The 14th of December, 2012, fell on a Friday. Day 349 of 2012. Decade: 2010s.
7 years, 2 months and 2 days have passed since the 14th of December, 2012.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 14th of December, 2012:
The Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting occurs. 27 people are killed
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012) is released.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 14th of December, 2012:
United States: Diamonds - Rihanna
United Kingdom: The Power Of Love - Gabrielle Aplin
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.
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 the 14th of December, 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.
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.
During this period in 2012, the media was focused on the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, which had taken place on the 14th of December. After murdering his mother at their home in Newtown, 20-year-old Adam Lanza drove to Sandy Hook Elementary School, where he killed 20 children and 6 staff member. As a result of the shooting, the debate about gun control in America is renewed.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 14th of December:
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
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.
Desperate Housewives - TV show about housewives living in suburban America.
CSI: NY - New York City version spin-off of the CSI franchise.
Two and a Half Men - Starring Charlie Sheen.
Dora the Explorer - Kid's TV series.
Futurama - Animated series.
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.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 14th of December, 2012.
2,620 days have passed since this date.
226,368,000 seconds have passed since the 14th of December, 2012.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 264,096,000 times.
Since the 14th of December, 2012, earth has travelled approximately 116,805,888,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 37,728,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 19,467,648 steps. That's about 8,652 miles!
Since this date, 2,716,416 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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