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April 4th, 2012.

April 4th, 2012, was a Wednesday. It was day 95 of 2012. The decade was the 2010s.

9 years, 7 months and 29 days have passed since April 4th, 2012.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aries.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 4th, 2012.

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

The Billboard Hot 100 on April 4th, 2012.

The top five songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

  • We Are Young - fun. Featuring Janelle Monae
  • Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) - Kelly Clarkson
  • Glad You Came - The Wanted
  • Set Fire To The Rain - Adele
  • Somebody That I Used To Know - Gotye Featuring Kimbra
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21 Jump Street

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "21 Jump Street" was at the top of the box office on April 4th, 2012.

Take me back to April 4th, 2012!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is April 4th, 2012 and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. 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.

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.

It's 2012, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Carly Rae Jepsen, Gotye, Flo Rida, LMFAO and Ellie Goulding. Meanwhile, a new photo-sharing 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. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as MCA, Rodney King, Sherman Hemsley and Neil Armstrong would all be still alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "CSI: NY", "The Big Bang Theory", "Modern Family" and "Jersey Shore".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duke Nukem Forever", "The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D", "Saints Row: The Third" and "DayZ (mod)". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Johnny Test", "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse", "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" and "Austin & Ally". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of the Xbox 360, 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 April 4th, 2012.

  • Call Me Maybe.

    Call Me Maybe.

    Around this time, the song "Call Me Maybe" by singer Carly Rae Jepsen was being lip synced and parodied by everyone - from celebrities to military units and NFL cheerleaders!

  • 21 Jump Street is playing at movie theaters.

    21 Jump Street is playing at movie theaters.

    At this time, the comedy film "21 Jump Street" was playing at movie theaters.

  • The rise of Instagram.

    The rise of Instagram.

    The website Instagram was rapidly growing in popularity at this stage. In 2012, the social media app increased from 20 million active users to 100 million active users.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • DVD sales are plummeting.

    DVD sales are plummeting.

    As online streaming became more and more popular, sales of DVDs started to plummet. Between 2008 and 2014, sales in the USA fell by a whopping 66%.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 9 years, 7 months and 29 days have passed since April 4th, 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 4th, 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 1333494000.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around April 4th, 2012.

  • 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 24th, 2012: Ireland: Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern resigns from Fianna Fail.
  • March 25th, 2012: British animator Edd Gould passes away from leukaemia at the age of 23.
  • March 27th, 2012: Creative Strategist Robert Bowling resigns from Infinity Ward.
  • April 3rd, 2012: Instagram releases its first Android version of the app.
  • April 3rd, 2012: Social media website the "LADbible" is founded.
  • This date: April 4th, 2012
  • April 5th, 2012: Celebrity news websites report that Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are dating.
  • April 6th, 2012: Actress Amanda Bynes is arrested for drunk driving.
  • April 9th, 2012: Facebook purchases the app Instagram for $1 billion USD.
  • April 9th, 2012: Marc Anthony files for divorce from Jennifer Lopez.
  • April 11th, 2012: Kimberly "Sweet Brown" Wilkins says her viral phrase "Ain't Nobody Got Time for That" during an interview with a local news station.
  • 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: 10-man Chelsea hand Barcelona a shock defeat in the semi-finals of the Champions League.
  • April 24th, 2012: Flo Rida releases the song "Whistle".
  • April 27th, 2012: Football: Pep Guardiola announces that he will be stepping down as the manager of Barcelona.
  • May 1st, 2012: Soccer: Roy Hodgson becomes the new England manager.
  • May 4th, 2012: The Avengers is released in cinemas.
  • May 4th, 2012: Beastie Boys founder Adam Yauch (MCA) dies from cancer at the age of 47.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 4th, 2012, will have the star sign Aries.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 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).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 4.
  • Native American Zodiac: April 4th, 2012 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
  • Birth flower (April): The Daisy and the Sweet Pea.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

TV shows from April, 2012.

Black Mirror
Black Mirror
Dystopian Sci-Fi series.

Once Upon a Time
Once Upon a Time
Fantasy drama series.

American Horror Story
American Horror Story
Anthology horror series.

Homeland
Homeland
Spy thriller about CIA operative Carrie Mathison.

Suits
Suits
Legal drama television series.

Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones
Fantasy drama series.

The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead
Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.

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

Jersey Shore
Jersey Shore
Reality TV series.

White Collar
White Collar
Crime series about a con artist who works as a CI for the FBI.

Modern Family
Modern Family
Mockumentary family sitcom.

Community
Community
Sitcom that is set at a community college.

The Vampire Diaries
The Vampire Diaries
Supernatural teen drama.

Glee
Glee
Musical TV series.

RuPaul's Drag Race
RuPaul's Drag Race
Reality competition series.

