7th of May, 2012

The 7th of May, 2012, fell on a Monday. Day 128 of 2012. Decade: 2010s.

7 years, 9 months and 17 days have passed since the 7th of May, 2012.



Music Singles

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

  • United States: Somebody That I Used To Know - Gitye ft Kimbra
  • United Kingdom: Young - Tulisa

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Think Like a Man" was at the top of the box office on this date.

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 the 7th of May, 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!

  • Eurovision 2012

    The 2012 Eurovision song contest is held in Baku, Azerbaijan. Sweden win the contest with the song "Euphoria" by Loreen.

  • The Avengers.

    Superhero movie "The Avengers" was being played in movie theaters at the time. The movie went on to gross over $1.5 billion dollars.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 7 years, 9 months and 17 days have passed since the 7th of May, 2012.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 19 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 the 7th of May, 2012, will be 7 years of age.
  • People born in 2012 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1336345200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 7th of May, 2012:

  • 15th of April, 2012: A 2-D video projection of deceased rapper Tupac Shakur performs at the Coachella Music Festival.
  • 20th of April, 2012: 127 people die when Bhoja Air Flight 213 crashes near near Rawalpindi in Pakistan.
  • 24th of April, 2012: Football: Chelsea hand Barcelona a shock defeat in the semi-finals of the Champions League
  • 27th of April, 2012: Football: Pep Guardiola announces that he will be stepping down as the manager of Barcelona
  • 4th of May, 2012: The Avengers is released in cinemas.
  • 5th of May, 2012: Chelsea win the FA Cup after defeating Liverpool 2-1.
  • 8th of May, 2012: Jermaine Paul wins the second season of The Voice.
  • 9th of May, 2012: Minecraft is released on the XBox 360.
  • 13th of May, 2012: Manchester City win their first Premier League title after scoring two late goals against Queens Park Rangers
  • 19th of May, 2012: The 2012 UEFA Champions League Final takes place between Bayern Munich of Germany and Chelsea of England. Chelsea win on penalties.
  • 23rd of May, 2012: Phillip Phillips wins the 11th season of American Idol.
  • 23rd of May, 2012: Actor Jim Parsons comes out as gay.
  • 1st of June, 2012: Prometheus (2012) is released in cinemas.
  • 4th of June, 2012: Football: Eden Hazard signs for Chelsea

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 7th of May, 2012, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2012 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 7th of May, 2012 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • 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.
  • House - Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.
  • Desperate Housewives - TV show about housewives living in suburban America.
  • CSI: NY - New York City version spin-off of the CSI franchise.
  • Two and a Half Men - Starring Charlie Sheen.
  • Dora the Explorer - Kid's TV series.
  • Futurama - Animated 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"


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 7th of May:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 7th of May:

  • May Day Bank Holiday (UK)
  • May Day (Ireland)

Weather

Weather information for the 7th of May, 2012:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 13.8 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a windy day. There were 4 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 60.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 15.56 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 9.28 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on the 7th of May, 2012.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 7th of May, 2012 was probably conceived around the 29th of July, 2011. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 7th of May, 2012 is the 14th of February, 2013. (Rough Estimate).

Soccer Results

Premier League results from the 7th of May, 2012.

  • Blackburn lose 1-0 at home to Wigan.

Computer 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.

7th of May

Events that have occurred on the 7th of May:

  • 7th of May, 1915: The British ocean liner RMS Lusitania is torpedoed by a German U-boat.
  • 7th of May, 1966: Irish bank workers go on strike.
  • 7th of May, 2000: Vladimir Putin is inaugurated as the President of Russia.
  • 7th of May, 1960: FA Cup Final 1960: Wolverhampton Wanderers defeat Blackburn Rovers 3-0.
  • 7th of May, 1972: The Los Angeles Lakers win the 1972 NBA Finals after they defeat the New York Knicks 4-1.
  • 7th of May, 1972: Serial killer Ed Kemper murders hitchhikers Mary Ann Pesce and Anita Mary Luchessa near Alameda, California.
  • 7th of May, 1986: Football: Steaua Bucuresti win the European Cup after defeating Barcelona on penalties.
  • 7th of May, 1992: Sir Mix-a-Lot releases his single "Baby Got Back".
  • 7th of May, 1993: The song "Whoomp! (There It Is)" is released.
  • 7th of May, 1997: The movie The Fifth Element (1997) is released.
  • 7th of May, 1999: The Mummy (1999) is released in cinemas.
  • 7th of May, 2004: Van Helsing (2004) is released.
  • 7th of May, 2010: The film Iron Man 2 (2010) is released.
  • 7th of May, 2013: Rapper Ja Rule is released from prison after serving time for tax evasion.
  • 7th of May, 2015: The Conservative Party win a surprise majority during the 2015 United Kingdom general election.
  • 7th of May, 2017: Emmanuel Macron wins the 2017 French presidential election.
  • 7th of May, 2019: Liverpool overturn a 3-0 deficit against Barcelona in the Champions League.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 7th of May, 2012.

  • 2,849 days have passed since this date.
  • 246,157,200 seconds have passed since the 7th of May, 2012.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 287,183,400 times.
  • Since the 7th of May, 2012, earth has travelled approximately 127,017,115,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 41,026,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 21,169,519 steps. That's about 9,409 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,953,886 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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