January 7th, 2011

January 7th, 2011, fell on a Friday. It was day 7 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.

10 years, 0 months and 19 days have passed since January 7th, 2011.


On This Date

Events that occurred on January 7th, 2011:

  • The King's Speech (2010) is released in cinemas.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 7th, 2011:

  • United States: Firework - Katy Perry
  • United Kingdom: When We Collide - Matt Cardle

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "True Grit" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is January 7th, 2011 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Capricorn. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

People are starting to return back to work and school after the Christmas holidays. In America, the song Firework by Katy Perry is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, When We Collide by Matt Cardle is the number one hit song.

Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie True Grit is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, David Cameron is the current Prime Minister. The term "hipster" is currently growing in use. The word is being used to describe people who are pretentious and deliberately anti-mainstream.

Pre-made comics called "Rage Comics" are extremely popular on the Internet at the moment, as people use them to share relatable experiences. People on the Internet are using the phrase "That Really Rustled My Jimmies" to express their annoyance at things. Anti-government street demonstrations are taking place in Tunisia following the the self-immolation of a man called Mohamed Bouazizi. The protests have been caused by high unemployment and the cost of food.

A wave of demonstrations and protests have been taking place across the Middle East, in what has become known as the "Arab Spring". It's 2011, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Adele, LMFAO, Katy Perry and Bruno Mars. A Youtube video of a homeless man called Ted Williams is going viral after he shows off his radio voice skills. The success of the video has led to Williams receiving various job offers.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "CSI: NY", "Real Housewives of New York City" and "The Walking Dead". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Mass Effect 2", "Red Dead Redemption", "Call of Duty: Black Ops" and "Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Peppa Pig", "Wizards of Waverly Place", "The Suite Life on Deck" and "Good Luck Charlie".

Popular toys include the likes of "Xbox 360", "PlayStation 3" and "iPad".


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 January 7th, 2011.

  • Arab Spring

    The "Arab Spring" began during this period. Throughout the Arab world, a wave of demonstrations and protests were taking place. Governments in the Middle East were falling, concessions were being made and civil wars were breaking out.

  • The Artist

    The movie "The Artist" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 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.

  • Who were the best football players in 2011?

    In 2011, the best soccer players were Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Xavi, Andrés Iniesta, Wayne Rooney, Luis Suárez, Diego Forlán, Samuel Eto'o, Iker Casillas, Neymar and Mesut Özil.

  • 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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2011?

    In 2011, the best NBA players were Derrick Rose, LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, Dwight Howard, Pau Gasol, Dirk Nowitzki, Amar'e Stoudemire, Dwyane Wade, Russell Westbrook, LaMarcus Aldridge, Zach Randolph, Al Horford, Manu Ginóbili and Chris Paul.

  • 2011 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2011 included Enrique Iglesias, Adele, 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.

  • Adele - "Rolling in the Deep"

    "Rolling in the Deep" by Adele would go on to win a Grammy for 2011's Record of the Year.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 10 years, 0 months and 19 days have passed since January 7th, 2011.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 01 of 2011.
  • Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on January 7th, 2011, will be 10 years of age.
  • People born in 2011 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1294358400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around January 7th, 2011:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 7th, 2011, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2011 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: January 7th, 2011 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • The Walking Dead - Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.
  • Jersey Shore - Reality TV series.
  • White Collar - Crime series about a con artist who works as a CI for the FBI.
  • Modern Family - Mockumentary family sitcom.
  • Community - Sitcom that is set at a community college.
  • The Vampire Diaries - Supernatural teen drama.
  • 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.
  • How I Met Your Mother - Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.
  • Bones - Crime comedy-drama TV series.

2011 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2011.

  • Good Luck Charlie
  • Victorious
  • Team Umizoomi
  • Big Time Rush
  • Glee
  • The Suite Life on Deck
  • Wizards of Waverly Place
  • iCarly
  • Phineas and Ferb
  • Curious George
  • Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
  • Hannah Montana
  • Ben 10
  • Go, Diego, Go!
  • LazyTown
  • Peppa Pig
  • One Tree Hill
  • The Fairly OddParents
  • Dora the Explorer

2011 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2011:

  • iPad
  • PlayStation 3
  • Xbox 360

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • 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.
  • Red Dead Redemption - Open-world adventure game that was set in the wild west.
  • Battlefield: Bad Company 2 - Military FPS game.
  • Heavy Rain - An interactive drama adventure game that was released on the PS3.
  • Mass Effect 2 - The second game in the series.
  • Farmville - Agriculture-simulation social network game.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 7th of January:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 7th of January:

  • Epiphany Day
  • Christmas Day (Russia)

Weather

Weather information for January 7th, 2011:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 4.6 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 22.0 degrees Fahrenheit. -5.56 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 1.78cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 6.11 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 10.41cm.

US President

Who was the US President on January 7th, 2011?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 7th, 2011?

  • David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Brian Cowen was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on January 7th, 2011 was probably conceived around the 30th of March, 2010. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 7th, 2011 is the 17th of October, 2011. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to January 7th, 2011. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about January 7th, 2011.

  • 3,672 days have passed since this date.
  • 317,260,800 seconds have passed since the January 7th, 2011.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 370,137,600 times.
  • Since January 7th, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 163,706,572,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 52,876,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 27,284,429 steps. That's about 12,126 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,807,130 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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