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December 12th, 2014.

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

6 years, 6 months and 0 days have passed since December 12th, 2014.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Sagittarius.

On this day.

What happened on December 12th, 2014?

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

Music charts.

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
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Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Exodus: Gods and Kings" was at the top of the box office on December 12th, 2014.

Take me back to December 12th, 2014!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

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. Video rental stores such as Blockbuster are continuing to close their doors at the moment. This is due to the increasing popularity of online streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu.

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. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Two and a Half Men", "Bones", "Community" and "Black Mirror".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Saints Row IV", "Rust", "Titanfall" and "Watchdogs". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Phineas and Ferb", "Glee", "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" and "Doc McStuffins". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of the Wii U, the PlayStation 4, the Xbox One and Frozen dolls.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on December 12th, 2014.

  • Oil prices are falling.

    Oil prices are falling.

    Oil became a major topic of interest when prices started to plummet in December, 2014. As result, the Russian Ruble crashed and became the world's worst performing currency. By January of 2015, the price of oil had fallen from $105 to $44 in a six month time frame.

  • Sony Pictures is hacked.

    Sony Pictures is hacked.

    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.

  • Sam Smith - "Stay With Me"

    Sam Smith - "Stay With Me"

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

  • 2014 in music.

    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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2014?

    Who were the best NBA players in 2014?

    The best NBA players in 2014 were as follows: Kevin Durant, LeBron James, Joakim Noah, James Harden and Chris Paul.

  • Time Person of the Year 2014.

    Time Person of the Year 2014.

    Health care workers fighting against the spread of Ebola were named as the Time Person of the Year in 2014.

  • Jennifer Lawrence.

    Jennifer Lawrence.

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

  • Who were the best football players in 2014?

    Who were the best football players in 2014?

    In 2014, the best soccer players were Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Manuel Neuer, Arjen Robben, Thomas Müller, Philipp Lahm, Neymar, James Rodríguez, Toni Kroos, Ángel Di María and Diego Costa.

  • 2014 in movies.

    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.

  • Birdman.

    Birdman.

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

  • Video rental stores are closing down.

    Video rental stores are closing down.

    From 2010 onward, video rental stores such as Blockbuster were beginning to close down. This was due to the popularity of new online streaming services such as Netflix and the Internet in general. Although a few stores and franchises continued to hobble along, it was only a matter of time before they were also forced to close their doors.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 6 years, 6 months and 0 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 6 years of age.
  • Generation: 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 13th, 2014: Honduran model María José Alvarado is shot dead in Cablotales.
  • 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: Our website bestofdate.com 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!".
  • This date: December 12th, 2014
  • 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 18th, 2014: The final episode of "The Colbert Report" is broadcast on Comedy Central.
  • 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: The social networking website Bebo is relaunched as a messenger app called "Bebo Blab".
  • January 7th, 2015: Ellie Goulding releases the single "Love Me like You Do".
  • 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.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • 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 that was discovered in 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).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 4.
  • 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.
  • Birth flower (December): The Narcissus and the Holly.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on December 12th, 2014.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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

Popular toys and games in 2014.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2014.

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

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • 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.

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 2014.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out December 12th, 2020 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 12th of December.

Weather on December 12th, 2014.

Historical 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.

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

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on December 12th, 2014.

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on December 12th, 2014 was most likely conceived around the 4th of March, 2014.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 12th, 2014 is close to the 21st of September, 2015.

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Time difference & statistics.

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

  • A total of 2,375 days have passed since this date.
  • 339 weeks have passed.
  • 205,196,400 seconds have passed since the December 12th, 2014.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 239,395,800 times.
  • Since December 12th, 2014, the earth has travelled approximately 105,881,342,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 34,199,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 17,646,890 steps. That's about 7,843 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,462,357 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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