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September 22nd, 2011.

September 22nd, 2011, was a Thursday. It was day 265 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.

11 years and 15 days have passed since September 22nd, 2011.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Virgo.

On This Day

What happened on this date?

Notable events that occurred on September 22nd, 2011.

  • Rihanna and Calvin Harris team up to release the song "We Found Love".
Song charts

Top songs.

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on September 22nd, 2011.

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

The Billboard Hot 100 on September 22nd, 2011.

A list of songs that were dominating the music charts on this date.

  • Someone Like You - Adele
  • Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5 Featuring Christina Aguilera
  • Pumped Up Kicks - Foster The People
  • Party Rock Anthem - LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett & GoonRock
  • Super Bass - Nicki Minaj
Play the top hits from 2011.
A Spotify playlist of songs from 2011. Let us bring you back to the days of LMFAO, Adele, Katy Perry and Example!
Contagion

Top movie.

The top "Box Office" movie on this date was the film "Contagion".

Take me back to September 22nd, 2011!

Let's take a walk down memory lane.

The date is September 22nd, 2011, and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Virgo. Schools and colleges are starting again and Autumn has officially arrived. As a result, temperatures are beginning to cool and trees are starting 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. In the United Kingdom, David Cameron is the current Prime Minister. The term "hipster" is currently growing in use. The word is being used to describe people who are pretentious and deliberately anti-mainstream.

Video rental stores such as Blockbuster are continuing to close their doors at the moment. This is due to the increasing popularity of online streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu. 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, Maroon 5, LMFAO, Katy Perry, Rihanna 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. Meanwhile, in the Middle East, 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 continuing to rage 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. A new app called "Snapchat" has just been released. American pop duo LMFAO have released a new song called "Sexy and I Know It".

The Occupy Wall Street movement is receiving widespread media attention. Rihanna and Calvin Harris have just released the song "We Found Love". If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Steve Jobs, Joe Frazier, Heavy D and Gary Speed would all be still alive.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Desperate Housewives", "Gossip Girl", "The Big Bang Theory" and "White Collar". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Civilization V", "Dead Space 2", "Total War: Shogun 2" and "The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Peppa Pig", "Curious George", "Wizards of Waverly Place" and "Jake and the Never Land Pirates".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as the PlayStation 3, the KidiZoom Camera, the iPad and the LeapPad Explorer.

News

News topics, fads & culture.

These are trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are topics that would have been in the media on September 22nd, 2011.

  • Occupy Wall Street.

    Occupy Wall Street.

    During this period, a protest movement called "Occupy Wall Street" began to receive widespread media attention. The protest, which popularized the slogan "I am the 99%", was against economic inequality.

  • "Girl look at that body."

    "Girl look at that body."

    On September 16th, 2011, American duo LMFAO released their single "Sexy and I Know It".

  • Fall of Muammar Gaddafi.

    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.

  • One Direction make their debut.

    One Direction make their debut.

    In September of 2011, boy band "One Direction" released their debut single "What Makes You Beautiful".

  • Nope! Chuck Testa.

    Nope! Chuck Testa.

    An advertisement video for American taxidermist Chuck Testa was going viral on the Internet around this time.

  • Fifty Shades of Grey.

    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.

  • Good Guy Greg.

    Good Guy Greg.

    An "Advice Animal" Internet meme called "Good Guy Greg" would have been popular during this period. The purpose of the meme was to highlight the good things that people can do.

  • Planking is popular.

    Planking is popular.

    A popular fad called "planking" was gaining media exposure around this time.

  • Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.

    Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.

    English model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley was named as FHM's sexiest woman in 2011.

  • Adele - "Rolling in the Deep"

    Adele - "Rolling in the Deep"

    "Rolling in the Deep" by Adele went on to win a Grammy for 2011's Record of the Year.

  • 2011 in music.

    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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2011?

    Who were the best NBA players in 2011?

