June 8th, 2012, fell on a Friday. It was day 160 of 2012. The decade was the 2010s.
8 years, 2 months and 0 days have passed since June 8th, 2012.
On This Date
Events that occurred on June 8th, 2012:
The 2012 UEFA European Championship kicks off in Poland and Ukraine.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on June 8th, 2012:
United States: Somebody That I Used To Know - Gitye ft Kimbra
United Kingdom: Feel The Love - Rudimental ft John Newman
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Snow White and the Huntsman" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is June 8th, 2012 and it's a Friday. People are looking forward to the weekend. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.
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, Feel The Love by Rudimental ft John Newman is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Snow White and the Huntsman is at the top of the Box Office.
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 hit song "Call Me Maybe" by Carly Rae Jepsen is currently the subject of a number of parody and lip dub videos. In soccer, Eden Hazard has announced that he will be signing for Chelsea. Mitt Romney has beaten the likes of Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul and Rick Santorum to become the Republican candidate for the 2012 US presidential election.
A Youtube video by Laina Morris parodying an "Overly Attached Girlfriend" is currently going viral at the moment. The success of the video has led to "Overly Attached Girlfriend" becoming a meme. In Poland and Ukraine, the 2012 UEFA European Football Championship is taking place. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Sons of Anarchy", "Modern Family" and "Homeland".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Terraria", "Battlefield 3", "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3" and "Mass Effect 3". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "LazyTown", "Big Time Rush" and "Doc McStuffins".
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 June 8th, 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.
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.
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.
UEFA Euro 2012
The 2012 UEFA European Football Championship is held in Poland and Ukraine. Spain win the competition after defeating Italy 4-0.
Overly Attached Girlfriend
The meme "Overly Attached Girlfriend" begins to spread on the 7th of June, 2012.
Basic facts and information about this date:
8 years, 2 months and 0 days have passed since June 8th, 2012.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 23 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 June 8th, 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 1339110000.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around June 8th, 2012:
Barack Obama was the President of the United States on June 8th, 2012.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on June 8th, 2012 was probably conceived around the 30th of August, 2011. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on June 8th, 2012 is the 18th of March, 2013. (Rough Estimate).
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.
Terraria - Action-adventure sandbox game.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about June 8th, 2012.
2,983 days have passed since this date.
257,731,200 seconds have passed since the June 8th, 2012.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 300,686,400 times.
Since June 8th, 2012, earth has travelled approximately 132,989,299,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 42,955,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 22,164,883 steps. That's about 9,851 miles!
Since this date, 3,092,774 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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