November 5th, 2011, fell on a Saturday. It was day 309 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.
8 years, 10 months and 17 days have passed since November 5th, 2011.
On This Date
Events that occurred on November 5th, 2011:
The Penn State scandal breaks.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on November 5th, 2011:
United States: Someone Like You - Adele
United Kingdom: Read All About It - Professor Green
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Puss in Boots" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is November 5th, 2011 and it's a Saturday. People are enjoying their weekend. It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder.
In America, the song Someone Like You by Adele is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Read All About It by Professor Green is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Puss in Boots 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 anticipated video game "Battlefield 3" has just been released. After just 72 days of marriage, Kim Kardashian has filed for divorce from Kris Humphries.
There is shock following the news that Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky has been arrested for sex crimes against young boys. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Two and a Half Men", "Desperate Housewives", "The Vampire Diaries" and "Modern Family". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Portal 2", "Duke Nukem Forever", "L.A. Noire" and "Batman: Arkham City".
Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Curious George", "Phineas and Ferb", "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" and "Jessie".
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 November 5th, 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:
This date fell on a weekend.
8 years, 10 months and 17 days have passed since November 5th, 2011.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 44 of 2011.
Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on November 5th, 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 1320451200.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around November 5th, 2011:
October 15th, 2011: Liverpool player Luis Suarez is accused of racially abusing Manchester United player Patrice Evra.
Dublin, Ireland: It was 9.6 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 38.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 3.78 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
London, England: Temperature: 12 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Barack Obama was the President of the United States on November 5th, 2011.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on November 5th, 2011 was probably conceived around the 26th of January, 2011. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 5th, 2011 is the 14th of August, 2012. (Rough Estimate).
Premier League results from November 5th, 2011.
Arsenal defeat West Brom 3-0.
Aston Villa defeat Norwich 3-2.
Blackburn lose 1-0 at home to Chelsea.
Liverpool and Swansea draw 0-0.
Man United defeat Sunderland 1-0.
Newcastle defeat Everton 2-1.
QPR lose 3-2 at home to Man City.
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 November 5th, 2011.
3,245 days have passed since this date.
280,364,400 seconds have passed since the November 5th, 2011.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 327,091,800 times.
Since November 5th, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 144,668,030,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 46,727,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 24,111,338 steps. That's about 10,716 miles!
Since this date, 3,364,373 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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