May 15th, 2011, fell on a Sunday. It was day 135 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.
9 years, 11 months and 7 days have passed since May 15th, 2011.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 15th, 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 "Thor" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is May 15th, 2011 and it's a Sunday. 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.
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 fad called "planking", which involves a person lying face down in an unusual location, is popular at the moment.
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. The recent killing of wanted terrorist leader Osama Bin Laden at the start of this month is continuing to be a topic of discussion. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "CSI: Miami", "The Office", "Sons of Anarchy" and "Jersey Shore".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Farmville", "Halo: Reach", "Fallout: New Vegas" and "Duke Nukem Forever". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Go, Diego, Go!", "Big Time Rush" and "Jake and the Never Land Pirates". Popular toys include the likes of "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 May 15th, 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.
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.
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:
This date fell on a weekend.
9 years, 11 months and 7 days have passed since May 15th, 2011.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 19 of 2011.
Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on May 15th, 2011, will be 9 years of age.
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on May 15th, 2011.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about May 15th, 2011.
3,630 days have passed since this date.
313,632,000 seconds have passed since the May 15th, 2011.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 365,904,000 times.
Since May 15th, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 161,834,112,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 52,272,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 26,972,352 steps. That's about 11,988 miles!
Since this date, 3,763,584 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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