20th of October, 2012

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 20th of October, 2012, fell on a Saturday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • Decade: 2010s.
  • 5 years, 7 months and 2 days have passed since the 20th of October, 2012.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 42 of 2012.
  • Day 294 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 Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2012 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 20th of October, 2012 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 20th of October, 2012, will be 5 years of age.
  • American Format: 10-20-2012 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 2012-10-20. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20121020" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1350687600.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 20th of October, 2012:

  • United States: One More Night - Maroon 5
  • United Kingdom: Don't You Worry Child - Swedish House Mafia

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Paranormal Activity 4" 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 October, 2012.

  • Time Person of the Year 2012

    US President Barack Obama is named as the Time Person of Year in 2012.

  • 2012 US Presidential Election

    The battle for the White House is fought between US President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney. Throughout the campaign, topics such as economic recovery and the Iraq War became the centre of attention.

  • Jimmy Savile

    News emerges that deceased television presenter Jimmy Savile has had hundreds of sexual abuse allegations made against him.

Weather

Weather information for the 20th of October, 2012:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 14.5 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. There were 3 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 50.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 10.22 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.25cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 11.22 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.76cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on the 20th of October, 2012.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 20th of October, 2012 was probably conceived around the 11th of January, 2012. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 20th of October, 2012 is the 30th of July, 2013. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

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

Soccer Results

Premier League results from the 20th of October, 2012.

  • Tottenham lose 4-2 at home to Chelsea.
  • Fulham defeat Aston Villa 1-0.
  • Man United defeat Stoke 4-2.
  • Norwich defeat Arsenal 1-0.
  • Swansea defeat Wigan 2-1.
  • West Brom lose 2-1 at home to Man City.
  • West Ham defeat Southampton 4-1.
  • Liverpool defeat Reading 1-0.

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 20th of October:

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.
  • 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.

  • Borderlands 2 - Action role-playing game.
  • Sleeping Dogs - An open-world adventure game.
  • 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 20th of October:

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 20th of October, 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 October, 2012.

  • 2,039 days have passed since this date.
  • 176,169,600 seconds have passed since the 20th of October, 2012.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 205,531,200 times.
  • Since the 20th of October, 2012, earth has travelled approximately 90,903,513,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 29,361,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 15,150,586 steps. That's about 6,734 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,114,035 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Samstag.
  • French: Samedi.
  • Italian: Sabato.
  • Spanish: Sabado.
  • Portuguese: Sabado.

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