March 11, 2020

March 11, 2020, was a Wednesday. It was 4 years, 3 months, and 8 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Pisces.

On This Day

What happened on this day?

What happened on March 11, 2020?

  • Coronavirus outbreak: The first death from the virus is reported in Ireland.
  • American film producer Harvey Weinstein is sentenced to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual assault.
  • The 2019-2020 NBA season is suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • The World Health Organization declares the Coronavirus outbreak as a global pandemic.
Song charts

Top songs

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on March 11, 2020:

  • United States: "The Box" by Roddy Ricch
  • United Kingdom: "Blinding Lights" by The Weeknd

The Billboard Hot 100 on March 11, 2020

These were the top five songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • The Box - Roddy Ricch
  • Life Is Good - Future Featuring Drake
  • Circles - Post Malone
  • ON - BTS
  • Don't Start Now - Dua Lipa
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Top movie at the box office

The movie "Onward" was at the top of the box office on this day.


This date occurred 1,562 days ago. Approximately 52 months have passed. It was the 71st day of 2020, in week 11. The decade was the 2020s. A child born on this day is 4 years old and belongs to the Gen Alpha generation. 2020 was a leap year, which means that it had an extra day in February. We have gone through approximately 17 seasons of weather since this date.


The following comments about March 11, 2020, were submitted by our visitors:


Words cannot describe how horrendous this day was for the USA because of what was going to happen when the pandemic hit. Probably worse than September 11, 2001.
Posted on August 16, 2021 22:39


I'll never forget this day, it was absolutely crazy.
Posted on May 5, 2022 02:53


The craziest days of our lives, from Sarah Palin rapping in a bear costume on a reality TV show, Tom Hanks and his wife contracting COVID, and Harvey Weinstein's sentencing, and a certain speech following the bear singing reality show.
Posted on May 7, 2022 01:54


It all felt so scary at the time. The anxiety I felt when countries started closing down.
Posted on May 7, 2022 21:03


One of the most craziest days of our lives as things started to shut down throughout the day and in the weeks to come. And to some, it felt like the end of the world had already come.
Posted on July 7, 2022 19:05


One of those days that turned into a bummer, just hours after cheering for the Harvey Weinstein verdict and within minutes of laughing at Sarah Palin on The Masked Singer.
Posted on February 26, 2023 15:04


My life was starting to go downhill after this day. It was literally the end of an era. I have had PSTD ever since 2020 started.
Posted on May 24, 2023 21:48


I remember all the anxiety everyone felt at the time thinking the world might be coming to an end on this day.
Posted on January 20, 2024 01:00

time machine

Damn, it's very surreal and depressing to think that this was literally the end of an era. The beginning of the COVID Age. RIP to our normal lives. I think we can agree that this is where the 2010s decade ended culturally. 3/11/20 was the official end of the pre-covid days, our lives were never going to be the same. Little did we know that things were about to get real. My life has never been the same since the pandemic hit. I have nightmares and PTSD just thinking about how "2020" went. In retrospect, I can't believe how stupidly optimistic I was on New Year's Day, thinking that "2020 was going to be one of the best years ever" smh little did I know how it "actually" went. 2020 was one of the WORST years of my entire life.
Posted on February 19, 2024 04:45


I was 8 when the first ever case of COVID broke out in China. I was about to turn 9 when things were really starting to escalate (my birthday is in April) and I didn't even know what an outbreak/pandemic was, so I was wondering why we had to stay at home, and my older sister told me.
Posted on May 17, 2024 23:42

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Take me back to March 11, 2020

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The date is March 11, 2020, and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Pisces. It is "Hump Day", so many are beginning to think about the weekend ahead.

Spring is creeping in, and the evenings are starting to get brighter. In America, the song "The Box" by Roddy Ricch is at the top of the singles charts, while "Blinding Lights" by The Weeknd is the number-one song in the UK. Donald Trump is the President of the United States, and the movie Onward is at the top of the box office.

Boris Johnson is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. On television, people are watching popular shows such as "Westworld", "Barry", "Yellowstone", and "You". A new respiratory virus called Covid-19 is starting to become a reality for many people in the western world. Countries are going into lockdown and closing their borders. Sports and other events are also being cancelled. In America, several states have issued stay-at-home orders.

