Thursday March 24, 2011: on this day

March 24, 2011 was the 83rd day of the year 2011, under the sign of Aries and the day of the week was Thursday.

Is March 24, 2011 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, the zodiac sign and moon phase on March 24, 2011, who was born and died on March 24, 2011, what holidays and observances are celebrated on March 24, 2011, which were the most popular songs (ex. Born This Way by Lady GaGa), movies (e.g. Kick-Ass, directed by Matthew Vaughn), TV series (e.g. My Babysitter'S A Vampire) books and videogames back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about March 24th, 2011 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

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What day of the week was March 24, 2011?


March 24, 2011 was a Thursday and it was the 83rd day of the year 2011 in the Gregorian calendar.

March 24, 2011 can also be written as 3/24/2011 in the US and as 24/3/2011 in UK and Europe.

March 24, 2011 in March 2011 calendar

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March 24, 2011: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on March 24, 2011:

  • Arab spring
  • Protests in jordan: 500 people march in amman, jordan's capital, demanding the resignation of marouf al-bakhit, prime minister, and other reforms.
  • Protests in syria 2011:
  • Witnesses and rights advocates claim that syrian government security forces killed at most 15 protestors in daraa. this brings the total death toll for this week to 21.
  • In response to unrest in syria, the government has promised a series reforms including the lifting of the emergency law and the allowing of other political parties.
  • 2011 libyan civil war:
  • Representatives from muammar gaddafi's opposition in the libyan rebel movement were invited to addis ababa, ethiopia for a friday african union meeting.
  • In an attempt to destabilize gaddafi’s government, coalition air strikes continue on tripoli targets for the sixth day.
  • A french plane destroys a libyan aircraft that violated the no fly zone.
  • After the rocket attacks by palestinian militants on israel's beersheba, ashkelon and ashkelon, israel, the israeli air force launched early morning airstrikes against smuggling tunnels near gaza-egypt borders.
  • South korea releases a report on the sinking roks 'cheonan, critiquing the navy's readiness.
  • Two british soldiers of the 1st battalion irish guards were killed while fighting in afghanistan's helmand province.
  • Cyberattack on the european commission.
  • Ten farc rebels are killed by colombian army forces in choco, western colombia.
  • According to the united states census bureau, new york city was the largest us city with 8175,133 residents as of april 1, 2010.
  • Cephalon, a delaware federal district court, wins a patent infringement case it brought against a generic drug manufacturer.
  • The africa carbon exchange is africa's first carbon trading platform that will allow carbon credits to be traded in a form carbon pricing.
  • Two earthquakes of great magnitude were recorded in northeastern burma, near the border with laos or thailand. they killed at least two people.
  • In tasmania, flash flooding has left thousands of people stranded due to record rainfall. roads are closed and blackouts can occur. people are evacuated in helicopters.
  • Tsunami, earthquake and nuclear events in japan
  • Following the recent events, several countries in asia-pacific including australia and hong kong have banned the import of food from the fukushima 1 nuclear power plant.
  • According to the japanese national police agency, the official death count from the 2011 tohoku earthquake/tsunami is 9,700. there are 16,500 people still missing.
  • After being warned about high levels of radioactive iodine in water, parents in tokyo and the greater tokyo area rush to get bottled water.
  • Infants should not drink water from a purification station in kawaguchi, saitama prefecture.
  • The radiation levels in tokyo's tap water have fallen by half, which is well below the country’s maximum limit for infants.
  • According to the united nations, six million north koreans require international food assistance.
  • Lian yang, a us citizen, pleads guilty to conspiring to violate the arms export control act by trying to sell radiation-hardenedampquot military and aerospace technology to the people's republic of china.
  • Delroy grant, serial rapist, is convicted in london of 18 sexual assaults and/or rapes. there are fears that he could have committed hundreds more.
  • British police discover sian o'callaghan, 22, in oxfordshire five days after she disappeared in swindon (wiltshire). police are searching for the body and identity of an unidentified missing woman, 47 years old, who is suspected of murder.
  • Two 11-year-old girls and eight years old were murdered at their krailling home in bavaria (germany).
  • European council
  • Moriarty tribunal, ireland
  • Michael lowry, a former minister to the government, refuses the seat he resigned in dail eireann after the moriarty tribunal's finding that he helped denis o'brien, a billionaire businessman, to obtain a mobile phone licence for esat digifone. these actions were deemed ampquotdisgraceful & insidiousampquot. fine gael received a donation from esat worth thousands of dollars at the time, taoiseach enda kenneny admitted. (''the daily
  • Declan ganley, libertas chairman and founder declan ganley, urges michael lowry not to resign. he calls it "ampquotembarrassing" for ireland to have someone such as that in dail eireannampquot.
  • Sarah carey, a journalist, uses her column in "the irish times" to call her lies before the tribunal a "black spot on my recordampquot." this is amid calls for her to be dismissed immediately by the newspaper.
  • Julia gillard, the australian prime minister, is one of the mps who were revealed in the most recent mps' interest register to have received gifts from bono, including concert tickets and ipods.
  • Jerry brown, governor of california, signs off on billions in budget savings but admits that more revenue or savings are needed to address the ongoing budget crisis.
  • John milnor, a mathematician, wins the 2011 abel prize in mathematics for his contributions to topology and geometry.
  • 2011 syrian protests. witnesses and activists claim that security forces from syria killed at least 15 protesters in daraa. this brings the total number of deaths for the week to 21. (the australian) (bbc). the syrian government promises a series reforms to address the unrest. this includes lifting the emergency law and allowing political parties.
  • Libyan civil war 2011:: muammar gaddafi's representatives and those of his rivals in the libyan rebel movement were invited to addis ababa, ethiopia for a friday african union meeting. (voa). (globe and mail). six days of coalition air strikes continue in tripoli, libya to try and destabilize gaddafi’s government. (cnn) (the australian). a french jet kills a libyan aircraft that violated the no fly zone.
  • Three workers from the fukushima nuclear power plant were exposed to high levels radiation. two of them had to be hospitalized.
  • Michael lowry, a former minister to the government, refuses the seat he resigned in dail eireann after the moriarty tribunal's finding that he helped billionaire denis o'brien in obtaining a mobile phone licence for esat digifone. the tribunal deemed lowry's actions "disgraceful" and "insidious". fine gael received a donation of thousands from esat at that time, taoiseach enda kenney has admitted.
  • Judge moriarty says michael lowry and his associates "went great lengths" in covering up thousands of payments and misleading the tribunal.
  • Better place inaugurates the first israeli battery-swapping station for electric cars. there are over 1000 charging stations already installed.

