October 3rd, 2012, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 277 of 2012. The decade was the 2010s.
8 years, 4 months and 29 days have passed since October 3rd, 2012.
On This Date
Events that occurred on October 3rd, 2012:
Taken 2 (2012) is released in cinemas.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 3rd, 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 3rd, 2012 and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Libra. The summer is long gone. Temperatures have started to become much cooler and the evenings are beginning to get darker.
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. In the United Kingdom, David Cameron is the current Prime Minister. It's 2012, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Carly Rae Jepsen, Gotye, Flo Rida, LMFAO and Ellie Goulding.
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. A new dating app called Tinder has just been released. In Wales, authorities are searching for a 5-year-old girl called April Jones, who disappeared after getting into a vehicle near her home in Machynlleth, Powys.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "The Office", "Real Housewives of New York City", "The Walking Dead" and "Suits". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Terraria", "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3", "Mass Effect 3" and "Diablo III". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Big Time Rush", "Victorious", "Jessie" and "Lab Rats: Bionic Island".
Popular toys include the likes of "Xbox 360", "PlayStation 3" and "The LeapPad Explorer".
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 3rd, 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.
Who were the best football players in 2012?
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.
Time Person of the Year 2012
US President Barack Obama is named as the Time Person of Year in 2012.
Who were the best NBA players in 2012?
The best NBA players in 2012 were as follows: 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.
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.
News emerges that deceased television presenter Jimmy Savile has had hundreds of sexual abuse allegations made against him.
Basic facts and information about this date:
8 years, 4 months and 29 days have passed since October 3rd, 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 3rd, 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 1349218800.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around October 3rd, 2012:
September 3rd, 2012: The Green Mile actor Michael Clarke Duncan (John Coffey) dies after a heart attack.
September 5th, 2012: Serial killer Samuel Little is arrested at a homeless shelter in Louisville, Kentucky.
September 6th, 2012: "We Found Love" by Rihanna (featuring Calvin Harris) wins Video of the Year at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards.
Barack Obama was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on October 3rd, 2012?
David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on October 3rd, 2012 was probably conceived around the 25th of December, 2011. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 3rd, 2012 is the 13th of July, 2013. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on October 3rd, 2012.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about October 3rd, 2012.
3,071 days have passed since this date.
265,338,000 seconds have passed since the October 3rd, 2012.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 309,561,000 times.
Since October 3rd, 2012, earth has travelled approximately 136,914,408,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 44,223,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 22,819,068 steps. That's about 10,142 miles!
Since this date, 3,184,056 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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