August 25th, 2012, fell on a Saturday. It was day 238 of 2012. The decade was the 2010s.
7 years, 11 months and 19 days have passed since August 25th, 2012.
On This Date
Events that occurred on August 25th, 2012:
Voyager 1 enters interstellar space.
American astronaut Neil Armstrong passes away.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 25th, 2012:
United States: Whistle - Flo Rida
United Kingdom: How We Do Party - Rita Ora
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "The Expendables 2" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is August 25th, 2012 and it's a Saturday. People are enjoying their weekend. The summer of 2012 is coming to an end and fall is just around the corner.
In America, the song Whistle by Flo Rida is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, How We Do Party by Rita Ora is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie The Expendables 2 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.
A song called "Gangnam Style" by South Koeran singer Psy is currently going viral at the moment. The much-anticipated video game "StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty" has just been released by Blizzard Entertainment. The run-up to the 2012 United States presidential election is currently taking place, as President Barack Obama goes up against Republican nominee Mitt Romney.
NASA have announced that the space probe Voyager 1 has entered interstellar space. Tributes are pouring in following the recent death of American astronaut Neil Armstrong. Armstrong was the first person to walk on the Moon. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Prison Break", "RuPaul's Drag Race", "The Vampire Diaries" and "Game of Thrones".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Gears of War 3", "Batman: Arkham City", "Battlefield 3" and "The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "LazyTown", "Big Time Rush", "Victorious" and "Jessie".
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 August 25th, 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.
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.
PSY's "Gangnam Style" Youtube video is published on the 15th of July, 2012. Over the following weeks and months, it goes viral.
Lance Armstrong doping case
The United States Anti-Doping Agency strips cycling legend Lance Armstrong of his medals. Armstrong fails to challenge the decision.
Basic facts and information about this date:
This date fell on a weekend.
7 years, 11 months and 19 days have passed since August 25th, 2012.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 34 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 August 25th, 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 1345849200.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around August 25th, 2012:
July 27th, 2012: The video game "StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty" is released.
August 15th, 2012: Dutch striker Robin van Persie leaves Arsenal to join their rivals Manchester United.
August 16th, 2012: South African police fatally shoot 34 miners and wound 78 more during an industrial dispute near Rustenburg.
Dublin, Ireland: It was 18.4 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. There were 2 hours of sunshine.
New York, USA: Temperature: 77.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 25.11 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
London, England: Temperature: 17 degrees Celsius. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 12.7cm.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Barack Obama was the President of the United States on August 25th, 2012.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on August 25th, 2012 was probably conceived around the 16th of November, 2011. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 25th, 2012 is the 4th of June, 2013. (Rough Estimate).
Premier League results from August 25th, 2012.
Aston Villa lose 3-1 at home to Everton.
Chelsea defeat Newcastle 2-0.
Man United defeat Fulham 3-2.
Norwich and QPR draw 1-1.
Southampton lose 2-0 at home to Wigan.
Swansea defeat West Ham 3-0.
Tottenham and West Brom draw 1-1.
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Sleeping Dogs - An open-world adventure game.
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.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about August 25th, 2012.
2,910 days have passed since this date.
251,424,000 seconds have passed since the August 25th, 2012.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 293,328,000 times.
Since August 25th, 2012, earth has travelled approximately 129,734,784,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 41,904,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 21,622,464 steps. That's about 9,610 miles!
Since this date, 3,017,088 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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