February 22nd, 2011, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 53 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.
9 years, 5 months and 20 days have passed since February 22nd, 2011.
On This Date
Events that occurred on February 22nd, 2011:
181 people are killed when an earthquake hits Christchurch, New Zealand.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on February 22nd, 2011:
United States: Black And Yellow - Wiz Khalifa
United Kingdom: Someone Like You - Adele
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 22nd, 2011 and it's a Tuesday. In America, the song Black And Yellow by Wiz Khalifa is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Someone Like You by Adele 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. Pre-made comics called "Rage Comics" are extremely popular on the Internet at the moment, as people use them to share relatable experiences. 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. Anti-government protests in Libya have spread to the capital Tripoli. In the city of Benghazi, police and army members were recently forced to withdraw after being overwhelmed by protesters. Civilian death tolls have been rising over the past couple of days.
181 people have tragically lost their lives following an earthquake in the city of Christchurch, New Zealand. Search and rescue operations are currently ongoing. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Two and a Half Men", "Real Housewives of New York City", "RuPaul's Drag Race" and "Modern Family". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty", "Fallout: New Vegas", "Call of Duty: Black Ops" and "Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood".
Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "LazyTown", "Ben 10", "The Suite Life on Deck" 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 22nd, 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.
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.
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 and information about this date:
9 years, 5 months and 20 days have passed since February 22nd, 2011.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 08 of 2011.
Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on February 22nd, 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 1298332800.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around February 22nd, 2011:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 22nd, 2011, will have the star sign Pisces.
However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Aquarius.
Zodiac Element: Water.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2011 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
Native American Zodiac: February 22nd, 2011 falls under the Wolf.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.
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.
"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"
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 22nd of February:
Barack Obama was the President of the United States on February 22nd, 2011.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on February 22nd, 2011 was probably conceived around the 15th of May, 2010. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 22nd, 2011 is the 2nd of December, 2011. (Rough Estimate).
Premier League results from February 22nd, 2011.
Blackpool defeat Tottenham 3-1.
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 22nd, 2011.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about February 22nd, 2011.
3,462 days have passed since this date.
299,113,200 seconds have passed since the February 22nd, 2011.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 348,965,400 times.
Since February 22nd, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 154,342,411,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 49,852,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 25,723,735 steps. That's about 11,433 miles!
Since this date, 3,589,358 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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