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January 28, 2011 was the 28th day of the year 2011, under the sign of Aquarius and the day of the week was Friday.

Is January 28, 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 January 28, 2011, who was born and died on January 28, 2011, what holidays and observances are celebrated on January 28, 2011, which were the most popular songs (ex. Hold It Against Me by Britney Spears), movies (e.g. Kick-Ass, directed by Matthew Vaughn), TV series (e.g. The Green Hornet) books and videogames back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about January 28th, 2011 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

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What day of the week was January 28, 2011?

January 28, 2011 was a Friday and it was the 28th day of the year 2011 in the Gregorian calendar.

January 28, 2011 can also be written as 1/28/2011 in the US and as 28/1/2011 in UK and Europe.

January 28, 2011 in January 2011 calendar


January 28, 2011: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on January 28, 2011:

  • In protest against mubarak's regime, hundreds of thousands of demonstrators flooded the streets of egypt.
  • Protests in egypt 2011:
  • In response to protests, the egyptian government has censored social media sites (such as twitter and facebook) and internet access and sms networks have been cut. the guardian (about censoring). the guardian
  • Protesters in alexandria are being targeted by tear gas and water cannon while police in cairo use tear gas and water cannon to target them.
  • One protester is shot and killed in suez while many others are hurt in cairo. one protester videotapes a police officer shooting a man.
  • The egyptian government has announced a nationwide curfew that will be in effect for all cities, starting at 6 p.m. local time and ending saturday at 7 a.m.
  • Mubarak orders his army to march on the streets while buildings and police cars are set ablaze.
  • According to reports, the army is seen on the streets of cairo calling for support from the army in the fight against the mubarak regime.
  • Mohamed elbaradei is being held by protesters. journalists are also being beaten and taken into custody, including one bbc journalist as well as four french journalists.
  • According to medical sources, reuters reported that there were at least 870 injuries in cairo during the day.
  • There have been at least eight deaths.
  • The nearby egyptian museum is at risk from the same fire. concerns have been raised about the safety of its contents. the area is shaken by a loud explosion. reports suggest that protestors are trying to save the museum.
  • President mubarak has called on the government for its resignation, but he does not indicate that he will resign. (cnn) (bbc),
  • International response to 2011 egyptian protests
  • Bill hague and hillary rodham clinton are among the international politicians who support the goals of the protesters. they also ask that the mubarak regime listen to the people.
  • Vice president of the united states joe biden attracts criticism for his refusal to refer to mubarak as a ampquotdictatorampquot, instead describing him as ampquotan ally of ours in a number of things and he's been very responsible on, relative to geopolitical interests in the region: middle east peace efforts, the actions egypt has taken relative to normalizing the relationship with israelampquot.
  • The protests place western governments that have backed the regime in an awkward diplomatic and democratic position.
  • Demonstrations are held all over the world, with people showing solidarity with egyptians in cities like istanbul, tunisia, doha, london, and doha.
  • For the third consecutive friday, thousands of people marched through jordan to protest rising prices, inflation, and unemployment. they also demanded the resignation of prime minister samir rifai.
  • While key ministers of zine el abidine ben al's ousted government are being replaced, interim tunisian prime minister mohammed ghannouchi is refusing to budge in the face public outrage.
  • Around 100,000 supporters of albania’s socialist party pay silent homage to the three men who were killed at an antigovernment protest last week. after a two-hour procession, the socialist supporters disperse peacefully.
  • Two days after andre mba obame, the opposition leader, declared himself president, gabon police fired tear gas at protesters.
  • Maiduguri saw the shooting deaths of at least four people. modu fannami gubio was a former candidate of the all nigeria peoples party (anpp), for governor in borno.
  • An israeli settler kills a palestinian 18-year old during a clash between israeli settlers and palestinians in the west bank.
  • 8 people are killed by a suicide attack at finest supermarket in kabul, near the british embassy in wazir akbar khan, a wealthy suburb of kabul.
