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June 20th, 2011.

June 20th, 2011, was a Monday. It was day 171 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.

10 years, 2 months and 27 days have passed since June 20th, 2011.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Gemini.

On this day.

What happened on June 20th, 2011?

  • Jackass member Ryan Dunn is killed in a car crash at the age of 34.

Music charts.

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

  • United States: Rolling In The Deep - Adele
  • United Kingdom: Changed The Way You Kissed Me - Example
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Green Lantern

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Green Lantern" was at the top of the box office on June 20th, 2011.

Take me back to June 20th, 2011!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is June 20th, 2011 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Gemini. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.

In America, the song Rolling In The Deep by Adele is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Changed The Way You Kissed Me by Example is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Green Lantern 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. 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 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" are currently in the news 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. Crystal Harris has broken off her engagement to Playboy mogul Hugh Hefner just days before their wedding.

In Canada, a riot has broken out in Vancouver 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 currently going viral. Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner has announced his intention to resign from Congress following revelations that he sent explicit photographs to a woman on Twitter and then lied about it. Tributes are pouring in following the news that Jackass member Ryan Dunn has been killed in a car crash at the age of 34.

If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Ryan Dunn, Betty Ford, Amy Winehouse and Zyzz would all be still alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition", "The Office" and "Real Housewives of New York City". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Call of Duty: Black Ops", "Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood", "Portal 2" and "Duke Nukem Forever".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "LazyTown", "Ben 10", "Phineas and Ferb" and "Team Umizoomi". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of the Xbox 360, the PlayStation 3, ZhuZhu Pets and the iPad.

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 June 20th, 2011.

  • Ryan Dunn dies in a car crash.

    Ryan Dunn dies in a car crash.

    On June 20th, 2011, Jackass member Ryan Dunn died in a car crash at the age of 34.

  • Fifty Shades of Grey.

    Fifty Shades of Grey.

    During the second half of 2011, an erotic novel called Fifty Shades of Grey became one of the fastest selling books of all time.

  • Anthony Weiner resigns from Congress.

    Anthony Weiner resigns from Congress.

    In May of 2011, Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner sent an explicit photograph of himself to a woman on Twitter. Initially, he denied it and claimed that his account had been hacked. However, on June 6th, Weiner held a press conference and admitted to sending the messages. He also apologized for lying about the incident. On June 16th, Weiner announced that he would be resigning from Congress.

  • 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.

  • Good Guy Greg.

    Good Guy Greg.

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

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 10 years, 2 months and 27 days have passed since June 20th, 2011.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 25 of 2011.
  • Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on June 20th, 2011, will be 10 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2011 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1308524400.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around June 20th, 2011.

  • 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 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.
  • June 16th, 2011: Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner resigns following a "sexting scandal.".
  • This date: June 20th, 2011
  • June 21st, 2011: Maroon 5 release their song "Moves like Jagger".
  • June 22nd, 2011: Soccer: André Villas-Boas becomes the new manager of Chelsea FC.
  • June 22nd, 2011: After 16 years, fugitive Whitey Bulger is arrested in Santa Monica, California.
  • June 23rd, 2011: The first episode of legal drama series "Suits" is aired on television.
  • June 23rd, 2011: Columbo actor Peter Falk passes away at the age of 83.
  • June 24th, 2011: Cars 2 (2011) is released in cinemas.
  • June 28th, 2011: The social network "Google+" is launched.
  • June 29th, 2011: The film Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011) is released.
  • June 29th, 2011: Javier Colon wins the first season of The Voice.
  • June 29th, 2011: Soccer: David de Gea joins Manchester United.
  • July 1st, 2011: Actor Ryan Reynolds and actress Scarlett Johansson are divorced after two years of marriage.
  • July 2nd, 2011: Boxing: Wladimir Klitschko defeats David Haye by unanimous decision.
  • July 4th, 2011: Adele releases the song "Set Fire to the Rain".
  • July 5th, 2011: The song "Somebody That I Used to Know" is released by Gotye.
  • July 5th, 2011: Casey Anthony is found not guilty of murdering her 2-year-old daughter Caylee.
  • July 8th, 2011: Former First Lady Betty Ford passes away.
  • July 10th, 2011: The News of the World publishes its last issue.
  • July 12th, 2011: Ireland's debt rating is downgraded to junk status.
  • July 15th, 2011: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 (2011) is released.
  • July 18th, 2011: It is announced that Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony are separating after seven years of marraige.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 20th, 2011, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Taurus.
  • 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 3.
  • Native American Zodiac: June 20th, 2011 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.
  • Birth flower (June): The Rose and the Honeysuckle.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • Game of Thrones - Fantasy drama series.
  • The Walking Dead - Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.
  • Boardwalk Empire - Crime drama set in Atlanta City during the prohibition era.
  • Jersey Shore - Reality TV series.
  • White Collar - Crime series about a con artist who works as a CI for the FBI.
  • Modern Family - Mockumentary family sitcom.
  • Community - Sitcom that is set at a community college.
  • The Vampire Diaries - Supernatural teen drama.
  • Glee - Musical TV series.
  • RuPaul's Drag Race - Reality competition series.
  • Sons of Anarchy - Crime drama series about a biker gang.
  • Real Housewives of New York City - American reality television series.
  • 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.
  • Grey's Anatomy - Medical drama television series.
  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on June 20th, 2011.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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

Popular toys and games in 2011.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2011.

  • The iPad
  • ZhuZhu Pets
  • The KidiZoom Camera
  • The PlayStation 3
  • The Xbox 360

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • L.A. Noire - Detective crime-solving game starring Officer Cole Phelps.
  • Terraria - Action-adventure sandbox game.
  • 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.
  • Civilization V - Turn-based strategy game.
  • Halo: Reach - First-person shooter game developed by Bungie.
  • StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty - Real-time strategy game.
  • 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 June 20th, 2017 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on June 20th.

Lionel Richie

Singer.
Born on June 20th, 1949
He turned 62 on this day in 2011.

John Goodman

Actor.
Born on June 20th, 1952
He turned 59 on this day in 2011.

Nicole Kidman

Actress.
Born on June 20th, 1967
She turned 44 on this day in 2011.

Frank Lampard

Soccer player.
Born on June 20th, 1978
He turned 33 on this day in 2011.

Weather on June 20th, 2011.

Historical weather information for June 20th, 2011.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 16.6 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 69.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 20.78 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 15 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 2.03cm.

US President.

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

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on June 20th, 2011.

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

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Time difference & statistics.

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

  • A total of 3,742 days have passed since this date.
  • 534 weeks have passed.
  • 323,308,800 seconds have passed since the June 20th, 2011.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 377,193,600 times.
  • Since June 20th, 2011, the earth has travelled approximately 166,827,340,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 53,884,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 27,804,557 steps. That's about 12,358 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,879,706 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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