June 17th, 2012

June 17th, 2012, fell on a Sunday. It was day 169 of 2012. The decade was the 2010s.

8 years, 1 months and 24 days have passed since June 17th, 2012.


On This Date

Events that occurred on June 17th, 2012:

  • Rodney King is found dead.


Music Singles

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

What 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. 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.

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.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Sons of Anarchy", "Game of Thrones" and "Suits". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Gears of War 3", "Batman: Arkham City", "The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim" and "Saints Row: The Third". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "LazyTown", "Ben 10" 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 17th, 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.

  • 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

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 8 years, 1 months and 24 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.
  • People born in 2012 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1339887600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around June 17th, 2012:

  • May 19th, 2012: The 2012 UEFA Champions League Final takes place between Bayern Munich of Germany and Chelsea of England. Chelsea win 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 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 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 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.
  • 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 13th, 2012: John Terry is found not guilty of racially abusing QPR defender Anton Ferdinand.
  • July 15th, 2012: The song "Gangnam Style" is released.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 17th, 2012, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (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).
  • Native American Zodiac: June 17th, 2012 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.

Television Shows

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

  • 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.
  • RuPaul's Drag Race - Reality competition 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 17th of June:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 17th of June:

  • Icelandic National Day (Iceland)

Weather

Weather information for June 17th, 2012:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 14.2 degrees Celsius. It was a wet day. There were 4 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 75.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 24.06 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 15.56 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on June 17th, 2012.

Conception Dates

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).

Video 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.
  • Terraria - Action-adventure sandbox game.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about June 17th, 2012.

  • 2,977 days have passed since this date.
  • 257,212,800 seconds have passed since the June 17th, 2012.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 300,081,600 times.
  • Since June 17th, 2012, earth has travelled approximately 132,721,804,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 42,868,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 22,120,301 steps. That's about 9,831 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,086,554 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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