Thursday January 27, 2011: on this day

About January 27th, 2011, in brief:

  • Historical events: Fadi Kaddous (18 years old) is killed in a clash between Israeli settlers on the West Bank.
  • Day of the week: January 27th, 2011 was a Thursday
  • Zodiac Sign: Aquarius (in western zodiac), Rabbit (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Rosamund Pike, Mikhail Baryshnikov
  • Moon Phase: Last Quarter
  • #1 US song: Hold It Against Me by Britney Spears
  • Popular movie: Kick-Ass directed by Matthew Vaughn

More about January 27th, 2011? See below for more news and curiosities on January 27th, 2011.


What day of the week was January 27, 2011?

January 27, 2011 was a Thursday and it was the 27th day of the year 2011 in the Gregorian calendar.

January 27, 2011 can also be written as 1/27/2011 in the US and as 27/1/2011 in UK and Europe.

January 27, 2011 in January 2011 calendar


January 27, 2011: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on January 27, 2011:

  • Fadi kaddous (18 years old) is killed in a clash between israeli settlers on the west bank.
  • A small explosion takes place in the basement at a hotel in davos (switzerland), near the world economic forum. a boiler is blamed for the incident, but no one was hurt.
  • The uk's national westminster bank has frozen the account of iran's state-run media channel press tv. no explanation was given.
  •, an internet retailer, has amended its complaint in a lengthy lawsuit against merrill lynch and goldman sachs to seek treble damages under new jersey’s racketeering statute. merrill lynch is a subsidiary of bank of america.
  • News corp., a giant media conglomerate, announced that it will launch a digital newspaper on apple's ipad 2 february. many expected this launch date to be later than it actually was.
  • Ten construction workers are killed after falling from the 28th floor of a skyscraper in manila, philippines.
  • To raise funds for reconstruction after severe flooding in the east, the australian government has proposed a new flood tax.
  • Murder of david kato
  • David kato, a ugandan gay rights activist, was found dead.
  • "rolling stone" claims it has no regrets about the story and is simply exposing those who are doing wrong.
  • Hundreds of thousands protest the murder of yashwant singhawane, a maharashtra official, in an act that is believed to have shocked indians.
  • Stanley ho, a macau casino tycoon, is going to sue his relatives for trying to steal his casino empire.
  • Botswana's court rules that the kalahari desert can be drilled by indigenous bushmen.
  • Protests in egypt 2011:
  • Egypt's unrest enters its third day.
  • More than 1000 people have been arrested.
  • Protests in yemen 2011:
  • Yemeni 2011 protests: tens of thousand protest in sana'a, yemen calling for the end to president ali abdullah saleh's government.
  • Tunisian uprising 2010-2011:
  • Consultations begin on the formation of a new government by najib mikati, the prime minister of lebanon.
  • Burma is under fire from the united nations human rights council for its human rights record.
  • The supreme court of illinois ruled that rahm emanuel (ex-chief of staff to president barack obama) is eligible to run as mayor of chicago.
  • Researchers at tel aviv university, and the university of michigan have announced a breakthrough in fighting bacteria. they developed a technique that negates bacteria's ability to resist antibiotics.
  • Japan is experiencing a fifth bird flu outbreak. 150,000 chickens have been killed.
  • After the eruption of shinmoedake in the film location of you only live twice, a volcano alert was issued for mount kirishima, japan.
  • Tennis: novak djokovic beats roger federer in the semi-finals of the 2011 australian open by scores of 7-6 7-5, 6-4
  • Murder of david kato (cnn) (afp via google news) (the irish times) (cnn). (afp via google news (the irish times)rolling stone claims it has no regrets about the story and is "just exposing people doing wrong."
  • Egyptian protests 2011: egypt's unrest enters its third day. (bbc) (al jazeera). more than 1000 people have been arrested.
  • Tunisian uprising 2010-2011:: protests continue in tunisia, calling for president zine el abidine ben ali to resign from the interim government.
  • Tunisia continues to witness protests calling for the resignation of president zine el abidine ben ali and his remaining officials.
  • Arab spring: the yemeni revolution begins as over 16,000 protestors demonstrate in sana'a.
  • Within ursa minor, h1504+65, a white dwarf with the hottest known surface temperature in the universe at 200,000 k, was documented.

January 27, 2011: What were the magazines covers that day?

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January 27, 2011: What were the stock market quotes and exchange rates that day?

Stock market quotes on January 27, 2011:

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $79.84
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $343.78
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $28.75
  • General Electric GE: opens at $19.96
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $161.43

Exchange Rates on January 27, 2011:

  • 1 USD = 82.9 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.9934 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.9453 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.5815 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 113.84 JPY

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January 27, 2011: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for January 27th is Aquarius.

Aquarius is the 11th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between January 20th and February 18th belong to the Aquarius sign: discover Aquarius personality and who should a Aquarius marry.

