December 9th, 2012

December 9th, 2012, fell on a Sunday. It was day 344 of 2012. The decade was the 2010s.

7 years, 7 months and 0 days have passed since December 9th, 2012.


On This Date

Events that occurred on December 9th, 2012:

  • James Arthur wins The X Factor.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 9th, 2012:

  • United States: Diamonds - Rihanna
  • United Kingdom: Troublemaker - Olly Murs

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

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

Take Me Back!

The date is December 9th, 2012 and it's a Sunday. People are enjoying their weekend. The Christmas season of 2012 has just started.

In America, the song Diamonds by Rihanna is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Troublemaker by Olly Murs is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Skyfall 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. A number of people are using a Mayan calendar to predict that the end of the world will occur on Friday, the 21st of December, 2012. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Futurama", "Breaking Bad", "RuPaul's Drag Race" and "American Horror Story".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "DayZ (mod)", "Diablo III", "Sleeping Dogs" and "Halo 4". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Big Time Rush", "Victorious" and "Doc McStuffins".


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 December 9th, 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.

  • Apocalypse

    A lot of media attention is being given to the "Mayan Apocalypse", which is due to take place on Friday, the 21st of December, 2012.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 7 years, 7 months and 0 days have passed since December 9th, 2012.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 49 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 December 9th, 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 1355011200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around December 9th, 2012:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 9th, 2012, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2012 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: December 9th, 2012 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.

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.

"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" - "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 9th of December:


Weather

Weather information for December 9th, 2012:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 8.0 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 33.9 degrees Fahrenheit. 1.06 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.78cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 6.78 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on December 9th, 2012.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on December 9th, 2012 was probably conceived around the 1st of March, 2012. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 9th, 2012 is the 18th of September, 2013. (Rough Estimate).

Soccer Results

Premier League results from December 9th, 2012.

  • West Ham lose 3-2 at home to Liverpool.
  • Man City lose 3-2 at home to Man United (Derby Game).
  • Everton defeat Tottenham 2-1.

Video Games

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

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops II - Developed by Treyarch.
  • 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.
  • Terraria - Action-adventure sandbox game.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about December 9th, 2012.

  • 2,770 days have passed since this date.
  • 239,324,400 seconds have passed since the December 9th, 2012.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 279,211,800 times.
  • Since December 9th, 2012, earth has travelled approximately 123,491,390,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 39,887,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 20,581,898 steps. That's about 9,148 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,871,893 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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