October 4th, 2012, fell on a Thursday. It was day 278 of 2012. The decade was the 2010s.
7 years, 9 months and 3 days have passed since October 4th, 2012.
On This Date
Events that occurred on October 4th, 2012:
American blog Gawker releases a sex tape of Hulk Hogan and Heather Clem.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 4th, 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 4th, 2012 and it's a Thursday. The summer is long gone and temperatures have started to become much cooler. 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 "Dora the Explorer", "Desperate Housewives", "RuPaul's Drag Race" and "Game of Thrones". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim", "Saints Row: The Third", "Sleeping Dogs" and "Borderlands 2". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Peppa Pig", "Phineas and Ferb", "Big Time Rush" and "Good Luck Charlie".
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 4th, 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.
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:
7 years, 9 months and 3 days have passed since October 4th, 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 4th, 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 1349305200.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around October 4th, 2012:
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.
September 11th, 2012: The U.S. embassy in Benghazi, Libya is attacked. U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens is among the dead.
Dublin, Ireland: It was 13.3 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. There were 3 hours of sunshine.
New York, USA: Temperature: 64.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 17.94 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
London, England: Temperature: 11.5 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.02cm.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Barack Obama was the President of the United States on October 4th, 2012.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on October 4th, 2012 was probably conceived around the 26th of December, 2011. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 4th, 2012 is the 14th of July, 2013. (Rough Estimate).
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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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about October 4th, 2012.
2,833 days have passed since this date.
244,771,200 seconds have passed since the October 4th, 2012.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 285,566,400 times.
Since October 4th, 2012, earth has travelled approximately 126,301,939,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 40,795,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 21,050,323 steps. That's about 9,356 miles!
Since this date, 2,937,254 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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