September 20th, 2011

September 20th, 2011, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 263 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.

8 years, 10 months and 19 days have passed since September 20th, 2011.


On This Date

Events that occurred on September 20th, 2011:

  • The song "Call Me Maybe" is released by Carly Rae Jepsen.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on September 20th, 2011:

  • United States: Someone Like You - Adele
  • United Kingdom: What Makes You Beautiful - One Direction

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 20th, 2011 and it's a Tuesday. 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 Someone Like You by Adele is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, What Makes You Beautiful by One Direction 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 "Futurama", "Dora the Explorer", "CSI: NY" and "The Vampire Diaries". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Fallout: New Vegas", "Duke Nukem Forever", "Terraria" and "Gears of War 3". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Wizards of Waverly Place", "Glee", "Big Time Rush" and "Victorious".


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 20th, 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:

  • 8 years, 10 months and 19 days have passed since September 20th, 2011.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 38 of 2011.
  • Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on September 20th, 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 1316473200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around September 20th, 2011:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on September 20th, 2011, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • Virgo is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2011 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: September 20th, 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.
  • Jersey Shore - Reality TV series.
  • White Collar - Crime series about a con artist who works as a CI for the FBI.
  • Modern Family - Mockumentary family sitcom.
  • Community - Sitcom that is set at a community college.
  • The Vampire Diaries - Supernatural teen drama.
  • RuPaul's Drag Race - Reality competition series.
  • Sons of Anarchy - Crime drama series about a biker gang.
  • Real Housewives of New York City - American reality television series.
  • Breaking Bad - Series about a high school chemistry teacher who becomes a drug dealer after he is diagnosed with lung cancer.

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 20th of September:


Weather

Weather information for September 20th, 2011:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 13.8 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). There were 2 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 62.5 degrees Fahrenheit. 16.94 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 11.18cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 16.83 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on September 20th, 2011.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on September 20th, 2011 was probably conceived around the 11th of December, 2010. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 20th, 2011 is the 29th of June, 2012. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Gears of War 3 - Sci-fi first-person-shooter game that was released on the XBox 360.
  • 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 20th, 2011.

  • 3,246 days have passed since this date.
  • 280,454,400 seconds have passed since the September 20th, 2011.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 327,196,800 times.
  • Since September 20th, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 144,714,470,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 46,742,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 24,119,078 steps. That's about 10,720 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,365,453 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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