If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Kenny Rogers, Little Richard, Shad Gaspard, and George Floyd would all still be alive. People are playing video games such as "Metro Exodus", "Days Gone", "FIFA 20", and "Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Horrid Henry", "Nella the Princess Knight", "Big City Greens", and "The Casagrandes".

Children are playing with toys such as the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One.


News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on March 11, 2020.

  • Dancing Pallbearers.

    Dancing Pallbearers

    A video of a group of dancing pallbearers from Ghana was going viral on the Internet.
  • COVID-19 reaches the west.

    COVID-19 reaches the west

    In March 2020, COVID-19 became a reality for people in the West. Up until March, most people believed that the virus was being overhyped and that it would eventually peter out like SARS and Ebola did. Europe was hit particularly hard during this period, with Italy bearing the brunt. In March and April, many European and US states went into lockdown. Schools and unessential retail were closed, and stay-at-home orders were issued.
  • The stock market crashes.

    The stock market crashes

    Stock markets started crashing at the end of February 2020 in response to the continued spread of COVID-19.
  • 2020 in movies.

    2020 in movies

    The movie industry was hit hard by the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic. Because movie theaters were temporarily closed in a lot of countries, many films had their release dates postponed. Movies that were released despite the pandemic included Bad Boys for Life, Tenet, Sonic the Hedgehog, and Dolittle.
  • Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.

    Joe Biden and Kamala Harris

    Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were named Time Persons of the Year in 2020 after they defeated incumbent US President Donald Trump.
  • Record of the Year.

    Record of the Year

    The song "Everything I Wanted" by Billie Eilish won a Grammy for 2020's Record of the Year.
  • Nomadland.


    The film "Nomadland" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2020.
  • 2020 in music.

    2020 in music

    The music charts in 2020 were dominated by The Weeknd, Post Malone, Roddy Ricch, Dua Lipa, DaBaby, Harry Styles, Future, Billie Eilish, and Maroon 5.
  • Best NBA players.

    Best NBA players

    The best NBA players in 2020 were Giannis Antetokounmpo, James Harden, Paul George, Nikola Jokic, Stephen Curry, and Damian Lillard.

Personality traits

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What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around March 11, 2020.

