January 14th, 2011, fell on a Friday. It was day 14 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.
10 years, 0 months and 8 days have passed since January 14th, 2011.
On This Date
Events that occurred on January 14th, 2011:
Arab Spring: The Tunisian Government is overthrown.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 14th, 2011:
United States: Grenade - Bruno Mars
United Kingdom: What's My Name - Rihanna ft Drake
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "The Green Hornet" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is January 14th, 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.
The Christmas holidays are 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 The Green Hornet 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. 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. 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.
Following mass protests, Tunisian president Ben Ali has dissolved the government and fled the country. This has effectively ended Ali's 23 years in power. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Breaking Bad", "Sons of Anarchy", "White Collar" and "The Walking Dead". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Heavy Rain", "Battlefield: Bad Company 2", "Red Dead Redemption" and "Call of Duty: Black Ops".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "One Tree Hill", "Peppa Pig", "Go, Diego, Go!" and "Ben 10". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "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 14th, 2011.
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 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.
Attempted assassination of Gabby Giffords.
On the 8th of January, 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.
Basic facts and information about this date:
10 years, 0 months and 8 days have passed since January 14th, 2011.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 02 of 2011.
Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on January 14th, 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 1294963200.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around January 14th, 2011:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 10.6 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a windy day. There were 4 hours of sunshine.
New York, USA: Temperature: 19.6 degrees Fahrenheit. -6.89 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 0.25cm.
London, England: Temperature: 10.67 degrees Celsius. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 7.62cm.
Who was the US President on January 14th, 2011?
Barack Obama was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 14th, 2011?
David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Brian Cowen was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on January 14th, 2011 was probably conceived around the 6th of April, 2010. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 14th, 2011 is the 24th of October, 2011. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about January 14th, 2011.
3,661 days have passed since this date.
316,310,400 seconds have passed since the January 14th, 2011.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 369,028,800 times.
Since January 14th, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 163,216,166,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 52,718,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 27,202,694 steps. That's about 12,090 miles!
Since this date, 3,795,725 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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