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May 14th, 2011.

May 14th, 2011, was a Saturday. It was day 134 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.

11 years and 9 days have passed since May 14th, 2011.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.

On This Day

On this day.

What happened on May 14th, 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.
Song charts

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 14th, 2011.

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

The Billboard Hot 100 on May 14th, 2011.

The top five songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

  • E.T. - Katy Perry Featuring Kanye West
  • Rolling In The Deep - Adele
  • Till The World Ends - Britney Spears Featuring Nicki Minaj & Ke$ha
  • Just Can't Get Enough - The Black Eyed Peas
  • The Lazy Song - Bruno Mars
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Thor

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Thor" was at the top of the box office on May 14th, 2011.

Take me back to May 14th, 2011!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is May 14th, 2011 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

The summer of 2011 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up and the evenings are brighter than usual. 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 Thor 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 fad called "planking", which involves a person lying face down in an unusual location, is popular at the moment. The recent killing of Osama Bin Laden in Pakistan is continuing to dominate the news. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver have ended their relationship after 25 years of marriage.

Internet users are currently making memes and jokes about the 21st of May, 2011, which Harold Camping has predicted will bring the "Rapture". Gaming website Kotaku has just revealed that the next Call of Duty game will be called "Modern Warfare 3". Shortly after the leaks were publicized, four teaser trailers were uploaded by the official Call of Duty Youtube page. Azerbaijan have won the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Running Scared" by Ell & Nikki.

In soccer, Alex Ferguson has led Manchester United to another Premier League title after a 1-1 draw over Blackburn. Meanwhile, Manchester City have just won the FA Cup with a 1-0 win over Stoke City. 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 "CSI: Miami", "Two and a Half Men", "Community" and "Jersey Shore".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Red Dead Redemption", "Civilization V", "Fallout: New Vegas" and "Call of Duty: Black Ops". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "One Tree Hill", "LazyTown", "Glee" and "Victorious". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as the Xbox 360, the PlayStation 3, 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 May 14th, 2011.

  • Bridesmaids is showing in movie theaters.

    Bridesmaids is showing in movie theaters.

    During this time, the comedy film Bridesmaids was showing in movie theaters.

  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is leaked.

    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is leaked.

    On May 13th, 2011, leaked screenshots of the video game "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3" were published on Kotaku. Later that day, the teaser trailer for the game was released.

  • Osama Bin Laden is killed.

    Osama Bin Laden is killed.

    On May 2nd, 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.

  • Eurovision 2011.

    Eurovision 2011.

    The 2011 Eurovision song contest was held in Dusseldorf, Germany. Azerbaijan won the contest with the song "Running Scared" by Ell & Nikki.

  • Planking is popular.

    Planking is popular.

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

  • Portal 2 is released.

    Portal 2 is released.

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

  • 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.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 11 years and 9 days have passed since May 14th, 2011.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 19 of 2011.
  • Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on May 14th, 2011, will be 11 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2011 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1305327600.
Events

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around May 14th, 2011.

  • 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.
  • April 19th, 2011: Fidel Castro steps down as the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba.
  • 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".
  • This date: May 14th, 2011
  • 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.
  • May 22nd, 2011: Football: Carlo Ancelotti is sacked as manager of Chelsea.
  • May 23rd, 2011: Internet culture: The subreddit /r/polandball is created on Reddit.
  • May 24th, 2011: The first episode of British reality TV show "Geordie Shore" is aired on MTV.
  • May 25th, 2011: Scotty McCreery wins the 10th season of American Idol.
  • May 25th, 2011: The Oprah Winfrey Show comes to an end after nearly 25 years.
  • May 26th, 2011: The Hangover Part II (2011) is released.
  • May 26th, 2011: Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) is released.
  • May 26th, 2011: Former Serbian general Ratko Mladic is arrested in Lazarevo, northern Serbia.
  • May 26th, 2011: Actress Lindsay Lohan receives a 120-day jail sentence for theft.
  • May 26th, 2011: Cheryl Cole is dropped from the US version of The X Factor.
  • May 27th, 2011: Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner sends an explicit photograph of himself to a woman on Twitter.
  • May 28th, 2011: The 2011 UEFA Champions League Final is held between Barcelona and Manchester United. Barcelona win 3-1.
  • May 28th, 2011: The Kings of Leon headline at Slane.
  • May 31st, 2011: Activision announces a new gaming service called Call of Duty: Elite.
  • June 1st, 2011: NBA star Shaquille O'Neal announces his retirement on social media.
  • June 3rd, 2011: X-Men: First Class (2011) is released in movie theaters.
  • June 6th, 2011: A new live streaming service called Twitch is launched.
  • June 6th, 2011: Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner admits that he sent an explicit photograph of himself to a woman on Twitter.
  • June 8th, 2011: Rapper Ja Rule begins a two year prison sentence for attempted possession of a weapon.
  • June 10th, 2011: Irish politics: Brian Lenihan passes away from pancreatic cancer.
  • June 12th, 2011: The Dallas Mavericks win the 2011 NBA Finals after they defeat the Miami Heat 4-2.
  • June 13th, 2011: Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox announces that 25,000 BTC has been stolen from 478 accounts.

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Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 14th, 2011, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Taurus is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • 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 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: May 14th, 2011 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Birth flower (May): The Lily of the Valley and the Hawthorn.
Television shows

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

TV shows from May, 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 May 14th, 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

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.

Duke Nukem Forever 2011
Duke Nukem Forever
The long-awaited sequel to Duke Nukem 3D.

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 May 14th, 2017 instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on May 14th.

George Lucas

Film director.
Born on May 14th, 1944
He turned 67 on this day in 2011.

Jill Stein

American politician.
Born on May 14th, 1950
She turned 61 on this day in 2011.

Tim Roth

Actor.
Born on May 14th, 1961
He turned 50 on this day in 2011.

Ruby Walsh

Irish jockey.
Born on May 14th, 1979
He turned 32 on this day in 2011.

Olly Murs

Singer.
Born on May 14th, 1984
He turned 27 on this day in 2011.

Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook founder.
Born on May 14th, 1984
He turned 27 on this day in 2011.

Pokimane

Internet personality.
Born on May 14th, 1996
She turned 15 on this day in 2011.

Weather details

Weather on May 14th, 2011.

Historical weather information for May 14th, 2011.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 13.0 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 65.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 18.72 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 12 degrees Celsius.
USA

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on May 14th, 2011.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 14th, 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 May 14th, 2011 was most likely conceived around August 21st, 2010.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 14th, 2011 is close to February 4th, 2012.

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Stats for May 14th, 2011

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about May 14th, 2011.

  • A total of 4,027 days have passed since this date.
  • 575 weeks have passed.
  • 347,932,800 seconds have passed since the May 14th, 2011.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 405,921,600 times.
  • Since May 14th, 2011, the earth has travelled approximately 179,533,324,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 57,988,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 29,922,221 steps. That's about 13,299 miles!
  • Since this date, 4,175,194 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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