3rd of March, 2012

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 3rd of March, 2012, fell on a Saturday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • Decade: 2010s.
  • 7 years, 3 months and 23 days have passed since the 3rd of March, 2012.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 09 of 2012.
  • Day 63 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 Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2012 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 3rd of March, 2012 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 3rd of March, 2012, will be 7 years of age.
  • American Format: 03-03-2012 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 2012-03-03. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20120303" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1330732800.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 3rd of March, 2012:

  • United States: Part Of Me - Katy Perry
  • United Kingdom: Somebody That I Used To Know - Gitye ft Kimbra

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Act of Valor" 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 3rd of March, 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.

  • Time Person of the Year 2012

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

  • 2012 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2012 included Adele, David Guetta, Kelly Clarkson, Nicki Minaj, The Wanted, Gotye, Flo Rida, Justin Bieber, Carly Rae Jepsen, One Direction, Rihanna, Katy Perry, Ellie Goulding, Fun, Maroon 5, Alex Clare, Bruno Mars and The Lumineers.

  • Instagram

    The website Instagram is continuing to grow in popularity. Throughout 2012, the social media site rose from 20 million active users to 100 million active users.

Weather

Weather information for the 3rd of March, 2012:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 11.1 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 40.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 4.56 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 3.56cm. It was a windy day.
  • London, England: Temperature: 9.56 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on the 3rd of March, 2012.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 3rd of March, 2012 was probably conceived around the 25th of May, 2011. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 3rd of March, 2012 is the 11th of December, 2012. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

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

Soccer Results

Premier League results from the 3rd of March, 2012.

  • Blackburn and Aston Villa draw 1-1.
  • Liverpool lose 2-1 at home to Arsenal.
  • Man City defeat Bolton 2-0.
  • QPR and Everton draw 1-1.
  • Stoke defeat Norwich 1-0.
  • West Brom defeat Chelsea 1-0.
  • Wigan lose 2-0 at home to Swansea.

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 3rd of March:

  • 3rd of March, 1923: The first issue of Time Magazine is published.
  • 3rd of March, 1974: 346 people are killed when Turkish Airlines Flight 981 crashes northeast of Paris, France.
  • 3rd of March, 1991: A video emerges of an African American man being beaten by police officers. The man in question turns out to be Rodney King
  • 3rd of March, 2009: A bus carrying Sri Lankan cricketers is attacked by gunmen in Lahore, Pakistan.
  • 3rd of March, 1997: Savage Garden release their song "Truly Madly Deeply".

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.

  • DayZ (mod) - An open-world Zombie survival game that is built on Arma 2.
  • 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 3rd of March:

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 3rd of March, 2012. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 3rd of March, 2012.

  • 2,670 days have passed since this date.
  • 230,684,400 seconds have passed since the 3rd of March, 2012.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 269,131,800 times.
  • Since the 3rd of March, 2012, earth has travelled approximately 119,033,150,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 38,447,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 19,838,858 steps. That's about 8,817 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,768,213 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Samstag.
  • French: Samedi.
  • Italian: Sabato.
  • Spanish: Sabado.
  • Portuguese: Sabado.

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