October 28th, 2011, fell on a Friday. It was day 301 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.
8 years, 9 months and 18 days have passed since October 28th, 2011.
On This Date
Events that occurred on October 28th, 2011:
The animated movie Puss in Boots (2011) is released.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 28th, 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 28th, 2011 and it's a Friday. People are looking forward to the weekend. The summer is long gone and temperatures have started to become much cooler.
Halloween is just days away. 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 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. The anticipated video game "Battlefield 3" has just been released. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Desperate Housewives", "Sons of Anarchy" and "Suits".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood", "Crysis 2", "L.A. Noire" and "Batman: Arkham City". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Peppa Pig", "LazyTown", "Phineas and Ferb" and "iCarly".
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 28th, 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.
There was major hype around the release of DICE's first-person shooter game "Battlefield 3", which was seen as a competitor to Call of Duty. The game was released in North America on the 25th of October, 2011.
Basic facts and information about this date:
8 years, 9 months and 18 days have passed since October 28th, 2011.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 43 of 2011.
Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on October 28th, 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 1319756400.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around October 28th, 2011:
October 4th, 2011: A 10-month-old baby called Lisa Irwin goes missing from her home in Kansas City, Missouri.
October 5th, 2011: Apple co-founder Steve Jobs passes away after a battle with cancer.
October 15th, 2011: Liverpool player Luis Suarez is accused of racially abusing Manchester United player Patrice Evra.
Barack Obama was the President of the United States on October 28th, 2011.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on October 28th, 2011 was probably conceived around the 18th of January, 2011. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 28th, 2011 is the 6th of August, 2012. (Rough Estimate).
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Battlefield 3 - FPS game developed by DICE.
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.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about October 28th, 2011.
3,214 days have passed since this date.
277,689,600 seconds have passed since the October 28th, 2011.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 323,971,200 times.
Since October 28th, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 143,287,833,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 46,281,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 23,881,306 steps. That's about 10,614 miles!
Since this date, 3,332,275 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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