What Happened on September 20, 2011

Historical Events

Music Single

"Call Me Maybe", single by Canadian singer Carly Rae Jepsen, is released

Television Debut

"New Girl", starring Zooey Deschanel, debuts on Fox

  • The United States ends its "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy, allowing gay men and women to serve openly for the first time.

Famous Deaths

  • Burhanuddin Rabbani, President of Afghanistan from 1992 to 1996. (b. 1940)
  • Robert Whitaker, British photographer whose work was used on Beatles and Cream album covers, dies at 71
2011 Highlights

About September 20, 2011

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 11 years, 4 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5 Featuring Christina Aguilera
  • UK #1 Song: What Makes You Beautiful - One Direction