July 12th, 2013

July 12th, 2013, fell on a Friday. It was day 193 of 2013. The decade was the 2010s.

7 years, 4 months and 21 days have passed since July 12th, 2013.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 12th, 2013:

  • United States: Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke
  • United Kingdom: Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Despicable Me 2" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is July 12th, 2013 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. The song Blurred Lines by Robin Thicke is on top of the singles charts in both the USA and the United Kingdom. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Despicable Me 2 is at the top of the Box Office.

In the United Kingdom, David Cameron is the current Prime Minister. It's 2013, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Macklemore, Robin Thicke, Imagine Dragons and Bruno Mars. A social networking website called Vine is extremely popular at the moment.

Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden has just revealed to the public that American intelligence agencies have been running a widespread global surveillance programme called PRISM. In Florida, George Zimmerman is facing murder charges for the shooting of Trayvon Martin. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Two and a Half Men", "How I Met Your Mother" and "Suits".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Borderlands 2", "Call of Duty: Black Ops II", "BioShock Infinite" and "Metro: Last Light". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Team Umizoomi", "Good Luck Charlie", "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" and "Sam & Cat". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Xbox 360", "PlayStation 3" 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 July 12th, 2013.

  • 12 Years a Slave

    The movie "12 Years a Slave" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2013.

  • 2013 in movies.

    Popular movies in 2013 included Frozen, Iron Man 3, The Conjuring, 12 Years A Slave, Despicable Me 2, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Fast & Furious 6, Monsters University, Gravity, Pacific Rim, Man of Steel, World War Z and Thor: The Dark World.

  • Who were the best football players in 2013?

    In 2013, the best soccer players were Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Franck Ribéry, Zlatan Ibrahimović, Neymar, Andrés Iniesta, Robin van Persie, Arjen Robben, Gareth Bale and Andrea Pirlo.

  • Mila Kunis

    Actress Mila Kunis is the flavour of 2013 as she is named as FHM's sexiest woman.

  • Time Person of the Year 2013

    Newly-elected Pope Francis is named as the Time Person of the Year 2013.

  • 2013 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2013 included Macklemore, will.i.am, Swedish House Mafia, Justin Timberlake, Eminem, Bruno Mars, Rihanna, Drake, Pink, Imagine Dragons, Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke, Miley Cyrus, Jay-Z, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Avicii and Lorde.

  • Daft Punk - "Get Lucky"

    "Get Lucky" by Daft Punk (featuring Pharrell Williams) would go on to win a Grammy for 2013's Record of the Year.

  • Vine.

    A video-hosting service called "Vine" exploded in popularity throughout 2013.

  • Edward Snowden

    On the 5th of June, 2013, former NSA contractor Edward Snowden revealed that the NSA was engaging in a widespread global surveillance programme. Throughout the following months, the topics of PRISM and the NSA received widespread media attention.

  • George Zimmerman Trial

    The trial of George Zimmerman took place in June and July of 2013. On the 13th of July, 2013, Zimmerman was acquitted of the murder of Trayvon Martin. The trial proved to be highly controversial, as it brought the topic of racism to the fore.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 7 years, 4 months and 21 days have passed since July 12th, 2013.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 28 of 2013.
  • Leap Year: 2013 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on July 12th, 2013, will be 7 years of age.
  • People born in 2013 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1373583600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around July 12th, 2013:

  • June 14th, 2013: The game "The Last of Us" is released on PS3.
  • June 17th, 2013: The song "Wake Me Up" is released by Swedish DJ and music producer Avicii.
  • June 18th, 2013: Danielle Bradbery wins the fourth season of The Voice.
  • June 19th, 2013: The Sopranos star James Gandolfini is found dead in Rome, Italy.
  • June 20th, 2013: The Miami Heat win the 2013 NBA Finals after they defeat the San Antonio Spurs 4-3.
  • June 21st, 2013: The movie World War Z (2013) is released.
  • June 26th, 2013: NFL player Aaron Hernandez is charged with murder.
  • July 2nd, 2013: Former Atomic Kitten singer Kerry Katona files for bankruptcy.
  • July 3rd, 2013: The President of Egypt, Mohamed Morsi, is removed from power.
  • July 11th, 2013: The first episode of "Orange Is The New Black" is released.
  • July 13th, 2013: George Zimmerman is found not guilty of murdering 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
  • July 13th, 2013: Glee actor Cory Monteith dies after a drug overdose.
  • July 22nd, 2013: Catherine Middleton gives birth to Prince George.
  • July 23rd, 2013: Former Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner is caught up in a second "sexting scandal" while running in the New York City mayoral race.
  • August 1st, 2013: Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is convicted of tax-fraud.
  • August 7th, 2013: The comedy film We're the Millers (2013) is released in cinemas.
  • August 7th, 2013: Social Network "Bebo" is closed down.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 12th, 2013, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2013 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: July 12th, 2013 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Orange Is the New Black - American comedy-drama about a federal prison.
  • House of Cards - Political thriller.
  • 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.

2013 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2013.

  • Sam & Cat
  • Dog with a Blog
  • Doc McStuffins
  • Lab Rats: Bionic Island
  • Austin & Ally
  • Jessie
  • Jake and the Never Land Pirates
  • Good Luck Charlie
  • Team Umizoomi
  • Big Time Rush
  • Glee
  • Phineas and Ferb
  • Curious George
  • Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
  • LazyTown
  • Peppa Pig
  • The Fairly OddParents
  • Dora the Explorer

2013 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2013:

  • The Wii U
  • PlayStation 3
  • Xbox 360

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 12th of July:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 12th of July:

  • Battle of the Boyne (Orangeman's Day)

Weather

Weather information for July 12th, 2013:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 26.0 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 68.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 20.17 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 18.28 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on July 12th, 2013?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on July 12th, 2013?

  • 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 July 12th, 2013 was probably conceived around the 2nd of October, 2012. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 12th, 2013 is the 21st of April, 2014. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • Dota 2 - Multiplayer online battle game.
  • The Last of Us - Survival horror game that was released for the PlayStation 3.
  • Metro: Last Light - Apocalyptic FPS game.
  • BioShock Infinite - FPS game developed by Irrational Games.
  • Tomb Raider - Reboot of the original series.
  • Aliens: Colonial Marines - FPS based on the Alien film series.
  • Dead Space 3 - Survival horror game.
  • DmC: Devil May Cry - Reboot of the Devil May Cry series.
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops II - Developed by Treyarch.
  • Halo 4 - The fourth game in the series.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about July 12th, 2013.

  • 2,700 days have passed since this date.
  • 233,283,600 seconds have passed since the July 12th, 2013.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 272,164,200 times.
  • Since July 12th, 2013, earth has travelled approximately 120,374,337,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 38,880,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 20,062,390 steps. That's about 8,917 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,799,403 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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