April 5th, 2012

April 5th, 2012, fell on a Thursday. It was day 96 of 2012. The decade was the 2010s.

8 years, 3 months and 1 days have passed since April 5th, 2012.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 5th, 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 5th, 2012 and it's a Thursday. 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. 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. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Two and a Half Men", "House", "Prison Break" and "Breaking Bad". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Terraria", "Batman: Arkham City", "Battlefield 3" and "The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Ben 10", "Phineas and Ferb", "Glee" and "Lab Rats: Bionic Island".


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 5th, 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, 3 months and 1 days have passed since April 5th, 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 5th, 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 1333580400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around April 5th, 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.
  • 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.
  • May 4th, 2012: The Avengers is released in cinemas.
  • May 5th, 2012: Chelsea win the FA Cup after defeating Liverpool 2-1.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 5th, 2012, will have the star sign Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2012 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: April 5th, 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.
  • 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.

"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" - "The Fairly OddParents" - "Dora the Explorer"


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 5th of April:


Weather

Weather information for April 5th, 2012:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 7.9 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 39.1 degrees Fahrenheit. 3.94 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 7.11 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on April 5th, 2012.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on April 5th, 2012 was probably conceived around the 27th of June, 2011. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 5th, 2012 is the 13th 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?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on April 5th, 2012.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about April 5th, 2012.

  • 3,014 days have passed since this date.
  • 260,409,600 seconds have passed since the April 5th, 2012.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 303,811,200 times.
  • Since April 5th, 2012, earth has travelled approximately 134,371,353,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 43,401,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 22,395,226 steps. That's about 9,953 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,124,915 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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