24th of July, 2012

The 24th of July, 2012, fell on a Tuesday. Day 206 of 2012. Decade: 2010s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 24th of July, 2012:

  • The song "Let Her Go" is released by Passenger.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 24th 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 24th of July, 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.

  • Gangnam Style

    PSY's "Gangnam Style" Youtube video is published on the 15th of July, 2012. Over the following weeks and months, it goes viral.

  • Aurora shooting

    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.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 24th of July:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 7 years, 4 months and 23 days have passed since the 24th of July, 2012.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 30 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 24th of July, 2012, will be 7 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1343084400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 24th of July, 2012:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 24th of July, 2012, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2012 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 24th of July, 2012 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.

Weather

Weather information for the 24th of July, 2012:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 17.9 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 78.9 degrees Fahrenheit. 26.06 degrees Celsius. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.25cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 22.44 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on the 24th of July, 2012.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 24th of July, 2012 was probably conceived around the 15th of October, 2011. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 24th of July, 2012 is the 3rd of May, 2013. (Rough Estimate).

24th of July

Events that have occurred on the 24th of July:


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.
  • 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.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 24th of July, 2012.

Videos

Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 24th of July, 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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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 24th of July, 2012.

  • 2,699 days have passed since this date.
  • 233,197,200 seconds have passed since the 24th of July, 2012.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 272,063,400 times.
  • Since the 24th of July, 2012, earth has travelled approximately 120,329,755,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 38,866,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 20,054,959 steps. That's about 8,913 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,798,366 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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