March 11th, 2011, fell on a Friday. It was day 70 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.
9 years, 6 months and 7 days have passed since March 11th, 2011.
On This Date
Events that occurred on March 11th, 2011:
A magnitude 9.0 earthquake triggers a tsunami in Japan. 15,889 people are killed.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 11th, 2011:
United States: Born This Way - Lady Gaga
United Kingdom: Someone Like You - Adele
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Battle: Los Angeles" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is March 11th, 2011 and it's a Friday. People are looking forward to the weekend. Spring has started to creep in and the evenings 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 Battle: Los Angeles 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.
A civil war is raging on in Libya. Large battles are taking place between Colonel Gaddafi's government forces and Libyan rebels. Charlie Sheen is currently causing controversy. The actor, who was recently fired from the TV show "Two and a Half Men", has been attacking his former employers and making strange comments about how he is a "warlock" who has "tiger blood". The catchphrase "Every Day I'm Shufflin'" is being repeated and parodied following the success of LMAO's song "Party Rock Anthem".
A massive 9.0 earthquake has recently occurred off the coast of Japan. The earthquake triggered a powerful tsunami that traveled 10km inland and destroyed over 400,000 buildings. Thousands of people are dead or currently missing. A song called "Friday" by Rebecca Black is currently going viral for all of the wrong reasons. The response to the song is highly negative, with some people calling it the "worst song ever". People are watching popular TV shows such as "Futurama", "CSI: Miami", "Breaking Bad" and "RuPaul's Drag Race".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Red Dead Redemption", "Fallout: New Vegas", "Call of Duty: Black Ops" and "Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "One Tree Hill", "Phineas and Ferb" and "Jake and the Never Land Pirates".
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 March 11th, 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, 6 months and 7 days have passed since March 11th, 2011.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 10 of 2011.
Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on March 11th, 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 1299801600.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around March 11th, 2011:
February 11th, 2011: Musician "Bad News Brown" is found murdered in an alleyway in Montreal, Canada.
April 4th, 2011: Long Island serial killer: It is reported that police have discovered 8 sets of remains close to Gilgo in New York.
April 9th, 2011: A gunman murders five people at a mall in the Netherlands.
Horoscopes & Birthstone Information
Zodiac & Birthstone information:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 11th, 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: March 11th, 2011 falls under the Wolf.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
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 11th of March:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 9.3 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 34.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 1.11 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 20.32cm.
London, England: Temperature: 8 degrees Celsius.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Barack Obama was the President of the United States on March 11th, 2011.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on March 11th, 2011 was probably conceived around the 1st of June, 2010. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 11th, 2011 is the 19th of December, 2011. (Rough Estimate).
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.
How old was I?
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on March 11th, 2011.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about March 11th, 2011.
3,480 days have passed since this date.
300,668,400 seconds have passed since the March 11th, 2011.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 350,779,800 times.
Since March 11th, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 155,144,894,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 50,111,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 25,857,482 steps. That's about 11,492 miles!
Since this date, 3,608,021 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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