August 21st, 2011, fell on a Sunday. It was day 233 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.
8 years, 11 months and 13 days have passed since August 21st, 2011.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 21st, 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 21st, 2011 and it's a Sunday. 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.
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 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.
In soccer, Arsenal midfielder Cesc Fabregas has signed for Barcelona. Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries have married after dating for less than a year. 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. Currently, the Battle of Tripoli is taking place, as rebel forces hope to capture the capital.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "One Tree Hill", "House", "Community" and "The Walking Dead". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Call of Duty: Black Ops", "Crysis 2", "Duke Nukem Forever" and "L.A. Noire". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Peppa Pig", "iCarly", "Wizards of Waverly Place" and "Good Luck Charlie".
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 21st, 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.
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.
8 years, 11 months and 13 days have passed since August 21st, 2011.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of 2011.
Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on August 21st, 2011, will be 8 years of age.
People born in 2011 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1313881200.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around August 21st, 2011:
Barack Obama was the President of the United States on August 21st, 2011.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on August 21st, 2011 was probably conceived around the 11th of November, 2010. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 21st, 2011 is the 30th of May, 2012. (Rough Estimate).
Premier League results from August 21st, 2011.
Bolton lose 3-2 at home to Man City.
Norwich and Stoke draw 1-1.
Wolves defeat Fulham 2-0.
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 21st, 2011.
3,270 days have passed since this date.
282,528,000 seconds have passed since the August 21st, 2011.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 329,616,000 times.
Since August 21st, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 145,784,448,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 47,088,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 24,297,408 steps. That's about 10,799 miles!
Since this date, 3,390,336 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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