September 17th, 2011

September 17th, 2011, fell on a Saturday. It was day 260 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.

8 years, 9 months and 21 days have passed since September 17th, 2011.


On This Date

Events that occurred on September 17th, 2011:

  • The Occupy Wall Street movement begins.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on September 17th, 2011:

  • United States: Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5 ft Christina Aguilera
  • United Kingdom: All About Tonight - Pixie Lott

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Contagion" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

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.

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.

It's 2011, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Adele, LMFAO, Katy Perry and Bruno Mars. An Advice Animal meme called "Good Guy Greg" is beginning to take off in popularity. The Occupy Wall Street movement is receiving widespread media attention.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Two and a Half Men", "Desperate Housewives", "Breaking Bad" and "The Walking Dead". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Call of Duty: Black Ops", "Portal 2", "Duke Nukem Forever" and "Terraria". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Ben 10", "iCarly", "Wizards of Waverly Place" and "Jake and the Never Land Pirates".


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 September 17th, 2011.

  • The Artist

    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.

  • Planking.

    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.

  • Nope! Chuck Testa

    An advertisement video for American taxidermist Chuck Testa goes viral.

  • Fall of Muammar Gaddafi

    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.

  • Occupy Wall Street

    During this period, a protest movement called "Occupy Wall Street" began to receive widespread media attention.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 8 years, 9 months and 21 days have passed since September 17th, 2011.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 37 of 2011.
  • Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on September 17th, 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 1316214000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around September 17th, 2011:

  • August 23rd, 2011: Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is overthrown.
  • August 28th, 2011: Katy Perry's "Firework" wins Video of the Year at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards.
  • August 28th, 2011: Football: Manchester United thrash Arsenal 8-2.
  • September 13th, 2011: Nude photographs of actress Scarlett Johansson are leaked on the Internet.
  • September 16th, 2011: Snapchat is founded by Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy.
  • September 20th, 2011: The song "Call Me Maybe" is released by Carly Rae Jepsen.
  • September 22nd, 2011: Rihanna and Calvin Harris team up to release the song "We Found Love".
  • September 27th, 2011: Football: Manchester City player Carlos Tevez refuses to come on as a substitute against Bayern Munich.
  • October 4th, 2011: A 10-month-old baby called Lisa Irwin goes missing from her home in Kansas City, Missouri.
  • October 5th, 2011: Apple co-founder Steve Jobs passes away after a battle with cancer.
  • October 15th, 2011: Liverpool player Luis Suarez is accused of racially abusing Manchester United player Patrice Evra.
  • October 15th, 2011: British actress Betty Driver dies after suffering from pneumonia.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on September 17th, 2011, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2011 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: September 17th, 2011 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of September will have the birthstone Sapphire.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Suits - Legal drama television series.
  • Game of Thrones - Fantasy drama series.
  • The Walking Dead - Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.
  • RuPaul's Drag Race - Reality competition series.
  • Breaking Bad - Series about a high school chemistry teacher who becomes a drug dealer after he is diagnosed with lung cancer.
  • How I Met Your Mother - Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.
  • Bones - Crime comedy-drama TV series.
  • Prison Break - TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.
  • The Office - The US version of The Office, starring Steve Carell as Michael Scott.
  • House - Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.
  • Desperate Housewives - TV show about housewives living in suburban America.
  • CSI: NY - New York City version spin-off of the CSI franchise.

2011 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2011.

"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"


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 17th of September:


Weather

Weather information for September 17th, 2011:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 15.3 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 54.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 12.33 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 13.72 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on September 17th, 2011.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on September 17th, 2011 was probably conceived around the 8th of December, 2010. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 17th, 2011 is the 26th of June, 2012. (Rough Estimate).

Soccer Results

Premier League results from September 17th, 2011.

  • Swansea defeat West Brom 3-0.
  • Everton defeat Wigan 3-1.
  • Bolton lose 2-1 at home to Norwich.
  • Blackburn defeat Arsenal 4-3.
  • Aston Villa and Newcastle draw 1-1.
  • Wolves lose 3-0 at home to QPR.

Video Games

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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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about September 17th, 2011.

  • 3,217 days have passed since this date.
  • 277,948,800 seconds have passed since the September 17th, 2011.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 324,273,600 times.
  • Since September 17th, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 143,421,580,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 46,324,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 23,903,597 steps. That's about 10,624 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,335,386 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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