April 17th, 2011

April 17th, 2011, fell on a Sunday. It was day 107 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.

9 years, 3 months and 28 days have passed since April 17th, 2011.


On This Date

Events that occurred on April 17th, 2011:

  • The first episode of Game of Thrones is aired.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 17th, 2011:

  • United States: E.T. - Katy Perry ft Kanye West
  • United Kingdom: On The Floor - Jennifer Lopez

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Hop" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is April 17th, 2011 and it's a Sunday. People are enjoying their weekend. The summer of 2011 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise.

In America, the song E.T. by Katy Perry ft Kanye West 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.

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, LMFAO, Katy Perry 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. Wrestling fans are saddened by the recent announcement that WWE superstar Edge will be retiring due to cervical spinal stenosis.

A terrorist attack on the Minsk Metro in Belarus has claimed the lives of 15 people. A new fantasy TV series called "Game of Thrones" has just debuted on HBO. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Futurama", "Smallville", "CSI: NY" and "House".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Fallout: New Vegas", "Call of Duty: Black Ops", "Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood" and "Crysis 2". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "LazyTown", "Phineas and Ferb" and "iCarly".


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 April 17th, 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.

  • 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.

  • Nyan Cat

    A video called "Nyan Cat" goes viral.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 9 years, 3 months and 28 days have passed since April 17th, 2011.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 15 of 2011.
  • Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 17th, 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 1302994800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around April 17th, 2011:

  • March 23rd, 2011: Actress Elizabeth Taylor passes away at the age of 79.
  • 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.
  • 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 19th, 2011: The video game "Portal 2" is released.
  • April 29th, 2011: Fast & Furious 5 (2011) is released.
  • April 29th, 2011: Prince William and Catherine Middleton are married.
  • May 2nd, 2011: 9/11 mastermind Osama Bin Laden is killed by a United States special forces military unit in Pakistan.
  • May 6th, 2011: Thor (2011) is released in cinemas.
  • May 9th, 2011: Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver end their relationship after 25 years of marriage.
  • May 13th, 2011: The romantic comedy film Bridesmaids (2011) is released.
  • May 14th, 2011: Manchester United win the Premier League after a 1-1 draw with Blackburn Rovers.
  • May 14th, 2011: Manchester City win the FA Cup after beating Stoke City 1-0.
  • May 17th, 2011: The video game "L.A. Noire" is released.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 17th, 2011, will have the star sign Aries.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (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).
  • Native American Zodiac: April 17th, 2011 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Game of Thrones - Fantasy drama series.
  • 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.

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"


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 17th of April:


Weather

Weather information for April 17th, 2011:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 12.7 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 40.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 4.44 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 12.95cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 13.78 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on April 17th, 2011.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on April 17th, 2011 was probably conceived around the 8th of July, 2010. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 17th, 2011 is the 25th of January, 2012. (Rough Estimate).

Soccer Results

Premier League results from April 17th, 2011.

  • Arsenal and Liverpool draw 1-1.

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • 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.
  • 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 April 17th, 2011.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about April 17th, 2011.

  • 3,408 days have passed since this date.
  • 294,451,200 seconds have passed since the April 17th, 2011.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 343,526,400 times.
  • Since April 17th, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 151,936,819,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 49,075,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 25,322,803 steps. That's about 11,255 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,533,414 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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