September 17th, 2011, fell on a Saturday. It was day 260 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.
9 years, 0 months and 2 days have passed since September 17th, 2011.
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The date is September 17th, 2011 and it's a Saturday. People are enjoying their weekend. Schools have started back and autumn has arrived, so temperatures have started to cool and trees are beginning to shed their leaves.
The earthy smells of fall have started to fill the air. In America, the song Moves Like Jagger by Maroon 5 ft Christina Aguilera is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, All About Tonight by Pixie Lott is the number one hit song.
Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Contagion 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. Protests in Syria have snowballed and a civil war has started. Armed militias are currently springing up across the country.
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. A civil war is raging on in Libya. Libyan rebels, with the support of NATO, have captured the capital Tripoli. They are now beginning to make rapid advances into pro-Gaddafi territory. An advertisement video for American taxidermist Chuck Testa has gone viral and Internet users are repeating the catchphrase "Nope! Chuck Testa!"
The 2011 Rugby World Cup is currently taking place in New Zealand. Nude photographs of actress Scarlett Johansson have been leaked on the Internet. A new app called "Snapchat" has just been released.
The Occupy Wall Street movement is receiving widespread media attention. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition", "RuPaul's Drag Race", "The Walking Dead" and "Game of Thrones". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Fallout: New Vegas", "Call of Duty: Black Ops", "Homefront" and "Crysis 2".
Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse", "iCarly", "Team Umizoomi" and "Victorious".
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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.
An advertisement video for American taxidermist Chuck Testa goes viral.
In September and October of 2011, the Libyan Civil War was coming to a close. Muammar Gaddafi's regime was on the brink of defeat. In the middle of September, the UN recognized the National Transitional Council as the legal representative of Libya. On the 20th of October, Muammar Gaddafi was captured and assassinated by rebels. Three days later, the NCT announced that they had secured victory against the regime.
During this period, a protest movement called "Occupy Wall Street" began to receive widespread media attention.
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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" - "LazyTown" - "Peppa Pig" - "One Tree Hill" - "The Fairly OddParents" - "Dora the Explorer"
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