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March 24, 2011: What were the stock market quotes and exchange rates that day?

Stock market quotes on March 24, 2011:

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $82.78
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $341.85
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $25.60
  • General Electric GE: opens at $19.68
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $160.23

Exchange Rates on March 24, 2011:

  • 1 USD = 80.99 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.9764 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.9081 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.559 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 114.78 JPY
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March 24, 2011: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for March 24th is Aries.

Aries is the 1st sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between March 21st and April 19th belong to the Aries sign: discover Aries personality and who should a Aries marry.

Babies born in March are either Pisces or Aries. People born before March 20th are Pisces, while people born from March 21st have the sign of Aries.

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March 24, 2011: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for March 24, 2011 is Rabbit and the associated element is Metal.

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Discover the planets positions on March 24th, 2011 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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March 24, 2011: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on March 24, 2011 was Last Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on March 24, 2011 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on March 24, 2011 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 59% full, rising at 12:25 am and setting at 10:49 am.

The previous full moon was on Mar 19, 2011 while the next full moon would come on Apr 18, 2011.

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Your place in the Universe on March 24, 2011

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Who was born on March 24, 2011?


Whose famous birthday is on March 24th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on March 24th:

  • Jessica Chastain
    Jessica Chastain

    Jessica chastain is a highly acclaimed movie actress known for her roles in films such as zero dark thirty and the help.

  • R. Lee Ermey
    R. Lee Ermey

    R.

  • Steve McQueen
    Steve McQueen

    American actor known for his tough-guy roles.

  • Jim Parsons
    Jim Parsons

    American film and television actor.

