BestOfDate

December 1st, 2011.

December 1st, 2011, was a Thursday. It was day 335 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.

9 years, 5 months and 7 days have passed since December 1st, 2011.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Sagittarius.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 1st, 2011.

  • United States: We Found Love - Rihanna ft Calvin Harris
  • United Kingdom: We Found Love - Rihanna ft Calvin Harris

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Immortals" was at the top of the box office on December 1st, 2011.

Take me back to December 1st, 2011!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is December 1st, 2011 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Sagittarius. The song We Found Love by Rihanna ft Calvin Harris is on top of the singles charts in both the USA and the United Kingdom.

Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Immortals is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, David Cameron is the current Prime Minister. 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, Maroon 5, LMFAO, Katy Perry, Rihanna and Bruno Mars. A fad called "planking", which involves a person lying face down in an unusual location, is popular at the moment. Meanwhile, in the Middle East, protests in Syria have snowballed and a civil war has started. Armed militias are currently springing up across the country.

A Skyrim meme called "I took an arrow to the knee" is currently doing its rounds on websites such as Youtube and Reddit. A new sandbox game called "Minecraft" has just been released for the PC. A new meme format called "[10] guy" is currently being used to poke fun at how people think and act while they are stoned.

The slang phrase "YOLO" is continuing to rise in usage. In his song "The Motto", rapper Drake has further popularized the acronym, which stands for "You only live once." Soccer fans are in shock following the recent suicide of Gary Speed. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Prison Break", "Bones", "Modern Family" and "Homeland".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Civilization V", "Portal 2", "Gears of War 3" and "Batman: Arkham City". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "LazyTown", "Phineas and Ferb", "iCarly" and "Good Luck Charlie". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as the Xbox 360, the PlayStation 3, the iPad and the LeapPad Explorer.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on December 1st, 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.

  • I took an arrow to the knee.

    The "I took an arrow to the knee" meme is doing its rounds on websites such as Youtube and Reddit.

  • YOLO.

    The motto "YOLO" is continuing to rise in popularity. In November of 2011, rapper Drake further popularizes the acronym.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 9 years, 5 months and 7 days have passed since December 1st, 2011.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 48 of 2011.
  • Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on December 1st, 2011, will be 9 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2011 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1322697600.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around December 1st, 2011.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on this date.

What are your strengths and weaknesses?

View Personality Summary

Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

NEW! Check out our personality summary image for this birth date.

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 1st, 2011, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Ophiuchus.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2011 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: December 1st, 2011 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
  • Birth flower (December): The Narcissus and the Holly.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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.
  • Glee - Musical TV series.
  • RuPaul's Drag Race - Reality competition series.

Kid's TV shows on December 1st, 2011.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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

Popular toys and games in 2011.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2011.

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

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Saints Row: The Third - Open world adventure game.
  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Open world RPG that was developed by Bethesda Game Studios.
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 - The third game in the Modern Warfare series. Developed by Infinity Ward. Contained multiplayer maps such as Dome and Hardhat.
  • 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.
  • Civilization V - Turn-based strategy game.
  • Halo: Reach - First-person shooter game developed by Bungie.
  • Farmville - Agriculture-simulation social network game.

2011 playlist.

A Spotify playlist of songs from 2011. Let us bring you back to the days of LMFAO, Adele, Katy Perry and Example!

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 1st of December.

Weather on December 1st, 2011.

Historical weather information for December 1st, 2011.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 6.6 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 36.5 degrees Fahrenheit. 2.5 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0.76cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 9.83 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 2.54cm.

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on December 1st, 2011.

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on December 1st, 2011.

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on December 1st, 2011.

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about December 1st, 2011.

  • A total of 3,447 days have passed since this date.
  • 492 weeks have passed.
  • 297,817,200 seconds have passed since the December 1st, 2011.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 347,453,400 times.
  • Since December 1st, 2011, the earth has travelled approximately 153,673,675,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 49,636,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 25,612,279 steps. That's about 11,383 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,573,806 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

What does this date mean to you?

Leave a comment and tell everyone why December 1st, 2011 is important to you.

All comments are moderated before they are published. We may edit comments to correct misspellings and grammar. We may also remove or redact personal information.

Search for another date.

It looks like you have reached the end! Try searching for another date.



Random dates.

Feeling lucky? Take a look at the list of random dates below.


« Previous Day
30th of November, 2011

© 2014-2021 BestOfDate.com