6th of May, 2011

The 6th of May, 2011, fell on a Friday. Day 126 of 2011. Decade: 2010s.

9 years, 0 months and 19 days have passed since the 6th of May, 2011.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 6th of May, 2011:

  • Thor (2011) is released in cinemas.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 6th of May, 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.

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 the 6th of May, 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.

  • Planking.

    A popular fad called "planking" was gaining media exposure around this time.

  • Eurovision 2011

    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

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 9 years, 0 months and 19 days have passed since the 6th of May, 2011.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 18 of 2011.
  • Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 6th of May, 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 1304636400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 6th of May, 2011:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 6th of May, 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: The 6th of May, 2011 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Television Shows

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

  • 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.
  • One Tree Hill - Set in the fictional town of Tree Hill in North Carolina.
  • Two and a Half Men - Starring Charlie Sheen.
  • CSI: Miami - Miami-based spin-off.

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 6th of May:


Weather

Weather information for the 6th of May, 2011:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 17.3 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. There were 4 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 49.6 degrees Fahrenheit. 9.78 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 17.83 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on the 6th of May, 2011.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 6th of May, 2011 was probably conceived around the 27th of July, 2010. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 6th of May, 2011 is the 13th of February, 2012. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

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

  • Duke Nukem Forever - The long-awaited sequel to Duke Nukem 3D.
  • 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.

6th of May

Events that have occurred on the 6th of May:

  • 6th of May, 1527: The Sack of Rome occurs.
  • 6th of May, 1960: The Civil Rights Act of 1960 is signed into law.
  • 6th of May, 1966: Moors murders: Ian Brady is found guilty and sentenced to 3 concurrent terms of life imprisonment.
  • 6th of May, 1970: Irish politicians Charles Haughey and Neil Blaney are dismissed from the government after they are accused of being involved in a plot to import weapons for the Provisional IRA.
  • 6th of May, 1970: Football: Feyenoord win the European Cup after they defeat Celtic 2-1.
  • 6th of May, 1976: 900 people are killed when an earthquake strikes the Friuli region of Italy.
  • 6th of May, 1994: The Channel Tunnel between France and the UK is opened.
  • 6th of May, 2002: The Attitude Era in the WWE comes to an end.
  • 6th of May, 2002: Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn is assassinated.
  • 6th of May, 1950: The "Tollund Man" mummy is discovered by peat cutters in Denmark.
  • 6th of May, 1961: FA Cup Final 1961: Tottenham Hotspur defeat Leicester City 2-0.
  • 6th of May, 1972: FA Cup Final 1972: A goal from Allan Clarke helps Leeds United secure a 1-0 victory over Arsenal.
  • 6th of May, 1978: A goal from Roger Osborne helps Ipswich Town win the FA Cup Final with a 1-0 victory over Arsenal.
  • 6th of May, 2004: The TV show "Friends" comes to an end after nearly ten years.
  • 6th of May, 2005: Kingdom of Heaven (2005) is released.
  • 6th of May, 2007: Nicolas Sarkozy becomes the new president of France.
  • 6th of May, 2007: Manchester United win the Premier League title after Chelsea fail to beat Arsenal.
  • 6th of May, 2008: Irish politics: Bertie Ahern resigns as Taoiseach.
  • 6th of May, 2009: "It's a disgrace!": Barcelona knock Chelsea out of the Champions League after a number of controversial refereeing decisions go their way.
  • 6th of May, 2010: The Conservative Party become the largest party in the 2010 United Kingdom general election.
  • 6th of May, 2013: Amanda Berry, Michele Knight and Georgina DeJesus are all found alive after having been missing for a decade.
  • 6th of May, 2019: The television miniseries Chernobyl is released.
  • 6th of May, 2019: Meghan Markle gives birth to Archie Mountbatten-Windsor.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 6th of May, 2011.

  • 3,307 days have passed since this date.
  • 285,724,800 seconds have passed since the 6th of May, 2011.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 333,345,600 times.
  • Since the 6th of May, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 147,433,996,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 47,620,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 24,572,333 steps. That's about 10,921 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,428,698 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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