  • Fsk, the german film agency, allows the screening of the anti-israeli and anti-semitic turkish film 'valley of the wolves, palestine''. it has been restricted to 18 years old because it contains "propaganda tendencies and repetitive violence."
  • New auction record for titian: $16.9 million for a 450-year-old ''madonna and child'' piece sold at sotheby's new york.
  • Standard poor's drops japan's credit rating to aa-.
  • China introduces the first property tax in shanghai, chongqing.
  • A fire on a ferry, and a collision between two train passenger trains on java island in indonesia resulted in the deaths of at least 17 people and many more injuries.
  • Dilma rousseff is the president of brazil and spoke at a joint press conference in rio de janeiro with sergio cabral, rio de janeiro state governor. he pledged to build 8,000 homes for those who were made homeless by recent floods or landslides.
  • A celebration at kennedy space center, florida, to commemorate the 25th anniversary the space shuttle challenger's disaster draws hundreds of people.
  • The death toll from the fire that engulfed the lautan teduh ferry in the sunda strait has been confirmed at least eleven. the remains of nine passengers who perished in the fire were taken by krakatau medika to cilegon. two others were taken by kalianda hospital to lampung.
  • Since the 26th of may, 11 people are killed, three others are missing, and more than 10,000 buildings are destroyed by flooding in jeddah. this prompted protests about poor infrastructure.
  • Murder of david kato
  • David kato, a ugandan gay rights activist, is buried in a village near kampala. after successfully suing rolling stone for naming him gay on its front cover and receiving death threats, he was murdered. pastor who preaches for homosexuals to repent is a source of controversy and is quickly taken away.
  • Osisa and salc condemn david kato's murder.
  • "the daily telegraph" reports that the american government secretly supported leading figures in the egyptian uprising.
  • Enda kenny, michael noonan from ireland's opposition fine gael party, meet jose manuel barroso, president of the european commission in brussels. they are protesting against the terms and conditions of the recent bailout by the eu/imf for ireland's financial sector.
  • Chinese authorities refuse to respond to liu xiaobo, a nobel peace laureate and dissident, who has asked for family visits.
  • An american official is charged in the killing of two motorcyclists in lahore (pakistan) if he is found guilty, he could be executed.
  • After two days of testing, nelson mandela, the former president of south africa is released from hospital.
  • Kim jong-il, north korea's leader, claims that his father opposed the hereditary transfer power but that he did it to maintain stability.
  • Burma's highest court has ruled in favor of the dissolution by aung san suu kyi of her national league for democracy party.
  • New protests are taking place all over the country.
  • Egyptair suspends departures from cairo, starting at 9 pm, due to a government-imposed curfew.
  • Cairo's ndp headquarters are set ablaze. al jazeera footage shows the scene.
  • William hague, hillary clinton and other international politicians support the protesters' goals and urge the mubarak regime listen to them.
  • Wikileaks has released the latest u.s. diplomatic cables. they show that police brutality is widespread in egypt and that torture is so common that the egyptian government cannot deny it exists.
  • Further cables show that the obama administration wanted to keep its close political, military and diplomatic relationship with egyptian leader hosni mubarak. it also believed mubarak would win yet another presidential election in 2011.
  • European airlines including british airways, lufthansa, and air france have to adjust their schedules due to the government's curfew in egypt. some cancellations are made and passengers are redirected to other countries.
  • A ugandan lesbian tells of her fears that she will face persecution upon her arrival in uganda.
  • Turkey's foreign minister ahmet davutoglu expressed concern that israel's commando operation in gaza which resulted in the flotilla raid was "neither credible or unbiased" he said at a news conference, before he left for montenegro.
  • Callixte mabarushimana, a rwandan rebel leader, appears before the hague war crimes judges. he denies any involvement with the charges against him.
  • Colombia requests israel to extradite lt. col. yair kneir, an ex-member of the israeli army, who was convicted in absentia by a colombian court for training drug lords' killers in 1980s.
  • Authorities have taken guillermo farinas into custody for the second consecutive day. he is well-known for his hunger strike campaigns. he is currently being held in santa clara, cuba.
  • Taoiseach brian cowen has promised to disband dail eireann on tuesday and to announce the date for the irish general elections, 2011.

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January 28, 2011: What were the stock market quotes and exchange rates that day?

