September 24th, 2011, fell on a Saturday. It was day 267 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.
8 years, 11 months and 27 days have passed since September 24th, 2011.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on September 24th, 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 24th, 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 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. 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. 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. The Occupy Wall Street movement is receiving widespread media attention. Rihanna and Calvin Harris have just released the song "We Found Love".
A civil war is raging on in Libya. Libyan rebels, with the support of NATO, are now taking over some of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's final strongholds. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Futurama", "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition", "Modern Family" and "The Walking Dead". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Fallout: New Vegas", "Duke Nukem Forever", "Terraria" and "L.A. Noire".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse", "Glee", "Big Time Rush" and "Team Umizoomi".
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 24th, 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.
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.
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:
This date fell on a weekend.
8 years, 11 months and 27 days have passed since September 24th, 2011.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 38 of 2011.
Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on September 24th, 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 1316818800.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around September 24th, 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 on September 24th, 2011.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on September 24th, 2011 was probably conceived around the 15th of December, 2010. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 24th, 2011 is the 3rd of July, 2012. (Rough Estimate).
Premier League results from September 24th, 2011.
Newcastle defeat Blackburn 3-1.
Arsenal defeat Bolton 3-0.
Chelsea defeat Swansea 4-1.
Liverpool defeat Wolves 2-1.
Man City defeat Everton 2-0.
Stoke and Man United draw 1-1.
West Brom and Fulham draw 0-0.
Wigan lose 2-1 at home to Tottenham.
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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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about September 24th, 2011.
3,285 days have passed since this date.
283,824,000 seconds have passed since the September 24th, 2011.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 331,128,000 times.
Since September 24th, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 146,453,184,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 47,304,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 24,408,864 steps. That's about 10,848 miles!
Since this date, 3,405,888 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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