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April 29, 2011

April 29, 2011, was a Friday. It was 12 years, 11 months, and 16 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.

On This Day

Events

Notable events that occurred on April 29, 2011:

  • The YouTube channel h3h3Productions is founded.
  • The film Fast & Furious 5 (2011) is released in movie theaters.
  • Prince William and Catherine Middleton are married.
Song charts

Popular songs

On April 29, 2011, the following songs were at the top of the music charts in the USA and the UK:

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

The music charts on April 29, 2011

The following songs were dominating 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 singles from 2011
A Spotify playlist of songs from 2011. Let us bring you back to the days of LMFAO, Adele, Katy Perry and Example!
Fast Five

Top movie

The top movie on this day was "Fast Five".

Facts

This date occurred 4,735 days ago. Approximately 158 months have passed. It was the 119th day of 2011, in week 17. The decade was the 2010s. People who were born on April 29, 2011, are now 12 years old and belong to the Gen Alpha generation. 53 seasons of weather have come and gone since then.

Take me back to April 29, 2011

Let's go back to the 2010s.

The date is April 29, 2011, and it's a Friday. Babies who are born today will have the star sign Taurus. Many people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the 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 at the top of the singles charts, while "Party Rock Anthem" by LMFAO is the number-one song in the UK. Barack Obama is the President of the United States, and the movie Fast Five is at the top of the box office.

David Cameron is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. On television, people are watching popular shows such as "One Tree Hill", "The Vampire Diaries", "Luther", and "The Killing". Video rental stores such as Blockbuster are continuing to close their doors at the moment. Sadly, it seems as though they will be unable to compete with online streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu.

People are using pre-made comics called "Rage Comics" to share funny and 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 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.

The wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton has taken place in Westminster Abbey in London. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Randy Savage, Margo Dydek, Ryan Dunn, and Peter Falk would all still be alive. People are playing video games such as "Call of Duty: Black Ops", "Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood", "Homefront", and "Crysis 2".

Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "The Backyardigans", "Ben 10", "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse", and "Fish Hooks". Children are playing with toys such as the PlayStation 3, Crayola Crayon Town, Chixos Design, and Rocky the Robot Truck.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on April 29, 2011.

  • Prince William and Catherine Middleton are married.

    Prince William and Catherine Middleton are married

    Prince William and Catherine Middleton were married at Westminster Abbey, London, in late April 2011. An estimated 300 million people tuned in to watch the event.
  • Portal 2 is released.

    Portal 2 is released

    The long-awaited puzzle video game "Portal 2" was released by Valve on April 19th, 2011.
  • Nyan Cat.

    Nyan Cat

    A video called "Nyan Cat" went viral in April 2011.
  • Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.

    Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

    English model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley was named 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 "Time Person of the Year" in 2011. This was due to the Arab Spring and the Occupy Wall Street movement.
  • Best soccer players in the world.

    Best soccer players in the world

    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 slowly began to close down. This was due to the rise of new online streaming services such as Netflix and Internet usage 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.
  • Hipsters.

    Hipsters

    The Internet had recently started using the term "hipster" to describe people who are pretentious and deliberately anti-mainstream.
  • Smartphones are becoming popular.

    Smartphones are becoming popular

    Smartphones with touchscreens and 3G Internet capabilities started replacing the "dumber" push-button cellphones of the past. Up until this point, companies had focused on making phones that were smaller and more compact. However, rising mobile Internet usage and the introduction of higher-quality cameras started to reverse this trend. As a result, phones started getting larger.
  • DVD sales are plummeting.

    DVD sales are plummeting

    DVD sales were beginning to plummet as people were switching to online streaming platforms. Between 2008 and 2014, sales in the USA fell by a whopping 66%.

Personality traits

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Events

What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around April 29, 2011.

