May 12th, 2014

May 12th, 2014, fell on a Monday. It was day 132 of 2014. The decade was the 2010s.

6 years, 6 months and 13 days have passed since May 12th, 2014.


On This Date

Events that occurred on May 12th, 2014:

  • Beyonce's sister Solange Knowles attacks her brother-in-law Jay-Z in an elevator at The Standard Hotel in New York City.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 12th, 2014:

  • United States: Happy - Pharrell Williams
  • United Kingdom: Summer - Calvin Harris

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Neighbors" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is May 12th, 2014 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. The summer of 2014 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up and the evenings are brighter than usual.

In America, the song Happy by Pharrell Williams is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Summer by Calvin Harris is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Neighbors is at the top of the Box Office.

In the United Kingdom, David Cameron is the current Prime Minister. A social networking website called Vine is extremely popular at the moment. It is 2014, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry, John Legend, Iggy Azalea, Meghan Trainor, Lorde and Jason Derulo.

A new Internet slang phrase called "Sliding into your DMs" is becoming popular at the moment. The trial of Australian entertainer Rolf Harris for indecent assault is currently underway in England. The phrase "You the real MVP" is becoming popular online following Kevin Durant's heartfelt acceptance speech for the NBA's Most Valuable Player Award.

Michelle Obama has uploaded a photograph of herself holding up a sign with the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls written on it. The hashtag refers to last month's kidnapping of 276 schoolgirls by Boko Haram. In soccer, Manchester City have just won Premier League title after a 2-0 victory over West Ham. CCTV footage has recently emerged of Beyonce's sister Solange Knowles attacking her brother-in-law Jay-Z in an elevator at a hotel in New York City. Social media users are currently speculating about the reasons behind the fight.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Prison Break", "Community" and "Orange Is the New Black". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "The Last of Us", "Batman: Arkham Origins", "Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag" and "Rust". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Peppa Pig", "LazyTown", "Glee" and "Jake and the Never Land Pirates".

Popular toys include the likes of "The Wii U", "PlayStation 4", "Xbox One" and "Frozen dolls".


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 May 12th, 2014.

  • Birdman

    The movie "Birdman" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2014.

  • 2014 in movies.

    Popular movies in 2014 included Transformers: Age of Extinction, Gone Girl, The Equalizer, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Guardians of the Galaxy, Maleficent, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Annabelle, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and Interstellar.

  • Jennifer Lawrence

    American actress Jennifer Lawrence is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 2014.

  • Time Person of the Year 2014

    Health care workers fighting against the spread of Ebola are featured as the Time Person of the Year 2014.

  • 2014 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2014 included Bastille, Passenger, Lorde, Jason Derulo, Pharrell Williams, John Legend, Iggy Azalea, Ariana Grande, Sam Smith, Meghan Trainor, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Hozier, Maroon 5 and Bobby Shmurda.

  • Sam Smith - "Stay With Me"

    "Stay With Me" by Sam Smith would go on to win a Grammy for 2014's Record of the Year.

  • Eurovision 2014

    The 2014 Eurovision song contest is held in Copenhagen, Denmark. Austria win the contest with the song "Rise Like a Phoenix" by Conchita Wurst.

  • Solange Knowles

    The tabloids are set alight when TMZ releases video footage of Solange Knowles assaulting her brother-in-law, Jay-Z.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 6 years, 6 months and 13 days have passed since May 12th, 2014.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 2014.
  • Leap Year: 2014 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on May 12th, 2014, will be 6 years of age.
  • People born in 2014 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1399849200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around May 12th, 2014:

  • April 14th, 2014: Boko Haram abduct 276 schoolgirls in Chibok, Nigeria.
  • April 22nd, 2014: Football: Manchester United sack David Moyes.
  • April 25th, 2014: The Flint water crisis begins when the city switches its water source to the Flint River.
  • April 27th, 2014: Football: Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard slips during an important game against Chelsea - allowing Demba Ba to score.
  • April 28th, 2014: The US places economic sanctions on Russia.
  • April 29th, 2014: English actor Bob Hoskins passes away.
  • May 5th, 2014: Football: Crystal Palace dash Liverpool's title chances after scoring three goals in nine minutes.
  • May 11th, 2014: Manchester City win the Premier League after a 2-0 victory over West Ham.
  • May 17th, 2014: Arsenal win the FA Cup after defeating Hull City 3-2 in Extra Time.
  • May 19th, 2014: Soccer player Ryan Giggs announces his retirement.
  • May 20th, 2014: Josh Kaufman wins the sixth season of The Voice.
  • May 21st, 2014: Caleb Johnson wins the 13th season of American Idol.
  • May 23rd, 2014: The Isla Vista killings occur when 22-year-old Elliot Rodger goes on a killing spree.
  • May 24th, 2014: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are married in Florence, Italy.
  • June 5th, 2014: An Islamic militant group called ISIS begins its attack on Northern Iraq.
  • June 7th, 2014: The first episode of crime drama "Power" is aired.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 12th, 2014, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2014 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: May 12th, 2014 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Television Shows

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

  • Rick and Morty - Adult animated Sci-Fi sitcom.
  • Peaky Blinders - British crime series that is set in the 19th century.
  • 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.

2014 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2014.

  • Sheriff Callie's Wild West
  • Every Witch Way
  • Paw Patrol
  • Sam & Cat
  • Dog with a Blog
  • Doc McStuffins
  • Lab Rats: Bionic Island
  • Austin & Ally
  • Jessie
  • Jake and the Never Land Pirates
  • Team Umizoomi
  • Glee
  • Phineas and Ferb
  • Curious George
  • Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
  • LazyTown
  • Peppa Pig
  • The Fairly OddParents
  • Dora the Explorer

2014 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2014:

  • Frozen dolls
  • Xbox One
  • PlayStation 4
  • The Wii U

Celebrity Birthdays

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


Weather

Weather information for May 12th, 2014:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 14.4 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 64.5 degrees Fahrenheit. 18.06 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 12 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.25cm.

US President

Who was the US President on May 12th, 2014?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 12th, 2014?

  • 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 May 12th, 2014 was probably conceived around the 2nd of August, 2013. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 12th, 2014 is the 19th of February, 2015. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • Titanfall - FPS game developed by Respawn Entertainment.
  • DayZ - Survival video game.
  • Rust - Survival video game.
  • Dead Rising 3 - Action-adventure video game developed by Capcom Vancouver.
  • Call of Duty: Ghosts - Developed by Infinity Ward.
  • Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag - The fourth game in the series.
  • Battlefield 4 - Military FPS game.
  • Batman: Arkham Origins - Action game developed by WB Games Montreal.
  • Grand Theft Auto V - The long-awaited fifth game in the series. Starring Michael De Santa, Franklin Clinton and Trevor Philips.
  • ARMA 3 - Military tactical shooter video game.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about May 12th, 2014.

  • 2,389 days have passed since this date.
  • 206,413,200 seconds have passed since the May 12th, 2014.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 240,815,400 times.
  • Since May 12th, 2014, earth has travelled approximately 106,509,211,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 34,402,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 17,751,535 steps. That's about 7,890 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,476,958 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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