15th of October, 2011

The 15th of October, 2011, fell on a Saturday. Day 288 of 2011. Decade: 2010s.

8 years, 4 months and 6 days have passed since the 15th of October, 2011.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 15th of October, 2011:

  • British actress Betty Driver dies after suffering from pneumonia.
  • Liverpool player Luis Suarez is accused of racially abusing Manchester United player Patrice Evra.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 15th of October, 2011:

  • United States: Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5 ft Christina Aguilera
  • United Kingdom: We Found Love - Rihanna ft Calvin Harris

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Real Steel" was at the top of the box office on this date.

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 the 15th of October, 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.

  • 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 8 years, 4 months and 6 days have passed since the 15th of October, 2011.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 41 of 2011.
  • Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 15th of October, 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 1318633200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 15th of October, 2011:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 15th of October, 2011, will have the star sign Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2011 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 15th of October, 2011 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Breaking Bad - Series about a high school chemistry teacher who becomes a drug dealer after he is diagnosed with lung cancer.
  • How I Met Your Mother - Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.
  • Bones - Crime comedy-drama TV series.
  • Prison Break - TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.
  • The Office - The US version of The Office, starring Steve Carell as Michael Scott.
  • House - Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.
  • Desperate Housewives - TV show about housewives living in suburban America.
  • CSI: NY - New York City version spin-off of the CSI franchise.
  • Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Reality TV show in which houses are renovated during a one-week period.
  • One Tree Hill - Set in the fictional town of Tree Hill in North Carolina.
  • Two and a Half Men - Starring Charlie Sheen.
  • CSI: Miami - Miami-based spin-off.

2011 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2011.

"Jessie" - "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 15th of October:


Weather

Weather information for the 15th of October, 2011:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 15.2 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 50.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 10.17 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 11.43cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 11.06 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on the 15th of October, 2011.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 15th of October, 2011 was probably conceived around the 5th of January, 2011. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 15th of October, 2011 is the 24th of July, 2012. (Rough Estimate).

Soccer Results

Premier League results from the 15th of October, 2011.

  • Chelsea defeat Everton 3-1.
  • Liverpool and Man United draw 1-1.
  • Man City defeat Aston Villa 4-1.
  • Norwich defeat Swansea 3-1.
  • QPR and Blackburn draw 1-1.
  • Stoke defeat Fulham 2-0.
  • Wigan lose 3-1 at home to Bolton.

Computer 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.
  • 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.

15th of October

Events that have occurred on the 15th of October:


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 15th of October, 2011.

  • 3,051 days have passed since this date.
  • 263,610,000 seconds have passed since the 15th of October, 2011.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 307,545,000 times.
  • Since the 15th of October, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 136,022,760,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 43,935,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 22,670,460 steps. That's about 10,076 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,163,320 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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