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April 9th, 2011.

April 9th, 2011, was a Saturday. It was day 99 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.

10 years, 1 months and 0 days have passed since April 9th, 2011.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aries.

On this day.

What happened on April 9th, 2011?

  • A gunman murders six people at a mall in Alphen aan den Rijn in the Netherlands.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 9th, 2011.

  • United States: Born This Way - Lady Gaga
  • United Kingdom: On The Floor - Jennifer Lopez

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Hop" was at the top of the box office on April 9th, 2011.

Take me back to April 9th, 2011!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is April 9th, 2011 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

The summer of 2011 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise. In America, the song Born This Way by Lady Gaga is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, On The Floor by Jennifer Lopez is the number one hit song.

Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Hop 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. It's 2011, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Adele, Maroon 5, LMFAO, Katy Perry, Rihanna and Bruno Mars. The catchphrase "Every Day I'm Shufflin'" is being repeated and parodied following the success of LMAO's song "Party Rock Anthem".

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, who are being supported by NATO. The recent discovery of eight bodies near Gilgo Beach in New York are raising fears about a Craigslist serial killer.

The Netherlands is in shock after a gunman kills five people in a mass shooting at the Ridderhof mall in Alphen aan den Rijn. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Futurama", "Smallville", "Prison Break" and "Jersey Shore". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Fallout: New Vegas", "Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood", "Homefront" and "Crysis 2".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Peppa Pig", "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse", "iCarly" and "Good Luck Charlie". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of 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 April 9th, 2011.

  • 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.

  • Nyan Cat.

    A video called "Nyan Cat" goes viral.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 10 years, 1 months and 0 days have passed since April 9th, 2011.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 14 of 2011.
  • Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 9th, 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 1302303600.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around April 9th, 2011.

  • 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.
  • April 6th, 2011: The viral Youtube video "Nyan Cat" is uploaded.
  • This date: April 9th, 2011
  • 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.
  • April 15th, 2011: The animated film Rio (2011) is released in cinemas.
  • April 17th, 2011: The first episode of Game of Thrones is aired.
  • April 19th, 2011: The video game "Portal 2" is released.
  • April 29th, 2011: The film Fast & Furious 5 (2011) is released in movie theaters.
  • April 29th, 2011: The Youtube channel h3h3Productions is founded.
  • April 29th, 2011: Prince William and Catherine Middleton are married.
  • April 30th, 2011: Georges St-Pierre defeats Jake Shields at UFC 129.
  • May 2nd, 2011: 9/11 mastermind Osama Bin Laden is killed by a United States special forces military unit in Pakistan.
  • May 6th, 2011: The film Thor (2011) is released in movie theaters.
  • May 9th, 2011: Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver end their relationship after 25 years of marriage.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 9th, 2011, will have the star sign Aries.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2011 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: April 9th, 2011 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
  • Birth flower (April): The Daisy and the Sweet Pea.

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 April 9th, 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.

  • Crysis 2 - The second game in the series.
  • 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.
  • 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 9th of April.

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 9th of April.

  • Occupation of Denmark (Denmark)

Weather on April 9th, 2011.

Historical weather information for April 9th, 2011.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 17.1 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a windy day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 49.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 9.44 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 13 degrees Celsius.

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on April 9th, 2011.

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 9th, 2011.

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on April 9th, 2011 was most likely conceived around the 30th of June, 2010.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 9th, 2011 is close to the 17th of January, 2012.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about April 9th, 2011.

  • A total of 3,683 days have passed since this date.
  • 526 weeks have passed.
  • 318,211,200 seconds have passed since the April 9th, 2011.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 371,246,400 times.
  • Since April 9th, 2011, the earth has travelled approximately 164,196,979,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 53,035,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 27,366,163 steps. That's about 12,163 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,818,534 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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