January 13th, 2012

January 13th, 2012, fell on a Friday. It was day 13 of 2012. The decade was the 2010s.

8 years, 6 months and 0 days have passed since January 13th, 2012.


On This Date

Events that occurred on January 13th, 2012:

  • A cruise ship called the Costa Concordia crashes on the coast of Italy, killing 15 people.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 13th, 2012:

  • United States: Sexy And I Know It - LMFAO
  • United Kingdom: Good Feeling - Flo Rida

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

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

Take Me Back!

The date is January 13th, 2012 and it's a Friday. People are looking forward to the weekend. In America, the song Sexy And I Know It by LMFAO is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, Good Feeling by Flo Rida is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Contraband is at the top of the Box Office. It's 2012, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Carly Rae Jepsen, Gotye, Flo Rida, LMFAO and Ellie Goulding.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Two and a Half Men", "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition", "The Office" and "RuPaul's Drag Race". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Homefront", "Crysis 2", "Portal 2" and "Gears of War 3". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "One Tree Hill", "Glee" and "Jessie".


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 January 13th, 2012.

  • 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.

  • YOLO

    The motto "YOLO" is continuing to rise in popularity. In November of 2011, rapper Drake further popularizes the acronym.

  • Argo

    The movie "Argo" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2012.

  • 2012 in movies.

    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.

  • Time Person of the Year 2012

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

  • SOPA

    The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) is in the news. Several websites, including Wikipedia, protest against the bill by taking part in a "blackout."

  • 2012 in music.

    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.

  • Gotye - "Somebody That I Used to Know"

    "Somebody That I Used to Know" by Gotye (featuring Kimbra) would go on to win a Grammy for 2012's Record of the Year.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 8 years, 6 months and 0 days have passed since January 13th, 2012.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 02 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).
  • Age: Anyone born on January 13th, 2012, will be 8 years of age.
  • People born in 2012 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1326412800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around January 13th, 2012:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 13th, 2012, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2012 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: January 13th, 2012 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.

Television Shows

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

  • Black Mirror - Dystopian Sci-Fi series.
  • American Horror Story - Anthology horror series.
  • Homeland - Spy thriller about CIA operative Carrie Mathison.
  • Suits - Legal drama television series.
  • Game of Thrones - Fantasy drama series.
  • The Walking Dead - Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.
  • RuPaul's Drag Race - Reality competition series.
  • Breaking Bad - Series about a high school chemistry teacher who becomes a drug dealer after he is diagnosed with lung cancer.
  • 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.

2012 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2012.

"Austin & Ally" - "Jessie" - "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" - "Good Luck Charlie" - "Victorious" - "Team Umizoomi" - "Big Time Rush" - "Glee" - "iCarly" - "Phineas and Ferb" - "Curious George" - "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" - "Ben 10" - "LazyTown" - "Peppa Pig" - "One Tree Hill" - "The Fairly OddParents" - "Dora the Explorer"


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 13th of January:


Weather

Weather information for January 13th, 2012:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 8.2 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 31.1 degrees Fahrenheit. -0.5 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 10.16cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 3.5 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on January 13th, 2012.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on January 13th, 2012 was probably conceived around the 5th of April, 2011. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 13th, 2012 is the 22nd of October, 2012. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about January 13th, 2012.

  • 3,105 days have passed since this date.
  • 268,268,400 seconds have passed since the January 13th, 2012.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 312,979,800 times.
  • Since January 13th, 2012, earth has travelled approximately 138,426,494,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 44,711,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 23,071,082 steps. That's about 10,254 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,219,221 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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