February 20th, 2011

February 20th, 2011, fell on a Sunday. It was day 51 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.

9 years, 4 months and 21 days have passed since February 20th, 2011.


On This Date

Events that occurred on February 20th, 2011:

  • Arab Spring: Anti-government protests in Libya spread to the capital Tripoli.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on February 20th, 2011:

  • United States: Grenade - Bruno Mars
  • United Kingdom: Price Tag - Jessie J

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

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

Take Me Back!

The date is February 20th, 2011 and it's a Sunday. People are enjoying their weekend. In America, the song Grenade by Bruno Mars is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, Price Tag by Jessie J is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Unknown is at the top of the Box Office. 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. In Ireland, the campaign for the 2011 General Election is taking place. Fianna Fail, which have been in power since 1997, are expected to perform badly because of the the economic crisis that has been gripping the country since 2008. A civil war has just broken out in Libya.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition", "CSI: NY", "House" and "The Walking Dead". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Battlefield: Bad Company 2", "Red Dead Redemption", "Fallout: New Vegas" and "Call of Duty: Black Ops". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Peppa Pig", "LazyTown", "iCarly" and "Good Luck Charlie".


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 February 20th, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Friday

    A song called "Friday" by teenager Rebecca Black receives widespread attention for all of the wrong reasons; with most people being shocked at how bad her song is.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 9 years, 4 months and 21 days have passed since February 20th, 2011.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 07 of 2011.
  • Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on February 20th, 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 1298160000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around February 20th, 2011:

  • January 22nd, 2011: Irish Taoiseach Brian Cowen resigns.
  • January 23rd, 2011: Irish politics: The Green Party withdraws from government.
  • January 24th, 2011: Adele releases her single "Someone like You".
  • January 24th, 2011: The best-selling album "21" is released by Adele.
  • January 24th, 2011: A suicide attack kills 37 people at the Domodedovo International Airport in Russia.
  • January 25th, 2011: The chart-topping single "Party Rock Anthem" is released by LMFAO.
  • January 25th, 2011: The Egyptian Revolution of 2011 begins.
  • January 31st, 2011: Fernando Torres transfers from Liverpool to Chelsea.
  • January 31st, 2011: Football: Luis Suarez joins Liverpool.
  • February 6th, 2011: Super Bowl XLV: The Green Bay Packers defeat the Pittsburgh Steelers by 31-25 at the Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
  • February 6th, 2011: The Black Eyed Peas perform at the halftime show of Super Bowl XLV.
  • February 11th, 2011: Musician "Bad News Brown" is found murdered in an alleyway in Montreal, Canada.
  • February 11th, 2011: Arab Spring: Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak resigns.
  • February 15th, 2011: Arab Spring: Anti-government protests began in Libya.
  • February 22nd, 2011: 181 people are killed when an earthquake hits Christchurch, New Zealand.
  • February 25th, 2011: Ireland's Fianna Fail-led government is heavily defeated in the 2011 General Election.
  • February 27th, 2011: The 83rd Academy Awards are held at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles. Best Actor: Colin Firth (The King's Speech). Best Actress: Natalie Portman (Black Swan).
  • March 7th, 2011: Two and a Half Men: CBS and Warner Bros. terminate Charlie Sheen's contract.
  • March 11th, 2011: A magnitude 9.0 earthquake triggers a tsunami in Japan. 15,889 people are killed.
  • March 15th, 2011: The video game "Homefront" is released.
  • March 15th, 2011: British reggae singer Smiley Culture stabs himself to death during a police raid in Warlingham, Surrey.
  • March 15th, 2011: Arab Spring: Thousands of anti-government protesters gather across cities in Syria.
  • March 15th, 2011: Rapper and singer Nate Dogg passes away due to complications of multiple strokes.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 20th, 2011, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2011 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: February 20th, 2011 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.

Television Shows

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

  • The Walking Dead - Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.
  • RuPaul's Drag Race - Reality competition 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.
  • Prison Break - TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.
  • The Office - The US version of The Office, starring Steve Carell as Michael Scott.
  • House - Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.
  • Desperate Housewives - TV show about housewives living in suburban America.
  • CSI: NY - 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.

2011 - Kid's TV

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

"Jake and the Never Land Pirates" - "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"


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 20th of February:


Weather

Weather information for February 20th, 2011:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 7.8 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 23.5 degrees Fahrenheit. -4.72 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 0.76cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 5 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on February 20th, 2011.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on February 20th, 2011 was probably conceived around the 13th of May, 2010. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 20th, 2011 is the 30th of November, 2011. (Rough Estimate).

Soccer Results

Premier League results from February 20th, 2011.

  • West Brom and Wolves draw 1-1.

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.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on February 20th, 2011.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about February 20th, 2011.

  • 3,432 days have passed since this date.
  • 296,521,200 seconds have passed since the February 20th, 2011.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 345,941,400 times.
  • Since February 20th, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 153,004,939,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 49,420,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 25,500,823 steps. That's about 11,334 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,558,254 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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