20th of July, 2012
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: The 20th of July, 2012, fell on a Friday.
On this exact date:
The Aurora shooting occurs when 12 people are murdered at a midnight screening of the movie The Dark Knight Rises. Share On this exact date:
The Dark Knight Rises (2012) is released in cinemas. Share Decade: 2010s.
6 years, 3 months and 28 days have passed since the 20th of July, 2012.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 29 of
Day 202 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 Cancer.
Zodiac Element: Water.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2012 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
Native American Zodiac: The 20th of July, 2012 falls under the Woodpecker.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
Age: Anyone born on the 20th of July, 2012, will be 6 years of age.
American Format: 07-20-2012 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 2012-07-20. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20120720" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1342738800.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 20th of July, 2012:
United States: Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen
United Kingdom: Spectrum - Florence and the Machine Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "
Ice Age: Continental Drift" 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 20th of July, 2012.
Time Person of the Year 2012
US President Barack Obama is named as the Time Person of Year in 2012.
PSY's "Gangnam Style" Youtube video is published on the 15th of July, 2012. Over the following weeks and months, it goes viral.
America is shocked when a gunman kills 12 people at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado. One of the victims is a six-year-old girl called Veronica Moser-Sullivan.
Weather information for the 20th of July, 2012:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 16.5 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. There were 2 hours of sunshine.
New York, USA: Temperature: 66.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 19 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 2.03cm.
London, England: Temperature: 15.44 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 2.03cm. US President
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Barack Obama was the President of the United States on the 20th of July, 2012. Conception Dates
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 20th of July, 2012 was probably conceived around the
11th of October, 2011. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 20th of July, 2012 is the
29th of April, 2013. (Rough Estimate). Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
22nd of June, 2012: The animated movie Brave (2012) is released.
29th of June, 2012: The film Magic Mike (2012) is released.
29th of June, 2012: The film Ted (2012), starring Mark Wahlberg, is released in movie theaters.
3rd of July, 2012: The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) is released in movie theaters.
15th of July, 2012: The song "Gangnam Style" is released.
24th of July, 2012: The song "Let Her Go" is released by Passenger.
27th of July, 2012: The video game "StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty" is released.
15th of August, 2012: Dutch striker Robin van Persie leaves Arsenal to join their rivals Manchester United
16th of August, 2012: South African police fatally shoot 34 miners and wound 78 more during an industrial dispute near Rustenburg. On This Date
Historical events that have occurred on the 20th of July:
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.
Desperate Housewives - TV show about housewives living in suburban America.
CSI: NY - New York City version spin-off of the CSI franchise.
Two and a Half Men - Starring Charlie Sheen.
Dora the Explorer - Kid's TV series.
Futurama - Animated series. Computer Games
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Diablo III - An action RPG game.
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. Celebrity Birthdays
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 20th of July:
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 20th of July, 2012. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 20th of July, 2012.
2,309 days have passed since this date.
199,501,200 seconds have passed since the 20th of July, 2012.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 232,751,400 times.
Since the 20th of July, 2012, earth has travelled approximately 102,942,619,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 33,250,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 17,157,103 steps. That's about 7,625 miles!
Since this date, 2,394,014 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Friday" in other languages is:
Portuguese: Sexta-feira. Random Dates
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