    In 2011, the best NBA players were Derrick Rose, LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, Dwight Howard, Pau Gasol, Dirk Nowitzki, Amar'e Stoudemire, Dwyane Wade, Russell Westbrook, LaMarcus Aldridge, Zach Randolph, Al Horford, Manu Ginóbili and Chris Paul.

  • Time Person of the Year 2011.

    Time Person of the Year 2011.

    "The Protester" was named as the Time Person of Year in 2011. This was due to the Arab Spring and the Occupy Wall Street movement.

  • Who were the best football players in 2011?

    Who were the best football players in 2011?

    In 2011, the best soccer players were Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Xavi, Andrés Iniesta, Wayne Rooney, Luis Suárez, Diego Forlán, Samuel Eto'o, Iker Casillas, Neymar and Mesut Özil.

  • 2011 in movies.

    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.

  • The Artist.

    The Artist.

    The movie "The Artist" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2011.

  • Video rental stores are closing down.

    Video rental stores are closing down.

    From 2010 onward, video rental stores such as Blockbuster were beginning to close down. This was due to the popularity of new online streaming services such as Netflix and the Internet in general. Although a few stores and franchises continued to hobble along, it was only a matter of time before they were also forced to close their doors.

  • Smartphones are becoming more and more popular.

    Smartphones are becoming more and more popular.

    During this period, smartphones with touchscreens and 3G Internet capabilities started to replace the "dumber" cell phones of the past. Up until this point, the focus had been on making phones that were smaller and more compact. However, rising mobile Internet usage and the introduction of higher quality phone cameras started to reverse this trend. As a result, phones started to get larger.

  • DVD sales are plummeting.

    DVD sales are plummeting.

    As online streaming became more and more popular, sales of DVDs started to plummet. Between 2008 and 2014, sales in the USA fell by a whopping 66%.

Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 11 years and 15 days have passed since September 22nd, 2011.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 38 of 2011.
  • Leap Year: 2011 was not a leap year.
  • Age: A person born on September 22nd, 2011 will be 11 years old.
  • Generation: People born in 2011 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1316646000.
Events

Around this time.

Notable events that happened close to September 22nd, 2011.

Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

NEW! Check out our personality summary image for this birth date.

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on September 22nd, 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).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: September 22nd, 2011 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of September will have the birthstone Sapphire.
  • Birth flower (September): The Aster and the Morning Glory.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on September 22nd, 2011.

What are your strengths and weaknesses?

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Television shows

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching in September, 2011.

TV shows from September, 2011.

Suits
Suits
Legal drama television series.

Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones
Fantasy drama series.

The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead
Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.

Boardwalk Empire
Boardwalk Empire
Crime drama set in Atlanta City during the prohibition era.

Jersey Shore
Jersey Shore
Reality TV series.

White Collar
White Collar
Crime series about a con artist who works as a CI for the FBI.

Modern Family
Modern Family
Mockumentary family sitcom.

Community
Community
Sitcom that is set at a community college.

The Vampire Diaries
The Vampire Diaries
Supernatural teen drama.

Glee
Glee
Musical TV series.

RuPaul's Drag Race
RuPaul's Drag Race
Reality competition series.

Sons of Anarchy
Sons of Anarchy
Crime drama series about a biker gang.

Real Housewives of New York City
Real Housewives of New York City
American reality television series.

Breaking Bad
Breaking Bad
Series about a high school chemistry teacher who becomes a drug dealer after he is diagnosed with lung cancer.

The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory
A sitcom about two physicists called Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper.

Gossip Girl
Gossip Girl
Teen drama starring Blake Lively.

Mad Men
Mad Men
Period drama about an advertising agency in New York City.

Skins
Skins
British TV series about a group of teenagers living in Bristol.

Dexter
Dexter
Crime drama series about a serial killer who murders other serial killers.

How I Met Your Mother
How I Met Your Mother
Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.

Bones
Bones
Crime comedy-drama TV series.

Prison Break
Prison Break
TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.

Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy
Medical drama television series.