Stock market quotes on January 28, 2011:

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $79.78
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $344.17
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $28.89
  • General Electric GE: opens at $20.39
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $161.05

Exchange Rates on January 28, 2011:

  • 1 USD = 82.12 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0011 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.9419 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.58 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 111.76 JPY

January 28, 2011: What were the main match results that day?

Jupiler League - Football (Belgium)

  • Waregem - Genk : 0 - 1

Bundesliga 1 - Football (Germany)

  • Leverkusen - Hannover : 2 - 0

Bundesliga 2 - Football (Germany)

  • Erzgebirge Aue - Osnabruck : 0 - 1
  • Fortuna Dusseldorf - Frankfurt FSV : 6 - 0
  • Oberhausen - Ingolstadt : 1 - 1

La Liga Segunda Division - Football (Spain)

  • Alcorcon - Albacete : 2 - 0

January 28, 2011: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for January 28th 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 28, 2011: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for January 28, 2011 is Rabbit and the associated element is Metal.

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Discover the planets positions on January 28th, 2011 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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January 28, 2011: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on January 28, 2011 was Last Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on January 28, 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 28, 2011 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 18% full, rising at 02:43 am and setting at 01:02 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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Your place in the Universe on January 28, 2011

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Who was born on January 28, 2011?

Whose famous birthday is on January 28th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on January 28th:

  • Elijah Wood
    Elijah Wood

    Elijah wood is a well-known american actor, best known for his role as frodo baggins in the 'lord of the rings' film trilogy.

  • Ariel Winter
    Ariel Winter

    Ariel winter is a tv actress best known for her role as alex dunphy on the popular sitcom modern family.

  • Joey Fatone
    Joey Fatone

    Joey fatone is an american singer best known as a member of the boy band *nsync.

  • Nick Carter
    Nick Carter

    American singer, musician, dancer, and drummer.

  • Shruti Haasan
    Shruti Haasan

    Shruti haasan is an indian actress and singer known for her work in the south indian film industry as well as bollywood.

  • Barbi Benton
    Barbi Benton

    American singer and model, actress.

  • Alan Alda
    Alan Alda

    American actor, director, and scriptwriter, who was a star since 1972.

  • Rick Warren
    Rick Warren

    American minister, founder, pastor, and author of "the purpose driven life", among others.

  • Charles Taylor
    Charles Taylor

    Liberian politician, 22nd president of liberia.

  • Frank Skinner
    Frank Skinner

    English comedian, actor, and author.

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January 28, 2011: How old are you if you were born on that day?

You are 13 years 2 months old,

or 158 months and 22 days old,

or 690 weeks

or 4830 days old,

if you were born on January 28, 2011.

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on January 28, 2011?

There are 284 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Tuesday January 28th 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on January 28, 2011?

You belong to the Gen Z generation if you were born on January 28, 2011.


January 28, 2011: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on January 28, 2011:

  • Julya Vorontsova

    Julya Vorontsova was a Soviet and Russian actress who appeared in numerous films and television shows.

  • Gilberto Ferri
  • Margaret Price
  • Jan Somers
  • Hamida Barmaki
  • Alberto Ciampaglia
  • Gaspare De Fiore

What famous deaths happened on January 28th?

Famous deaths on January 28th:

  • Joe Viterelli
    Joe Viterelli

    American actor (born 1937).

  • Cicely Tyson
    Cicely Tyson

    American actress (b. 1924).

  • John Banner
    John Banner

    Austrian actor (born 1910).

  • Astryd Lindgren

    Renowned Swedish author of children's books.

  • Olita Tyson

    Legendary actress known for her powerful performances.

  • Henry VIII

    King of England from 1509 to 1547, known for his six marriages and the English Reformation.

  • Mayes Burt

    Renowned actor known for his roles in classic films.

  • Winefred Ward

    Renowned American painter known for her landscapes and portraits.

  • Zarra Neale Hurston

    Prominent figure of the Harlem Renaissance known for her novel 'Their Eyes Were Watching God.

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January 28, 2011: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on January 28, 2011:

  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas
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January 28, 2011: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on January 28, 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 28, 2011: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on January 28, 2011 was Hold It Against Me by Britney Spears, according to the music chart for the week January 24th and January 30th.

