April 3rd, 2012

April 3rd, 2012, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 94 of 2012. The decade was the 2010s.

8 years, 4 months and 3 days have passed since April 3rd, 2012.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 3rd, 2012:

  • United States: We Are Young - Fun ft Janelle Monae
  • United Kingdom: Turn Up The Music - Chris Brown

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "21 Jump Street" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is April 3rd, 2012 and it's a Tuesday. The summer of 2012 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise. In America, the song We Are Young by Fun ft Janelle Monae is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, Turn Up The Music by Chris Brown is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie 21 Jump Street is at the top of the Box Office. Pre-made comics called "Rage Comics" are extremely popular on the Internet at the moment, as people use them to share relatable experiences.

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 app called Instagram is currently surging in popularity. The Matrix character "Morpheus" has become a new Internet meme.. The meme typically starts off with the line "What if I told you", followed by a revelation that the creator wants to share.

A meme called "Ridiculously Photogenic Guy" is extremely popular at the moment. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Two and a Half Men", "Real Housewives of New York City" and "The Walking Dead". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Terraria", "Gears of War 3", "Battlefield 3" and "DayZ (mod)".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Peppa Pig", "Phineas and Ferb", "iCarly" 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 April 3rd, 2012.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Call Me Maybe

    The song "Call Me Maybe" by singer Carly Rae Jepsen is being lip synched and parodied by everyone; from celebrities to military units and NFL cheerleaders!


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 8 years, 4 months and 3 days have passed since April 3rd, 2012.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 14 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 April 3rd, 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 1333407600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around April 3rd, 2012:

  • 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.
  • March 23rd, 2012: The Hunger Games (2012), starring Jennifer Lawrence, is released in movie theaters.
  • March 27th, 2012: Creative Strategist Robert Bowling resigns from Infinity Ward.
  • April 15th, 2012: A 2-D video projection of deceased rapper Tupac Shakur performs at the Coachella Music Festival.
  • April 20th, 2012: 127 people die when Bhoja Air Flight 213 crashes near near Rawalpindi in Pakistan.
  • April 24th, 2012: Football: Chelsea hand Barcelona a shock defeat in the semi-finals of the Champions League.
  • April 27th, 2012: Football: Pep Guardiola announces that he will be stepping down as the manager of Barcelona.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 3rd, 2012, will have the star sign Aries.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2012 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: April 3rd, 2012 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

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.

"Doc McStuffins" - "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"


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 3rd of April:


Weather

Weather information for April 3rd, 2012:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 7.3 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. There were 3 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 42.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 5.72 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 8.94 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on April 3rd, 2012.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on April 3rd, 2012 was probably conceived around the 25th of June, 2011. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 3rd, 2012 is the 11th of January, 2013. (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 April 3rd, 2012.

  • 3,047 days have passed since this date.
  • 263,260,800 seconds have passed since the April 3rd, 2012.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 307,137,600 times.
  • Since April 3rd, 2012, earth has travelled approximately 135,842,572,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 43,876,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 22,640,429 steps. That's about 10,062 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,159,130 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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