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June 15, 2011

June 15, 2011, was a Wednesday. It was the 166th day of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.

12 years, 8 months, and 20 days have passed since June 15, 2011.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Gemini.

On This Day

What happened on this day?

Notable events that occurred on June 15, 2011:

  • Google introduces its new Chromebook laptop.
Song charts

Top songs

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on June 15, 2011:

  • United States: "Rolling In The Deep" by Adele
  • United Kingdom: "Changed The Way You Kissed Me" by Example

The Billboard Hot 100 on June 15, 2011

These were the top five songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • Rolling In The Deep - Adele
  • Give Me Everything - Pitbull Featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer
  • E.T. - Katy Perry Featuring Kanye West
  • On The Floor - Jennifer Lopez Featuring Pitbull
  • Just Can't Get Enough - The Black Eyed Peas
Play the top singles from 2011
A Spotify playlist of songs from 2011. Let us bring you back to the days of LMFAO, Adele, Katy Perry and Example!
Super 8

Top movie at the box office

The movie "Super 8" was at the top of the box office on this day.

Facts

This date occurred 4,647 days ago. Approximately 155 months have passed. It was the 166th day of 2011, in week 24. The decade was the 2010s. People who were born on June 15, 2011, are now 12 years old and belong to the Gen Alpha generation. We have gone through approximately 52 seasons of weather since this date.

Take me back to June 15, 2011

Ready for a walk down memory lane?

The date is June 15, 2011, and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Gemini. It is "Hump Day", so many are beginning to think about the weekend ahead.

The summer of 2011 is in full swing. The weather is warm, and the evenings are brighter than usual. Most schools and colleges are now finished until August or September. In America, the song "Rolling In The Deep" by Adele is at the top of the singles charts, while "Changed The Way You Kissed Me" by Example is the number-one song in the UK. Barack Obama is the President of the United States, and the movie Super 8 is at the top of the box office.

David Cameron is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. On television, people are watching popular shows such as "Psych", "Skins", "Mad Men", and "RuPaul's Drag Race". Video rental stores such as Blockbuster are continuing to close their doors at the moment. Sadly, it seems as though they will be unable to compete with online streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu.

People are using pre-made comics called "Rage Comics" to share funny and 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. Anti-government protests are 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. There is a strange new fad called "planking", which involves a person lying face down in an unusual location. The ongoing trial of Casey Anthony for the murder her 2-year-old daughter Caylee is receiving widespread attention on social media.

A blackhat hacking group called "LulzSec" is receiving a lot of attention following a number of high-profile attacks on companies such as Sony. An Advice Animal meme called "Good Guy Greg" is beginning to take off in popularity. Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner has come under fire following revelations that he sent explicit photographs to a woman on Twitter. Weiner, who originally denied sending the images, has now admitted sending them and apologized for lying. However, he is refusing to resign.

Rapper Ja Rule has just begun a two year prison sentence for attempted possession of a weapon. In Ireland, former Finance Minister Brian Lenihan has passed away after a battle with pancreatic cancer. In celebrity news, British singer Lily Allen has just married Sam Cooper.

In basketball, the Dallas Mavericks have won the 2011 NBA Finals after beating the Miami Heat 4-2. Crystal Harris has broken off her engagement to Playboy mogul Hugh Hefner just days before their wedding. A riot has broken out in Vancouver, Canada, following the Vancouver Canucks defeat against the Boston Bruins in ice hockey. A photo of a couple kissing on the ground while riot police stand around them is going viral.

If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Ryan Dunn, Peter Falk, Betty Ford, and Roberts Blossom would all still be alive. People are playing video games such as "StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty", "Total War: Shogun 2", "Duke Nukem Forever", and "L.A. Noire". Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Horrid Henry", "Big Time Rush", and "Good Luck Charlie".

Children are playing with toys such as the KidiZoom Camera, Duck Hunter, Liv Dolls, and Gentle Giraffe.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on June 15, 2011.

  • The Mt. Gox security breach.

    The Mt. Gox security breach

    On June 13th, 2011, the Japan-based bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox announced that 25,000 BTC had been stolen from 478 accounts in a security breach.
  • Weiner admits to sending an explicit photograph.

    Weiner admits to sending an explicit photograph

    On May 27th, 2011, Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner sent an explicit photograph of himself to a woman on Twitter. In the days that followed, the congressman continued to deny that he had sent it. However, on June 6th, Weiner held a press conference and admitted that he had exchanged "explicit" messages with the woman. He also apologized for lying about the incident.
  • Good Guy Greg.

    Good Guy Greg

    A new "Advice Animal" Internet meme called "Good Guy Greg" was going viral. The purpose of the meme was to highlight the good things that people can do.
  • Planking is popular.

    Planking is popular

    A popular fad called "planking" was gaining media exposure around this time.
  • Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.

    Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

    English model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley was named 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 "Time Person of the Year" in 2011. This was due to the Arab Spring and the Occupy Wall Street movement.
  • Best soccer players in the world.

    Best soccer players in the world

    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 slowly began to close down. This was due to the rise of new online streaming services such as Netflix and Internet usage 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.
  • Hipsters.

    Hipsters

    The Internet had recently started using the term "hipster" to describe people who are pretentious and deliberately anti-mainstream.
  • Smartphones are becoming popular.

    Smartphones are becoming popular

    Smartphones with touchscreens and 3G Internet capabilities started replacing the "dumber" push-button cellphones of the past. Up until this point, companies had focused on making phones that were smaller and more compact. However, rising mobile Internet usage and the introduction of higher-quality cameras started to reverse this trend. As a result, phones started getting larger.
  • DVD sales are plummeting.

    DVD sales are plummeting

    DVD sales were beginning to plummet as people were switching to online streaming platforms. Between 2008 and 2014, sales in the USA fell by a whopping 66%.

Personality traits

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on June 15, 2011.

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Events

What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around June 15, 2011.

  • May 17, 2011: The video game "L.A. Noire" is released.
  • May 20, 2011:
    • Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011) is released in movie theaters.
    • Wrestler Randy Savage dies from a heart attack.
  • May 22, 2011: Football: Carlo Ancelotti is sacked as manager of Chelsea.
  • May 23, 2011: Internet culture: The subreddit /r/polandball is created on Reddit.
  • May 24, 2011: The first episode of British reality TV show "Geordie Shore" is aired on MTV.
  • May 25, 2011:
    • Scotty McCreery wins the 10th season of American Idol.
    • The Oprah Winfrey Show comes to an end after nearly 25 years.
  • May 26, 2011:
    • The Hangover Part II (2011) is released.
    • Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) is released.
    • Former Serbian general Ratko Mladic is arrested in Lazarevo, northern Serbia.
    • Actress Lindsay Lohan receives a 120-day jail sentence for theft.
    • Cheryl Cole is dropped from the US version of The X Factor.
  • May 27, 2011: Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner sends an explicit photograph of himself to a woman on Twitter.
  • May 28, 2011:
    • The 2011 UEFA Champions League Final is held between Barcelona and Manchester United. Barcelona win 3-1.
    • The Kings of Leon headline at Slane.
  • May 31, 2011: Activision announces a new gaming service called Call of Duty: Elite.
  • June 1, 2011: NBA star Shaquille O'Neal announces his retirement on social media.
  • June 3, 2011: X-Men: First Class (2011) is released in movie theaters.
  • June 6, 2011:
    • A new live streaming service called Twitch is launched.
    • Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner admits that he sent an explicit photograph of himself to a woman on Twitter.
  • June 8, 2011: Rapper Ja Rule begins a two year prison sentence for attempted possession of a weapon.
  • June 10, 2011: Irish politics: Brian Lenihan passes away from pancreatic cancer.
  • June 12, 2011: The Dallas Mavericks win the 2011 NBA Finals after they defeat the Miami Heat 4-2.
  • June 13, 2011: Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox announces that 25,000 BTC has been stolen from 478 accounts.
  • This date: June 15, 2011
  • June 16, 2011: Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner resigns following a "sexting scandal.".
  • June 20, 2011: Jackass member Ryan Dunn is killed in a car crash at the age of 34.
  • June 21, 2011: Maroon 5 release their song "Moves like Jagger".
  • June 22, 2011:
    • Soccer: AndrĂ© Villas-Boas becomes the new manager of Chelsea FC.
    • After 16 years, fugitive Whitey Bulger is arrested in Santa Monica, California.
  • June 23, 2011:
    • The first episode of legal drama series "Suits" is aired on television.
    • Columbo actor Peter Falk passes away at the age of 83.
  • June 24, 2011: Cars 2 (2011) is released in cinemas.
  • June 28, 2011: The social network "Google+" is launched.
  • June 29, 2011:
    • The film Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011) is released.
    • Javier Colon wins the first season of The Voice.
    • Soccer: David de Gea joins Manchester United.
    • Myspace is sold for only $35 million.
  • July 1, 2011:
    • Actor Ryan Reynolds and actress Scarlett Johansson are divorced after two years of marriage.
    • The 2011 NBA lockout begins.
  • July 2, 2011: Boxing: Wladimir Klitschko defeats David Haye by unanimous decision.
  • July 4, 2011: Adele releases the song "Set Fire to the Rain".
  • July 5, 2011:
    • The song "Somebody That I Used to Know" is released by Gotye.
    • Casey Anthony is found not guilty of murdering her 2-year-old daughter Caylee.
  • July 8, 2011: Former First Lady Betty Ford passes away.
  • July 10, 2011: The News of the World publishes its last issue.
  • July 12, 2011: Ireland's debt rating is downgraded to junk status.
  • July 15, 2011: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 (2011) is released.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 15, 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).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 7.
  • Native American Zodiac: June 15, 2011 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.
  • Birth flower (June): The Rose and the Honeysuckle.
Television shows

TV series on June 15, 2011

TV audiences were watching the following shows on June 15, 2011:

TV shows from June 2011.

Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones
The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead
Boardwalk Empire
Boardwalk Empire
Jersey Shore
Jersey Shore
White Collar
White Collar
Modern Family
Modern Family
Community
Community
The Vampire Diaries
The Vampire Diaries
Glee
Glee
RuPaul's Drag Race
RuPaul's Drag Race
True Blood
True Blood
Sons of Anarchy
Sons of Anarchy
Real Housewives of New York City
Real Housewives of New York City
Breaking Bad
Breaking Bad
The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory
Gossip Girl
Gossip Girl
Mad Men
Mad Men
Skins
Skins
Dexter
Dexter
Eureka
Eureka
Psych
Psych
How I Met Your Mother
How I Met Your Mother
Bones
Bones
Prison Break
Prison Break
Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy
The Office
The Office
House
House
Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in June 2011

Children and teenagers were watching the following cartoons and TV series:

Jake and the Never Land Pirates
Jake and the Never Land Pirates
Good Luck Charlie
Good Luck Charlie
Victorious
Victorious

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

Toys in 2011

Children were playing with the following toys and games:

Gentle Giraffe
Gentle Giraffe
Liv Dolls
Liv Dolls
Moxie Girlz Art-titude Dolls
Moxie Girlz Art-titude Dolls
Duck Hunter
Duck Hunter
Rocky the Robot Truck
Rocky the Robot Truck
Laser Zero Gravity
Laser Zero Gravity
Bakugan 7-in-1 Maxus Dragonoid
Bakugan 7-in-1 Maxus Dragonoid
Chixos Design
Chixos Design
Girl Gourmet Sweets Candy Jewel
Girl Gourmet Sweets Candy Jewel
Harumika (dolls)
Harumika (dolls)
Crayola Crayon Town
Crayola Crayon Town
The iPad
The iPad
ZhuZhu Pets
ZhuZhu Pets
The KidiZoom Camera
The KidiZoom Camera
Sprig Adventure Series Discover Rig
Sprig Adventure Series Discover Rig
Playmobil Horse Farm
Playmobil Horse Farm
Pixos Super Studio
Pixos Super Studio
Clipo Creativity Table
Clipo Creativity Table
The PlayStation 3
The PlayStation 3
Roboraptor
Roboraptor
The Xbox 360
The Xbox 360
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in June 2011.

L.A. Noire 2011
L.A. Noire
Terraria 2011
Terraria
Duke Nukem Forever 2011
Duke Nukem Forever
Portal 2 2011
Portal 2
Crysis 2 2011
Crysis 2
Total War: Shogun 2 2011
Total War: Shogun 2
Homefront 2011
Homefront
Dead Space 2 2011
Dead Space 2
Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood 2010
Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2010
Call of Duty: Black Ops
Super Meat Boy 2010
Super Meat Boy
Fallout: New Vegas 2010
Fallout: New Vegas
Civilization V 2010
Civilization V
Halo: Reach 2010
Halo: Reach
StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty 2010
StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty
Farmville 2009
Farmville

Were you born on June 15, 2011?

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 of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out June 15, 2017, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on June 15.

Jim Varney

Jim Varney

Actor Deceased
Born on June 15, 1949
He was not alive on this date.

Xi Jinping

Xi Jinping

Chinese leader
Born on June 15, 1953
He turned 58 on this day in 2011.

Helen Hunt

Helen Hunt

Actress
Born on June 15, 1963
She turned 48 on this day in 2011.

Courteney Cox

Courteney Cox

Actress
Born on June 15, 1964
She turned 47 on this day in 2011.

Ice Cube

Ice Cube

Rapper / Actor
Born on June 15, 1969
He turned 42 on this day in 2011.

Leah Remini

Leah Remini

Actress
Born on June 15, 1970
She turned 41 on this day in 2011.

Neil Patrick Harris

Neil Patrick Harris

Actor
Born on June 15, 1973
He turned 38 on this day in 2011.

Nadine Coyle

Nadine Coyle

Irish singer
Born on June 15, 1985
She turned 26 on this day in 2011.

USA

US President

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on June 15, 2011.

UK

UK Prime Minister

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on June 15, 2011 was most likely conceived around September 22, 2010.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on June 15, 2011 is close to March 7, 2012.

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Stats for June 15, 2011

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about June 15, 2011:

  • 4,647 days have passed since this date.
  • 663 weeks have passed.
  • 401,504,400 seconds have passed since June 15, 2011.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 468,421,800 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 207,176,270,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 66,917,400 times.
  • You have taken approximately 34,529,378 steps. That's roughly 15,346 miles!
  • Since this date, 4,818,053 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
  • How many years ago was 2011?

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