June 29th, 2012

June 29th, 2012, fell on a Friday. It was day 181 of 2012. The decade was the 2010s.

8 years, 4 months and 29 days have passed since June 29th, 2012.


On This Date

Events that occurred on June 29th, 2012:

  • The film Magic Mike (2012) is released.
  • The film Ted (2012), starring Mark Wahlberg, is released in movie theaters.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on June 29th, 2012:

  • United States: Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen
  • United Kingdom: Payphone - Maroon 5

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Ted" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is June 29th, 2012 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. 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 Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepsen is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Payphone by Maroon 5 is the number one hit song.

Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Ted 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. "Confession Bear" has become the latest Internet meme.

French striker Olivier Giroud has joined London side Arsenal from Montpellier. Mario Balotelli's goal celebration against Germany in the semi final of UEFA Euro 2012 has sparked the creation of dozens of Photoshopped memes. In celebrity news, Katie Holmes has filed for divorce from Tom Cruise.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "The Office", "Bones" and "How I Met Your Mother". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Terraria", "Gears of War 3", "The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim" and "DayZ (mod)". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse", "Phineas and Ferb", "Jessie" and "Lab Rats: Bionic Island".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "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 29th, 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:

  • 8 years, 4 months and 29 days have passed since June 29th, 2012.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 26 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 29th, 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 1340924400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around June 29th, 2012:

  • June 1st, 2012: Prometheus (2012) is released in cinemas.
  • June 1st, 2012: Soccer: Brendan Rodgers becomes the new manager of Liverpool.
  • 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 17th, 2012: Rodney King is found dead.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • July 20th, 2012: The Dark Knight Rises (2012) is released in cinemas.
  • July 20th, 2012: The Aurora shooting occurs when 12 people are murdered at a midnight screening of the movie The Dark Knight Rises.
  • July 24th, 2012: The song "Let Her Go" is released by Passenger.
  • July 27th, 2012: The video game "StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty" is released.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 29th, 2012, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually .
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2012 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: June 29th, 2012 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • 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

2012 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2012:

  • The LeapPad Explorer
  • PlayStation 3
  • Xbox 360

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 29th of June:


Weather

Weather information for June 29th, 2012:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 19.1 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 78.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 25.56 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 16.89 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on June 29th, 2012?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on June 29th, 2012?

  • David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on June 29th, 2012 was probably conceived around the 20th of September, 2011. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on June 29th, 2012 is the 8th of April, 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 29th, 2012.

  • 3,074 days have passed since this date.
  • 265,597,200 seconds have passed since the June 29th, 2012.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 309,863,400 times.
  • Since June 29th, 2012, earth has travelled approximately 137,048,155,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 44,266,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 22,841,359 steps. That's about 10,152 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,187,166 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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