October 1st, 2012

October 1st, 2012, fell on a Monday. It was day 275 of 2012. The decade was the 2010s.

7 years, 9 months and 14 days have passed since October 1st, 2012.


On This Date

Events that occurred on October 1st, 2012:

  • German actor Dirk Bach dies.
  • 5-year-old April Jones goes missing from Powys, Wales.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 1st, 2012:

  • United States: One More Night - Maroon 5
  • United Kingdom: Gangnam Style - Psy

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

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

Take Me Back!

The date is October 1st, 2012 and it's a Monday. The summer is long gone and temperatures have started to become much cooler. Fallen leaves have carpeted driveways, lawns, pathways and sidewalks and there's a fresh earthy scent in the ear.

In America, the song One More Night by Maroon 5 is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Gangnam Style by Psy is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Hotel Transylvania is at the top of the Box Office.

It's 2012, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Carly Rae Jepsen, Gotye, Flo Rida, LMFAO and Ellie Goulding. People are watching popular TV shows such as "CSI: NY", "Desperate Housewives", "Bones" and "Homeland". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "DayZ (mod)", "Diablo III", "Sleeping Dogs" and "Borderlands 2".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "iCarly", "Big Time Rush" and "Victorious".


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 October 1st, 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.

  • 2012 US Presidential Election

    The battle for the White House is fought between US President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney. Throughout the campaign, topics such as economic recovery and the Iraq War became the centre of attention.

  • Jimmy Savile

    News emerges that deceased television presenter Jimmy Savile has had hundreds of sexual abuse allegations made against him.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 7 years, 9 months and 14 days have passed since October 1st, 2012.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 40 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 October 1st, 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 1349046000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around October 1st, 2012:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 1st, 2012, will have the star sign Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2012 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: October 1st, 2012 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

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.
  • RuPaul's Drag Race - Reality competition series.
  • 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.

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 1st of October:


Weather

Weather information for October 1st, 2012:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 14.4 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. There were 3 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 57.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 14 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 2.03cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 14.28 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 7.11cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on October 1st, 2012.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on October 1st, 2012 was probably conceived around the 23rd of December, 2011. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 1st, 2012 is the 11th of July, 2013. (Rough Estimate).

Soccer Results

Premier League results from October 1st, 2012.

  • QPR lose 2-1 at home to West Ham.

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Borderlands 2 - Action role-playing game.
  • 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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about October 1st, 2012.

  • 2,844 days have passed since this date.
  • 245,721,600 seconds have passed since the October 1st, 2012.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 286,675,200 times.
  • Since October 1st, 2012, earth has travelled approximately 126,792,345,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 40,953,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 21,132,058 steps. That's about 9,392 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,948,659 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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