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April 20th, 2011.

April 20th, 2011, was a Wednesday. It was day 110 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.

10 years, 9 months and 2 days have passed since April 20th, 2011.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.

Song charts

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 20th, 2011.

  • United States: E.T. - Katy Perry ft Kanye West
  • United Kingdom: Party Rock Anthem - LMFAO

The Billboard Hot 100 on April 20th, 2011.

The top five songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

  • E.T. - Katy Perry Featuring Kanye West
  • S&M - Rihanna Featuring Britney Spears
  • Just Can't Get Enough - The Black Eyed Peas
  • F**k You! (Forget You) - Cee Lo Green
  • Born This Way - Lady Gaga
Play the top hits from 2011.
A Spotify playlist of songs from 2011. Let us bring you back to the days of LMFAO, Adele, Katy Perry and Example!
Hop

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Hop" was at the top of the box office on April 20th, 2011.

Take me back to April 20th, 2011!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is April 20th, 2011 and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. 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, Party Rock Anthem by LMFAO 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. 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. 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. A new fantasy TV series called "Game of Thrones" has just debuted on HBO.

If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Randy Savage, Ryan Dunn, Betty Ford and Amy Winehouse would all be still alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Desperate Housewives", "Gossip Girl", "White Collar" and "The Walking Dead". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty", "Civilization V", "Super Meat Boy" and "Crysis 2".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Horrid Henry", "iCarly" and "Big Time Rush". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of the PlayStation 3, the KidiZoom Camera, ZhuZhu Pets and the iPad.

News

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 20th, 2011.

  • Portal 2 is released.

    Portal 2 is released.

    On April 19th, 2011, the long-awaited puzzle video game "Portal 2" was released by Valve.

  • Nyan Cat.

    Nyan Cat.

    A video called "Nyan Cat" went viral during April 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.

  • 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.

  • DVD sales are plummeting.

    DVD sales are plummeting.

    As online streaming became more and more popular, sales of DVDs started to plummet. Between 2008 and 2014, sales in the USA fell by a whopping 66%.

Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 10 years, 9 months and 2 days have passed since April 20th, 2011.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 16 of 2011.
  • Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 20th, 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 1303254000.
Events

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around April 20th, 2011.

  • 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.
  • 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 18th, 2011: South Korean fashion model Kim Yu-ri commits suicide.
  • April 19th, 2011: The video game "Portal 2" is released.
  • This date: April 20th, 2011
  • 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.
  • May 10th, 2011: American rapper Tyler, the Creator releases his debut album "Goblin".
  • May 13th, 2011: The romantic comedy film Bridesmaids (2011) is released.
  • May 13th, 2011: Gaming website Kotaku reveals the existence of "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3" following a massive leak.
  • May 13th, 2011: CBS announce that Ashton Kutcher will be replacing Charlie Sheen on the sitcom "Two and a Half Men".
  • 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.
  • May 20th, 2011: Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011) is released in movie theaters.
  • May 20th, 2011: Wrestler Randy Savage dies from a heart attack.

Personality traits.

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Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 20th, 2011, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2011 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 1.
  • Native American Zodiac: April 20th, 2011 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
  • Birth flower (April): The Daisy and the Sweet Pea.
Television shows

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

TV shows from April, 2011.

Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones
Fantasy drama series.

The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead
Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.

Boardwalk Empire
Boardwalk Empire
Crime drama set in Atlanta City during the prohibition era.

Jersey Shore
Jersey Shore
Reality TV series.

White Collar
White Collar
Crime series about a con artist who works as a CI for the FBI.

Modern Family
Modern Family
Mockumentary family sitcom.

Community
Community
Sitcom that is set at a community college.

The Vampire Diaries
The Vampire Diaries
Supernatural teen drama.

Glee
Glee
Musical TV series.

RuPaul's Drag Race
RuPaul's Drag Race
Reality competition series.

Sons of Anarchy
Sons of Anarchy
Crime drama series about a biker gang.

Real Housewives of New York City
Real Housewives of New York City
American reality television series.

Breaking Bad
Breaking Bad
Series about a high school chemistry teacher who becomes a drug dealer after he is diagnosed with lung cancer.

The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory
A sitcom about two physicists called Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper.

Gossip Girl
Gossip Girl
Teen drama starring Blake Lively.

Mad Men
Mad Men
Period drama about an advertising agency in New York City.

