December 27th, 2012

December 27th, 2012, fell on a Thursday. It was day 362 of 2012. The decade was the 2010s.

8 years, 3 months and 25 days have passed since December 27th, 2012.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 27th, 2012:

  • United States: Locked Out Of Heaven - Bruno Mars
  • United Kingdom: He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother - Justice Collective

Movie Box Office

Which 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 27th, 2012 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Capricorn. Christmas Day of 2012 has just passed and many people are relaxing at home and enjoying the holiday season.

In America, the song Locked Out Of Heaven by Bruno Mars is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother by Justice Collective 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. Ashton Kutcher has filed for divorce from Demi Moore after seven years of marriage. The celebrity couple have been separated for a year now. The mass shooting that occurred at Sandy Hook Elementary School is continuing to receive media attention. The tragic event has sparked debates about gun control and violence in video games.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Futurama", "Two and a Half Men", "RuPaul's Drag Race" and "Suits". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Mass Effect 3", "Diablo III", "Halo 4" and "Call of Duty: Black Ops II". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Ben 10", "Big Time Rush" and "Jessie".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Xbox 360", "PlayStation 3", "The LeapPad Explorer" and "The Wii U".


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 27th, 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 8 years, 3 months and 25 days have passed since December 27th, 2012.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 52 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 27th, 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 1356566400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around December 27th, 2012:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 27th, 2012, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2012 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: December 27th, 2012 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.

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.
  • 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.

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

2012 - Toys & Games

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

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

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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures and noteable people who were born on the 27th of December:


Weather

Weather information for December 27th, 2012:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 7.0 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. There were 4 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 24.9 degrees Fahrenheit. -3.94 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 13.72cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 7.28 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 3.05cm.

US President

Who was the US President on December 27th, 2012?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on December 27th, 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 December 27th, 2012 was probably conceived around the 19th of March, 2012. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 27th, 2012 is the 6th of October, 2013. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on December 27th, 2012.

Videos

Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to December 27th, 2012. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about December 27th, 2012.

  • 3,038 days have passed since this date.
  • 262,479,600 seconds have passed since the December 27th, 2012.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 306,226,200 times.
  • Since December 27th, 2012, earth has travelled approximately 135,439,473,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 43,746,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 22,573,246 steps. That's about 10,033 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,149,755 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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