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 16th of April, 2012 falls under the Falcon.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
Age: Anyone born on the 16th of April, 2012, will be 7 years of age.
American Format: 04-16-2012 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 2012-04-16. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20120416" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1334530800.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 16th of April, 2012:
United States: We Are Young - Fun ft Janelle Monae
United Kingdom: Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "The Hunger Games" 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 16th of April, 2012.
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.
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!
Weather information for the 16th of April, 2012:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 10.1 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 67.5 degrees Fahrenheit. 19.72 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 2.29cm.
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 16th of April, 2012.
Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 16th of April, 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 the days that have passed since the 16th of April, 2012. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 16th of April, 2012.
2,565 days have passed since this date.
221,616,000 seconds have passed since the 16th of April, 2012.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 258,552,000 times.
Since the 16th of April, 2012, earth has travelled approximately 114,353,856,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 36,936,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 19,058,976 steps. That's about 8,471 miles!
Since this date, 2,659,392 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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