December 12th, 2014

December 12th, 2014, fell on a Friday. It was day 346 of 2014. The decade was the 2010s.

5 years, 11 months and 15 days have passed since December 12th, 2014.


On This Date

Events that occurred on December 12th, 2014:

  • Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014) is released in movie theaters.
  • Nick Cannon files for divorce from Mariah Carey.


Music Singles

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

  • United States: Blank Space - Taylor Swift
  • United Kingdom: These Days - Take That

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Exodus: Gods and Kings" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is December 12th, 2014 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Sagittarius. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

The Christmas season of 2014 is in full swing. The decorations are up and festive songs are playing on the radio. In America, the song Blank Space by Taylor Swift is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, These Days by Take That is the number one hit song.

Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Exodus: Gods and Kings 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. World Superbike racer Carl "Foggy" Fogarty has just won the UK version of "I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!". The final episode of "Sons of Anarchy" has recently been aired on television.

In celebrity news, Nick Cannon has filed for divorce from Mariah Carey after six years of marraige. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Two and a Half Men", "The Vampire Diaries" and "The Walking Dead". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Watchdogs", "Destiny", "Alien: Isolation" and "Assassin's Creed: Unity".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Jake and the Never Land Pirates", "Lab Rats: Bionic Island" and "Girl Meets World". 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 December 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.

  • The Interview

    At the tail-end of 2014, confidential data belonging to Sony Pictures Entertainment was leaked. The group behind the hack demanded the cancellation of The Interview, which was an upcoming comedy movie about North Korea. Throughout much of December, the hack received huge amount of media attention. Although Sony originally gave in to the hacker's demands, the movie was eventually released on Christmas Eve.

  • Oil Prices Fall

    Oil becomes a major media interest when prices begin to plummet. As result, the Russian Ruble crashes, becoming the world's worst performing currency (15th of December, 2014). By January, the price of oil had fallen from $105 (recorded in June) to $44.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 5 years, 11 months and 15 days have passed since December 12th, 2014.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 50 of 2014.
  • Leap Year: 2014 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on December 12th, 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 1418342400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around December 12th, 2014:

  • November 14th, 2014: Reality TV star Diem Brown dies from ovarian cancer.
  • November 21st, 2014: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014) is released in cinemas.
  • November 28th, 2014: 120 people are killed when three bombs are set off at the central mosque in Kano, Nigeria.
  • December 3rd, 2014: This website is founded.
  • December 6th, 2014: Former WWE superstar CM Punk signs with the UFC.
  • December 7th, 2014: World Superbike racer Carl "Foggy" Fogarty wins the UK version of "I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!".
  • December 16th, 2014: Craig Wayne Boyd wins the seventh season of The Voice.
  • December 16th, 2014: Thierry Henry announces his retirement.
  • December 16th, 2014: The Peshawar school massacre occurs when members of the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan attack an Army Public School in Peshawar, Pakistan. 145 people are killed.
  • December 28th, 2014: Indonesia AirAsia Flight 8501 crashes in the Karimata Strait, killing 162 people.
  • January 7th, 2015: Soccer: Fernando Torres re-joins his old club Atlético Madrid on loan.
  • January 7th, 2015: Twelve people are killed when Islamic terrorists open fire at the Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris, France.
  • January 9th, 2015: Release date of the movie Taken 3.
  • January 9th, 2015: The suspects behind the Charlie Hebdo shooting in Paris (Cherif Kouachi and Said Kouachi) are killed by French police.
  • January 10th, 2015: VfL Wolfsburg midfielder Junior Malanda dies in a car crash.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 12th, 2014, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Ophiuchus.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2014 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: December 12th, 2014 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.

Television Shows

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

  • Jane the Virgin - Romantic drama-comedy series.
  • Power - Crime drama.
  • 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.

2014 - Kid's TV

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

  • Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
  • Henry Danger
  • Girl Meets World
  • Sheriff Callie's Wild West
  • Every Witch Way
  • Paw Patrol
  • 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
  • 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 December:


Weather

Weather information for December 12th, 2014:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 4.5 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 28.9 degrees Fahrenheit. -1.72 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 3.56cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 7.44 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 8.64cm.

US President

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

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on December 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 December 12th, 2014 was probably conceived around the 4th of March, 2014. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 12th, 2014 is the 21st of September, 2015. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • Far Cry 4 - First-person shooter game.
  • Assassin's Creed: Unity - Action-adventure game.
  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare - FPS game.
  • Alien: Isolation - Survival horror game.
  • Destiny - Online FPS game.
  • Watchdogs - Action-adventure game developed by Ubisoft Montreal.
  • Titanfall - FPS game developed by Respawn Entertainment.
  • Rust - Survival video game.
  • Saints Row IV - Action-adventure game developed by Volition.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 2,177 days have passed since this date.
  • 188,092,800 seconds have passed since the December 12th, 2014.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 219,441,600 times.
  • Since December 12th, 2014, earth has travelled approximately 97,055,884,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 31,348,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 16,175,981 steps. That's about 7,189 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,257,114 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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