December 26th, 2012, was a Wednesday. It was Day 361 of 2012. The decade was the 2010s.
10 years, 8 months, and 25 days have passed since December 26th, 2012.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Capricorn.
On December 26th, 2012, the following songs were at the top of the music charts in the USA and the UK.
The following singles were dominating the Billboard Hot 100 chart:
The top movie on this date was "Skyfall".
These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on December 26th, 2012.
Christmas Day of 2012 had just passed. Many people were relaxing, meeting up with friends, and spending time with their families.
Quentin Tarantino's movie Django Unchained was released on Christmas Day in 2012.
Louis Smith and Flavia Cacace won Series 10 of Strictly Come Dancing on December 22nd, 2012.
Cinemagoers were watching a new fantasy film called The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, which was a long-awaited prequel to the Lord of the Rings trilogy.
"Somebody That I Used to Know" by Gotye (featuring Kimbra) went on to win a Grammy for 2012's Record of the Year.
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.
The best NBA players in 2012 were 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.
US President Barack Obama was named Time Person of the Year in 2012 due to his election victory over Republican challenger Mitt Romney.
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.
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.
The movie "Argo" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2012.
From 2010 onward, video rental stores such as Blockbuster slowly began to close down. This was due to the rise of new online streaming services such as Netflix and Internet usage in general. Although a few stores and franchises continued to hobble along, it was only a matter of time before they were also forced to close their doors.
DVD sales were beginning to plummet as people were switching to online streaming platforms. Between 2008 and 2014, sales in the USA fell by a whopping 66%.
Basic facts and information about this date:
Notable events that happened close to December 26th, 2012.
Zodiac and birthstone information.
Television shows that people were watching in December 2012.
Dystopian Sci-Fi series.
Once Upon a Time
Fantasy drama series.
American Horror Story
Anthology horror series.
Spy thriller about CIA operative Carrie Mathison.
Legal drama television series.
Game of Thrones
Fantasy drama series.
The Walking Dead
Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.
Crime drama set in Atlanta City during the prohibition era.
Crime series about a con artist who works as a CI for the FBI.
Mockumentary family sitcom.
Sitcom that is set at a community college.
The Vampire Diaries
Supernatural teen drama.
Musical TV series.
RuPaul's Drag Race
Reality competition series.
Fantasy horror series starring Anna Paquin as a telepathic waitress called Sookie Stackhouse.
Sons of Anarchy
Crime drama series about a biker gang.
Real Housewives of New York City
American reality television series.
Series about a high school chemistry teacher who becomes a drug dealer after he is diagnosed with lung cancer.
The Big Bang Theory
A sitcom about two physicists called Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper.
Period drama about an advertising agency in New York City.
British TV series about a group of teenagers living in Bristol.
Crime drama series about a serial killer who murders other serial killers.
Detective comedy series starring James Roday and Dulé Hill.
How I Met Your Mother
Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.
Crime comedy-drama TV series.
TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.
Medical drama television series.
Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2012.
Dog with a Blog
Lab Rats: Bionic Island
Jake and the Never Land Pirates
Good Luck Charlie
Big Time Rush
Phineas and Ferb
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
The Fairly OddParents
Dora the Explorer
Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2012.
The Wii U
HEXBUG Nano Hive
Little People Zoo Talkers
Lalaloopsy Silly Hair
LEGO NINJAGO Fire Temple
Monster High dolls
Laugh & Learn Dance & Play Puppy
Elefun Busy Ball Popper
Lazer Stunt Chaser
Justin Bieber Rockin' Tour Bus
Dora Fiesta Favorites Kitchen
Hot Wheels Wall Tracks
Skylanders Giants figures
Thomas and Friends toys
Tonka Chuck & Friends Chuck's Stunt Park
Dance Star Mickey
Explore N' Grow Musical Gear Center
My Own Leaptop
Justin Bieber figures
Barbie Video Girl
Squinkies Cupcake Surprize
Hot Wheels RC Stealth Rides
Air Hogs Hawk Eye
NERF N-Strike Stampede ECS Blaster
Cards Against Humanity
Jake and the Never Land Pirates figures
Let's Rock Elmo
The LeapPad Explorer
Moxie Girlz Art-titude Dolls
Rocky the Robot Truck
Laser Zero Gravity
Girl Gourmet Sweets Candy Jewel
Crayola Crayon Town
The KidiZoom Camera
The PlayStation 3
The Xbox 360
Popular video games that people were playing in December of 2012.
Far Cry 3
Call of Duty: Black Ops II
Developed by Treyarch.
The fourth game in the series.
XCOM: Enemy Unknown
Turn-based tactical game.
Action role-playing game.
Mark of the Ninja
Side-scrolling action stealth game.
Guild Wars 2
MMORPG developed by ArenaNet.
An open-world adventure game.
Clash of Clans
Free-to-play mobile game.
An action RPG game.
The Walking Dead
Episodic adventure game based on the series.
Indie adventure 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.
An open-world Zombie survival game that is built on Arma 2.
Action-adventure sandbox game.
Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on December 26th.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 26th of December.
Historical weather information for December 26th, 2012.
Barack Obama was the President of the United States on December 26th, 2012.
David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Conception estimates for this date.
Here are some fun statistics about December 26th, 2012.
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