  • February 10, 2020: Japan confirms that there are now 135 confirmed cases of the coronavirus on the cruise ship the Diamond Princess.
  • February 11, 2020:
    • The first same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland takes place.
    • The WHO announces that the disease caused by the novel coronavirus will be named COVID-19.
    • The death toll for Covid-19 reaches 1,000.
  • February 12, 2020: Irish politics: Brendan Howlin steps down as leader of the Labour Party.
  • February 13, 2020: The 2nd season of Narcos: Mexico is released on Netflix.
  • February 14, 2020:
    • The WHO warns that mass gatherings may spread Covid-19.
    • Egypt reports the first case of the coronavirus in Africa.
    • Soccer: UEFA bans Manchester City from European competitions for breaking Financial Fair Play rules.
  • February 15, 2020:
    • English TV presenter Caroline Flack commits suicide at her apartment in London.
    • Coronavirus outbreak: China extends its lockdowns and travel restrictions.
    • The WHO Director General warns that the coronavirus outbreak has the potential to become a global pandemic.
  • February 18, 2020:
    • Former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich has his sentence commuted by US President Donald Trump.
    • Coronavirus outbreak: Russia bans all Chinese citizens from entering the country.
  • February 19, 2020:
    • Rapper Pop Smoke is shot dead during a home invasion in Hollywood Hills, California.
    • Nine people are shot dead during a shooting spree in Hanau, Germany.
    • Iran reports its first two cases of Covid-19.
  • February 20, 2020:
    • The 2020 stock market crash begins.
    • Political consultant Roger Stone is sentenced to 40 months in prison for obstructing an official proceeding.
  • February 22, 2020: Boxing: Tyson Fury defeats Deontay Wilder after a 7th round KO.
  • February 23, 2020: Italy begins to see a surge in coronavirus cases.
  • February 24, 2020:
    • American film producer Harvey Weinstein is convicted of federal sex crimes.
    • The WHO-China Joint Mission on COVID-19 warns that the global community is not prepared to contain the virus.
  • February 25, 2020:
    • The former President of Egypt, Hosni Mubarak, passes away.
    • There are fears that Iran will become the new epicenter of COVID-19 after the country reports 11 deaths and 95 cases.
  • February 26, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: The first community transmission of the virus is reported in the United States.
  • February 27, 2020: Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh is sentenced to 3 years in prison for fraud and tax evasion.
  • February 29, 2020:
    • Coronavirus outbreak: The first death from the virus is reported in the United States.
    • Coronavirus outbreak: The first case of the virus is reported in Ireland.
  • March 2, 2020:
    • A tornado outbreak kills 25 people in Tennessee.
    • Chuck D announces that Flavor Flav has been kicked out Public Enemy due to a monetary disagreement over the group performing at a Bernie Sanders rally.
  • March 3, 2020: COVID-19 cases in Iran begin to sharply trend upward.
  • March 6, 2020:
    • The "Dancing Pallbearers" begin to grow in popularity after one TikTok video with the meme receives 2.9 million views.
    • Rapper Lil Uzi Vert releases his album "Eternal Atake".
  • March 9, 2020:
    • A national quarantine is imposed in Italy due to a surge in Coronavirus cases.
    • Black Monday: A global stock market crash occurs.
    • Ireland announces that it is cancelling all of its St. Patrick's Day parades due to COVID-19.
    • Rugby: The Six Nations Championship is postponed until October.
  • March 10, 2020:
    • New York governor Andrew Cuomo deploys the National Guard to New Rochelle to help contain a COVID-19 outbreak in the area.
    • The video game "Call of Duty: Warzone" is released.
  • This date: March 11, 2020
  • March 12, 2020:
    • Coronavirus outbreak: Ireland's Taoiseach Leo Varadkar announces the closure of all schools.
    • Actor Tom Hanks reveals that he has tested positive for Covid-19.
  • March 13, 2020:
    • Coronavirus outbreak: The Premier League is halted.
    • The shooting of Breonna Taylor occurs.
    • It is announced that Europe has become the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak.
    • Coronavirus outbreak: President Trump declares a national emergency.
    • Schools across the United States are closed due to COVID-19.
  • March 14, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: Spain imposes a national lockdown.
  • March 16, 2020:
    • Coronavirus outbreak: France announces a mandatory lockdown.
    • Actor Idris Elba reveals that he has tested positive for Covid-19.
    • 2020 Stock Market Crash: The Dow Jones Industrial Average witnesses its largest point drop ever.
    • The White House advises against social gatherings of more than 10 people.
  • March 17, 2020:
    • Coronavirus outbreak: The European Union votes to ban visitors from the rest of the world for at least 30 days.
    • NFL star Tom Brady announces that he will not be resigning for the New England Patriots.
  • March 18, 2020: The Eurovision Song Contest for 2020 is cancelled due to COVID-19.
  • March 19, 2020:
    • Billionaire Elon Musk predicts that there will be "close to zero" cases of COVID-19 in the United States by the end of April, 2020.
    • The White House advises US citizens to avoid all international travel.
    • California orders residents to stay at home except for essential activities.
  • March 20, 2020:
    • Singer Kenny Rogers passes away at the age of 81.
    • The first episode of the true crime documentary "Tiger King" is released on Netflix.
    • New York governor Andrew Cuomo announces a state-wide stay-at-home order.
    • The video game "Animal Crossing: New Horizons" is released for the Nintendo Switch.
    • The Weeknd releases his album "After Hours".
  • March 21, 2020: New Jersey governor Phil Murphy announces a state-wide stay-at-home order.
  • March 23, 2020:
    • UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces a national lockdown in response to the spread of Covid-19.
    • Australia goes into a general nationwide lockdown.
    • New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announces the closure of all schools.
    • Massachusetts, Michigan, Indiana, Hawaii, Washington and other US states announce stay-at-home orders.
  • March 24, 2020:
    • The Tokyo Olympics are delayed due to the coronavirus.
    • Coronavirus outbreak: India announces a 21-day lockdown.
    • Wisconsin governor Tony Evers issues a state-wide stay-at-home order.
  • March 25, 2020:
    • New Zealand goes into a nationwide lockdown.
    • Charli D'Amelio becomes the most-followed person on TikTok.
  • March 26, 2020: The United States becomes the country with the most cases of coronavirus.
  • March 27, 2020:
    • UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces that he has tested positive for Covid-19.
    • Coronavirus outbreak: Ireland announces a nationwide lockdown.
    • Coronavirus outbreak: The USA reaches 100,000 infections.
    • Dua Lipa releases the album "Future Nostalgia".
  • March 30, 2020:
    • Singer Bill Withers passes away from heart complications.
    • Irish TV presenter Ryan Tubridy tests positive for Covid-19.
    • Coronavirus outbreak: Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. issue stay-at-home directives.
    • The song "Blinding Lights" by The Weeknd rises to number one on the Billboard Hot 100 charts.
  • April 3, 2020:
    • Resident Evil 3 - a remake of Resident Evil 3: Nemesis (1999) - is released.
    • The James Bond movie "No Time to Die (2020)" is released.
    • Irish politics: Alan Kelly becomes the new leader of the Labour Party.
  • April 4, 2020: The WHO reports that over one million cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed worldwide.
  • April 5, 2020: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is admitted to hospital with COVID-19.
  • April 6, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is moved into intensive care.
  • April 7, 2020: Kayleigh McEnany is hired as the new White House press secretary.
  • April 10, 2020:
    • Coronavirus cases begin to surge in Russia.
    • The video game "Final Fantasy VII Remake" is released.
Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 11, 2020, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2020 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 9.
  • Native American Zodiac: March 11, 2020 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
  • Birth flower (March): The Daffodil and the Jonqui.
Television shows

