May 2nd, 2011, fell on a Monday. It was day 122 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.
9 years, 2 months and 8 days have passed since May 2nd, 2011.
On This Date
Events that occurred on May 2nd, 2011:
9/11 mastermind Osama Bin Laden is killed by a United States special forces military unit in Pakistan.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 2nd, 2011:
United States: S & M - Rihanna
United Kingdom: Party Rock Anthem - LMFAO
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Fast Five" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is May 2nd, 2011 and it's a Monday. The summer of 2011 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up and the evenings are brighter than usual. In America, the song S & M by Rihanna 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 Fast Five is at the top of the Box Office. It's 2011, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Adele, LMFAO, Katy Perry and Bruno Mars.
News has just broke that Osama Bin Laden has been killed by a US special forces military unit in Pakistan. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Smallville", "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition", "CSI: NY" and "Desperate Housewives". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Red Dead Redemption", "StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty", "Fallout: New Vegas" and "Homefront".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "One Tree Hill", "iCarly" and "Team Umizoomi".
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 May 2nd, 2011.
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.
A popular fad called "planking" was gaining media exposure around this time.
The 2011 Eurovision song contest is held in Dusseldorf, Germany. Azerbaijan win the contest with the song "Running Scared" by Ell & Nikki.
Osama Bin Laden.
On the 2nd of May, 2011, al-Qaeda founder and 9/11 mastermind Osama Bin Laden was killed by a United States special forces military unit during a raid in Abbottabad, Pakistan.
Basic facts and information about this date:
9 years, 2 months and 8 days have passed since May 2nd, 2011.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 18 of 2011.
Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on May 2nd, 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 1304290800.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around May 2nd, 2011:
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.
June 1st, 2011: NBA star Shaquille O'Neal announces his retirement on social media.
Horoscopes & Birthstone Information
Zodiac & Birthstone information:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 2nd, 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).
Native American Zodiac: May 2nd, 2011 falls under the Beaver.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
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.
RuPaul's Drag Race - Reality competition 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.
Bones - Crime comedy-drama TV series.
Prison Break - TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.
The Office - The US version of The Office, starring Steve Carell as Michael Scott.
House - Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.
Desperate Housewives - TV show about housewives living in suburban America.
CSI: NY - New York City version spin-off of the CSI franchise.
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Reality TV show in which houses are renovated during a one-week period.
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"
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 2nd of May:
Barack Obama was the President of the United States on May 2nd, 2011.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on May 2nd, 2011 was probably conceived around the 23rd of July, 2010. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 2nd, 2011 is the 9th of February, 2012. (Rough Estimate).
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.
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?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about May 2nd, 2011.
3,357 days have passed since this date.
290,044,800 seconds have passed since the May 2nd, 2011.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 338,385,600 times.
Since May 2nd, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 149,663,116,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 48,340,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 24,943,853 steps. That's about 11,086 miles!
Since this date, 3,480,538 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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