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December 15th, 2012.

December 15th, 2012, was a Saturday. It was day 350 of 2012. The decade was the 2010s.

8 years, 4 months and 24 days have passed since December 15th, 2012.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Sagittarius.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 15th, 2012.

  • United States: Diamonds - Rihanna
  • United Kingdom: The Power Of Love - Gabrielle Aplin

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Skyfall" was at the top of the box office on December 15th, 2012.

Take me back to December 15th, 2012!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is December 15th, 2012 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Sagittarius. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

The Christmas season of 2012 is in full swing. The decorations are up and festive songs are playing on the radio. In America, the song Diamonds by Rihanna is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, The Power Of Love by Gabrielle Aplin 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. 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". Nintendo have recently released their new video game console "the Wii U". This is the first Nintendo console to support HD graphics. A number of people are using an old Mayan calendar to predict that the end of the world will occur on Friday, the 21st of December, 2012. The prediction is receiving a lot of attention on social media.

James Arthur has just won the ninth season of "The X Factor". People are reacting in shock and anger at news that a mass shooting has occurred at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. 20 children have lost their lives and the incident has reignited the debate about gun control in America. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Futurama", "Real Housewives of New York City", "White Collar" and "Black Mirror".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "DayZ (mod)", "Mass Effect 3", "Halo 4" and "Call of Duty: Black Ops II". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Peppa Pig", "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse", "Glee" and "Doc McStuffins". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as the Xbox 360, the PlayStation 3, the LeapPad Explorer and the Wii U.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on December 15th, 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.

  • 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.

  • Sandy Hook.

    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.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 8 years, 4 months and 24 days have passed since December 15th, 2012.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 50 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 15th, 2012, will be 8 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2012 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1355529600.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around December 15th, 2012.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 15th, 2012, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Ophiuchus.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2012 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: December 15th, 2012 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
  • Birth flower (December): The Narcissus and the Holly.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • RuPaul's Drag Race - Reality competition series.

Kid's TV shows on December 15th, 2012.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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

Popular toys and games in 2012.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2012.

  • The Wii U
  • The LeapPad Explorer
  • The PlayStation 3
  • The Xbox 360

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • 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.

2012 playlist.

A Spotify playlist of songs from 2012. Let us bring you back to the days of Lorde, Carly Rae Jepsen, Swedish House Mafia, Avicii and Otto Knows.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 15th of December.

Weather on December 15th, 2012.

Historical weather information for December 15th, 2012.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 9.1 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. There were 2 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 34.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 1.11 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 8.67 degrees Celsius.

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on December 15th, 2012.

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on December 15th, 2012.

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on December 15th, 2012 was most likely conceived around the 7th of March, 2012.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 15th, 2012 is close to the 24th of September, 2013.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about December 15th, 2012.

  • A total of 3,067 days have passed since this date.
  • 438 weeks have passed.
  • 264,985,200 seconds have passed since the December 15th, 2012.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 309,149,400 times.
  • Since December 15th, 2012, the earth has travelled approximately 136,732,363,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 44,164,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 22,788,727 steps. That's about 10,128 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,179,822 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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