  • Alyson Hannigan
    Alyson Hannigan

    Alyson hannigan is an american actress known for her roles in the tv shows buffy the vampire slayer and how i met your mother.

  • Curtis Hanson
    Curtis Hanson

    American screenwriter and producer of director films.

  • Robert Carradine
    Robert Carradine

    American actor-producer.

  • Tommy Trinder
    Tommy Trinder

    British stand-up comedian who is ebullient and funny in movies, tv and radio.

  • Joseph Barbera
    Joseph Barbera

    American cartoonist (born 1911).

  • Peter Jacobson
    Peter Jacobson

    American actor.

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March 24, 2011: How old are you if you were born on that day?


You are 13 years and 26 days old,

or 156 months and 26 days old,

or 682 weeks and 1 day old,

or 4775 days old,

if you were born on March 24, 2011.

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on March 24, 2011?

There are 339 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Monday March 24th 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on March 24, 2011?

You belong to the Gen Z generation if you were born on March 24, 2011.

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March 24, 2011: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on March 24, 2011:

  • Bertus van Ellinkhuizen
  • Robert Knights
  • Lanford Wilson
  • Hernán Carvallo
  • Julijan Gbur
  • Gloria Valencia de Castaño

What famous deaths happened on March 24th?

Famous deaths on March 24th:

  • Richard Widmark
    Richard Widmark

    American actor who played a psychotic killer in the 1947 film "kiss of death".

  • Robert Culp
    Robert Culp

    American actor, stage, film, and television.

  • Garry Shandling
    Garry Shandling

    American comedian, writer, actor.

  • John Hersey
    John Hersey

    American pulitzer prize-winning author hiroshima dies at the age of 78 (born in 1914).

  • Sam Jaffe
    Sam Jaffe

    Actor dr zorba ben casey dies from cancer at 93.

  • Yvonne Mitchell
    Yvonne Mitchell

    Writer dies at 53.

  • Julias Verne

    French novelist known for his pioneering science fiction and adventure novels.

  • Rim Banna

    Palestinian singer known for her activism and cultural contributions.

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March 24, 2011: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on March 24, 2011:

  • World Tuberculosis Day [WHO]
  • Ancient Latvia - Kazimiras Diena observed.

Observances on March 24, 2011:

  • International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims

Saints celebrated on March 24, 2011:

  • Saint Simeon (died 1475)
  • Saint Catharine of Sweden ((died 1381)
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March 24, 2011: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on March 24, 2011 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week March 21st and March 27th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


March 24, 2011: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on March 24, 2011 was Born This Way by Lady GaGa, according to the music chart for the week March 21st and March 27th.

March 24, 2011: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on March 24, 2011 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week March 21st and March 27th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Born This Way
  2. - F**K You (Forget You)
  3. - E.T.
  4. - S&M
  5. - On The Floor

March 24, 2011: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on March 24, 2011 was Moment 4 Life by Nicki Minaj Featuring Drake, according to the R&B music chart for the week March 21st and March 27th.

March 24, 2011: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on March 24, 2011 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week March 21st and March 27th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Moment 4 Life
  2. - Look At Me Now
  3. - Love Faces
  4. - 6 Foot 7 Foot
  5. - Fall For Your Type

March 24, 2011: What was the number 1 Latin song on that day?

The number 1 Latin song on March 24, 2011 was Corazon Sin Cara by Prince Royce, according to the Latin music chart for the week March 21st and March 27th.

March 24, 2011: What was the Latin music chart on that day?

The Latin music chart on March 24, 2011 is the list of the most popular Latin songs for the week March 21st and March 27th. It included the following Top 5 Latin songs:

  1. - Corazon Sin Cara
  2. - No Me Digas Que No
  3. - Me Encantaria
  4. - Ni Lo Intentes
  5. - Llueve El Amor

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March 24, 2011: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on March 24, 2011 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Kick-Ass

Kick-Ass

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Matthew Vaughn

Starring: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Nicolas Cage, Chloë Grace Moretz, Garrett M. Brown

Country: United States of America

Let Me In

Let Me In

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Matt Reeves

Starring: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Chloë Grace Moretz, Richard Jenkins, Cara Buono

