March 23rd, 2011, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 82 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.
9 years, 9 months and 24 days have passed since March 23rd, 2011.
On This Date
Events that occurred on March 23rd, 2011:
Actress Elizabeth Taylor passes away at the age of 79.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 23rd, 2011:
United States: Born This Way - Lady Gaga
United Kingdom: Don't Hold Your Breath - Nicole Scherzinger
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Limitless" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is March 23rd, 2011 and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. 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, Don't Hold Your Breath by Nicole Scherzinger is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Limitless 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, LMFAO, Katy Perry 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 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 multiplayer FPS game called Homefront has just been released by Kaos Studios.
Anti-government protests are currently taking place in cities across Syria. A civil war is raging on in Libya. Large battles are taking place between Colonel Gaddafi's government forces and Libyan rebels. Although forces loyal to Gaddafi were recently on the brink of victory, the implementation of a "No Fly Zone" and the intervention of NATO is beginning to turn the tide in the rebel's favor. Tributes are pouring in for actress Elizabeth Taylor, who recently passed away at the age of 79.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "CSI: Miami", "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition", "Sons of Anarchy" and "Modern Family". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Call of Duty: Black Ops", "Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood", "Homefront" and "Crysis 2". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse", "iCarly" and "Jake and the Never Land Pirates".
If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Xbox 360", "PlayStation 3" and "iPad".
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 23rd, 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.
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.
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, 9 months and 24 days have passed since March 23rd, 2011.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 12 of 2011.
Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on March 23rd, 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 1300838400.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around March 23rd, 2011:
Barack Obama was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on March 23rd, 2011?
David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on March 23rd, 2011 was probably conceived around the 13th of June, 2010. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 23rd, 2011 is the 31st of December, 2011. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about March 23rd, 2011.
3,587 days have passed since this date.
309,916,800 seconds have passed since the March 23rd, 2011.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 361,569,600 times.
Since March 23rd, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 159,917,068,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 51,652,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 26,652,845 steps. That's about 11,846 miles!
Since this date, 3,719,002 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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