August 28th, 2011, fell on a Sunday. It was day 240 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.
9 years, 0 months and 24 days have passed since August 28th, 2011.
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The date is August 28th, 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, Don't Go by Wretch 32 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.
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. The catchphrase "We are the 99%" has become popular among those wanting to spread awareness about wealth inequality in America. People are currently posting photographs of themselves holding placards that describe their financial situation. In soccer, Manchester United have humiliated Arsenal in an 8-2 thrashing. The defeat is being seen as a summation of how far Arsenal have fallen as a club since they last won the league back in 2004.
Katy Perry's "Firework" has just won the "Video of the Year" award at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition", "Real Housewives of New York City", "The Vampire Diaries" and "Game of Thrones". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Crysis 2", "Duke Nukem Forever", "Terraria" and "L.A. Noire".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "LazyTown", "Phineas and Ferb" and "Big Time Rush".
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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.
"The Protester" is named as the Time Person of Year in 2011. This follows the Arab Spring and the Occupy Wall Street movement.
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.
An advertisement video for American taxidermist Chuck Testa goes viral.
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"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"
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