Country: United States of America

Rabbit Hole

Rabbit Hole

Release year: 2011

Directed by: John Cameron Mitchell

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Aaron Eckhart, Dianne Wiest, Miles Teller

Country: United States of America

The Debt

The Debt

Release year: 2011

Directed by: John Madden

Starring: Helen Mirren, Sam Worthington, Tom Wilkinson, Ciarán Hinds

Country: United States of America

Love and Other Drugs

Love and Other Drugs

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Edward Zwick

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Anne Hathaway, Judy Greer, Oliver Platt

Country: United States of America

March 24, 2011: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on March 24, 2011 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

My Babysitter's a Vampire

My Babysitter's a Vampire

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Bruce McDonald

Love Thy Neighbour

Love Thy Neighbour

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Andy Smith

Camelot

Camelot

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Marty Callner

Rango

Rango

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Mad Love

Mad Love

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Antonia Bird

March 24, 2011: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on March 24, 2011 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

Battle Hymn Of The Tiger Mother by Amy Chua

Battle Hymn Of The Tiger Mother

By:

The New York Times Book Review"[E]ntertaining, bracingly honest and, yes, thought-provoking."At once provocative and laugh-out-loud funny, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother ignited a global parenting debate with its story of

The Paris Wife by Paula McLain

The Paris Wife

By:

The Paris Wife is a deeply moving story about ambition and betrayal. It captures the love affair of two extraordinary people: Ernest Hemingway, and Hadley,

Townie by Andre Dubus III

Townie

By:

Nominated for Book of the Year Adult Fiction--2012 Indie Choice Awards Amazon Best Books of the Month February 2011. "Dubus recollects, without self-pity, or blame, a life that was shaped by violent episodes

Minding Frankie by Maeve Binchy

Minding Frankie

By:

Noel reluctantly accepts to care for the baby girl after learning that his ex-fiancée is terminally ill.

Jesus Of Nazareth by Joseph Ratzinger

Jesus Of Nazareth

By:

"This book... is... my personal search for the face of God'" --Benedict XVIIn his bold, historic work, the pope, in his first book as Benedict XVI, seeks to save the person

March 24, 2011: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on March 24, 2011 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

The Cat and the Coup

The Cat and the Coup

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle game

Blocks That Matter

Blocks That Matter

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Xbox 360

Genre: Puzzle, platform

Publisher: Swing Swing Submarine

Dance Dance Revolution X3

Dance Dance Revolution X3

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Music, exercise

Publisher: Konami

The Big Ben Burglary

The Big Ben Burglary

Platform: WiiWare

Genre: Educational

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Disney Princess: Enchanting Storybooks

Disney Princess: Enchanting Storybooks

Platform: Nintendo DS, Wii

Genre: Art tool/Non-game

Publisher: THQ

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Who was the US President on March 24, 2011?

On March 24, 2011 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 24, 2011?

On March 24, 2011 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on March 24, 2011?

On March 24, 2011 the Pope was Benedict XVI.

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What is special about March 24th?

March 24th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 24th day of the month of March. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on March 24th, such as:

  • 2019 - War in afghanistan (2001 to present): ten children and three adults are killed in an american airstrike in afghanistan on saturday morning. according to preliminary findings of the united nations assistance mission, afghanistan, the family was forced from their home due to the conflict.
  • 2018 - Terrorism in egypt: as a motorcade with the head of security in alexandria, egypt passes by, a bomb placed beneath a car explodes, killing at least two persons.
  • 2017 - Insurgency in north caucasus: six chechen soldiers and six militants are killed in an attack at night on a russian national guard station in chechnya.

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What happened in 2011?

2011 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Tampa, Florida conducts coin auctions at FUN Convention (January 9-9).
  • Heritage Auction Galleries holds its Heritage Auctions Signature currency auction at the Florida United Numismatists convention, Tampa, Florida. A Series 1861 US10 demand paper, handwritten "for" the only known one, VG-8, goes for $109,250.
  • US Mint Director Edmund Moy resigns.

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What was the calendar for March 2011?

March 2011 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with March being the 3rd month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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