January 18th, 2011

January 18th, 2011, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 18 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.

9 years, 10 months and 17 days have passed since January 18th, 2011.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 18th, 2011:

  • United States: Firework - Katy Perry
  • United Kingdom: Grenade - Bruno Mars

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 18th, 2011 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Capricorn. In America, the song Firework by Katy Perry is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, Grenade by Bruno Mars 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 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.

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 "The Office", "Prison Break", "Breaking Bad" and "The Vampire Diaries". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Farmville", "Mass Effect 2", "Heavy Rain" and "Fallout: New Vegas".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "One Tree Hill", "Peppa Pig" and "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse". 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 18th, 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.

  • 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

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 9 years, 10 months and 17 days have passed since January 18th, 2011.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 03 of 2011.
  • Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on January 18th, 2011, will be 9 years of age.
  • People born in 2011 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1295308800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around January 18th, 2011:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 18th, 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 18th, 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
  • 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

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 18th of January:


Weather

Weather information for January 18th, 2011:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 6.1 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 32.1 degrees Fahrenheit. 0.06 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.76cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 4.94 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 11.94cm.

US President

Who was the US President on January 18th, 2011?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 18th, 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 18th, 2011 was probably conceived around the 10th of April, 2010. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 18th, 2011 is the 28th of October, 2011. (Rough Estimate).

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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about January 18th, 2011.

  • 3,608 days have passed since this date.
  • 311,731,200 seconds have passed since the January 18th, 2011.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 363,686,400 times.
  • Since January 18th, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 160,853,299,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 51,955,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 26,808,883 steps. That's about 11,915 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,740,774 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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