December 30th, 2011, fell on a Friday. It was day 364 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.
8 years, 8 months and 28 days have passed since December 30th, 2011.
On This Date
Events that occurred on December 30th, 2011:
It is announced that Katy Perry and Russell Brand are divorcing.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 30th, 2011:
United States: We Found Love - Rihanna ft Calvin Harris
United Kingdom: Wherever You Are - Military Wives & Gary Malone
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Mission: Impossible 4" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is December 30th, 2011 and it's a Friday. People are looking forward to the weekend. Christmas Day of 2011 has just passed and many people are relaxing at home and enjoying the holiday season.
In America, the song We Found Love by Rihanna ft Calvin Harris is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Wherever You Are by Military Wives & Gary Malone is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Mission: Impossible 4 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. A Skyrim meme called "I took an arrow to the knee" meme 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 " 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." In soccer, Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev has just taken over AS Monaco. Following the successes of "sugar daddy" clubs such as Chelsea, Manchester City and PSG, many people believe that Rybolovlev's takeover may transform Monaco into a European powerhouse.
It is currently being reported that 18-year-old Youtube personality Ben Breedlove passed away on Christmas Day from a cardiac arrest. Katy Perry and Russell Brand have recently announced that they will be divorcing after 14 months of marriage. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Futurama", "The Office", "Sons of Anarchy" and "Jersey Shore".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Homefront", "Portal 2", "Duke Nukem Forever" and "Saints Row: The Third". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "The Fairly OddParents", "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" and "Jake and the Never Land Pirates".
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 December 30th, 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.
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.
The motto "YOLO" is continuing to rise in popularity. In November of 2011, rapper Drake further popularizes the acronym.
Kim Jong-il dies.
On the 17th of December, 2011, North Korean leader Kim Jong-il died of a suspected heart attack. Video clips of North Koreans wailing uncontrollably went viral during this time.
Basic facts and information about this date:
8 years, 8 months and 28 days have passed since December 30th, 2011.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 52 of 2011.
Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on December 30th, 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 1325203200.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around December 30th, 2011:
December 3rd, 2011: McFly bassist Dougie Poynter wins the UK version of "I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!".
Barack Obama was the President of the United States on December 30th, 2011.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on December 30th, 2011 was probably conceived around the 22nd of March, 2011. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 30th, 2011 is the 8th of October, 2012. (Rough Estimate).
Premier League results from December 30th, 2011.
Liverpool defeat Newcastle 3-1.
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
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.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about December 30th, 2011.
3,195 days have passed since this date.
276,044,400 seconds have passed since the December 30th, 2011.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 322,051,800 times.
Since December 30th, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 142,438,910,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 46,007,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 23,739,818 steps. That's about 10,551 miles!
Since this date, 3,312,533 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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