April 20th, 2012, was a Friday. It was day 111 of 2012. The decade was the 2010s.
9 years, 1 months and 22 days have passed since April 20th, 2012.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.
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Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 20th, 2012.
The movie "The Hunger Games" was at the top of the box office on April 20th, 2012.
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On April 15th, 2012, a hologram of deceased rapper Tupac Shakur performed on stage with Snoop Dogg.
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.
On April 6th, 2012, actress Amanda Bynes was arrested on a DUI charge after getting into a minor fender bender.
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!
At this time, the comedy film "21 Jump Street" was playing at movie theaters.
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.
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.
"Somebody That I Used to Know" by Gotye (featuring Kimbra) went on to win a Grammy for 2012's Record of the Year.
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.
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.
US President Barack Obama is named as the Time Person of Year in 2012 following his victory over Republican candidate Mitt Romney.
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.
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.
The movie "Argo" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2012.
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.
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Barack Obama was the President of the United States on April 20th, 2012.
David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 20th, 2012.
Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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