Take me back to July 8, 2011
Let's take a stroll down memory lane.
It is Friday, July 8, 2011. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. People have "that Friday feeling" and are excited for the weekend.
The 4th of July celebrations in America have come and passed. 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 "Don't Wanna Go Home" by Jason Derulo is the number-one song in the UK.
Barack Obama is the President of the United States, and the movie Transformers 3 is at the top of the box office. David Cameron is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. 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. 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. Google have just launched their new social network "Google+" and people are wondering if it can challenge Facebook for the top spot. In celebrity news, the divorce of Ryan Reynolds and actress Scarlett Johansson has just been finalized.
In boxing, Wladimir Klitschko has recently defeated David Haye by unanimous decision. There is public outrage following the recent announcement that Casey Anthony has been found not guilty of murdering her 2-year-old daughter Caylee.
Former First Lady Betty Ford has passed away at the age of 93.
If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Amy Winehouse, Zyzz, Steve Jobs, and Joe Frazier would all still be alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Royle Family", "Futurama", "Eureka", and "Skins". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Civilization V", "Fallout: New Vegas", "Dead Space 2", and "Crysis 2".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "LazyTown", "Ben 10", "Wizards of Waverly Place", and "Victorious". Popular toys at the moment include Clipo Creativity Table, the KidiZoom Camera, Moxie Girlz Art-titude Dolls, and Liv Dolls.
Were you born on July 8, 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 July 8, 2017, instead.