18th of January, 2012
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: The 18th of January, 2012, fell on a Wednesday.
On this exact date:
A series of protests occur against the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA). Decade: 2010s.
7 years, 1 months and 2 days have passed since the 18th of January, 2012.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 03 of
Day 18 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 18th 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 18th of January, 2012, will be 7 years of age.
American Format: 01-18-2012 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 2012-01-18. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20120118" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1326844800.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 18th of January, 2012:
United States: We Found Love - Rihanna ft Calvin Harris
United Kingdom: Domino - Jessie J Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "
Contraband" 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 18th 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.
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.
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 information for the 18th of January, 2012:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 11.6 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 27.2 degrees Fahrenheit. -2.67 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 9.91cm.
London, England: Temperature: 9.11 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.51cm. US President
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Barack Obama was the President of the United States on the 18th of January, 2012. Conception Dates
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 18th of January, 2012 was probably conceived around the
10th of April, 2011. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 18th of January, 2012 is the
27th of October, 2012. (Rough Estimate). Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
On This Date
Historical events that have occurred on the 18th of January:
18th of January, 1967: Albert DeSalvo: The man suspected of being the Boston Strangler is sentenced to life in prison.
18th of January, 1977: 83 people are killed when a train derails in Sydney, Australia.
18th of January, 1977: SFR Yugoslavia's Prime minister Dzemal Bijedic is killed in a plane crash.
18th of January, 1984: A coal mine explosion in Japan kills 83 people.
18th of January, 1990: Washington, D.C. Mayor Marion Barry is arrested for drug possession
18th of January, 1993: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is officially observed for the first time in all 50 US states
18th of January, 2002: Ridley Scott's Black Hawk Down (2001) is released in movie theaters.
18th of January, 2008: The movie Cloverfield (2008) is released. Television
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Breaking Bad - Series about a high school chemistry teacher who becomes a drug dealer after he is diagnosed with lung cancer.
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.
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 18th of January:
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 18th 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 18th of January, 2012.
2,589 days have passed since this date.
223,689,600 seconds have passed since the 18th of January, 2012.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 260,971,200 times.
Since the 18th of January, 2012, earth has travelled approximately 115,423,833,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 37,281,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 19,237,306 steps. That's about 8,550 miles!
Since this date, 2,684,275 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Wednesday" in other languages is:
Portuguese: Quarta-feira. Random Dates
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