July 12th, 2011

July 12th, 2011, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 193 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.

9 years, 2 months and 12 days have passed since July 12th, 2011.


On This Date

Events that occurred on July 12th, 2011:

  • Ireland's debt rating is downgraded to junk status.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 12th, 2011:

  • United States: Give Me Everything - Pitbull
  • United Kingdom: Louder - DJ Fresh

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Transformers 3" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is July 12th, 2011 and it's a Tuesday. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. In America, the song Give Me Everything by Pitbull is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, Louder by DJ Fresh is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Transformers 3 is at the top of the Box Office. Pre-made comics called "Rage Comics" are extremely popular on the Internet at the moment, as people use them to share relatable experiences.

It's 2011, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Adele, LMFAO, Katy Perry and Bruno Mars. Anti-government protests are currently taking place in cities across Syria. A civil war is raging on in Libya. Large battles are taking place between Colonel Gaddafi's government forces and Libyan rebels, who are being supported by NATO.

A fad called "planking", which involves a person lying face down in an unusual location, is popular at the moment. A blackhat hacking group called "LulzSec" are currently in the news following a number of high profile attacks on companies such as Sony. An Advice Animal meme called "Good Guy Greg" is beginning to take off in popularity.

Google have just launched their new social network "Google+" and people are wondering if it can challenge Facebook for the top spot. There is public outrage following the recent announcement that Casey Anthony has been found not guilty of murdering her 2-year-old daughter Caylee. Former First Lady Betty Ford has passed away at the age of 93.

In the United Kingdom, the controversial "News of the World" newspaper has just published its last issue. Ireland's economic woes are continuing following Moody's recent decision to downgrade the country's debt status to "Junk". People are watching popular TV shows such as "Futurama", "One Tree Hill", "Desperate Housewives" and "Suits".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty", "Homefront", "Terraria" and "L.A. Noire". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "One Tree Hill", "Ben 10", "Wizards of Waverly Place" and "Team Umizoomi".


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 July 12th, 2011.

  • The Artist

    The movie "The Artist" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2011.

  • 2011 in movies.

    Popular movies in 2011 included Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1, Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol, Kung Fu Panda 2, Fast Five, The Hangover Part II, The Smurfs, Cars 2, Drive, Super 8, Moneyball and Limitless.

  • Time Person of the Year 2011

    "The Protester" is named as the Time Person of Year in 2011. This follows the Arab Spring and the Occupy Wall Street movement.

  • 2011 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2011 included Enrique Iglesias, Adele, Pink, Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez, Wiz Khalifa, Katy Perry, The Black Eyed Peas, Chris Brown, Lil Wayne, Adele, Bruno Mars, Pitbull, Lady Gaga, LMFAO, Nicki Minaj, Maroon 5, David Guetta and Gym Class Heroes.

  • Adele - "Rolling in the Deep"

    "Rolling in the Deep" by Adele would go on to win a Grammy for 2011's Record of the Year.

  • Planking.

    A popular fad called "planking" was gaining media exposure around this time.

  • Good Guy Greg.

    An "Advice Animal" meme called "Good Guy Greg" would have been popular during this period.

  • Fifty Shades of Grey

    During the second half of 2011, an erotic novel called Fifty Shades of Grey became one of the fastest selling books of all time.

  • Google+ is launched.

    In June of 2011, Google launched their social network Google+. The site launched with a feature called "Circles", which allowed users to organize their friend list into groups when sharing content.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 9 years, 2 months and 12 days have passed since July 12th, 2011.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 28 of 2011.
  • Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on July 12th, 2011, will be 9 years of age.
  • People born in 2011 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1310425200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around July 12th, 2011:

  • June 12th, 2011: The Dallas Mavericks win the 2011 NBA Finals after they defeat the Miami Heat 4-2.
  • June 16th, 2011: Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner resigns following a "sexting scandal.".
  • June 20th, 2011: Jackass member Ryan Dunn is killed in a car crash.
  • June 21st, 2011: Maroon 5 release their song "Moves like Jagger".
  • June 22nd, 2011: After 16 years, fugitive Whitey Bulger is arrested in Santa Monica, California.
  • June 23rd, 2011: The first episode of Suits is aired.
  • June 24th, 2011: Cars 2 (2011) is released in cinemas.
  • June 28th, 2011: Social network Google+ is launched.
  • June 29th, 2011: The film Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011) is released.
  • June 29th, 2011: Javier Colon wins the first season of The Voice.
  • July 5th, 2011: The song "Somebody That I Used to Know" is released by Gotye.
  • July 5th, 2011: Casey Anthony is found not guilty of murdering her 2-year-old daughter Caylee.
  • July 10th, 2011: The News of the World publishes its last issue.
  • July 15th, 2011: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 (2011) is released.
  • July 22nd, 2011: Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) is released.
  • July 22nd, 2011: Anders Behring Breivik carries out the 2011 Norway attacks, killing 77 people.
  • July 23rd, 2011: Amy Winehouse is found dead in her London home after an alcohol overdose.
  • July 28th, 2011: Football: Sergio Aguero joins Manchester City.
  • August 5th, 2011: Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011) is released in cinemas.
  • August 10th, 2011: The Help (2011) is released in cinemas.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 12th, 2011, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2011 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: July 12th, 2011 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.

Television Shows

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

  • Suits - Legal drama television series.
  • Game of Thrones - Fantasy drama series.
  • The Walking Dead - Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.
  • Jersey Shore - Reality TV series.
  • White Collar - Crime series about a con artist who works as a CI for the FBI.
  • Modern Family - Mockumentary family sitcom.
  • Community - Sitcom that is set at a community college.
  • The Vampire Diaries - Supernatural teen drama.
  • 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.

2011 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2011.

"Jake and the Never Land Pirates" - "Good Luck Charlie" - "Victorious" - "Team Umizoomi" - "Big Time Rush" - "Glee" - "Wizards of Waverly Place" - "iCarly" - "Phineas and Ferb" - "Curious George" - "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" - "Ben 10" - "Go, Diego, Go!" - "LazyTown" - "Peppa Pig" - "One Tree Hill" - "The Fairly OddParents" - "Dora the Explorer"


Celebrity Birthdays

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


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 12th of July:

  • Battle of the Boyne (Orangeman's Day)

Weather

Weather information for July 12th, 2011:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 17.7 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 76.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 24.83 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 17.22 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on July 12th, 2011.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on July 12th, 2011 was probably conceived around the 2nd of October, 2010. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 12th, 2011 is the 20th of April, 2012. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • L.A. Noire - Detective crime-solving game starring Officer Cole Phelps.
  • Terraria - Action-adventure sandbox game.
  • Duke Nukem Forever - The long-awaited sequel to Duke Nukem 3D.
  • Portal 2 - Puzzle-solving game developed by Valve Corporation.
  • Crysis 2 - The second game in the series.
  • Homefront - A military FPS game.
  • Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood - Developed by Ubisoft.
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops - FPS game developed by Treyarch.
  • Fallout: New Vegas - Open-world RPG game.
  • StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty - Real-time strategy game.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about July 12th, 2011.

  • 3,362 days have passed since this date.
  • 290,476,800 seconds have passed since the July 12th, 2011.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 338,889,600 times.
  • Since July 12th, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 149,886,028,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 48,412,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 24,981,005 steps. That's about 11,103 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,485,722 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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