January 15th, 2011, was a Saturday. It was day 15 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.
11 years, 4 months and 5 days have passed since January 15th, 2011.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Capricorn.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 15th, 2011.
The top five songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
The movie "The Green Hornet" was at the top of the box office on January 15th, 2011.
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 15th, 2011.
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.
English model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley was named as FHM's sexiest woman in 2011.
"Rolling in the Deep" by Adele went on to win a Grammy for 2011's Record of the Year.
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.
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.
"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.
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.
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 movie "The Artist" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2011.
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.
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.
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.
As online streaming became more and more popular, sales of DVDs started to plummet. Between 2008 and 2014, sales in the USA fell by a whopping 66%.
Basic facts and information about this date.
Notable events that occurred around January 15th, 2011.
Zodiac & Birthstone information.
Television shows that people were watching on this date.
The Walking Dead
Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.
Crime drama set in Atlanta City during the prohibition era.
Reality TV series.
Crime series about a con artist who works as a CI for the FBI.
Mockumentary family sitcom.
Sitcom that is set at a community college.
The Vampire Diaries
Supernatural teen drama.
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.
Series about a high school chemistry teacher who becomes a drug dealer after he is diagnosed with lung cancer.
The Big Bang Theory
A sitcom about two physicists called Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper.
Teen drama starring Blake Lively.
Period drama about an advertising agency in New York City.
British TV series about a group of teenagers living in Bristol.
Crime drama series about a serial killer who murders other serial killers.
How I Met Your Mother
Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.
Crime comedy-drama TV series.
TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.
Medical drama television series.
The US version of The Office, starring Steve Carell as Michael Scott.
Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.
TV show about housewives living in suburban America.
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.
Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2011.
Good Luck Charlie
Big Time Rush
The Suite Life on Deck
Wizards of Waverly Place
Phineas and Ferb
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
Go, Diego, Go!
One Tree Hill
The Fairly OddParents
Dora the Explorer
Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2011.
The KidiZoom Camera
The PlayStation 3
The Xbox 360
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.
Super Meat Boy
Fallout: New Vegas
Open-world RPG game.
Turn-based strategy game.
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.
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.
An interactive drama adventure game that was released on the PS3.
Mass Effect 2
The second game in the series.
Agriculture-simulation social network game.
Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on January 15th.
Historical weather information for January 15th, 2011.
Barack Obama was the President of the United States on January 15th, 2011.
David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 15th, 2011.
Brian Cowen was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Conception estimates for this date.
Here are some fun statistics about January 15th, 2011.
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