October 21st, 2011, fell on a Friday. It was day 294 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.
9 years, 0 months and 4 days have passed since October 21st, 2011.
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The date is October 21st, 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.
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. Halloween of 2011 is quickly approaching and stores are selling costumes and decorations.
In America, the song Someone Like You by Adele 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 Paranormal Activity 3 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.
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. In soccer, Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has been accused of racially abusing Manchester United defender Patrice Evra. Coronation Street actress Betty Driver has passed away at the age of 91 after suffering from pneumonia. The video game "Batman: Arkham City" has just been released.
Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit has been released by Hamas after five years of captivity. The civil war in Libya has come to an end. Colonel Muammar Gaddafi has been captured and killed by rebel forces in Sirte. There are currently calls for an investigation into his death. Hostilities across the country have ceased and the NTC have declared victory. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Prison Break", "How I Met Your Mother", "The Vampire Diaries" and "Modern Family".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Call of Duty: Black Ops", "Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood", "Homefront" and "L.A. Noire". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Peppa Pig", "Wizards of Waverly Place" and "Jessie".
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 October 21st, 2011.
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.
"The Protester" is named as the Time Person of Year in 2011. This follows the Arab Spring and the Occupy Wall Street movement.
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.
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"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"
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