October 12th, 2011, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 285 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.
9 years, 6 months and 10 days have passed since October 12th, 2011.
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The date is October 12th, 2011 and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Libra. The summer is long gone. Temperatures have started to become much cooler and the evenings are beginning to get darker.
Fallen leaves have carpeted driveways, lawns, pathways and sidewalks and there's a fresh earthy scent in the ear. In America, the song Moves Like Jagger by Maroon 5 ft Christina Aguilera is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, We Found Love by Rihanna ft Calvin Harris is the number one hit song.
Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Dolphin Tale 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.
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. The Occupy Wall Street movement is receiving widespread media attention. 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.
In Kansas City, Missouri, a search is underway for a 10-month-old baby called Lisa Irwin, who disappeared from her home. Tributes are pouring in for Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, who recently passed away after a battle with pancreatic cancer. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Futurama", "Two and a Half Men", "Real Housewives of New York City" and "Game of Thrones".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Farmville", "Halo: Reach", "Fallout: New Vegas" and "L.A. Noire". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse", "Glee" and "Victorious". Popular toys include the likes of "Xbox 360", "PlayStation 3", "iPad" and "The LeapPad Explorer".
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The movie "The Artist" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2011.
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.
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.
"The Protester" is named as the Time Person of Year in 2011. This follows the Arab Spring and the Occupy Wall Street movement.
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.
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.
"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.
An "Advice Animal" meme called "Good Guy Greg" would have been popular during this period.
During the second half of 2011, an erotic novel called Fifty Shades of Grey became one of the fastest selling books of all time.
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.
During this period, a protest movement called "Occupy Wall Street" began to receive widespread media attention.
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