July 15th, 2012

July 15th, 2012, fell on a Sunday. Day 197 of 2012. Decade: 2010s.

7 years, 10 months and 21 days have passed since July 15th, 2012.


On This Date

Events that occurred on July 15th, 2012:

  • The song "Gangnam Style" is released.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 15th, 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 "Ice Age: Continental Drift" was at the top of the box office on this date.

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 July 15th, 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.

  • Gangnam Style

    PSY's "Gangnam Style" Youtube video is published on the 15th of July, 2012. Over the following weeks and months, it goes viral.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 7 years, 10 months and 21 days have passed since July 15th, 2012.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 28 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 July 15th, 2012, will be 7 years of age.
  • People born in 2012 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1342306800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around July 15th, 2012:

  • 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.
  • 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 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 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 July 15th, 2012, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2012 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: July 15th, 2012 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.

Television Shows

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

  • 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.
  • Desperate Housewives - TV show about housewives living in suburban America.
  • CSI: NY - New York City version spin-off of the CSI franchise.
  • Two and a Half Men - Starring Charlie Sheen.
  • Dora the Explorer - Kid's TV series.
  • Futurama - Animated 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 15th of July:


Weather

Weather information for July 15th, 2012:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 17.6 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a windy day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 77.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 25 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 15.11 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 2.03cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

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

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on July 15th, 2012 was probably conceived around the 6th of October, 2011. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 15th, 2012 is the 24th of April, 2013. (Rough Estimate).

Computer 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.

15th of July

Events that have occurred on the 15th of July:

  • July 15th, 1974: News anchor Christine Chubbuck commits suicide during a live broadcast on WXLT-TV in Sarasota, Florida.
  • July 15th, 1994: The Rwandan Genocide ends.
  • July 15th, 1994: The movie True Lies (1994) is released.
  • July 15th, 1997: Italian fashion designer Gianni Versace is shot dead by Andrew Cunanan.
  • July 15th, 1959: The "Steel strike of 1959" begins in the United States.
  • July 15th, 1988: The movie Die Hard (1988) is released.
  • July 15th, 1991: Right Said Fred releases his song "I'm Too Sexy".
  • July 15th, 1996: The first episode of Kenan & Kel is aired.
  • July 15th, 2000: The last episode of Kenan & Kel is aired.
  • July 15th, 2004: I, Robot (2004), starring Will Smith, is released in movie theaters.
  • July 15th, 2005: The movie Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), starring Johnny Depp, is released in movie theaters.
  • July 15th, 2005: The comedy movie Wedding Crashers (2005) is released in cinemas.
  • July 15th, 2006: Ashley Cole and Cheryl Tweedy are married.
  • July 15th, 2008: Casey Anthony's 2-year-old daughter Caylee is reported missing.
  • July 15th, 2009: The movie Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009) is released.
  • July 15th, 2011: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 (2011) is released.
  • July 15th, 2015: Love Island: Jess Hayes and Max Morley are crowned as winners.
  • July 15th, 2015: Hackers announce that they have stolen data from extramarital affairs website Ashley Madison.
  • July 15th, 2016: The movie Ghostbusters (a reboot of the original) is released in movie theaters.
  • July 15th, 2016: The first season of Stranger Things is released on Netflix.
  • July 15th, 2016: Donald Trump announces Mike Pence as his running mate.
  • July 15th, 2018: The final of the 2018 FIFA World Cup takes places.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 2,882 days have passed since this date.
  • 249,004,800 seconds have passed since the July 15th, 2012.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 290,505,600 times.
  • Since July 15th, 2012, earth has travelled approximately 128,486,476,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 41,500,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 21,414,413 steps. That's about 9,518 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,988,058 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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