12th of October, 2014

The 12th of October, 2014, fell on a Sunday. Day 285 of 2014. Decade: 2010s.

5 years, 3 months and 17 days have passed since the 12th of October, 2014.



Music Singles

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

  • United States: All About That Bass - Meghan Trainor
  • United Kingdom: All About That Bass - Meghan Trainor

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

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

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 the 12th of October, 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.

  • Ebola Outbreak

    The Ebola virus epidemic in Western Africa was receiving around-the-clock news coverage. Between August and the end of October, the situation continued to worsen. In a number of cases, the media was accused of scaremongering and sensationalism. During this period of 2014, people in the developed world were becoming increasingly afraid about the possibility that the virus would spread to other parts of the world.

  • Amanda Bynes

    Amanda Bynes makes accusations on Twitter that her father sexually abused her. Later, she reveals that the accusations were false and that a "microchip in her brain made her do it." Bynes is placed in temporary psychiatric hold as a result.


Celebrity Birthdays

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


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 5 years, 3 months and 17 days have passed since the 12th of October, 2014.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 41 of 2014.
  • Leap Year: 2014 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 12th of October, 2014, will be 5 years of age.
  • People born in 2014 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1413068400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 12th of October, 2014:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 12th of October, 2014, will have the star sign Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2014 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 12th of October, 2014 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

Weather

Weather information for the 12th of October, 2014:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 14.2 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 46.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 8.22 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 10.67 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.51cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on the 12th of October, 2014.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 12th of October, 2014 was probably conceived around the 2nd of January, 2014. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 12th of October, 2014 is the 22nd of July, 2015. (Rough Estimate).

12th of October

Events that have occurred on the 12th of October:

  • 12th of October, 1492: Christopher Columbus discovers The Americas.
  • 12th of October, 1961: New Zealand abolishes the death penalty.
  • 12th of October, 1964: American socialite Mary Pinchot Meyer is murdered in Washington D.C.
  • 12th of October, 1984: The Brighton hotel bombing occurs when the Provisional IRA attempt to assassinate British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.
  • 12th of October, 1998: American student Matthew Shepard passes away after being tortured and left to die in a field in Wyoming. The case receives widespread media attention as it is considered by many to be a hate crime
  • 12th of October, 2000: A suicide attack is launched against the USS Cole. 17 people are killed
  • 12th of October, 2002: 202 people are killed on the Indonesian island of Bali when an Islamist group detonates three bombs in the tourist district of Kuta.
  • 12th of October, 2012: The movie Argo (2012) is released.

Television

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

  • Two and a Half Men - Starring Charlie Sheen.
  • Dora the Explorer - Kid's TV series.

Computer Games

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

  • Destiny - Online FPS game.
  • Rust - Survival video game.
  • 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.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 12th of October, 2014.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 12th of October, 2014.

  • 1,935 days have passed since this date.
  • 167,187,600 seconds have passed since the 12th of October, 2014.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 195,052,200 times.
  • Since the 12th of October, 2014, earth has travelled approximately 86,268,801,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 27,864,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 14,378,134 steps. That's about 6,390 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,006,251 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Comments

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