Babies born in January are either Capricorn or Aquarius. People born before January 19th are Capricorn, while people born from January 20th have the sign of Aquarius.

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January 27, 2011: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for January 27, 2011 is Rabbit and the associated element is Metal.

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January 27, 2011: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on January 27, 2011 was Last Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on January 27, 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 January 27, 2011 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 27% full, rising at 01:36 am and setting at 12:09 pm.

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

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Who was born on January 27, 2011?

Whose famous birthday is on January 27th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on January 27th:

  • Rosamund Pike
    Rosamund Pike

    Rosamund Pike is a British actress and former journalist who has appeared in numerous films, including Gone Girl, for which she received an...

  • Mikhail Baryshnikov
    Mikhail Baryshnikov

    Mikhail baryshnikov is a russian-american dancer and choreographer, known for his work with the american ballet theatre and new york city...

  • Lil Jon
    Lil Jon

    Lil jon is an american rapper, known for popularizing the subgenre of crunk music and for his energetic stage presence.

  • Kaiser Wilhelm
    Kaiser Wilhelm

    Kaiser wilhelm was the last german emperor and king of prussia, known for his militaristic policies and his role in the events leading up to...

  • Bridget Fonda
    Bridget Fonda

    American actress, member of the famed theatrical fonda family.

  • Bobby Deol
    Bobby Deol

    Bobby deol is an indian actor known for his work in hindi films, including notable performances in movies like gupt and soldier.

  • Ingrid Thulin
    Ingrid Thulin

    Ingrid thulin was a swedish actress known for her work in ingmar bergman's films, including the silence and winter light.

  • Alan Cumming
    Alan Cumming

    Scottish comedian and actor, sebastian flight is the star of "the high life", a sitcom on scottish television.

  • Donna Reed
    Donna Reed

    American actor, most well-known for her tv series, "the donna reed show," as well as several movies, including the christmas movie, "it's a...

  • Susanna Thompson
    Susanna Thompson

    American actress.

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How old is someone born on January 27, 2011?

Someone born on January 27, 2011 is:

13 years 5 months old,

or 161 months and 19 days old,

or 702 weeks and 5 days old,

or 4919 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on January 27, 2011?

There are 195 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Monday January 27th 2025.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on January 27, 2011?

You belong to the Gen Z generation if you were born on January 27, 2011.

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January 27, 2011: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on January 27, 2011:

  • Charlie Callas

    American comedian and musician (b. 1927).

  • Boyd Kirkland
  • Bruno Sacchi
  • Helena Henschen
  • Diana Norman
  • Svein Mathisen
  • Paco Maestre

What famous deaths happened on January 27th?

Famous deaths on January 27th:

  • Cloris Leachman
    Cloris Leachman

    American actress.

  • Louis de Funès
    Louis de Funès

    French screenwriter and actor (d. 1983).

  • John Updike
    John Updike

    American author, prolific novelist, and perfectionist.

  • Emmanuelle Riva
    Emmanuelle Riva

    French actress on stage, film, and television.

  • Lilli Palmer
    Lilli Palmer

    German actress with many awards and two nominations for the golden globes.

  • Claude Akins
    Claude Akins

    American actor (d. 1994).

  • Zelda Rubinstein
    Zelda Rubinstein

    American actress best known for her role in the movie 'Poltergeist'.

  • Charles Winninger
    Charles Winninger

    Actor charlie farrell, dies at 82.

  • Janos Bolyai

    Mathematician who made significant contributions to non-Euclidean geometry.

  • Caidon Salinger

    Caidon Salinger was an American novelist best known for his iconic novel 'The Catcher in the Rye'.

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January 27, 2011: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on January 27, 2011 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week January 24th and January 30th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).

January 27, 2011: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on January 27, 2011 was Hold It Against Me by Britney Spears, according to the music chart for the week January 24th and January 30th.

  1. - Hold It Against Me youtube
  2. - Grenade youtube
  3. - Firework youtube
  4. - What's My Name?
  5. - Black And Yellow

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Who was the US President on January 27, 2011?

On January 27, 2011 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 27, 2011?

On January 27, 2011 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 27, 2011?

On January 27, 2011 the Pope was Benedict XVI.


What is special about January 27th?

January 27th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 27th day of the month of January. 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 January 27th, such as:

  • 2019 - 2019 jolo cathedral bombings. two bombs were dropped on the roman catholic our lady of mount carmel cathedral, jolo, philippines. the bombings killed 20 people, 15 civilians, five soldiers and injured 81 others. abu sayyaf is believed to be responsible for the attack.
  • 2018 - 2018 kabul ambulance bombing. a suicide bomber, in an explosive-laden ambulance, kills at least102 people and injures 158 others outside of a kabul hospital.
  • 2017 - Somali civil war (2009-present): al-shabaab militants attacked a remote amisom headquarters in southern somalia. they claimed to have killed many kenyan soldiers.

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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 January 2011?

January 2011 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with January being the 1st 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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