April 24th, 2012, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 115 of 2012. The decade was the 2010s.
8 years, 8 months and 29 days have passed since April 24th, 2012.
On This Date
Events that occurred on April 24th, 2012:
Football: Chelsea hand Barcelona a shock defeat in the semi-finals of the Champions League.
Flo Rida releases the song "Whistle".
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 24th, 2012:
United States: Somebody That I Used To Know - Gitye ft Kimbra
United Kingdom: Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "The Hunger Games" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is April 24th, 2012 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. The summer of 2012 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise.
In America, the song Somebody That I Used To Know by Gitye ft Kimbra 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. 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.
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. The hit song "Call Me Maybe" by Carly Rae Jepsen is currently the subject of a number of parody and lip dub videos. 127 people have tragically lost their lives following Bhoja Air Flight 213's crash near Rawalpindi in Pakistan.
In soccer, Chelsea have unexpectedly defeated Barcelona 2-1 in the semi-finals of the Champions League, despite having a man sent off. A late goal from Fernando Torres sealed Chelsea's spot in the final against Bayern Munich. People are currently laughing at the dramatic reaction to the goal by Sky Sports commentator Gary Neville. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "House", "The Office" and "Breaking Bad". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Terraria", "Gears of War 3", "DayZ (mod)" and "Mass Effect 3".
Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Peppa Pig", "Good Luck Charlie" and "Doc McStuffins". 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 24th, 2012.
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.
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 and information about this date:
8 years, 8 months and 29 days have passed since April 24th, 2012.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 17 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 24th, 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 1335222000.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around April 24th, 2012:
Barack Obama was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 24th, 2012?
David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on April 24th, 2012 was probably conceived around the 16th of July, 2011. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 24th, 2012 is the 1st of February, 2013. (Rough Estimate).
Premier League results from April 24th, 2012.
Aston Villa lose 2-1 at home to Bolton.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about April 24th, 2012.
3,196 days have passed since this date.
276,138,000 seconds have passed since the April 24th, 2012.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 322,161,000 times.
Since April 24th, 2012, earth has travelled approximately 142,487,208,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 46,023,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 23,747,868 steps. That's about 10,555 miles!
Since this date, 3,313,656 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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