June 24th, 2011

June 24th, 2011, fell on a Friday. It was day 175 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.

9 years, 6 months and 24 days have passed since June 24th, 2011.


On This Date

Events that occurred on June 24th, 2011:

  • Cars 2 (2011) is released in cinemas.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on June 24th, 2011:

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

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Cars 2" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is June 24th, 2011 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

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 Cars 2 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. 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. Tributes are pouring in following the news that Jackass member Ryan Dunn has been killed in a car crash at the age of 34.

A new legal drama series called "Suits" has just premiered on TV. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Prison Break", "RuPaul's Drag Race", "Jersey Shore" and "The Walking Dead". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood", "Homefront", "Portal 2" and "Duke Nukem Forever".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Peppa Pig", "LazyTown" and "Ben 10". 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 June 24th, 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.

  • 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.

  • Planking.

    A popular fad called "planking" was gaining media exposure around this time.

  • Good Guy Greg.

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

  • 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 9 years, 6 months and 24 days have passed since June 24th, 2011.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 25 of 2011.
  • Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on June 24th, 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 1308870000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around June 24th, 2011:

  • 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.".
  • June 20th, 2011: Jackass member Ryan Dunn is killed in a car crash.
  • 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 Suits is aired.
  • June 28th, 2011: 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.
  • July 2nd, 2011: Boxing: Wladimir Klitschko defeats David Haye by unanimous decision.
  • 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 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 22nd, 2011: Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) is released.
  • July 22nd, 2011: Anders Behring Breivik carries out the 2011 Norway attacks, killing 77 people.
  • July 23rd, 2011: Amy Winehouse is found dead in her London home after an alcohol overdose.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 24th, 2011, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually .
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2011 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: June 24th, 2011 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Suits - Legal drama television series.
  • Game of Thrones - Fantasy drama series.
  • The Walking Dead - Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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

2011 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2011:

  • iPad
  • PlayStation 3
  • Xbox 360

Video Games

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

  • 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.
  • StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty - Real-time strategy game.
  • Farmville - Agriculture-simulation social network game.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 24th of June:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 24th of June:

  • St. John's Day

Weather

Weather information for June 24th, 2011:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 14.9 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a windy day. There were 3 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 67.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 19.89 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 12.19cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 14.11 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on June 24th, 2011?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on June 24th, 2011?

  • David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on June 24th, 2011 was probably conceived around the 14th of September, 2010. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on June 24th, 2011 is the 2nd of April, 2012. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on June 24th, 2011.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about June 24th, 2011.

  • 3,496 days have passed since this date.
  • 302,058,000 seconds have passed since the June 24th, 2011.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 352,401,000 times.
  • Since June 24th, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 155,861,928,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 50,343,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 25,976,988 steps. That's about 11,545 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,624,696 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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