January 28, 2011: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on January 28, 2011 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week January 24th and January 30th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

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

January 28, 2011: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on January 28, 2011 was Can't Be Friends by Trey Songz, according to the R&B music chart for the week January 24th and January 30th.

January 28, 2011: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on January 28, 2011 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week January 24th and January 30th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Can't Be Friends
  2. - What's My Name?
  3. - Aston Martin Music
  4. - No BS
  5. - No Hands

January 28, 2011: What was the number 1 Latin song on that day?

The number 1 Latin song on January 28, 2011 was Danza Kuduro by Don Omar & Lucenzo, according to the Latin music chart for the week January 24th and January 30th.

January 28, 2011: What was the Latin music chart on that day?

The Latin music chart on January 28, 2011 is the list of the most popular Latin songs for the week January 24th and January 30th. It included the following Top 5 Latin songs:

  1. - Danza Kuduro
  2. - Ni Lo Intentes
  3. - Loca
  4. - Bon, Bon
  5. - Corazon Sin Cara

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January 28, 2011: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on January 28, 2011 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:



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

January 28, 2011: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on January 28, 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:

The Green Hornet

The Green Hornet

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Michel Gondry

Eva Luna

Eva Luna

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Adriana Barraza

Edwardian Farm

Edwardian Farm

Release year: 2010

Starring: Peter Ginn, Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

In Between Men

In Between Men

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Jennifer Gelfer

Glory Daze

Glory Daze

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Ramon Fernandez

January 28, 2011: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on January 28, 2011 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

The Inner Circle by Brad Meltzer

The Inner Circle


Stories are not known by everyone. Hidden stories. These stories are my favorite. Because I work at the National Archives, those stories are my livelihood.

Decision Points by George W. Bush

Decision Points


This is a candid and compelling account by President George W. Bush of the crucial decisions that shaped his presidency. It covers eight years of American history.

Shadowfever by Karen Marie Moning



#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "Evil" is a totally different creature than Mac. Evil is evil that believes it's okay." MacKayla Lane was just five years old when she and Alina were abandoned as children and exiled from Ireland.

Awakened by Kristin Cast, P.C. Cast



Neferet was exonerated by Vampyre High Counsel and returned to her position as High Priestess at Tulsa’s House of Night. She has vowed revenge on Zoey. She plans to use Dominion over Kalona as one weapon against Z.

Damage by John Lescroart



Wild boy Ro Curtlee was convicted for murder and rape. The fallout against the people responsible for his imprisonment, including detective Abe Glitsky, was uncompromising.

January 28, 2011: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on January 28, 2011 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Marvel: Avengers Alliance

Marvel: Avengers Alliance

Platform: Facebook, iOS, Android, Windows,

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Playdom (2012–2014) Disney Interactive (2014–present)

Centipede: Infestation

Centipede: Infestation

Platform: Wii, Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Atari, SA

The Baconing

The Baconing

Platform: Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 (PSN), Xbox 360 (Xbox Live)

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Deadliest Warrior: Legends

Deadliest Warrior: Legends

Platform: Xbox Live Arcade PlayStation Network

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: 345 Games Spike Games

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de Blob 2

Platform: PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, Nintendo DS

Genre: Platform, puzzle

Publisher: THQ Syfy Kids


Who was the US President on January 28, 2011?

On January 28, 2011 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 28, 2011?

On January 28, 2011 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 28, 2011?

On January 28, 2011 the Pope was Benedict XVI.


What is special about January 28th?

January 28th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 28th 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 28th, such as:

  • 2019 - Boko haram insurgency: 60 people are killed in an attack on rann by boko haram.
  • 2018 - Yemeni crisis (2011-present: battle of aden (2018): united arab emirates-backed southern transitional council fighters take control of government buildings in aden, south yemen after clashing with forces loyal president abdrabbuh mansur hadi. at least 10 people have been reported killed and 30 others injured. ahmed obeid bin daghr, yemeni prime minister, accuses separatists for staging a coup.
  • 2017 - Iraqi civil war (2014-2017). the world food programme reduces food aid for more than 1.4 million displaced iraqis 50%. this is due to payment delays by donor countries.

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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.

Discover how January 2011 calendar looked like.

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