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June 15th, 2012.

June 15th, 2012, was a Friday. It was day 167 of 2012. The decade was the 2010s.

9 years, 1 months and 15 days have passed since June 15th, 2012.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Gemini.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on June 15th, 2012.

  • United States: Somebody That I Used To Know - Gitye ft Kimbra
  • United Kingdom: Sing - Gary Barlow & Commonwealth Band
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Madagascar 3

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Madagascar 3" was at the top of the box office on June 15th, 2012.

Take me back to June 15th, 2012!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is June 15th, 2012 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Gemini. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and 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, Sing by Gary Barlow & Commonwealth Band is the number one hit song.

Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Madagascar 3 is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, David Cameron is the current Prime Minister. Video rental stores such as Blockbuster are continuing to close their doors at the moment. This is due to the increasing popularity of online streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu.

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. Meanwhile, a new photo-sharing 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. 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.

Actor David Arquette has filed for divorce from Friends star Courtney Cox following two years of separation. TMZ is reporting that rapper Drake and his entourage have been involved in a scuffle with Chris Brown at a nightclub in New York City. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "CSI: NY", "The Office", "How I Met Your Mother" and "The Vampire Diaries".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Terraria", "Batman: Arkham City", "Saints Row: The Third" and "DayZ (mod)". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "Peppa Pig", "Curious George" and "Team Umizoomi". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as the Xbox 360, the PlayStation 3, the LeapPad Explorer and Skylanders Giants figures.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on June 15th, 2012.

  • Tottenham sack Harry Redknapp.

    Tottenham sack Harry Redknapp.

    On June 13th, 2012, Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp was sacked by the club. Redknapp had been in charge of Spurs for four years.

  • Overly Attached Girlfriend.

    Overly Attached Girlfriend.

    The meme "Overly Attached Girlfriend" became popular in June of 2012.

  • UEFA Euro 2012.

    UEFA Euro 2012.

    The 2012 UEFA European Football Championship was being held in Poland and Ukraine at this time. Spain won the competition after they thrashed Italy 4-0 in the final.

  • The rise of Instagram.

    The rise of Instagram.

    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.

  • Bad Luck Brian.

    Bad Luck Brian.

    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.

  • Gotye - "Somebody That I Used to Know"

    Gotye - "Somebody That I Used to Know"

    "Somebody That I Used to Know" by Gotye (featuring Kimbra) went on to win a Grammy for 2012's Record of the Year.

  • 2012 in music.

    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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2012?

    Who were the best NBA players in 2012?

    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.

  • Time Person of the Year 2012.

    Time Person of the Year 2012.

    US President Barack Obama is named as the Time Person of Year in 2012 following his victory over Republican candidate Mitt Romney.

  • Who were the best football players in 2012?

    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.

  • 2012 in movies.

    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.

  • Argo.

    Argo.

    The movie "Argo" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2012.

  • Video rental stores are closing down.

    Video rental stores are closing down.

    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.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 9 years, 1 months and 15 days have passed since June 15th, 2012.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 24 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 15th, 2012, will be 9 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2012 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1339714800.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around June 15th, 2012.

