April 21st, 2011

April 21st, 2011, fell on a Thursday. It was day 111 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.

10 years, 0 months and 1 days have passed since April 21st, 2011.



Fictional Date

April 21st, 2011 relates to an event in a movie, book, game or television series:

  • Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles - Skynet becomes self-aware.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 21st, 2011:

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

Movie Box Office

Which 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 21st, 2011 and it's a Thursday. 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. 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. A new fantasy TV series called "Game of Thrones" has just debuted on HBO. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Smallville", "House", "How I Met Your Mother" and "The Vampire Diaries".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Farmville", "Halo: Reach", "Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood" and "Portal 2". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Peppa Pig", "Go, Diego, Go!", "Phineas and Ferb" and "The Suite Life on Deck". 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 April 21st, 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:

  • 10 years, 0 months and 1 days have passed since April 21st, 2011.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 16 of 2011.
  • Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 21st, 2011, will be 10 years of age.
  • People born in 2011 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1303340400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around April 21st, 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 19th, 2011: The video game "Portal 2" is released.
  • This date: April 21st, 2011
  • April 29th, 2011: Fast & Furious 5 (2011) is released.
  • 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: Thor (2011) is released in cinemas.
  • 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 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.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 21st, 2011, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (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).
  • Native American Zodiac: April 21st, 2011 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

Television Shows

TV shows that people would 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.
  • 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.

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

2011 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2011:

  • iPad
  • PlayStation 3
  • Xbox 360

Video Games

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

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

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures and noteable people who were born on the 21st of April:


Weather

Weather information for April 21st, 2011:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 16.8 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 38.5 degrees Fahrenheit. 3.61 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 4.32cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 17.83 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on April 21st, 2011?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 21st, 2011?

  • David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on April 21st, 2011 was probably conceived around the 12th of July, 2010. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 21st, 2011 is the 29th of January, 2012. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on April 21st, 2011.

Videos

Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to April 21st, 2011. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about April 21st, 2011.

  • 3,654 days have passed since this date.
  • 315,705,600 seconds have passed since the April 21st, 2011.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 368,323,200 times.
  • Since April 21st, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 162,904,089,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 52,617,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 27,150,682 steps. That's about 12,067 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,788,467 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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