March 7th, 2012

March 7th, 2012, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 67 of 2012. The decade was the 2010s.

8 years, 8 months and 27 days have passed since March 7th, 2012.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 7th, 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 "Act of Valor" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is March 7th, 2012 and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Pisces. Spring has started to creep in and the evenings are beginning to get longer.

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 Act of Valor is at the top of the Box Office.

In the United Kingdom, David Cameron is the current Prime Minister. Pre-made comics called "Rage Comics" are extremely popular on the Internet at the moment, as people use them to share relatable experiences. Protests in Syria have snowballed and a civil war has started. Armed militias are currently springing up across the country.

It's 2012, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Carly Rae Jepsen, Gotye, Flo Rida, LMFAO and Ellie Goulding. A new documentary film called "Kony 2020" is receiving a lot of attention at the moment. The video, which aims to highlight the war crimes of Ugandan militia leader Joseph Kony, is being shared across social media websites such as Youtube, Facebook and Twitter. An app called Instagram is currently surging in popularity.

In soccer, Chelsea have sacked manager Andre Villas-Boas after less than a year in charge. Vladimir Putin has been elected as the President of Russia despite widespread accusations of vote-rigging. A video called "Kony 2012" is spreading rapidly across websites such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Reddit.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Real Housewives of New York City", "Community", "Modern Family" and "White Collar". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Homefront", "Portal 2", "Duke Nukem Forever" and "DayZ (mod)". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "Curious George", "Austin & Ally" and "Lab Rats: Bionic Island".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Xbox 360", "PlayStation 3" and "The LeapPad Explorer".


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 March 7th, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Instagram

    The website Instagram is continuing to grow in popularity. Throughout 2012, the social media site rose from 20 million active users to 100 million active users.

  • Kony 2012

    On the 5th of March, 2012, Invisible Children, Inc. released a video that was titled "Kony 2012". In the days following its release, the short film became an Internet sensation, as it quickly spread across websites such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Reddit.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 8 years, 8 months and 27 days have passed since March 7th, 2012.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 10 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 March 7th, 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 1331078400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around March 7th, 2012:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 7th, 2012, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (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).
  • Native American Zodiac: March 7th, 2012 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.

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.
  • 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.

2012 - Kid's TV

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

  • Lab Rats: Bionic Island
  • 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

2012 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2012:

  • The LeapPad Explorer
  • PlayStation 3
  • Xbox 360

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 7th of March:


Weather

Weather information for March 7th, 2012:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 11.5 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 52.1 degrees Fahrenheit. 11.17 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 7.67 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 4.06cm.

US President

Who was the US President on March 7th, 2012?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on March 7th, 2012?

  • David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on March 7th, 2012 was probably conceived around the 29th of May, 2011. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 7th, 2012 is the 15th of December, 2012. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • Mass Effect 3 - Sci-fi role-playing game. Although the game itself was well-received, the ending of the game was considered by many to be sub-par.
  • 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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about March 7th, 2012.

  • 3,193 days have passed since this date.
  • 275,875,200 seconds have passed since the March 7th, 2012.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 321,854,400 times.
  • Since March 7th, 2012, earth has travelled approximately 142,351,603,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 45,979,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 23,725,267 steps. That's about 10,545 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,310,502 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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