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January 10th, 2011.

January 10th, 2011, was a Monday. It was day 10 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.

10 years, 5 months and 1 days have passed since January 10th, 2011.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Capricorn.

On this day.

What happened on January 10th, 2011?

  • Lionel Messi is awarded the 2010 FIFA Ballon d'Or.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 10th, 2011.

  • United States: Grenade - Bruno Mars
  • United Kingdom: What's My Name - Rihanna ft Drake
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Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "True Grit" was at the top of the box office on January 10th, 2011.

Take me back to January 10th, 2011!

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The date is January 10th, 2011 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Capricorn. The Christmas holiday season is long over, the decorations have been taken down and a sense of normality has returned.

In America, the song Grenade by Bruno Mars is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, What's My Name by Rihanna ft Drake 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. Video rental stores such as Blockbuster are continuing to close their doors at the moment. This is due to the increasing popularity of online streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu.

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, Maroon 5, LMFAO, Katy Perry, Rihanna 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.

A meme called "Inglip" is currently popular on websites such as Reddit, as users post commands that they received via the words shown in CAPTCHA images. In soccer, Kenny Dalglish has returned as the manager of Liverpool following the sacking of Roy Hodgson. America is in shock following an assassination attempt on House Representative Gabby Giffords in Casas Adobes, Arizona. A 22-year-old man called Jared Lee Loughner was arrested at the scene.

Lionel Messi has been awarded the 2010 FIFA Ballon d'Or, beating out Barcelona teammates Xavi and Andrés Iniesta. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Desperate Housewives", "Real Housewives of New York City", "Modern Family" and "The Walking Dead". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "God of War III", "Alan Wake", "Red Dead Redemption" and "Fallout: New Vegas".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "The Suite Life on Deck", "Big Time Rush" and "Good Luck Charlie". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as the Xbox 360, the PlayStation 3 and the iPad.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on January 10th, 2011.

  • Attempted assassination of Gabby Giffords.

    Attempted assassination of Gabby Giffords.

    On January 8th, 2011, Democratic House Representative Gabby Giffords was shot in the head by Jared Lee Loughner during a "Congress on Your Corner" event in Casas Adobes, Arizona. The shooting renewed calls for tighter gun control in the United States.

  • Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.

    Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.

    English model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley was named as FHM's sexiest woman in 2011.

  • Adele - "Rolling in the Deep"

    Adele - "Rolling in the Deep"

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

  • 2011 in music.

    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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2011?

    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.

  • Time Person of the Year 2011.

    Time Person of the Year 2011.

    "The Protester" was named as the Time Person of Year in 2011. This was due to the Arab Spring and the Occupy Wall Street movement.

  • Who were the best football players in 2011?

    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.

  • 2011 in movies.

    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.

  • The Artist.

    The Artist.

    The movie "The Artist" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2011.

  • Arab Spring.

    Arab Spring.

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

  • Video rental stores are closing down.

    Video rental stores are closing down.

    From 2010 onward, video rental stores such as Blockbuster were beginning to close down. This was due to the popularity of new online streaming services such as Netflix and the Internet in general. Although a few stores and franchises continued to hobble along, it was only a matter of time before they were also forced to close their doors.

  • Smartphones are becoming more and more popular.

    Smartphones are becoming more and more popular.

    During this period, smartphones with touchscreens and 3G Internet capabilities started to replace the "dumber" cell phones of the past. Up until this point, the focus had been on making phones that were smaller and more compact. However, rising mobile Internet usage and the introduction of higher quality phone cameras started to reverse this trend. As a result, phones started to get larger.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 10 years, 5 months and 1 days have passed since January 10th, 2011.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 02 of 2011.
  • Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on January 10th, 2011, will be 10 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2011 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1294617600.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around January 10th, 2011.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on this date.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 10th, 2011, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 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).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 6.
  • Native American Zodiac: January 10th, 2011 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
  • Birth flower (January): The Carnation and the Snowdrop.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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.
  • Glee - Musical TV series.
  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on January 10th, 2011.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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

Popular toys and games in 2011.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2011.

  • The iPad
  • The PlayStation 3
  • The Xbox 360

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood - Developed by Ubisoft.
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops - FPS game developed by Treyarch.
  • Fallout: New Vegas - Open-world RPG game.
  • Civilization V - Turn-based strategy game.
  • Halo: Reach - First-person shooter game developed by Bungie.
  • StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty - Real-time strategy game.
  • Red Dead Redemption - Open-world adventure game that was set in the wild west.
  • Alan Wake - Action-adventure game developed by Remedy Entertainment.
  • God of War III - Action-adventure game developed by Santa Monica Studio.
  • 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.

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 2011.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out January 10th, 2017 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 10th of January.

Weather on January 10th, 2011.

Historical weather information for January 10th, 2011.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 8.6 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 18.1 degrees Fahrenheit. -7.72 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 0.25cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 4.28 degrees Celsius.

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on January 10th, 2011.

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 10th, 2011.

Irish Taoiseach.

Brian Cowen was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on January 10th, 2011 was most likely conceived around the 2nd of April, 2010.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 10th, 2011 is close to the 20th of October, 2011.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about January 10th, 2011.

  • A total of 3,806 days have passed since this date.
  • 543 weeks have passed.
  • 328,834,800 seconds have passed since the January 10th, 2011.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 383,640,600 times.
  • Since January 10th, 2011, the earth has travelled approximately 169,678,756,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 54,805,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 28,279,793 steps. That's about 12,569 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,946,018 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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