  • April 1, 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 4, 2011: Long Island serial killer: It is reported that police have discovered 8 sets of remains close to Gilgo in New York.
  • April 5, 2011: Nicki Minaj releases the song "Super Bass".
  • April 6, 2011: The viral YouTube video "Nyan Cat" is uploaded.
  • April 9, 2011: A gunman murders six people at a mall in Alphen aan den Rijn in the Netherlands.
  • April 11, 2011:
    • WWE wrestler Edge announces that he will be retiring due to cervical spinal stenosis.
    • 15 people are killed in the 2011 Minsk Metro bombing.
  • April 15, 2011: The animated film Rio (2011) is released in cinemas.
  • April 17, 2011: The first episode of Game of Thrones is aired.
  • April 18, 2011: South Korean fashion model Kim Yu-ri commits suicide.
  • April 19, 2011:
    • The video game "Portal 2" is released.
    • Fidel Castro steps down as the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba.
  • April 26, 2011: The first episode of the singing reality series "The Voice" is aired on television.
  • This date: April 29, 2011
  • April 30, 2011: Georges St-Pierre defeats Jake Shields at UFC 129.
  • May 2, 2011: 9/11 mastermind Osama Bin Laden is killed by a United States special forces military unit in Pakistan.
  • May 6, 2011:
    • The film Thor (2011) is released in movie theaters.
    • The teen sitcom "A.N.T. Farm" premieres on the Disney Channel.
  • May 9, 2011: Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver end their relationship after 25 years of marriage.
  • May 10, 2011: American rapper Tyler, the Creator releases his debut album "Goblin".
  • May 13, 2011:
    • The romantic comedy film Bridesmaids (2011) is released.
    • Gaming website Kotaku reveals the existence of "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3" following a massive leak.
    • CBS announce that Ashton Kutcher will be replacing Charlie Sheen on the sitcom "Two and a Half Men".
  • May 14, 2011:
    • Manchester United win the Premier League after a 1-1 draw with Blackburn Rovers.
    • Manchester City win the FA Cup after beating Stoke City 1-0.
  • May 17, 2011: The video game "L.A. Noire" is released.
  • May 20, 2011:
    • Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011) is released in movie theaters.
    • Wrestler Randy Savage dies from a heart attack.
  • May 22, 2011: Football: Carlo Ancelotti is sacked as manager of Chelsea.
  • May 23, 2011: Internet culture: The subreddit /r/polandball is created on Reddit.
  • May 24, 2011: The first episode of British reality TV show "Geordie Shore" is aired on MTV.
  • May 25, 2011:
    • Scotty McCreery wins the 10th season of American Idol.
    • The Oprah Winfrey Show comes to an end after nearly 25 years.
  • May 26, 2011:
    • The Hangover Part II (2011) is released.
    • Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) is released.
    • Former Serbian general Ratko Mladic is arrested in Lazarevo, northern Serbia.
    • Actress Lindsay Lohan receives a 120-day jail sentence for theft.
    • Cheryl Cole is dropped from the US version of The X Factor.
  • May 27, 2011: Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner sends an explicit photograph of himself to a woman on Twitter.
  • May 28, 2011:
    • The 2011 UEFA Champions League Final is held between Barcelona and Manchester United. Barcelona win 3-1.
    • The Kings of Leon headline at Slane.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 29, 2011, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • 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 29, 2011 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
  • Birth flower (April): The Daisy and the Sweet Pea.
Television shows

Television shows in April 2011

In April 2011, TV audiences were watching the following series:

TV shows from April 2011.

Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones
The Killing
The Killing
Bob's Burgers
Bob's Burgers
Shameless
Shameless
The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead
Downton Abbey
Downton Abbey
Raising Hope
Raising Hope
Hawaii Five-0
Hawaii Five-0
Boardwalk Empire
Boardwalk Empire
Nikita
Nikita
Luther
Luther
Sherlock
Sherlock
Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in April 2011

If you were a kid on April 29, 2011, then you were probably watching the following cartoons and TV shows:

Jake and the Never Land Pirates
Jake and the Never Land Pirates
Bubble Guppies
Bubble Guppies
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic

T.U.F.F. Puppy
T.U.F.F. Puppy
Fish Hooks
Fish Hooks
Pretty Little Liars
Pretty Little Liars
Adventure Time
Adventure Time
Good Luck Charlie
Good Luck Charlie
Victorious
Victorious
Team Umizoomi
Team Umizoomi
Big Time Rush
Big Time Rush
Toys

Toys in 2011

If you were a child on this date, then you may have had some of the following toys:

Gentle Giraffe
Gentle Giraffe
Liv Dolls
Liv Dolls
Moxie Girlz Art-titude Dolls
Moxie Girlz Art-titude Dolls
Duck Hunter
Duck Hunter
Rocky the Robot Truck
Rocky the Robot Truck
Laser Zero Gravity
Laser Zero Gravity
Bakugan 7-in-1 Maxus Dragonoid
Bakugan 7-in-1 Maxus Dragonoid
Chixos Design
Chixos Design
Girl Gourmet Sweets Candy Jewel
Girl Gourmet Sweets Candy Jewel
Harumika (dolls)
Harumika (dolls)
Crayola Crayon Town
Crayola Crayon Town
The iPad
The iPad
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in April 2011.

Portal 2 2011
Portal 2
Crysis 2 2011
Crysis 2
Total War: Shogun 2 2011
Total War: Shogun 2
Homefront 2011
Homefront
Dead Space 2 2011
Dead Space 2
Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood 2010
Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2010
Call of Duty: Black Ops
Super Meat Boy 2010
Super Meat Boy
Fallout: New Vegas 2010
Fallout: New Vegas
FIFA 11 2010
FIFA 11
Civilization V 2010
Civilization V
Halo: Reach 2010
Halo: Reach

Were you born on April 29, 2011?

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 of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out April 29, 2017, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on April 29.

Bernie Madoff

Bernie Madoff

American fraudster Deceased
Born on April 29, 1938
He turned 73 on this day in 2011.

Tammi Terrell

Tammi Terrell

Motown singer Deceased
Born on April 29, 1945
She was not alive on this date.

Dale Earnhardt

Dale Earnhardt

Stock car driver Deceased
Born on April 29, 1951
He was not alive on this date.

Jerry Seinfeld

Jerry Seinfeld

Actor
Born on April 29, 1954
He turned 57 on this day in 2011.

Leslie Jordan

Leslie Jordan

Actor Deceased
Born on April 29, 1955
He turned 56 on this day in 2011.

Daniel Day-Lewis

Daniel Day-Lewis

Actor
Born on April 29, 1957
He turned 54 on this day in 2011.

Federico Castelluccio

Federico Castelluccio

Actor
Born on April 29, 1964
He turned 47 on this day in 2011.

Uma Thurman

Uma Thurman

Actress
Born on April 29, 1970
She turned 41 on this day in 2011.

Master P

Master P

Rapper
Born on April 29, 1970
He turned 41 on this day in 2011.

Kian Egan

Kian Egan

Irish singer
Born on April 29, 1980
He turned 31 on this day in 2011.

Candace Owens

Candace Owens

Conservative author
Born on April 29, 1989
She turned 22 on this day in 2011.

Holidays

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on April 29:

USA

US President

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on April 29, 2011.

UK

UK Prime Minister

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

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 29, 2011 was most likely conceived around August 6, 2010.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 29, 2011 is close to January 20, 2012.

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Stats for April 29, 2011

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about April 29, 2011:

  • 4,735 days have passed since this date.
  • 676 weeks have passed.
  • 409,104,000 seconds have passed since April 29, 2011.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 477,288,000 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 211,097,664,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 68,184,000 times.
  • You have taken approximately 35,182,944 steps. That's roughly 15,637 miles.
  • 4,909,248 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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