25th of May, 2011

The 25th of May, 2011, fell on a Wednesday. Day 145 of 2011. Decade: 2010s.

8 years, 8 months and 23 days have passed since the 25th of May, 2011.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 25th of May, 2011:

  • Scotty McCreery wins the 10th season of American Idol.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 25th of May, 2011:

  • United States: Rolling In The Deep - Adele
  • United Kingdom: Give Me Everything - Pitbull

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 the 25th 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.

  • 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:

  • 8 years, 8 months and 23 days have passed since the 25th of May, 2011.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 of 2011.
  • Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 25th of May, 2011, will be 8 years of age.
  • People born in 2011 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1306278000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 25th of May, 2011:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 25th of May, 2011, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2011 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 25th of May, 2011 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Television

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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 25th of May:


Weather

Weather information for the 25th of May, 2011:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 14.7 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 60.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 15.67 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 14 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on the 25th of May, 2011.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 25th of May, 2011 was probably conceived around the 15th of August, 2010. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 25th of May, 2011 is the 3rd of March, 2012. (Rough Estimate).

25th of May

Events that have occurred on the 25th of May:

  • 25th of May, 1977: Star Wars is released in the US.
  • 25th of May, 1977: Football: Liverpool win the European Cup after defeating Borussia Monchengladbach 3-1.
  • 25th of May, 1979: 273 people are killed when American Airlines Flight 191 crashes in Chicago.
  • 25th of May, 1979: "Boy on the Milk Carton": Six-year-old Etan Patz is kidnapped in Manhattan, New York City.
  • 25th of May, 1979: Ridley Scott's film Alien (1979) is released in cinemas.
  • 25th of May, 1986: Hands Across America: 6.5 million people hold hands in a human chain
  • 25th of May, 2005: Liverpool defeat A.C. Milan in the Champions League Final, despite being 3-0 down at half time
  • 25th of May, 2005: Carrie Underwood wins Season 4 of American Idol.
  • 25th of May, 2018: Ireland votes to legalize abortion.
  • 25th of May, 1963: FA Cup Final 1963: Manchester United defeat Leicester City 3-1.
  • 25th of May, 1967: Football: Celtic win the European Cup when a late 84th minute goal from Thomas Chalmers helps them secure a 2-1 victory over Internazionale.
  • 25th of May, 1975: The Golden State Warriors win the 1975 NBA Finals after they defeat the Washington Bullets 4-0.
  • 25th of May, 1978: The Unabomber's first bomb explodes in the parking lot of the University of Illinois in Chicago.
  • 25th of May, 1983: Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) is released.
  • 25th of May, 1983: Football: Hamburg win the European Cup after defeating Juventus 1-0.
  • 25th of May, 1988: Rambo III (1988) is released.
  • 25th of May, 1988: Football: Dutch side PSV Eindhoven win the European Cup after defeating Benfica on penalties.
  • 25th of May, 1990: Back to the Future Part III (1990) is released in cinemas.
  • 25th of May, 1990: The Witches (1990) is released.
  • 25th of May, 1994: Beverly Hills Cop III (1994) is released in movie theaters.
  • 25th of May, 1998: The single "C'est la Vie" is released by Irish girl group B*Witched.
  • 25th of May, 1999: The comedy television series "Home Improvement" comes to an end.
  • 25th of May, 2001: Pearl Harbor (2001) is released.
  • 25th of May, 2006: X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) is released.
  • 25th of May, 2007: Gareth Bale signs for Tottenham Hotspur.
  • 25th of May, 2007: Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007) is released.
  • 25th of May, 2013: The 2013 UEFA Champions League Final takes place between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich. Bayern win after a late goal by Robben.

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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 25th of May, 2011.

  • 3,190 days have passed since this date.
  • 275,619,600 seconds have passed since the 25th of May, 2011.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 321,556,200 times.
  • Since the 25th of May, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 142,219,713,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 45,936,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 23,703,286 steps. That's about 10,535 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,307,435 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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