July 23rd, 2011

July 23rd, 2011, fell on a Saturday. It was day 204 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.

9 years, 0 months and 11 days have passed since July 23rd, 2011.


On This Date

Events that occurred on July 23rd, 2011:

  • Amy Winehouse is found dead in her London home after an alcohol overdose.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 23rd, 2011:

  • United States: Party Rock Anthem - LMFAO
  • United Kingdom: Glad You Came - The Wanted

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Captain America" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is July 23rd, 2011 and it's a Saturday. People are enjoying their weekend. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.

In America, the song Party Rock Anthem by LMFAO is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Glad You Came by The Wanted is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Captain America is at the top of the Box Office.

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. 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. Google have just launched their new social network "Google+" and people are wondering if it can challenge Facebook for the top spot. Norway is in mourning following two sequential terrorist attacks by a man called Anders Behring Breivik. The shocking attacks have left 77 people dead.

Music fans are in mourning following the recent death of English singer Amy Winehouse due to alcohol poisoning. Whinehouse's death has reignited discussion about the "27 Club" - a list of popular celebrities who passed away at the age of 27. People are watching popular TV shows such as "CSI: NY", "Breaking Bad", "Modern Family" and "The Walking Dead". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Call of Duty: Black Ops", "Homefront", "Portal 2" and "Terraria".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Peppa Pig", "Ben 10", "Big Time Rush" and "Victorious".


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 July 23rd, 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.

  • 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.

  • Google+ is launched.

    In June of 2011, Google launched their social network Google+. The site launched with a feature called "Circles", which allowed users to organize their friend list into groups when sharing content.

  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2.

    The movie "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2" was being played in movie theaters at the time. The movie went on to gross over $1.3 billion dollars.

  • Anders Behring Breivik

    On the 22nd of July, 2011, Anders Behring Breivik carries out a terrorist attack in Norway. He kills 8 people with a bomb at the government buildings in Oslo and he shoots 69 people dead on the island of Utøya.

  • Amy Winehouse.

    The world is shocked by the death of singer Amy Winehouse. On the 23rd of July, 2011, Winehouse died of accidental alcohol poisoning.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 9 years, 0 months and 11 days have passed since July 23rd, 2011.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 29 of 2011.
  • Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on July 23rd, 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 1311375600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around July 23rd, 2011:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 23rd, 2011, will have the star sign Leo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2011 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: July 23rd, 2011 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.

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"


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 23rd of July:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 23rd of July:

  • Revolution Day (Egypt)

Weather

Weather information for July 23rd, 2011:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 19.9 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 81.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 27.44 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 15.39 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.52cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on July 23rd, 2011.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on July 23rd, 2011 was probably conceived around the 13th of October, 2010. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 23rd, 2011 is the 1st of May, 2012. (Rough Estimate).

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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about July 23rd, 2011.

  • 3,299 days have passed since this date.
  • 285,033,600 seconds have passed since the July 23rd, 2011.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 332,539,200 times.
  • Since July 23rd, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 147,077,337,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 47,505,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 24,512,890 steps. That's about 10,895 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,420,403 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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