TV series on March 11, 2020

TV audiences were watching the following shows on March 11, 2020:

The Witcher
The Witcher
The Mandalorian
The Mandalorian
The Boys
The Boys
After Life
After Life
Narcos: Mexico
Narcos: Mexico
Ex on the Beach
Ex on the Beach
Killing Eve
Killing Eve
Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in March 2020

Children and teenagers were watching the following cartoons and TV series:

Tyler Perry's Young Dylan
Tyler Perry's Young Dylan
It's Pony
It's Pony
The Owl House
The Owl House

The Adventures of Paddington
The Adventures of Paddington
The Casagrandes
The Casagrandes
Sydney to the Max
Sydney to the Max
Butterbean's Café
Butterbean's Café
Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Big City Greens
Big City Greens
Raven's Home
Raven's Home
Nella the Princess Knight
Nella the Princess Knight

Toys in 2020

Children were playing with the following toys and games:

The Xbox One
The Xbox One
The PlayStation 4
The PlayStation 4
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in March 2020.

Call of Duty: Warzone 2020
Call of Duty: Warzone
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order 2019
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
Pokémon Sword and Shield 2019
Pokémon Sword and Shield
Death Stranding 2019
Death Stranding
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2019
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
FIFA 20 2019
Borderlands 3 2019
Borderlands 3
Gears 5 2019
Gears 5
Control 2019
Telling Lies 2019
Telling Lies
Days Gone 2019
Days Gone
Mortal Kombat 11 2019
Mortal Kombat 11
Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on March 11.

Rupert Murdoch

Rupert Murdoch

Business magnate
Born on March 11, 1931
He turned 89 on this day in 2020.

Jimmy Iovine

Jimmy Iovine

Entrepreneur / record executive
Born on March 11, 1953
He turned 67 on this day in 2020.

Anissa Jones

Anissa Jones

Child actress Deceased
Born on March 11, 1958
She was not alive on this date.

Terrence Howard

Terrence Howard

Born on March 11, 1969
He turned 51 on this day in 2020.

Johnny Knoxville

Johnny Knoxville

Stunt performer
Born on March 11, 1971
He turned 49 on this day in 2020.

Didier Drogba

Didier Drogba

Soccer player
Born on March 11, 1978
He turned 42 on this day in 2020.

LeToya Luckett

LeToya Luckett

Born on March 11, 1981
She turned 39 on this day in 2020.


US President

Donald Trump was the President of the United States on March 11, 2020.


UK Prime Minister

Boris Johnson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.


Irish Taoiseach

Leo Varadkar was the Taoiseach of Ireland.


Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on March 11, 2020 was most likely conceived around June 19, 2019.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 11, 2020 is close to December 2, 2020.

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Stats for March 11, 2020


Here are some interesting statistics about March 11, 2020:

  • One day has passed since this date.
  • 223 weeks have passed.
  • 134,953,200 seconds have passed since March 11, 2020.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 157,445,400 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 69,635,851,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 22,492,200 times.
  • You have taken approximately 11,605,975 steps. That's roughly 5,158 miles.
  • 1,619,438 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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