May 20th, 2011

May 20th, 2011, fell on a Friday. Day 140 of 2011. Decade: 2010s.

9 years, 0 months and 17 days have passed since May 20th, 2011.


On This Date

Events that occurred on May 20th, 2011:

  • Wrestler Randy Savage dies from a heart attack.
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011) is released in movie theaters.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 20th, 2011:

  • United States: E.T. - Katy Perry ft Kanye West
  • United Kingdom: The Lazy Song - Bruno Mars

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Pirates of the Caribbean 4" 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 May 20th, 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.

  • Good Guy Greg.

    An "Advice Animal" meme called "Good Guy Greg" would have been popular during this period.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 9 years, 0 months and 17 days have passed since May 20th, 2011.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 2011.
  • Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on May 20th, 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 1305846000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around May 20th, 2011:

  • April 29th, 2011: Fast & Furious 5 (2011) is released.
  • April 29th, 2011: Prince William and Catherine Middleton are married.
  • May 2nd, 2011: 9/11 mastermind Osama Bin Laden is killed by a United States special forces military unit in Pakistan.
  • May 6th, 2011: Thor (2011) is released in cinemas.
  • May 9th, 2011: Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver end their relationship after 25 years of marriage.
  • May 13th, 2011: The romantic comedy film Bridesmaids (2011) is released.
  • May 14th, 2011: Manchester United win the Premier League after a 1-1 draw with Blackburn Rovers
  • May 14th, 2011: Manchester City win the FA Cup after beating Stoke City 1-0.
  • May 17th, 2011: The video game "L.A. Noire" is released.
  • May 22nd, 2011: Football: Carlo Ancelotti is sacked as manager of Chelsea.
  • May 25th, 2011: Scotty McCreery wins the 10th season of American Idol.
  • 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 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.
  • 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 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 16th, 2011: Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner resigns following a "sexting scandal."

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 20th, 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 20th, 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" - "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 20th of May:


Weather

Weather information for May 20th, 2011:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 15.2 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 54.9 degrees Fahrenheit. 12.72 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 14.39 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on May 20th, 2011.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on May 20th, 2011 was probably conceived around the 10th of August, 2010. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 20th, 2011 is the 27th of February, 2012. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

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

  • L.A. Noire - Detective crime-solving game starring Officer Cole Phelps.
  • 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.

20th of May

Events that have occurred on the 20th of May:

  • May 20th, 1971: The Chuknagar massacre occurs when the Pakistan Army kills thousands of Bengali Hindus.
  • May 20th, 2003: The last episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer is aired.
  • May 20th, 1967: FA Cup Final 1967: Tottenham Hotspur defeat Chelsea 2-1.
  • May 20th, 1987: Beverly Hills Cop II (1987) is released.
  • May 20th, 1989: Liverpool win the FA Cup after defeating local rivals Everton 3-2 after Extra Time.
  • May 20th, 1992: Football: Barcelona win the European Cup after beating Sampdoria 1-0 in extra time.
  • May 20th, 1993: The final episode of "Cheers" is aired.
  • May 20th, 1993: FA Cup Final 1993: Arsenal defeat Sheffield Wednesday 2-1 in Extra Time.
  • May 20th, 1995: The last episode of the "Fresh Prince of Bel Air" is aired.
  • May 20th, 1995: FA Cup Final 1995: Everton secure their first major trophy in eight years after they defeat Manchester United 1-0.
  • May 20th, 1996: The last episode of "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" is aired.
  • May 20th, 1996: The song "Three Lions" is released as the official anthem of the England football team (for the 1996 European Championships).
  • May 20th, 1998: Football: Spanish side Real Madrid win the UEFA Champions League after they defeat Juventus 1-0.
  • May 20th, 1998: Actor Charlie Sheen suffers a stroke after overdosing on cocaine.
  • May 20th, 2000: FA Cup Final: A 73rd minute goal from Roberto Di Matteo helps Chelsea secure a 1-0 victory over Aston Villa.
  • May 20th, 2009: Kris Allen wins the 8th season of American Idol.
  • May 20th, 2013: Football: It is announced that Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho will be leaving the club.
  • May 20th, 2014: Josh Kaufman wins the sixth season of The Voice.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about May 20th, 2011.

  • 3,305 days have passed since this date.
  • 285,552,000 seconds have passed since the May 20th, 2011.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 333,144,000 times.
  • Since May 20th, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 147,344,832,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 47,592,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 24,557,472 steps. That's about 10,914 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,426,624 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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