September 11th, 2012, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 255 of 2012. The decade was the 2010s.
8 years, 0 months and 11 days have passed since September 11th, 2012.
On This Date
Events that occurred on September 11th, 2012:
The U.S. embassy in Benghazi, Libya is attacked. U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens is among the dead.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on September 11th, 2012:
United States: Whistle - Flo Rida
United Kingdom: Let Me Love You - Ne-Yo
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "The Possession" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is September 11th, 2012 and it's a Tuesday. Schools have started back and autumn has arrived, so temperatures have started to cool and trees are beginning to shed their leaves. In America, the song Whistle by Flo Rida is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, Let Me Love You by Ne-Yo is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie The Possession 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 run-up to the 2012 United States presidential election is currently taking place, as President Barack Obama goes up against Republican nominee Mitt Romney. The music video "We Found Love", by Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris, has just won "Video of the Year" at the 2012 MTV VMA awards. U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and others have been killed following an attack on the U.S. embassy in Benghazi, Libya.
An anti-Islam film called the "Innocence of Muslims" is currently causing controversy. As a result, anti-American protests have sprung up in several countries around the middle east. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Real Housewives of New York City", "The Vampire Diaries", "White Collar" and "Black Mirror". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Battlefield 3", "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3", "The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim" and "Mass Effect 3".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Peppa Pig", "Ben 10", "Victorious" and "Lab Rats: Bionic Island".
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 September 11th, 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.
Innocence of Muslims
An anti-Islam movie trailer called "Innocence of Muslims" causes protests in Middle Eastern countries. Diplomatic missions are attacked.
2012 Benghazi attack
On the 11th of September, Islamic militants attack the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya. Four people are killed in the attack, including U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and U.S. Foreign Service Information Management Officer Sean Smith.
Basic facts and information about this date:
8 years, 0 months and 11 days have passed since September 11th, 2012.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 37 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 September 11th, 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 1347318000.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around September 11th, 2012:
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.
Barack Obama was the President of the United States on September 11th, 2012.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on September 11th, 2012 was probably conceived around the 3rd of December, 2011. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 11th, 2012 is the 21st of June, 2013. (Rough Estimate).
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.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about September 11th, 2012.
2,933 days have passed since this date.
253,411,200 seconds have passed since the September 11th, 2012.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 295,646,400 times.
Since September 11th, 2012, earth has travelled approximately 130,760,179,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 42,235,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 21,793,363 steps. That's about 9,686 miles!
Since this date, 3,040,934 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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