July 23rd, 2011, fell on a Saturday. It was day 204 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.
9 years, 5 months and 25 days have passed since July 23rd, 2011.
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The date is July 23rd, 2011 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Leo. Currently, 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. 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. 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 "RuPaul's Drag Race", "White Collar", "The Walking Dead" and "Suits". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty", "Fallout: New Vegas", "Call of Duty: Black Ops" and "Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood".
Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "One Tree Hill", "Glee" and "Good Luck Charlie". Popular toys include the likes of "Xbox 360", "PlayStation 3" and "iPad".
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The movie "The Artist" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2011.
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.
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.
"The Protester" is named as the Time Person of Year in 2011. This follows the Arab Spring and the Occupy Wall Street movement.
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.
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.
"Rolling in the Deep" by Adele would go on to win a Grammy for 2011's Record of the Year.
A popular fad called "planking" was gaining media exposure around this time.
An "Advice Animal" meme called "Good Guy Greg" would have been popular during this period.
During the second half of 2011, an erotic novel called Fifty Shades of Grey became one of the fastest selling books of all time.
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.
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.
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.
The world is shocked by the death of singer Amy Winehouse. On the 23rd of July, 2011, Winehouse died of accidental alcohol poisoning.
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