September 23rd, 2011, fell on a Friday. It was day 266 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.
9 years, 3 months and 29 days have passed since September 23rd, 2011.
On This Date
Events that occurred on September 23rd, 2011:
The film "Moneyball" is released in movie theaters.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on September 23rd, 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 "The Lion King (3D)" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is September 23rd, 2011 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Libra. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the 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 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 The Lion King (3D) 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. 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. 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". People are watching popular TV shows such as "Bones", "Breaking Bad", "The Vampire Diaries" and "Community".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Fallout: New Vegas", "Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood", "Homefront" and "Gears of War 3". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "One Tree Hill", "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse", "iCarly" and "Wizards of Waverly Place". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Xbox 360", "PlayStation 3", "iPad" and "The LeapPad Explorer".
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 23rd, 2011.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 and information about this date:
9 years, 3 months and 29 days have passed since September 23rd, 2011.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 38 of 2011.
Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on September 23rd, 2011, will be 9 years of age.
People born in 2011 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1316732400.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around September 23rd, 2011:
August 28th, 2011: Katy Perry's "Firework" wins Video of the Year at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards.
Barack Obama was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on September 23rd, 2011?
David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on September 23rd, 2011 was probably conceived around the 14th of December, 2010. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 23rd, 2011 is the 2nd of July, 2012. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about September 23rd, 2011.
3,409 days have passed since this date.
294,541,200 seconds have passed since the September 23rd, 2011.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 343,631,400 times.
Since September 23rd, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 151,983,259,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 49,090,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 25,330,543 steps. That's about 11,258 miles!
Since this date, 3,534,494 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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