August 25th, 2012, was a Saturday. It was day 238 of 2012. The decade was the 2010s.
8 years, 9 months and 18 days have passed since August 25th, 2012.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Virgo.
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Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 25th, 2012.
The movie "The Expendables 2" was at the top of the box office on August 25th, 2012.
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On August 24th, 2012, the United States Anti-Doping Agency stripped cycling legend Lance Armstrong of his medals due to doping allegations.
The music video for PSY's "Gangnam Style" was uploaded to Youtube on July 15th, 2012. Over the following weeks and months, it went viral, wracking up millions and millions of views.
"Somebody That I Used to Know" by Gotye (featuring Kimbra) went on to win a Grammy for 2012's Record of the Year.
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.
The best NBA players in 2012 were 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.
US President Barack Obama is named as the Time Person of Year in 2012 following his victory over Republican candidate Mitt Romney.
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.
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.
The movie "Argo" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2012.
From 2010 onward, video rental stores such as Blockbuster were beginning to close down. This was due to the popularity of new online streaming services such as Netflix and the Internet in general. Although a few stores and franchises continued to hobble along, it was only a matter of time before they were also forced to close their doors.
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Barack Obama was the President of the United States on August 25th, 2012.
David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 25th, 2012.
Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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