February 12th, 2009

February 12th, 2009, fell on a Thursday. It was day 43 of 2009. The decade was the 2000s.

11 years, 9 months and 17 days have passed since February 12th, 2009.


On This Date

Events that occurred on February 12th, 2009:

  • 49 people die when Colgan Air Flight 3407 crashes into a house in Clarence Center, New York.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on February 12th, 2009:

  • United States: My Life Would Suck Without You - Kelly Clarkson
  • United Kingdom: The Fear - Lily Allen

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "He's Just Not That Into You" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is February 12th, 2009 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aquarius. Valentine's Day is just around the corner.

In America, the song My Life Would Suck Without You by Kelly Clarkson is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, The Fear by Lily Allen is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie He's Just Not That Into You is at the top of the Box Office.

In the United Kingdom, Gordon Brown is the current Prime Minister. A social network called Facebook is beginning to surge in popularity, replacing the likes of MySpace. A music genre called Dubstep has started to go mainstream.

It's 2009, so the music charts are filled with artists such as The Black Eyed Peas, Lady Gaga, Flo Rida, Taylor Swift and T.I. News has recently come to light that singer Chris Brown viciously assaulted his pop star girlfriend Rihanna. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Scrubs", "One Tree Hill", "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" and "Lost".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Grand Theft Auto IV", "Mafia Wars", "Saints Row 2" and "Dead Space". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Ben 10", "Curious George" and "iCarly". Popular toys include the likes of "Xbox 360", "PlayStation 3" and "WALL-E toys".


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 February 12th, 2009.

  • Facebook

    During this period, Facebook experienced massive growth, becoming the most popular social network in the world.

  • Dubstep

    Throughout 2009, a dance music genre called Dubstep began to soar in popularity.

  • The Hurt Locker

    "The Hurt Locker" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2009.

  • 2009 in movies.

    Movies that hit the big screen in 2009 included the likes of Avatar, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, 2012, Up, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Sherlock Holmes, Angels & Demons, The Hangover, Inglorious Basterds, Zombieland, District 9 and The Blind Side.

  • Cheryl Cole

    English singer Cheryl Cole is named as FHM's sexiest woman in 2009 and 2010.

  • Time Person of the Year 2009

    Former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke is named as the Time Person of the Year 2009.

  • 2009 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2009 included Kelly Clarkson, T.I., Lady Gaga, Flo Rida, Jamie Foxx, The Black Eyed Peas, Beyoncé, Pitbull, Sean Kingston, Drake, Kings of Leon, Jay Sean, Miley Cyrus, Jason Derulo, Britney Spears, Owl City and Taylor Swift.

  • Kings of Leon - "Use Somebody"

    "Use Somebody" by Kings of Leon would go on to win a Grammy for 2009's Record of the Year.

  • Domestic Violence

    An argument between singer Chris Brown and Rihanna escalates into violence. Rihanna is left with facial injuries and Brown turns himself into police.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 11 years, 9 months and 17 days have passed since February 12th, 2009.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 07 of 2009.
  • Leap Year: 2009 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on February 12th, 2009, will be 11 years of age.
  • People born in 2009 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1234396800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around February 12th, 2009:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 12th, 2009, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2009 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: February 12th, 2009 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • RuPaul's Drag Race - Reality competition series.
  • Sons of Anarchy - Crime drama series about a biker gang.
  • Real Housewives of New York City - American reality television series.
  • Breaking Bad - Series about a high school chemistry teacher who becomes a drug dealer after he is diagnosed with lung cancer.
  • The Hills - American reality television series. Spin-off of Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County.
  • How I Met Your Mother - Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.
  • Bones - Crime comedy-drama TV series.
  • Prison Break - TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.
  • The Office - The US version of The Office, starring Steve Carell as Michael Scott.
  • House - Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.
  • Battlestar Galactica - Sci-fi series.
  • Desperate Housewives - TV show about housewives living in suburban America.

2009 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2009.

  • Sonny with a Chance
  • The Suite Life on Deck
  • Wizards of Waverly Place
  • iCarly
  • Phineas and Ferb
  • Curious George
  • The Hills
  • Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
  • Hannah Montana
  • Ben 10
  • Everybody Hates Chris
  • Go, Diego, Go!
  • LazyTown
  • Peppa Pig
  • One Tree Hill
  • The Fairly OddParents
  • Dora the Explorer

2009 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2009:

  • WALL-E toys
  • PlayStation 3
  • Xbox 360

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 12th of February:


Weather

Weather information for February 12th, 2009:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 8.9 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 40.9 degrees Fahrenheit. 4.94 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 25.4cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 1.5 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on February 12th, 2009?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on February 12th, 2009?

  • Gordon Brown was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Brian Cowen was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on February 12th, 2009 was probably conceived around the 5th of May, 2008. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 12th, 2009 is the 22nd of November, 2009. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Left 4 Dead - First-person shooter game involving zombies. Developed by Valve Corporation.
  • Call of Duty: World at War - Developed by Treyarch. First game in the series to include Nazi Zombies.
  • Mirror's Edge - Adventure platform game.
  • Fallout 3 - Open-world role-playing game.
  • Dead Space - Sci-fi horror survival game.
  • Saints Row 2 - The second game in the series.
  • Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots - Solid Snake returns in the fourth installment in the series.
  • Mafia Wars - Social media game developed by Zynga.
  • Grand Theft Auto IV - The fourth game in the series. Starring Niko Bellic in Liberty City.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about February 12th, 2009.

  • 4,308 days have passed since this date.
  • 372,211,200 seconds have passed since the February 12th, 2009.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 434,246,400 times.
  • Since February 12th, 2009, earth has travelled approximately 192,060,979,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 62,035,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 32,010,163 steps. That's about 14,227 miles!
  • Since this date, 4,466,534 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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