June 17th, 2012, fell on a Sunday. It was day 169 of 2012. The decade was the 2010s.
8 years, 10 months and 3 days have passed since June 17th, 2012.
On This Date
Events that occurred on June 17th, 2012:
Rodney King is found dead.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on June 17th, 2012:
United States: Somebody That I Used To Know - Gitye ft Kimbra
United Kingdom: Sing - Gary Barlow & Commonwealth Band
Movie Box Office
Which movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Madagascar 3" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is June 17th, 2012 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Gemini. Currently, people are enjoying their 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. 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.
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. Rodney King, who became a household name following an infamous police brutality case in 1991, has been found dead in his swimming pool. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Sons of Anarchy", "The Vampire Diaries", "Modern Family" and "Game of Thrones".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Battlefield 3", "The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim", "Saints Row: The Third" and "Diablo III". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "Peppa Pig", "LazyTown" and "iCarly". 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 June 17th, 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.
UEFA Euro 2012
The 2012 UEFA European Football Championship is held in Poland and Ukraine. Spain win the competition after defeating Italy 4-0.
Basic facts and information about this date:
This date fell on a weekend.
8 years, 10 months and 3 days have passed since June 17th, 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 17th, 2012, will be 8 years of age.
Barack Obama was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on June 17th, 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 June 17th, 2012 was probably conceived around the 8th of September, 2011. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on June 17th, 2012 is the 27th of March, 2013. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on June 17th, 2012.
Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to June 17th, 2012. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.
NB: If a video is blank, click on the button above to view the next one...
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about June 17th, 2012.
3,229 days have passed since this date.
278,985,600 seconds have passed since the June 17th, 2012.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 325,483,200 times.
Since June 17th, 2012, earth has travelled approximately 143,956,569,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 46,497,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 23,992,762 steps. That's about 10,663 miles!
Since this date, 3,347,827 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
A list of random dates that you might be interested in: