August 4th, 2011, fell on a Thursday. It was day 216 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.
9 years, 1 months and 21 days have passed since August 4th, 2011.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 4th, 2011:
United States: Party Rock Anthem - LMFAO
United Kingdom: She Makes Me Wanna - JLS
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Cowboys & Aliens" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is August 4th, 2011 and it's a Thursday. 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, She Makes Me Wanna by JLS is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Cowboys & Aliens 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. 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.
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 soccer, Atlético Madrid striker Sergio Agüero has joined Manchester City for £38m.
Protests in Syria have snowballed and a civil war has started. Armed militias are currently springing up across the country. People are watching popular TV shows such as "CSI: NY", "Prison Break", "White Collar" and "Jersey Shore". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Call of Duty: Black Ops", "Crysis 2", "Duke Nukem Forever" and "L.A. Noire".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Go, Diego, Go!", "Curious George" and "Phineas and Ferb".
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 August 4th, 2011.
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.
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.
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 and information about this date:
9 years, 1 months and 21 days have passed since August 4th, 2011.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 31 of 2011.
Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on August 4th, 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 1312412400.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around August 4th, 2011:
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.
Barack Obama was the President of the United States on August 4th, 2011.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on August 4th, 2011 was probably conceived around the 25th of October, 2010. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 4th, 2011 is the 13th of May, 2012. (Rough Estimate).
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.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about August 4th, 2011.
3,340 days have passed since this date.
288,576,000 seconds have passed since the August 4th, 2011.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 336,672,000 times.
Since August 4th, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 148,905,216,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 48,096,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 24,817,536 steps. That's about 11,030 miles!
Since this date, 3,462,912 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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