November 6th, 2012

November 6th, 2012, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 311 of 2012. The decade was the 2010s.

8 years, 5 months and 14 days have passed since November 6th, 2012.


On This Date

Events that occurred on November 6th, 2012:

  • Colorado Amendment 64 is passed, allowing for recreational marijuana use.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on November 6th, 2012:

  • United States: One More Night - Maroon 5
  • United Kingdom: Candy - Robbie Williams

Movie Box Office

Which movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Wreck-It Ralph" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is November 6th, 2012 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Scorpio. It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder.

In America, the song One More Night by Maroon 5 is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Candy by Robbie Williams is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Wreck-It Ralph 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. Microsoft have released their new operating system "Windows 8".

A new song called "Radioactive" by American pop band Imagine Dragons has just hit the airwaves. In America, the cleanup following Hurricane Sandy is underway. American Red Cross and FEMA personnel are carrying out search and rescue missions and providing medical supplies. Over six million people have been left without power and 160 people have been killed by the hurricane. The recent passing of "Amendment 64" means that Colorado has become the first US state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana.

In the United States, the 2012 presidential election is taking place. Voters are lining up to decide between President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Futurama", "Two and a Half Men", "The Office" and "Modern Family". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "DayZ (mod)", "Diablo III", "Borderlands 2" and "Halo 4".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "LazyTown", "Phineas and Ferb", "Big Time Rush" and "Austin & Ally". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "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 November 6th, 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.

  • 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 8 years, 5 months and 14 days have passed since November 6th, 2012.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 45 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 November 6th, 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 1352160000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around November 6th, 2012:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on November 6th, 2012, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2012 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: November 6th, 2012 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.

Television Shows

TV shows that people would 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.
  • Jersey Shore - Reality TV series.
  • White Collar - Crime series about a con artist who works as a CI for the FBI.
  • Modern Family - Mockumentary family sitcom.
  • Community - Sitcom that is set at a community college.
  • The Vampire Diaries - Supernatural teen drama.
  • Glee - Musical TV series.

2012 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2012.

  • Dog with a Blog
  • 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

2012 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2012:

  • The LeapPad Explorer
  • PlayStation 3
  • Xbox 360

Video Games

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

  • Halo 4 - The fourth game in the series.
  • 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.
  • Terraria - Action-adventure sandbox game.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures and noteable people who were born on the 6th of November:


Weather

Weather information for November 6th, 2012:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 11.1 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a windy day. There were 2 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 34.6 degrees Fahrenheit. 1.44 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 5.94 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on November 6th, 2012?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on November 6th, 2012?

  • David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on November 6th, 2012 was probably conceived around the 28th of January, 2012. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 6th, 2012 is the 16th of August, 2013. (Rough Estimate).

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about November 6th, 2012.

  • 3,088 days have passed since this date.
  • 266,799,600 seconds have passed since the November 6th, 2012.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 311,266,200 times.
  • Since November 6th, 2012, earth has travelled approximately 137,668,593,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 44,466,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 22,944,766 steps. That's about 10,198 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,201,595 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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