4th of January, 2012

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 4th of January, 2012, fell on a Wednesday.
  • Decade: 2010s.
  • 5 years, 11 months and 16 days have passed since the 4th of January, 2012.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 01 of 2012.
  • Day 4 of 2012.
  • Leap Year: 2012 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2012 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 4th of January, 2012 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 4th of January, 2012, will be 5 years of age.
  • American Format: 01-04-2012 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 2012-01-04. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20120104" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1325635200.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 4th of January, 2012:

  • United States: Sexy And I Know It - LMFAO
  • United Kingdom: Paradise - Coldplay

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Mission: Impossible 4" 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 4th of January, 2012.

  • Fifty Shades of Grey

    During the second half of 2011, an erotic novel called Fifty Shades of Grey became one of the fastest selling books of all time.

  • YOLO

    The motto "YOLO" is continuing to rise in popularity. In November of 2011, rapper Drake further popularizes the acronym.

  • Time Person of the Year 2012

    US President Barack Obama is named as the Time Person of Year in 2012.

  • SOPA

    The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) is in the news. Several websites, including Wikipedia, protest against the bill by taking part in a "blackout."

Weather

Weather information for the 4th of January, 2012:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 9.8 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 15.5 degrees Fahrenheit. -9.17 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 0.51cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 7 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on the 4th of January, 2012.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 4th of January, 2012 was probably conceived around the 27th of March, 2011. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 4th of January, 2012 is the 13th of October, 2012. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

Soccer Results

Premier League results from the 4th of January, 2012.

  • Newcastle defeat Man United 3-0.
  • Everton lose 2-1 at home to Bolton.

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 4th of January:

Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • How I Met Your Mother - Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.
  • The Office - The US version of The Office, starring Steve Carell as Michael Scott.
  • House - Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.
  • Desperate Housewives - TV show about housewives living in suburban America.
  • CSI: NY - New York City version spin-off of the CSI franchise.
  • Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Reality TV show in which houses are renovated during a one-week period.
  • One Tree Hill - Set in the fictional town of Tree Hill in North Carolina.
  • Two and a Half Men - Starring Charlie Sheen.
  • CSI: Miami - Miami-based spin-off.
  • Dora the Explorer - Kid's TV series.

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Saints Row: The Third - Open world adventure game.
  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Open world RPG that was developed by Bethesda Game Studios.
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 - The third game in the Modern Warfare series. Developed by Infinity Ward. Contained multiplayer maps such as Dome and Hardhat.
  • Battlefield 3 - FPS game developed by DICE.
  • Batman: Arkham City - Action-adventure game that is set in the Batman universe.
  • Gears of War 3 - Sci-fi first-person-shooter game that was released on the XBox 360.
  • L.A. Noire - Detective crime-solving game starring Officer Cole Phelps.
  • Duke Nukem Forever - The long-awaited sequel to Duke Nukem 3D.
  • Portal 2 - Puzzle-solving game developed by Valve Corporation.
  • Crysis 2 - The second game in the series.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 4th of January:

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Videos

Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 4th of January, 2012. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.


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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 4th of January, 2012. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 4th of January, 2012.

  • 2,175 days have passed since this date.
  • 187,920,000 seconds have passed since the 4th of January, 2012.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 219,240,000 times.
  • Since the 4th of January, 2012, earth has travelled approximately 96,966,720,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 31,320,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 16,161,120 steps. That's about 7,183 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,255,040 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Wednesday" in other languages is:

  • German: Mittwoch.
  • French: Mercredi.
  • Italian: Mercoledi.
  • Spanish: Miercoles.
  • Portuguese: Quarta-feira.

Comments

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