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February 19th, 2012.

February 19th, 2012, was a Sunday. It was day 50 of 2012. The decade was the 2010s.

9 years, 6 months and 28 days have passed since February 19th, 2012.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Pisces.

On this day.

What happened on February 19th, 2012?

  • MrBeast creates his Youtube channel.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on February 19th, 2012.

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

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Safe House" was at the top of the box office on February 19th, 2012.

Take me back to February 19th, 2012!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is February 19th, 2012 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Pisces. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

Valentine's Day of 2012 has just passed. 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. In the United Kingdom, David Cameron is the current Prime Minister. Video rental stores such as Blockbuster are continuing to close their doors at the moment. This is due to the increasing popularity of online streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu.

Pre-made comics called "Rage Comics" are extremely popular on the Internet at the moment, as people use them to share relatable experiences. Meanwhile, in the Middle East, protests in Syria have snowballed and a civil war has started. Armed militias are currently springing up across the country. The slang phrase YOLO (You only live once) was beginning to rise in popularity at this time.

It's 2012, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Carly Rae Jepsen, Gotye, Flo Rida, LMFAO and Ellie Goulding. An Internet meme called "Bad Luck Brian" is extremely popular at the moment. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Edd Gould, MCA, Rodney King and Sherman Hemsley would all be still alive.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Desperate Housewives", "House" and "Real Housewives of New York City". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duke Nukem Forever", "Terraria", "L.A. Noire" and "Gears of War 3". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse", "Phineas and Ferb", "Team Umizoomi" and "Victorious".

Popular toys at the moment include the likes of the PlayStation 3, the KidiZoom Camera, the LeapPad Explorer and Skylanders Giants figures.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on February 19th, 2012.

  • Greece receives a bailout.

    Greece receives a bailout.

    There was a large media focus on the Greek economy during this period of time. On February 17th, 2012, the struggling country secured a second bail-out loan worth €130 Billion.

  • Whitney Houston dies.

    Whitney Houston dies.

    On February 11th, 2012, singer Whitney Houston was found dead at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in California.

  • Bad Luck Brian.

    Bad Luck Brian.

    A meme called "Bad Luck Brian" was extremely popular during this period of time. The purpose of the meme was to highlight unlucky and embarrassing situations. It's popularity peaked in popularity in June of 2012.

  • DayZ is released.

    DayZ is released.

    At the end of January, 2012, a new Arma 2 mod called "DayZ" exploded in popularity.

  • Gotye - "Somebody That I Used to Know"

    Gotye - "Somebody That I Used to Know"

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

  • 2012 in music.

    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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2012?

    Who were the best NBA players in 2012?

    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.

  • Time Person of the Year 2012.

    Time Person of the Year 2012.

    US President Barack Obama is named as the Time Person of Year in 2012 following his victory over Republican candidate Mitt Romney.

  • Who were the best football players in 2012?

    Who were the best football players in 2012?

    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.

  • 2012 in movies.

    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.

  • Argo.

    Argo.

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

  • YOLO.

    YOLO.

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

  • Fifty Shades of Grey.

    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.

  • Video rental stores are closing down.

    Video rental stores are closing down.

    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.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 9 years, 6 months and 28 days have passed since February 19th, 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 19th, 2012, will be 9 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2012 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1329609600.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around February 19th, 2012.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on this date.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 19th, 2012, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2012 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: February 19th, 2012 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.
  • Birth flower (February): The Violet and the Primrose.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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.
  • Boardwalk Empire - Crime drama set in Atlanta City during the prohibition era.
  • 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.
  • Glee - 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.
  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on February 19th, 2012.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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

Popular toys and games in 2012.

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

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • 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.
  • Portal 2 - Puzzle-solving game developed by Valve Corporation.
  • Crysis 2 - The second game in the series.
  • Homefront - A military FPS game.

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 2012.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out February 19th, 2018 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on February 19th.

Nicolaus Copernicus

Scientist. Deceased
Born on February 19th, 1473
He was not alive on this date.

Lee Marvin

American actor. Deceased
Born on February 19th, 1924
He was not alive on this date.

Seal

Singer.
Born on February 19th, 1963
He turned 49 on this day in 2012.

Victoria Justice

Actress.
Born on February 19th, 1993
She turned 19 on this day in 2012.

Millie Bobby Brown

Actress.
Born on February 19th, 2004
She turned 8 on this day in 2012.

Weather on February 19th, 2012.

Historical weather information for February 19th, 2012.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 6.9 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 29.2 degrees Fahrenheit. -1.56 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 0.76cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 3.61 degrees Celsius.

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on February 19th, 2012.

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on February 19th, 2012.

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on February 19th, 2012 was most likely conceived around the 12th of May, 2011.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 19th, 2012 is close to the 28th of November, 2012.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about February 19th, 2012.

  • A total of 3,500 days have passed since this date.
  • 500 weeks have passed.
  • 302,396,400 seconds have passed since the February 19th, 2012.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 352,795,800 times.
  • Since February 19th, 2012, the earth has travelled approximately 156,036,542,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 50,399,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 26,006,090 steps. That's about 11,558 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,628,757 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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