February 18th, 2012

February 18th, 2012, fell on a Saturday. It was day 49 of 2012. The decade was the 2010s.

8 years, 4 months and 13 days have passed since February 18th, 2012.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on February 18th, 2012:

  • United States: Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) - Kelly Clarkson
  • United Kingdom: Somebody That I Used To Know - Gitye ft Kimbra

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

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

Take Me Back!

The date is February 18th, 2012 and it's a Saturday. People are enjoying their weekend. In America, the song Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) by Kelly Clarkson is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, Somebody That I Used To Know by Gitye ft Kimbra is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Safe House 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.

The world is in shock following the death of singer Whitney Houston. People are watching popular TV shows such as "CSI: Miami", "CSI: NY", "Bones" and "How I Met Your Mother". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Gears of War 3", "Batman: Arkham City", "The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim" and "DayZ (mod)".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Peppa Pig", "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse", "Glee" and "Good Luck Charlie".


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 18th, 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.

  • 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.

  • Bad Luck Brian.

    The "Advice Animal" meme "Bad Luck Brian" was extremely popular during this period of time. The meme was born in January of 2012 and it peaked in popularity in June of 2012.

  • Greek Economy

    The Greek Economy is in the news again as the country secures another bail-out loan. This time, the loan is worth €130 Billion.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 8 years, 4 months and 13 days have passed since February 18th, 2012.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 07 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 February 18th, 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 1329523200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around February 18th, 2012:

  • January 19th, 2012: Popular website Megaupload.com is shut down by the FBI for alleged copyright infringement.
  • January 21st, 2012: The mod version of zombie video game "DayZ" is released.
  • February 1st, 2012: TV host Don Cornelius commits suicide after suffering from seizures and the onset of dementia.
  • February 3rd, 2012: Irish journalist Jonathan Spollen goes missing in Rishikesh, India.
  • February 3rd, 2012: The English FA strips John Terry of the captaincy.
  • February 5th, 2012: Super Bowl XLVI: The New York Giants defeat the New England Patriots by 21-17 at the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • February 5th, 2012: Madonna and LMFAO perform at the halftime show of Super Bowl XLVI.
  • February 8th, 2012: England manager Fabio Capello resigns.
  • February 11th, 2012: Singer Whitney Houston dies.
  • February 26th, 2012: The 84th Academy Awards are held. Best Actor: Jean Dujardin (The Artist). Best Actress: Meryl Streep (The Iron Lady).
  • February 26th, 2012: George Zimmerman fatally shoots 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
  • March 4th, 2012: Football: Chelsea sack manager Andre Villas-Boas.
  • March 16th, 2012: The comedy movie 21 Jump Street (2012) is released in cinemas.
  • March 17th, 2012: Soccer player Fabrice Muamba collapses on the pitch during a live match.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 18th, 2012, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2012 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: February 18th, 2012 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.

  • 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 18th of February:


Weather

Weather information for February 18th, 2012:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 8.1 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 32.9 degrees Fahrenheit. 0.5 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 0.76cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 7.78 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 3.05cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on February 18th, 2012.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on February 18th, 2012 was probably conceived around the 11th of May, 2011. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 18th, 2012 is the 27th of November, 2012. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • DayZ (mod) - An open-world Zombie survival game that is built on Arma 2.
  • 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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about February 18th, 2012.

  • 3,058 days have passed since this date.
  • 264,207,600 seconds have passed since the February 18th, 2012.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 308,242,200 times.
  • Since February 18th, 2012, earth has travelled approximately 136,331,121,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 44,034,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 22,721,854 steps. That's about 10,099 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,170,491 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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