April 7th, 2012

April 7th, 2012, fell on a Saturday. It was day 98 of 2012. The decade was the 2010s.

9 years, 0 months and 15 days have passed since April 7th, 2012.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 7th, 2012:

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

Movie Box Office

Which 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 7th, 2012 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

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. 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. American actress Amanda Bynes is currently in the news for all of the wrong reasons after she clipped a police car and got arrested for driving while under the influence. A video of Oklahoma City resident Kimberly Wilkins saying "Ain't Nobody Got Time for That" during an interview with a local news station is currently going viral. The interview has sparked the creation of several remixes.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "CSI: NY", "Sons of Anarchy", "Community" and "Homeland". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Batman: Arkham City", "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3", "Saints Row: The Third" and "Mass Effect 3". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Peppa Pig", "Glee", "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" and "Lab Rats: Bionic Island".

Popular toys include the likes of "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 April 7th, 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.

  • 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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2012?

    The best NBA players in 2012 were as follows: 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.

  • 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!

  • Amanda Bynes DUI

    On the 6th of April, 2012, actress Amanda Bynes is arrested on a DUI charge after getting into a minor fender bender.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 9 years, 0 months and 15 days have passed since April 7th, 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 7th, 2012, will be 9 years of age.
  • People born in 2012 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1333753200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around April 7th, 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.
  • 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.
  • April 6th, 2012: Actress Amanda Bynes is arrested for drunk driving.
  • This date: April 7th, 2012
  • April 9th, 2012: Facebook purchases the app Instagram for $1 billion USD.
  • April 9th, 2012: Marc Anthony files for divorce from Jennifer Lopez.
  • 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 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 5th, 2012: Chelsea win the FA Cup after defeating Liverpool 2-1.
  • May 6th, 2012: François Hollande defeats incumbent President Nicolas Sarkozy in the 2012 French presidential election.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 7th, 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 7th, 2012 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

Television Shows

TV shows that people would 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.
  • Glee - Musical TV 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
  • 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

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.
  • Duke Nukem Forever - The long-awaited sequel to Duke Nukem 3D.
  • Portal 2 - Puzzle-solving game developed by Valve Corporation.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures and noteable people who were born on the 7th of April:


Weather

Weather information for April 7th, 2012:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 13.8 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. There were 3 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 42.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 5.56 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 8.72 degrees Celsius.

US President

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

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 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 April 7th, 2012 was probably conceived around the 29th of June, 2011. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 7th, 2012 is the 15th of January, 2013. (Rough Estimate).

Soccer Results

Premier League results from April 7th, 2012.

  • Bolton lose 3-0 at home to Fulham.
  • Chelsea defeat Wigan 2-1.
  • Liverpool and Aston Villa draw 1-1.
  • Norwich and Everton draw 2-2.
  • Stoke defeat Wolves 2-1.
  • Sunderland and Tottenham draw 0-0.
  • West Brom defeat Blackburn 3-0.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 3,302 days have passed since this date.
  • 285,292,800 seconds have passed since the April 7th, 2012.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 332,841,600 times.
  • Since April 7th, 2012, earth has travelled approximately 147,211,084,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 47,548,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 24,535,181 steps. That's about 10,905 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,423,514 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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