Skins
Skins
British TV series about a group of teenagers living in Bristol.

Dexter
Dexter
Crime drama series about a serial killer who murders other serial killers.

How I Met Your Mother
How I Met Your Mother
Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.

Bones
Bones
Crime comedy-drama TV series.

Prison Break
Prison Break
TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.

Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy
Medical drama television series.

The Office
The Office
The US version of The Office, starring Steve Carell as Michael Scott.

House
House
Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.

Desperate Housewives
Desperate Housewives
TV show about housewives living in suburban America.

CSI: NY
CSI: NY
New York City version spin-off of the CSI franchise.

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
Reality TV show in which houses are renovated during a one-week period.

Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on April 20th, 2011.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2011.

Jake and the Never Land Pirates
Jake and the Never Land Pirates

Good Luck Charlie
Good Luck Charlie

Victorious
Victorious

Team Umizoomi
Team Umizoomi

Big Time Rush
Big Time Rush

Glee
Glee

The Suite Life on Deck
The Suite Life on Deck

Wizards of Waverly Place
Wizards of Waverly Place

iCarly
iCarly

WordGirl
WordGirl

Phineas and Ferb
Phineas and Ferb

Horrid Henry
Horrid Henry

Curious George
Curious George

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse

Ben 10
Ben 10

Johnny Test
Johnny Test

Go, Diego, Go!
Go, Diego, Go!

LazyTown
LazyTown

Peppa Pig
Peppa Pig

One Tree Hill
One Tree Hill

The Fairly OddParents
The Fairly OddParents

Dora the Explorer
Dora the Explorer

Toys

Popular toys and games in 2011.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2011.

The iPad
The iPad

ZhuZhu Pets
ZhuZhu Pets

The KidiZoom Camera
The KidiZoom Camera

The PlayStation 3
The PlayStation 3

The Xbox 360
The Xbox 360

Video games

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

Portal 2 2011
Portal 2
Puzzle-solving game developed by Valve Corporation.

Crysis 2 2011
Crysis 2
The second game in the series.

Total War: Shogun 2 2011
Total War: Shogun 2
Strategy game.

Homefront 2011
Homefront
A military FPS game.

Dead Space 2 2011
Dead Space 2
Sci-fi survival horror.

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood 2010
Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood
Developed by Ubisoft.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2010
Call of Duty: Black Ops
FPS game developed by Treyarch.

Super Meat Boy 2010
Super Meat Boy
Platform game.

Fallout: New Vegas 2010
Fallout: New Vegas
Open-world RPG game.

Civilization V 2010
Civilization V
Turn-based strategy game.

Halo: Reach 2010
Halo: Reach
First-person shooter game developed by Bungie.

StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty 2010
StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty
Real-time strategy game.

Red Dead Redemption 2010
Red Dead Redemption
Open-world adventure game that was set in the wild west.

Alan Wake 2010
Alan Wake
Action-adventure game developed by Remedy Entertainment.

Farmville 2009
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 April 20th, 2017 instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on April 20th.

Adolf Hitler

German dictator. Deceased
Born on April 20th, 1889
He was not alive on this date.

George Takei

American actor.
Born on April 20th, 1937
He turned 74 on this day in 2011.

Luther Vandross

Singer. Deceased
Born on April 20th, 1951
He was not alive on this date.

Carmen Electra

Model.
Born on April 20th, 1972
She turned 39 on this day in 2011.

Miranda Kerr

Model.
Born on April 20th, 1983
She turned 28 on this day in 2011.

Weather details

Weather on April 20th, 2011.

Historical weather information for April 20th, 2011.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 17.7 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 42.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 5.94 degrees Celsius. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 19.56cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 16.89 degrees Celsius.
USA

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on April 20th, 2011.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 20th, 2011.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on April 20th, 2011 was most likely conceived around July 28th, 2010.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 20th, 2011 is close to January 11th, 2012.

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Stats for April 20th, 2011

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about April 20th, 2011.

  • A total of 3,930 days have passed since this date.
  • 561 weeks have passed.
  • 339,555,600 seconds have passed since the April 20th, 2011.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 396,148,200 times.
  • Since April 20th, 2011, the earth has travelled approximately 175,210,689,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 56,592,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 29,201,782 steps. That's about 12,979 miles!
  • Since this date, 4,074,667 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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