26th of May, 2012

The 26th of May, 2012, fell on a Saturday. Day 147 of 2012. Decade: 2010s.

8 years, 0 months and 7 days have passed since the 26th of May, 2012.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 26th of May, 2012:

  • United States: Somebody That I Used To Know - Gitye ft Kimbra
  • United Kingdom: R.I.P. - Rita Ora ft Tinie Tempah

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "MIB 3" 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 26th 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 8 years, 0 months and 7 days have passed since the 26th of May, 2012.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 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 26th of May, 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 1337986800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 26th of May, 2012:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 26th of May, 2012, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2012 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 26th of May, 2012 falls under the Deer.
  • 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.
  • 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 26th of May:


Weather

Weather information for the 26th of May, 2012:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 20.4 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a windy day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 73.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 22.78 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 20.17 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on the 26th of May, 2012.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 26th of May, 2012 was probably conceived around the 17th of August, 2011. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 26th of May, 2012 is the 5th of March, 2013. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Diablo III - An action RPG game.
  • 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.

26th of May

Events that have occurred on the 26th of May:

  • 26th of May, 1980: 2,000 people are killed in South Korea when military forces clash with pro-democracy protesters.
  • 26th of May, 1999: Manchester United defeat Bayern Munich in the Champions League final after scoring two goals in injury time.
  • 26th of May, 2004: Porto win the 2004 UEFA Champions League Final.
  • 26th of May, 2004: The Day After Tomorrow (2004) is released.
  • 26th of May, 2004: Fantasia Barrino wins Season 3 of American Idol.
  • 26th of May, 1967: The album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" is released by The Beatles.
  • 26th of May, 1982: Football: Aston Villa win the European Cup after defeating Bayern Munich 1-0.
  • 26th of May, 1983: Manchester United win the FA Cup final after they beat Brighton 4-0 in a replay.
  • 26th of May, 1989: Arsenal win the Football League in the final game of the season after Michael Thomas scores a late winner against Liverpool.
  • 26th of May, 1993: Menace II Society (1993) is released.
  • 26th of May, 1995: The movie Casper (1995) is released in movie theaters.
  • 26th of May, 2006: The video game "Hitman: Blood Money" is released.
  • 26th of May, 2007: Actress Lindsay Lohan is arrested for driving under the influence.
  • 26th of May, 2007: Sean Kingston releases his single "Beautiful Girls".
  • 26th of May, 2009: Mike Tyson's three-year-old daughter Exodus passes away after suffering an accident on an exercise treadmill.
  • 26th of May, 2010: Lee DeWyze wins the 9th season of American Idol.
  • 26th of May, 2010: Real Madrid sack manager Manuel Pellegrini.
  • 26th of May, 2011: Actress Lindsay Lohan receives a 120-day jail sentence for theft.
  • 26th of May, 2011: The Hangover Part II (2011) is released.
  • 26th of May, 2011: Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) is released.
  • 26th of May, 2011: Former Serbian general Ratko Mladic is arrested in Lazarevo, northern Serbia.
  • 26th of May, 2020: Protests begin in Minneapolis over the police killing of George Floyd.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 26th of May, 2012.

  • 2,929 days have passed since this date.
  • 253,065,600 seconds have passed since the 26th of May, 2012.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 295,243,200 times.
  • Since the 26th of May, 2012, earth has travelled approximately 130,581,849,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 42,177,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 21,763,642 steps. That's about 9,673 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,036,787 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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