August 20th, 2011, fell on a Saturday. It was day 232 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.
9 years, 4 months and 27 days have passed since August 20th, 2011.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 20th, 2011:
United States: Party Rock Anthem - LMFAO
United Kingdom: Promises - Nero
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is August 20th, 2011 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Leo. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.
The summer of 2011 is coming to an end and fall is just around the corner. In America, the song Party Rock Anthem by LMFAO is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Promises by Nero is the number one hit song.
Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Rise of the Planet of the Apes 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. 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.
Protests in Syria have snowballed and a civil war has started. Armed militias are currently springing up across the country. Stock markets are currently faltering as a result of America's credit status being downgraded for the first time in decades. There are also fears that the European sovereign debt crisis may spread to countries such as Spain and Italy. In soccer, Arsenal midfielder Cesc Fabregas has signed for Barcelona.
Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries have married after dating for less than a year. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Futurama", "White Collar", "The Walking Dead" and "Game of Thrones". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Fallout: New Vegas", "Crysis 2", "Duke Nukem Forever" and "L.A. Noire".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "The Fairly OddParents", "Go, Diego, Go!" and "Wizards of Waverly Place". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Xbox 360", "PlayStation 3", "iPad" and "The LeapPad Explorer".
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 20th, 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.
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.
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.
Nope! Chuck Testa
An advertisement video for American taxidermist Chuck Testa goes viral.
Basic facts and information about this date:
This date fell on a weekend.
9 years, 4 months and 27 days have passed since August 20th, 2011.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of 2011.
Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on August 20th, 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 1313794800.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around August 20th, 2011:
Barack Obama was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 20th, 2011?
David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on August 20th, 2011 was probably conceived around the 10th of November, 2010. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 20th, 2011 is the 29th of May, 2012. (Rough Estimate).
Premier League results from August 20th, 2011.
Arsenal lose 2-0 at home to Liverpool.
Aston Villa defeat Blackburn 3-1.
Chelsea defeat West Brom 2-1.
Everton lose 1-0 at home to QPR.
Swansea and Wigan draw 0-0.
Sunderland lose 1-0 at home to Newcastle (Derby Game).
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about August 20th, 2011.
3,437 days have passed since this date.
296,960,400 seconds have passed since the August 20th, 2011.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 346,453,800 times.
Since August 20th, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 153,231,566,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 49,493,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 25,538,594 steps. That's about 11,350 miles!
Since this date, 3,563,525 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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