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 Sagittarius.
Zodiac Element: Fire.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2012 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
Native American Zodiac: The 14th of December, 2012 falls under the Owl.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
Age: Anyone born on the 14th of December, 2012, will be 5 years of age.
American Format: 12-14-2012 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 2012-12-14. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20121214" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1355443200.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 14th of December, 2012:
United States: Diamonds - Rihanna
United Kingdom: The Power Of Love - Gabrielle Aplin
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Skyfall" 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 14th of December, 2012.
Time Person of the Year 2012
US President Barack Obama is named as the Time Person of Year in 2012.
A lot of media attention is being given to the "Mayan Apocalypse", which is due to take place on Friday, the 21st of December, 2012.
During this period in 2012, the media was focused on the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, which had taken place on the 14th of December. After murdering his mother at their home in Newtown, 20-year-old Adam Lanza drove to Sandy Hook Elementary School, where he killed 20 children and 6 staff member. As a result of the shooting, the debate about gun control in America is renewed.
Weather information for the 14th of December, 2012:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 8.1 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 38.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 3.5 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 14th of December, 2012.
Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 14th of December, 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 14th of December, 2012. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 14th of December, 2012.
2,161 days have passed since this date.
186,710,400 seconds have passed since the 14th of December, 2012.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 217,828,800 times.
Since the 14th of December, 2012, earth has travelled approximately 96,342,566,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 31,118,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 16,057,094 steps. That's about 7,136 miles!
Since this date, 2,240,525 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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