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April 19th, 2012.

April 19th, 2012, was a Thursday. It was day 110 of 2012. The decade was the 2010s.

9 years, 1 months and 24 days have passed since April 19th, 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 19th, 2012.

  • United States: We Are Young - Fun ft Janelle Monae
  • United Kingdom: Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen
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Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "The Hunger Games" was at the top of the box office on April 19th, 2012.

Take me back to April 19th, 2012!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is April 19th, 2012 and it's a Thursday. 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, Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepsen is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie The Hunger Games 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. 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 memes and music remixes over the past couple of weeks. North Korea's attempt to launch an observation satellite has ended in failure. The satellite exploded shortly after launch.

A 2-D video projection of deceased rapper Tupac Shakur performing at Coachella has sparked people's interest. The hit song "Call Me Maybe" by Carly Rae Jepsen is currently the subject of a number of parody and lip dub videos. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Futurama", "CSI: NY", "How I Met Your Mother" and "The Walking Dead".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duke Nukem Forever", "Gears of War 3", "Battlefield 3" and "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "LazyTown", "Ben 10" and "Glee". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of the Xbox 360, the PlayStation 3 and the LeapPad Explorer.

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 19th, 2012.

  • Tupac appears at Coachella.

    Tupac appears at Coachella.

    On April 15th, 2012, a hologram of deceased rapper Tupac Shakur performed on stage with Snoop Dogg.

  • "Ain't Nobody Got Time for That"

    "Ain't Nobody Got Time for That"

    A video of Oklahoma City resident Kimberly Wilkins saying "Ain't Nobody Got Time for That" during an interview with a local news station was going viral around this time. The interview sparked the creation of several memes and music remixes.

  • Amanda Bynes' DUI.

    Amanda Bynes' DUI.

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

  • 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.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 9 years, 1 months and 24 days have passed since April 19th, 2012.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 16 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 19th, 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 1334790000.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around April 19th, 2012.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • This date: April 19th, 2012
  • 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 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.
  • May 8th, 2012: Jermaine Paul wins the second season of The Voice.
  • May 9th, 2012: Minecraft is released on the XBox 360.
  • May 13th, 2012: Manchester City win their first Premier League title after scoring two late goals against Queens Park Rangers.
  • May 15th, 2012: François Hollande becomes the new President of France.
  • May 16th, 2012: Soccer: Liverpool sack manager Kenny Dalglish.
  • May 18th, 2012: Social media company Facebook goes public on the stock market.
  • May 19th, 2012: Chelsea win UEFA Champions League for the first time in their history after they defeat Bayern Munich on penalties.

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 19th, 2012, will have the star sign Aries.
  • Aries is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • 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 1.
  • Native American Zodiac: April 19th, 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.

  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on April 19th, 2012.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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

Popular toys and games in 2012.

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

  • The LeapPad Explorer
  • The PlayStation 3
  • The Xbox 360

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • 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.

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 19th, 2018 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 19th of April.

  • April 19th, 1978: James Franco (American actor) turned 34 on this day in 2012.
  • April 19th, 1979: Kate Hudson (American actress) turned 33 on this day in 2012.
  • April 19th, 1987: Joe Hart (English soccer player) turned 25 on this day in 2012.
  • April 19th, 2002: Loren Gray (Internet personality) turned 10 on this day in 2012.

Weather on April 19th, 2012.

Historical weather information for April 19th, 2012.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 11.6 degrees Celsius. It was a wet day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 52.9 degrees Fahrenheit. 11.61 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 7.94 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 4.06cm.

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on April 19th, 2012.

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 19th, 2012.

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on April 19th, 2012 was most likely conceived around the 11th of July, 2011.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 19th, 2012 is close to the 27th of January, 2013.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about April 19th, 2012.

  • A total of 3,342 days have passed since this date.
  • 477 weeks have passed.
  • 288,748,800 seconds have passed since the April 19th, 2012.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 336,873,600 times.
  • Since April 19th, 2012, the earth has travelled approximately 148,994,380,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 48,124,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 24,832,397 steps. That's about 11,037 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,464,986 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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