July 31st, 2009, fell on a Friday. It was day 212 of 2009. The decade was the 2000s.
11 years, 0 months and 5 days have passed since July 31st, 2009.
July 31st, 2009 has been mentioned in a movie, book or television series:
The Hangover: The group arrive in Las Vegas for Doug's bachelor party.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 31st, 2009:
United States: I Gotta Feeling - Black Eyed Peas
United Kingdom: I Gotta Feeling - Black Eyed Peas
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Funny People" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is July 31st, 2009 and it's a Friday. People are looking forward to the weekend. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.
The song I Gotta Feeling by Black Eyed Peas is on top of the singles charts in both the USA and the United Kingdom. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Funny People is at the top of the Box Office. A social network called Facebook is beginning to surge in popularity, replacing the likes of MySpace.
A music genre called Dubstep has started to go mainstream. It's 2009, so the music charts are filled with artists such as The Black Eyed Peas, Lady Gaga, Flo Rida, Taylor Swift and T.I. The world is in shock after the sudden death of pop star Michael Jackson.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "King of the Hill", "Scrubs", "Desperate Housewives" and "Breaking Bad". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Fallout 3", "Call of Duty: World at War", "Resident Evil 5" and "Minecraft". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "One Tree Hill", "The Hills", "Wizards of Waverly Place" and "Sonny with a Chance".
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 July 31st, 2009.
Throughout 2009, a dance music genre called Dubstep began to soar in popularity.
The Hurt Locker
"The Hurt Locker" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2009.
2009 in movies.
Movies that hit the big screen in 2009 included the likes of Avatar, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, 2012, Up, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Sherlock Holmes, Angels & Demons, The Hangover, Inglorious Basterds, Zombieland, District 9 and The Blind Side.
English singer Cheryl Cole is named as FHM's sexiest woman in 2009 and 2010.
Time Person of the Year 2009
Former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke is named as the Time Person of the Year 2009.
2009 in music.
Popular music artists in 2009 included Kelly Clarkson, T.I., Lady Gaga, Flo Rida, Jamie Foxx, The Black Eyed Peas, Beyoncé, Pitbull, Sean Kingston, Drake, Kings of Leon, Jay Sean, Miley Cyrus, Jason Derulo, Britney Spears, Owl City and Taylor Swift.
Kings of Leon - "Use Somebody"
"Use Somebody" by Kings of Leon would go on to win a Grammy for 2009's Record of the Year.
Throughout much of 2009, there was public concern as heavy media coverage focused on the spread of a Swine Flu pandemic.
Michael Jackson's Death
During this period, the death of pop star Michael Jackson is receiving near-constant media coverage. On the 7th of July, 2009, Michael Jackson's televised memorial is viewed by an estimated 31.1 million Americans.
Basic facts and information about this date:
11 years, 0 months and 5 days have passed since July 31st, 2009.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 31 of 2009.
Leap Year: 2009 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on July 31st, 2009, will be 11 years of age.
People born in 2009 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1248994800.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around July 31st, 2009:
July 4th, 2009: NFL player Steve McNair is shot dead by his mistress.
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 31st, 2009, will have the star sign Leo.
However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Cancer.
Zodiac Element: Fire.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2009 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
Native American Zodiac: July 31st, 2009 falls under the Salmon.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
RuPaul's Drag Race - Reality competition series.
Sons of Anarchy - Crime drama series about a biker gang.
Real Housewives of New York City - American reality television series.
Breaking Bad - Series about a high school chemistry teacher who becomes a drug dealer after he is diagnosed with lung cancer.
The Hills - American reality television series. Spin-off of Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County.
How I Met Your Mother - Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.
Bones - Crime comedy-drama TV series.
Prison Break - TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.
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.
2009 - Kid's TV
Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2009.
"Glee" - "Sonny with a Chance" - "The Suite Life on Deck" - "Wizards of Waverly Place" - "iCarly" - "Phineas and Ferb" - "Curious George" - "The Hills" - "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" - "Hannah Montana" - "Ben 10" - "Go, Diego, Go!" - "LazyTown" - "Peppa Pig" - "One Tree Hill" - "The Fairly OddParents" - "Dora the Explorer"
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 31st of July:
Barack Obama was the President of the United States on July 31st, 2009.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on July 31st, 2009 was probably conceived around the 21st of October, 2008. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 31st, 2009 is the 10th of May, 2010. (Rough Estimate).
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Minecraft - The alpha version of Minecraft is released on the PC.
Resident Evil 5 - The fifth installment in the series.
Left 4 Dead - First-person shooter game involving zombies. Developed by Valve Corporation.
Call of Duty: World at War - Developed by Treyarch. First game in the series to include Nazi Zombies.
Mirror's Edge - Adventure platform game.
Fallout 3 - Open-world role-playing game.
Dead Space - Sci-fi horror survival game.
Saints Row 2 - The second game in the series.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about July 31st, 2009.
4,023 days have passed since this date.
347,587,200 seconds have passed since the July 31st, 2009.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 405,518,400 times.
Since July 31st, 2009, earth has travelled approximately 179,354,995,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 57,931,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 29,892,499 steps. That's about 13,286 miles!
Since this date, 4,171,046 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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