  • 24th of October, 2008: The movie Changeling (2008) is released.
  • 24th of October, 1983: The song "Relax" by Frankie Goes to Hollywood is released.
  • 24th of October, 1994: The first episode of the animated series "Gargoyles" is broadcasted.
  • 24th of October, 2000: Linkin Park release their album Hybrid Theory.
  • 24th of October, 2004: Battle of the Buffet: A slice of pizza is thrown at Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson after his side defeat Arsenal 2-0 in a controversial game and end their unbeaten run.

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.

  • Batman: Arkham City - Action-adventure game that is set in the Batman universe.
  • Gears of War 3 - Sci-fi first-person-shooter game that was released on the XBox 360.
  • 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.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 24th of October, 2011.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 24th of October, 2011.

  • 2,967 days have passed since this date.
  • 256,352,400 seconds have passed since the 24th of October, 2011.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 299,077,800 times.
  • Since the 24th of October, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 132,277,838,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 42,725,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 22,046,306 steps. That's about 9,798 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,076,229 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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