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March 15th, 2011.

March 15th, 2011, was a Tuesday. It was day 74 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.

10 years, 2 months and 27 days have passed since March 15th, 2011.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Pisces.

On this day.

What happened on March 15th, 2011?

  • Arab Spring: Thousands of anti-government protesters gather across cities in Syria.
  • Rapper and singer Nate Dogg passes away due to complications of multiple strokes.
  • British reggae singer Smiley Culture stabs himself to death during a police raid in Warlingham, Surrey.
  • The video game "Homefront" is released.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 15th, 2011.

  • United States: Born This Way - Lady Gaga
  • United Kingdom: Someone Like You - Adele
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Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Battle: Los Angeles" was at the top of the box office on March 15th, 2011.

Take me back to March 15th, 2011!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is March 15th, 2011 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Pisces. Spring has started to creep in and the days are beginning to get longer.

St. Patrick's Day is just around the corner. 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. 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.

Video rental stores such as Blockbuster are continuing to close their doors at the moment. This is due to the increasing popularity of online streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu. 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. 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". A civil war is raging on in Libya. Large battles are taking place between Colonel Gaddafi's government forces and Libyan rebels. Currently, it looks as though Gaddafi's regime is close to victory.

A multiplayer FPS game called Homefront has just been released by Kaos Studios. Anti-government protests are currently taking place in cities across Syria. Tributes have been pouring in for rapper Nate Dogg, who recently passed away due to complications of multiple strokes.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Two and a Half Men", "Real Housewives of New York City", "Glee" and "White Collar". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Alan Wake", "Civilization V", "Call of Duty: Black Ops" and "Homefront". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "One Tree Hill", "Peppa Pig", "Wizards of Waverly Place" 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 15th, 2011.

  • Friday.

    Friday.

    A song called "Friday" by teenager Rebecca Black was receiving widespread attention for all of the wrong reasons; with most people expressing shock at how bad the song was.

  • Scumbag Steve.

    Scumbag Steve.

    A new Internet meme called "Scumbag Steve" was extremely popular at the start of 2011.

  • Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.

    Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.

    English model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley was named as FHM's sexiest woman in 2011.

  • Adele - "Rolling in the Deep"

    Adele - "Rolling in the Deep"

    "Rolling in the Deep" by Adele went on to win a Grammy for 2011's Record of the Year.

  • 2011 in music.

    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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2011?

    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.

  • Time Person of the Year 2011.

    Time Person of the Year 2011.

    "The Protester" was named as the Time Person of Year in 2011. This was due to the Arab Spring and the Occupy Wall Street movement.

  • Who were the best football players in 2011?

    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.

  • 2011 in movies.

    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.

  • The Artist.

    The Artist.

    The movie "The Artist" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2011.

  • Arab Spring.

    Arab Spring.

    The "Arab Spring" began during this period. Throughout the Middle East, a wave of demonstrations and protests were taking place. Governments were falling, concessions were being made and civil wars were breaking out.

  • Video rental stores are closing down.

    Video rental stores are closing down.

    From 2010 onward, video rental stores such as Blockbuster were beginning to close down. This was due to the popularity of new online streaming services such as Netflix and the Internet in general. Although a few stores and franchises continued to hobble along, it was only a matter of time before they were also forced to close their doors.

  • Smartphones are becoming more and more popular.

    Smartphones are becoming more and more popular.

    During this period, smartphones with touchscreens and 3G Internet capabilities started to replace the "dumber" cell phones of the past. Up until this point, the focus had been on making phones that were smaller and more compact. However, rising mobile Internet usage and the introduction of higher quality phone cameras started to reverse this trend. As a result, phones started to get larger.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 10 years, 2 months and 27 days have passed since March 15th, 2011.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 11 of 2011.
  • Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on March 15th, 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 1300147200.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around March 15th, 2011.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • This date: March 15th, 2011
  • 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.
  • April 6th, 2011: The viral Youtube video "Nyan Cat" is uploaded.
  • April 9th, 2011: A gunman murders six people at a mall in Alphen aan den Rijn in the Netherlands.
  • April 11th, 2011: WWE wrestler Edge announces that he will be retiring due to cervical spinal stenosis.
  • April 11th, 2011: 15 people are killed in the 2011 Minsk Metro bombing.

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 15th, 2011, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Pisces is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • 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 4.
  • Native American Zodiac: March 15th, 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 15th, 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.

  • Homefront - A military FPS game.
  • 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.

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 2011.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out March 15th, 2017 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 15th of March.

Weather on March 15th, 2011.

Historical weather information for March 15th, 2011.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 9.3 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 34.6 degrees Fahrenheit. 1.44 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 9.5 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported.

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on March 15th, 2011.

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on March 15th, 2011.

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on March 15th, 2011 was most likely conceived around the 5th of June, 2010.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 15th, 2011 is close to the 23rd of December, 2011.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about March 15th, 2011.

  • A total of 3,742 days have passed since this date.
  • 534 weeks have passed.
  • 323,305,200 seconds have passed since the March 15th, 2011.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 377,189,400 times.
  • Since March 15th, 2011, the earth has travelled approximately 166,825,483,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 53,884,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 27,804,247 steps. That's about 12,357 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,879,662 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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