  • May 16th, 2012: Soccer: Liverpool sack manager Kenny Dalglish.
  • May 18th, 2012: Social media company Facebook goes public on the stock market.
  • May 19th, 2012: Chelsea win UEFA Champions League for the first time in their history after they defeat Bayern Munich on penalties.
  • May 23rd, 2012: Phillip Phillips wins the 11th season of American Idol.
  • May 23rd, 2012: Actor Jim Parsons comes out as gay.
  • June 1st, 2012: Prometheus (2012) is released in cinemas.
  • June 1st, 2012: Soccer: Brendan Rodgers becomes the new manager of Liverpool.
  • June 2nd, 2012: Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak is sentenced to life in prison for failing to stop the killing of protesters.
  • June 4th, 2012: Football: Eden Hazard signs for Chelsea.
  • June 7th, 2012: Rapper Lil Phat is shot dead outside of Northside Hospital in Sandy Springs, Georgia.
  • June 8th, 2012: The 2012 UEFA European Championship kicks off in Poland and Ukraine.
  • June 12th, 2012: American mobster Henry Hill (Goodfellas) dies of heart disease at the age of 69.
  • June 13th, 2012: Soccer: Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp is sacked by the club.
  • This date: June 15th, 2012
  • June 17th, 2012: American activist Rodney King is found dead in his swimming pool at the age of 47.
  • June 19th, 2012: Ecuador announces that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has applied for political asylum.
  • June 20th, 2012: Coinbase is founded.
  • June 21st, 2012: The Miami Heat win the 2012 NBA Finals after they defeat the Oklahoma City Thunder 4-1.
  • June 22nd, 2012: The animated movie Brave (2012) is released.
  • June 22nd, 2012: The first Tesla Model S is introduced.
  • June 26th, 2012: Football: Olivier Giroud signs for Arsenal.
  • June 29th, 2012: The film Magic Mike (2012) is released.
  • June 29th, 2012: The film Ted (2012), starring Mark Wahlberg, is released in movie theaters.
  • June 29th, 2012: Katie Holmes files for divorce from Tom Cruise after nearly six years of marriage.
  • July 1st, 2012: Spain win the UEFA Euro 2012 Final after thrashing Italy 4-0.
  • July 3rd, 2012: The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) is released in movie theaters.
  • July 3rd, 2012: Soccer: André Villas-Boas becomes the new manager of Tottenham Hotspur.
  • July 4th, 2012: CERN announces that particles consistent with the Higgs boson have been discovered at the Large Hadron Collider.
  • July 12th, 2012: Social news website Digg is sold to Betaworks for $500,000.
  • July 13th, 2012: John Terry is found not guilty of racially abusing QPR defender Anton Ferdinand.
  • July 13th, 2012: Soccer: Scottish side Rangers are demoted to the 3rd division following a debt crisis.
  • July 15th, 2012: The song "Gangnam Style" is released.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 15th, 2012, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2012 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: June 15th, 2012 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.
  • Birth flower (June): The Rose and the Honeysuckle.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • Black Mirror - Dystopian Sci-Fi series.
  • American Horror Story - Anthology horror series.
  • Homeland - Spy thriller about CIA operative Carrie Mathison.
  • Suits - Legal drama television series.
  • Game of Thrones - Fantasy drama series.
  • The Walking Dead - Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.
  • Jersey Shore - Reality TV series.
  • White Collar - Crime series about a con artist who works as a CI for the FBI.
  • Modern Family - Mockumentary family sitcom.
  • Community - Sitcom that is set at a community college.
  • The Vampire Diaries - Supernatural teen drama.
  • Glee - Musical TV series.
  • RuPaul's Drag Race - Reality competition series.
  • Sons of Anarchy - Crime drama series about a biker gang.
  • Real Housewives of New York City - American reality television series.
  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on June 15th, 2012.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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

Popular toys and games in 2012.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2012.

  • Skylanders Giants figures
  • The LeapPad Explorer
  • The KidiZoom Camera
  • The PlayStation 3
  • The Xbox 360

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • 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.

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 2012.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out June 15th, 2018 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on June 15th.

Helen Hunt

Actress.
Born on June 15th, 1963
She turned 49 on this day in 2012.

Courteney Cox

Actress.
Born on June 15th, 1964
She turned 48 on this day in 2012.

Ice Cube

Rapper / Actor.
Born on June 15th, 1969
He turned 43 on this day in 2012.

Leah Remini

Actress.
Born on June 15th, 1970
She turned 42 on this day in 2012.

Neil Patrick Harris

Actor.
Born on June 15th, 1973
He turned 39 on this day in 2012.

Nadine Coyle

Irish singer.
Born on June 15th, 1985
She turned 27 on this day in 2012.

Weather on June 15th, 2012.

Historical weather information for June 15th, 2012.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 15.4 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 70.5 degrees Fahrenheit. 21.39 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 15.06 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 7.11cm.

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on June 15th, 2012.

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on June 15th, 2012.

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about June 15th, 2012.

  • A total of 3,332 days have passed since this date.
  • 476 weeks have passed.
  • 287,884,800 seconds have passed since the June 15th, 2012.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 335,865,600 times.
  • Since June 15th, 2012, the earth has travelled approximately 148,548,556,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 47,980,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 24,758,093 steps. That's about 11,004 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,454,618 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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