Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Cancer.
Zodiac Element: Water.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1997 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
Native American Zodiac: The 12th of July, 1997 falls under the Woodpecker.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
Age: Anyone born on the 12th of July, 1997, will be 21 years of age.
American Format: 07-12-1997 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1997-07-12. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19970712" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 868662000.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 12th of July:
Battle of the Boyne (Orangeman's Day)
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 12th of July, 1997:
United States: I'll Be Missing You - Puff Daddy & Faith Evans
United Kingdom: I'll Be Missing You - Puff Daddy & Faith Evans
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Face/Off" was at the top of the box office on this date.
News Topics, Fads & Culture
Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 12th of July, 1997.
American actress Teri Hatcher is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 1997.
Late 1990s Fashion
Popular clothing items included pleather pants, high-waisted miniskirts and halter tops. Metallic clothing became more common. Cargo pants and other military-inspired clothing also started to become more popular. Preppy looks became widespread amongst young men, as brands such as Old Navy and Abercrombie & Fitch became more and more favoured. The rave scene also inspired the comeback of more colours.
Chairman and CEO of Intel, Andrew Grove, was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1997.
Weather information for the 12th of July, 1997:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 16.6 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 69.1 degrees Fahrenheit. 20.61 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
London, England: Temperature: 18.5 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 12th of July, 1997.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 12th of July, 1997 was probably conceived around the 2nd of October, 1996. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 12th of July, 1997 is the 21st of April, 1998. (Rough Estimate).
Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
13th of June, 1997: Timothy McVeigh is sentenced to death for his role in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 12th of July, 1997. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 12th of July, 1997.
7,678 days have passed since this date.
663,379,200 seconds have passed since the 12th of July, 1997.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 773,942,400 times.
Since the 12th of July, 1997, earth has travelled approximately 342,303,667,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 110,563,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 57,050,611 steps. That's about 25,356 miles!
Since this date, 7,960,550 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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