3rd of April, 2012

The 3rd of April, 2012, fell on a Tuesday. Day 94 of 2012. Decade: 2010s.

7 years, 9 months and 20 days have passed since the 3rd of April, 2012.



Music Singles

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

  • United States: We Are Young - Fun ft Janelle Monae
  • United Kingdom: Turn Up The Music - Chris Brown

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 3rd of April, 2012.

  • Argo

    The movie "Argo" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2012.

  • 2012 in movies.

    Popular movies in 2012 included The Avengers, Skyfall, The Dark Knight Rises, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Ice Age: Continental Drift, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2, The Amazing Spider-Man, Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted, The Hunger Games, Men in Black 3, Argo, Django Unchained, Lincoln and 21 Jump Street.

  • 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.

  • Gotye - "Somebody That I Used to Know"

    "Somebody That I Used to Know" by Gotye (featuring Kimbra) would go on to win a Grammy for 2012's Record of the Year.

  • 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.

  • Call Me Maybe

    The song "Call Me Maybe" by singer Carly Rae Jepsen is being lip synched and parodied by everyone; from celebrities to military units and NFL cheerleaders!


Celebrity Birthdays

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


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 7 years, 9 months and 20 days have passed since the 3rd of April, 2012.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 14 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).
  • Age: Anyone born on the 3rd of April, 2012, will be 7 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1333407600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 3rd of April, 2012:

  • 4th of March, 2012: Football: Chelsea sack manager Andre Villas-Boas.
  • 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.
  • 23rd of March, 2012: The Hunger Games (2012), starring Jennifer Lawrence, is released in movie theaters.
  • 20th of April, 2012: 127 people die when Bhoja Air Flight 213 crashes near near Rawalpindi in Pakistan.
  • 24th of April, 2012: Football: Chelsea hand Barcelona a shock defeat in the semi-finals of the Champions League
  • 27th of April, 2012: Football: Pep Guardiola announces that he will be stepping down as the manager of Barcelona

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 3rd of April, 2012, 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 3rd of April, 2012 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

Weather

Weather information for the 3rd of April, 2012:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 7.3 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. There were 3 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 42.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 5.72 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 8.94 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

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

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 3rd of April, 2012 was probably conceived around the 25th of June, 2011. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 3rd of April, 2012 is the 11th of January, 2013. (Rough Estimate).

3rd of April

Events that have occurred on the 3rd of April:

  • 3rd of April, 1974: Super Outbreak: 319 people are killed when a violent tornado outbreak occurs in central parts of the United States.
  • 3rd of April, 1996: Unabomber Ted Kaczynski is arrested.
  • 3rd of April, 1996: The film Primal Fear (1996), starring Richard Gere and Edward Norton, is released in movie theaters.
  • 3rd of April, 1998: German singer Rob Pilatus dies from an overdose.
  • 3rd of April, 1992: The comedy movie Beethoven (1992) is released in cinemas.
  • 3rd of April, 2005: WrestleMania 21: Batista defeats Triple H at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
  • 3rd of April, 2015: The release date of the movie Furious 7.
  • 3rd of April, 2020: Resident Evil 3 - a remake of Resident Evil 3: Nemesis (1999) - 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.

  • 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.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 3rd of April, 2012.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 2,850 days have passed since this date.
  • 246,243,600 seconds have passed since the 3rd of April, 2012.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 287,284,200 times.
  • Since the 3rd of April, 2012, earth has travelled approximately 127,061,697,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 41,040,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 21,176,950 steps. That's about 9,412 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,954,923 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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