23rd of March, 2012

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 23rd of March, 2012, fell on a Friday.
  • On this exact date: The Hunger Games (2012), starring Jennifer Lawrence, is released in movie theaters.
  • Decade: 2010s.
  • 6 years, 4 months and 27 days have passed since the 23rd of March, 2012.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 12 of 2012.
  • Day 83 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 Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2012 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 23rd of March, 2012 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 23rd of March, 2012, will be 6 years of age.
  • American Format: 03-23-2012 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 2012-03-23. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20120323" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1332460800.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 23rd of March:

  • Pakistan Day

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 23rd of March, 2012:

  • United States: We Are Young - Fun ft Janelle Monae
  • 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 "21 Jump Street" 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 23rd 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.

  • 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 23rd of March, 2012:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 11.4 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 63.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 17.22 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 12.5 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on the 23rd of March, 2012.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 23rd of March, 2012 was probably conceived around the 14th of June, 2011. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 23rd of March, 2012 is the 31st of December, 2012. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

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

  • 26th of February, 2012: The 84th Academy Awards are held. Best Actor: Jean Dujardin (The Artist). Best Actress: Meryl Streep (The Iron Lady).
  • 16th of March, 2012: The comedy movie 21 Jump Street (2012) is released in cinemas.
  • 17th of March, 2012: Soccer player Fabrice Muamba collapses on the pitch during a live match.

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 23rd of March:

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.
  • 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.
  • Futurama - Animated series.

Computer Games

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

  • Mass Effect 3 - Sci-fi role-playing game. Although the game itself was well-received, the ending of the game was considered by many to be sub-par.
  • 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 23rd of March:

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 23rd 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 23rd of March, 2012.

  • 2,339 days have passed since this date.
  • 202,086,000 seconds have passed since the 23rd of March, 2012.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 235,767,000 times.
  • Since the 23rd of March, 2012, earth has travelled approximately 104,276,376,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 33,681,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 17,379,396 steps. That's about 7,724 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,425,032 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Freitag.
  • French: Vendredi.
  • Italian: Venerdi.
  • Spanish: Viernes.
  • Portuguese: Sexta-feira.

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