Sons of Anarchy
Sons of Anarchy
Crime drama series about a biker gang.

Real Housewives of New York City
Real Housewives of New York City
American reality television series.

Breaking Bad
Breaking Bad
Series about a high school chemistry teacher who becomes a drug dealer after he is diagnosed with lung cancer.

The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory
A sitcom about two physicists called Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper.

Gossip Girl
Gossip Girl
Teen drama starring Blake Lively.

Mad Men
Mad Men
Period drama about an advertising agency in New York City.

Skins
Skins
British TV series about a group of teenagers living in Bristol.

Dexter
Dexter
Crime drama series about a serial killer who murders other serial killers.

How I Met Your Mother
How I Met Your Mother
Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.

Bones
Bones
Crime comedy-drama TV series.

Prison Break
Prison Break
TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.

Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy
Medical drama television series.

Kids' TV shows on April 4th, 2012.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2012.

Doc McStuffins
Doc McStuffins

Lab Rats: Bionic Island
Lab Rats: Bionic Island

Austin & Ally
Austin & Ally

Jessie
Jessie

Jake and the Never Land Pirates
Jake and the Never Land Pirates

Good Luck Charlie
Good Luck Charlie

Victorious
Victorious

Team Umizoomi
Team Umizoomi

Big Time Rush
Big Time Rush

Glee
Glee

iCarly
iCarly

WordGirl
WordGirl

Phineas and Ferb
Phineas and Ferb

Horrid Henry
Horrid Henry

Curious George
Curious George

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse

Ben 10
Ben 10

Johnny Test
Johnny Test

LazyTown
LazyTown

Peppa Pig
Peppa Pig

One Tree Hill
One Tree Hill

The Fairly OddParents
The Fairly OddParents

Dora the Explorer
Dora the Explorer

Popular toys and games in 2012.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2012.

Skylanders Giants figures
Skylanders Giants figures

The LeapPad Explorer
The LeapPad Explorer

The KidiZoom Camera
The KidiZoom Camera

The PlayStation 3
The PlayStation 3

The Xbox 360
The Xbox 360

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

Journey 2012
Journey
Indie adventure game.

Mass Effect 3 2012
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) 2012
DayZ (mod)
An open-world Zombie survival game that is built on Arma 2.

Minecraft 2011
Minecraft
Sandbox game.

Saints Row: The Third 2011
Saints Row: The Third
Open world adventure game.

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 2011
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Open world RPG that was developed by Bethesda Game Studios.

Metal Gear Solid HD Collection 2011
Metal Gear Solid HD Collection
Remastered collection of the Metal Gear Solid series.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 2011
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 2011
Battlefield 3
FPS game developed by DICE.

Batman: Arkham City 2011
Batman: Arkham City
Action-adventure game that is set in the Batman universe.

Gears of War 3 2011
Gears of War 3
Sci-fi first-person-shooter game that was released on the XBox 360.

Deus Ex: Human Revolution 2011
Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Action RPG developed by Eidos Montréal.

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D 2011
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D
Released for the Nintendo 3DS.

L.A. Noire 2011
L.A. Noire
Detective crime-solving game starring Officer Cole Phelps.

Terraria 2011
Terraria
Action-adventure sandbox game.

Duke Nukem Forever 2011
Duke Nukem Forever
The long-awaited sequel to Duke Nukem 3D.

Portal 2 2011
Portal 2
Puzzle-solving game developed by Valve Corporation.

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 April 4th, 2018 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on April 4th.

Anthony Perkins

Actor. Deceased
Born on April 4th, 1932
He was not alive on this date.

Graham Norton

TV host.
Born on April 4th, 1963
He turned 49 on this day in 2012.

Robert Downey Jr

Actor.
Born on April 4th, 1965
He turned 47 on this day in 2012.

David Blaine

Magician.
Born on April 4th, 1973
He turned 39 on this day in 2012.

Heath Ledger

Actor. Deceased
Born on April 4th, 1979
He was not alive on this date.

Sami Khedira

German soccer player.
Born on April 4th, 1987
He turned 25 on this day in 2012.

Weather on April 4th, 2012.

Historical weather information for April 4th, 2012.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 7.6 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a windy day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 45.9 degrees Fahrenheit. 7.72 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 6.89 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 3.05cm.

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on April 4th, 2012.

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 4th, 2012.

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on April 4th, 2012 was most likely conceived around July 13th, 2011.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 4th, 2012 is close to December 26th, 2012.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about April 4th, 2012.

  • A total of 3,530 days have passed since this date.
  • 504 weeks have passed.
  • 304,995,600 seconds have passed since the April 4th, 2012.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 355,828,200 times.
  • Since April 4th, 2012, the earth has travelled approximately 157,377,729,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 50,832,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 26,229,622 steps. That's about 11,658 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,659,947 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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