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March 5th, 2011.

March 5th, 2011, was a Saturday. It was day 64 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.

10 years, 2 months and 3 days have passed since March 5th, 2011.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Pisces.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 5th, 2011.

  • United States: Born This Way - Lady Gaga
  • United Kingdom: Someone Like You - Adele

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Rango" was at the top of the box office on March 5th, 2011.

Take me back to March 5th, 2011!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is March 5th, 2011 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Pisces. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

Spring has started to creep in and the days are beginning to get longer. In America, the song Born This Way by Lady Gaga 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 Rango 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. 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, Maroon 5, LMFAO, Katy Perry, Rihanna and Bruno Mars.

A civil war is raging on in Libya. Large battles are taking place between Colonel Gaddafi's government forces and Libyan rebels. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Bones", "RuPaul's Drag Race" and "Modern Family". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty", "Civilization V", "Fallout: New Vegas" and "Call of Duty: Black Ops".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Peppa Pig", "Wizards of Waverly Place", "Team Umizoomi" and "Victorious". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as the Xbox 360, the PlayStation 3 and the iPad.

News topics, fads & culture.

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 March 5th, 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.

  • 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.
  • 10 years, 2 months and 3 days have passed since March 5th, 2011.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 09 of 2011.
  • Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on March 5th, 2011, will be 10 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2011 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1299283200.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around March 5th, 2011.

  • February 6th, 2011: Super Bowl XLV: The Green Bay Packers defeat the Pittsburgh Steelers by 31-25 at the Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The Black Eyed Peas perform at the halftime show.
  • 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 begin in Libya.
  • February 15th, 2011: Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is indicted on charges of paying an underage prostitute.
  • February 18th, 2011: The Black Eyed Peas release their song "Just Can't Get Enough".
  • February 20th, 2011: Arab Spring: Anti-government protests in Libya spread to the capital Tripoli.
  • 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).
  • February 27th, 2011: Soccer: Chelsea left-back Ashley Cole accidentally shoots a 21-year-old student with an air rifle.
  • This date: March 5th, 2011
  • 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.
  • March 17th, 2011: Libyan Civil War: The UN Security Council authorizes military intervention to protect civilians.
  • March 19th, 2011: NATO begins to intervene in the 2011 Libyan Civil War.
  • March 23rd, 2011: Actress Elizabeth Taylor passes away at the age of 79.
  • April 1st, 2011: 14 people people are killed after demonstrators in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan attack the UN Assistance Mission in response to American pastor Terry Jones' burning of the Quaran.
  • April 4th, 2011: Long Island serial killer: It is reported that police have discovered 8 sets of remains close to Gilgo in New York.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 5th, 2011, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 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).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 3.
  • Native American Zodiac: March 5th, 2011 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
  • Birth flower (March): The Daffodil and the Jonqui.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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.
  • Glee - 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.
  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on March 5th, 2011.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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

Popular toys and games in 2011.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2011.

  • The iPad
  • The PlayStation 3
  • The Xbox 360

Video games.

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.
  • Fallout: New Vegas - Open-world RPG game.
  • Civilization V - Turn-based strategy game.
  • Halo: Reach - 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.
  • Alan Wake - Action-adventure game developed by Remedy Entertainment.
  • God of War III - Action-adventure game developed by Santa Monica Studio.
  • Farmville - Agriculture-simulation social network game.

2011 playlist.

A Spotify playlist of songs from 2011. Let us bring you back to the days of LMFAO, Adele, Katy Perry and Example!

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 5th of March.

Weather on March 5th, 2011.

Historical weather information for March 5th, 2011.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 8.7 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 44.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 6.89 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 2.79cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 4.06 degrees Celsius.

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on March 5th, 2011.

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on March 5th, 2011.

Irish Taoiseach.

Brian Cowen was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on March 5th, 2011 was most likely conceived around the 26th of May, 2010.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 5th, 2011 is close to the 13th of December, 2011.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about March 5th, 2011.

  • A total of 3,718 days have passed since this date.
  • 531 weeks have passed.
  • 321,231,600 seconds have passed since the March 5th, 2011.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 374,770,200 times.
  • Since March 5th, 2011, the earth has travelled approximately 165,755,505,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 53,538,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 27,625,918 steps. That's about 12,278 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,854,779 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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