October 23rd, 2011

October 23rd, 2011, fell on a Sunday. It was day 296 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.

9 years, 2 months and 30 days have passed since October 23rd, 2011.


On This Date

Events that occurred on October 23rd, 2011:

  • New Zealand win the 2011 Rugby World Cup after beating France 8-7.
  • Manchester City beat Manchester United 6-1 at Old Trafford.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 23rd, 2011:

  • United States: Someone Like You - Adele
  • United Kingdom: We Found Love - Rihanna ft Calvin Harris

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Paranormal Activity 3" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is October 23rd, 2011 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Scorpio. Currently, people are enjoying their 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.

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 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. New Zealand have won the 2011 Rugby World Cup after beating France 8-7 in the final.

In soccer, Manchester United have just been handed a humiliating 6-1 home defeat by rivals Manchester City. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Futurama", "One Tree Hill", "The Walking Dead" and "Homeland". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Call of Duty: Black Ops", "Homefront", "Portal 2" and "Batman: Arkham City".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Phineas and Ferb", "iCarly", "Glee" and "Jake and the Never Land Pirates". Popular toys include the likes of "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 October 23rd, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.
  • 9 years, 2 months and 30 days have passed since October 23rd, 2011.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 42 of 2011.
  • Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on October 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 1319324400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around October 23rd, 2011:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 23rd, 2011, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2011 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: October 23rd, 2011 falls under the Snake.
  • 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.

  • American Horror Story - Anthology horror series.
  • Homeland - Spy thriller about CIA operative Carrie Mathison.
  • Suits - Legal drama television series.
  • Game of Thrones - Fantasy drama series.
  • The Walking Dead - Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.
  • Jersey Shore - Reality TV series.
  • White Collar - Crime series about a con artist who works as a CI for the FBI.
  • Modern Family - Mockumentary family sitcom.
  • Community - Sitcom that is set at a community college.
  • The Vampire Diaries - Supernatural teen drama.
  • RuPaul's Drag Race - Reality competition series.
  • Sons of Anarchy - Crime drama series about a biker gang.

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

2011 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2011:

  • The LeapPad Explorer
  • iPad
  • PlayStation 3
  • Xbox 360

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Batman: Arkham City - Action-adventure game that is set in the Batman universe.
  • 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.
  • Farmville - Agriculture-simulation social network game.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 23rd of October:


Weather

Weather information for October 23rd, 2011:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 14.8 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 48.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 9 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 14 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on October 23rd, 2011?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on October 23rd, 2011?

  • David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on October 23rd, 2011 was probably conceived around the 13th of January, 2011. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 23rd, 2011 is the 1st of August, 2012. (Rough Estimate).

Soccer Results

Premier League results from October 23rd, 2011.

  • Arsenal defeat Stoke 3-1.
  • Blackburn lose 2-1 at home to Tottenham.
  • Fulham lose 3-1 at home to Everton.
  • Man United are thrashed 6-1 at home to Man City (Derby Game).
  • QPR defeat Chelsea 1-0.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on October 23rd, 2011.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about October 23rd, 2011.

  • 3,379 days have passed since this date.
  • 291,949,200 seconds have passed since the October 23rd, 2011.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 340,607,400 times.
  • Since October 23rd, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 150,645,787,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 48,658,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 25,107,631 steps. That's about 11,159 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,503,390 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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