January 6th, 2012, was a Friday. It was day 6 of 2012. The decade was the 2010s.
10 years, 7 months and 8 days have passed since January 6th, 2012.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Capricorn.
These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on January 6th, 2012.
These were the top five songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
The movie "The Devil Inside" was at the top of the Box Office on January 6th, 2012.
These are trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are topics that would have been in the media on January 6th, 2012.
"Somebody That I Used to Know" by Gotye (featuring Kimbra) went on to win a Grammy for 2012's Record of the Year.
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.
The best NBA players in 2012 were LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, Dwight Howard, Chris Paul, Kevin Love, Blake Griffin, Andrew Bynum, Tony Parker, Russell Westbrook, Carmelo Anthony, Dirk Nowitzki, Tyson Chandler, Rajon Rondo and Dwyane Wade.
The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) was receiving widespread media coverage during this time. Several websites, including Wikipedia, protested against the proposed bill by taking part in a blackout.
US President Barack Obama is named as the Time Person of Year in 2012 following his victory over Republican candidate Mitt Romney.
In 2012, the best soccer players were Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Andrés Iniesta, Xavi, Radamel Falcao, Iker Casillas, Andrea Pirlo, Didier Drogba, Robin van Persie and Zlatan Ibrahimović.
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.
The movie "Argo" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2012.
On December 30th, 2011, it was announced that Katy Perry and Russell Brand would be getting a divorce.
The motto "YOLO" is continuing to rise in popularity. In November of 2011, rapper Drake further popularizes the acronym.
During the second half of 2011, an erotic novel called Fifty Shades of Grey became one of the fastest selling books of all time.
From 2010 onward, video rental stores such as Blockbuster were beginning to close down. This was due to the popularity of new online streaming services such as Netflix and the Internet in general. Although a few stores and franchises continued to hobble along, it was only a matter of time before they were also forced to close their doors.
As online streaming became more and more popular, sales of DVDs started to plummet. Between 2008 and 2014, sales in the USA fell by a whopping 66%.
Basic facts and information about this date.
Notable events that happened close to January 6th, 2012.
Zodiac and birthstone information.
Television shows that people were watching in January, 2012.
Dystopian Sci-Fi series.
Once Upon a Time
Fantasy drama series.
American Horror Story
Anthology horror series.
Spy thriller about CIA operative Carrie Mathison.
Legal drama television series.
Game of Thrones
Fantasy drama series.
The Walking Dead
Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.
Crime drama set in Atlanta City during the prohibition era.
Reality TV series.
Crime series about a con artist who works as a CI for the FBI.
Mockumentary family sitcom.
Sitcom that is set at a community college.
The Vampire Diaries
Supernatural teen drama.
Musical TV series.
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.
Series about a high school chemistry teacher who becomes a drug dealer after he is diagnosed with lung cancer.
The Big Bang Theory
A sitcom about two physicists called Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper.
Teen drama starring Blake Lively.
Period drama about an advertising agency in New York City.
British TV series about a group of teenagers living in Bristol.
Crime drama series about a serial killer who murders other serial killers.
How I Met Your Mother
Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.
Crime comedy-drama TV series.
TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.
Medical drama television series.
Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2012.
Austin & Ally
Jake and the Never Land Pirates
Good Luck Charlie
Big Time Rush
Wizards of Waverly Place
Phineas and Ferb
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
One Tree Hill
The Fairly OddParents
Dora the Explorer
Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2012.
Skylanders Giants figures
The LeapPad Explorer
The KidiZoom Camera
The PlayStation 3
The Xbox 360
Popular video games that people were playing in January of 2012.
Saints Row: The Third
Open world adventure game.
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Open world RPG that was developed by Bethesda Game Studios.
Metal Gear Solid HD Collection
Remastered collection of the Metal Gear Solid series.
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.
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.
Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Action RPG developed by Eidos Montréal.
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D
Released for the Nintendo 3DS.
Detective crime-solving game starring Officer Cole Phelps.
Action-adventure sandbox game.
Duke Nukem Forever
The long-awaited sequel to Duke Nukem 3D.
Puzzle-solving game developed by Valve Corporation.
The second game in the series.
Total War: Shogun 2
A military FPS game.
Dead Space 2
Sci-fi survival horror.
Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on January 6th.
Historical weather information for January 6th, 2012.
Barack Obama was the President of the United States on January 6th, 2012.
David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 6th, 2012.
Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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