The Office
The Office
The US version of The Office, starring Steve Carell as Michael Scott.

House
House
Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.

Desperate Housewives
Desperate Housewives
TV show about housewives living in suburban America.

CSI: NY
CSI: NY
New York City version spin-off of the CSI franchise.

Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on September 22nd, 2011.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2011.

Jake and the Never Land Pirates
Jake and the Never Land Pirates

Good Luck Charlie
Good Luck Charlie

Victorious
Victorious

Team Umizoomi
Team Umizoomi

Big Time Rush
Big Time Rush

Glee
Glee

Wizards of Waverly Place
Wizards of Waverly Place

iCarly
iCarly

WordGirl
WordGirl

Phineas and Ferb
Phineas and Ferb

Horrid Henry
Horrid Henry

Curious George
Curious George

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse

Ben 10
Ben 10

Johnny Test
Johnny Test

LazyTown
LazyTown

Peppa Pig
Peppa Pig

One Tree Hill
One Tree Hill

The Fairly OddParents
The Fairly OddParents

Dora the Explorer
Dora the Explorer

Toys

Popular toys and games in 2011.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2011.

The LeapPad Explorer
The LeapPad Explorer

The iPad
The iPad

ZhuZhu Pets
ZhuZhu Pets

The KidiZoom Camera
The KidiZoom Camera

The PlayStation 3
The PlayStation 3

The Xbox 360
The Xbox 360

Video games

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing in September of 2011.

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

Deus Ex: Human Revolution 2011
Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Action RPG developed by Eidos Montréal.

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D 2011
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D
Released for the Nintendo 3DS.

L.A. Noire 2011
L.A. Noire
Detective crime-solving game starring Officer Cole Phelps.

Terraria 2011
Terraria
Action-adventure sandbox game.

Duke Nukem Forever 2011
Duke Nukem Forever
The long-awaited sequel to Duke Nukem 3D.

Portal 2 2011
Portal 2
Puzzle-solving game developed by Valve Corporation.

Crysis 2 2011
Crysis 2
The second game in the series.

Total War: Shogun 2 2011
Total War: Shogun 2
Strategy game.

Homefront 2011
Homefront
A military FPS game.

Dead Space 2 2011
Dead Space 2
Sci-fi survival horror.

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood 2010
Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood
Developed by Ubisoft.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2010
Call of Duty: Black Ops
FPS game developed by Treyarch.

Super Meat Boy 2010
Super Meat Boy
Platform game.

Fallout: New Vegas 2010
Fallout: New Vegas
Open-world RPG game.

Civilization V 2010
Civilization V
Turn-based strategy game.

Halo: Reach 2010
Halo: Reach
First-person shooter game developed by Bungie.

Farmville 2009
Farmville
Agriculture-simulation social network game.

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 2011.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out September 22nd, 2017 instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on September 22nd.

Billie Piper

Singer.
Born on September 22nd, 1982
She turned 29 on this day in 2011.

Thiago Silva

Soccer player.
Born on September 22nd, 1984
He turned 27 on this day in 2011.

Weather details

Weather on September 22nd, 2011.

Historical weather information for September 22nd, 2011.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 16.0 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 69.1 degrees Fahrenheit. 20.61 degrees Celsius. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 2.03cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 14.89 degrees Celsius.
USA

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on September 22nd, 2011.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on September 22nd, 2011.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on September 22nd, 2011 was most likely conceived around December 30th, 2010.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 22nd, 2011 is close to June 14th, 2012.

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Stats for September 22nd, 2011

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about September 22nd, 2011.

  • A total of 4,033 days have passed since this date.
  • 576 weeks have passed.
  • 348,451,200 seconds have passed since the September 22nd, 2011.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 406,526,400 times.
  • Since September 22nd, 2011, the Earth has travelled approximately 179,800,819,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 58,075,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 29,966,803 steps. That's about 13,319 miles!
  • Since this date, 4,181,414 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!

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