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February 12, 2015

February 12, 2015, was a Thursday. It was 9 years, 4 months, and 11 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Aquarius.

Song charts

Top songs

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on February 12, 2015:

  • United States: "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars
  • United Kingdom: "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars

The Billboard Hot 100 on February 12, 2015

These were the top five songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • Uptown Funk! - Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars
  • Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
  • Take Me To Church - Hozier
  • Blank Space - Taylor Swift
  • Shake It Off - Taylor Swift
Play the top songs from 2015
A Spotify playlist of hit songs from 2015. Take a trip back to the peak days of Mark Ronson, Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber, Major Lazer and Ellie Goulding.
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water

Top movie at the box office

The movie "The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water" was at the top of the box office on this day.

Facts

This date was 3,420 days ago. Approximately 114 months have passed. It was the 43rd day of 2015, in week 07. The decade was the 2010s. A child born on this day is 9 years old and belongs to the Gen Alpha generation. We have gone through approximately 38 seasons of weather since this date.

Take me back to February 12, 2015

Ready for a walk down memory lane?

It is Thursday, February 12, 2015. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aquarius. Valentine's Day is just around the corner.

The song "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars is at the top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom. Barack Obama is the President of the United States, and the movie The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water is at the top of the box office. David Cameron is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

A social networking website called Vine is extremely popular at the moment. It's 2015, so the music charts are being dominated by the likes of OMI, Bruno Mars, Ellie Goulding, Adele, Justin Bieber and Hozier. In Ireland, the trial of architect Graham Dwyer for the murder of Elaine O'Hara is receiving widespread media attention.

Ivory Coast have just won the "2015 Africa Cup of Nations" after defeating Ghana 9-8 on penalties. NBC news anchor Brian Williams has been suspended following revelations that he exaggerated the details of a helicopter attack in the Iraq War. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Leonard Nimoy, Terry Pratchett, Sawyer Sweeten, and Ben E. King would all still be alive.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Big Bang Theory", "Big Fat Gypsy Weddings", "Sherlock", and "Homeland". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Titanfall", "Destiny", "Assassin's Creed: Unity", and "Resident Evil HD Remaster". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "T.U.F.F. Puppy", "Robot and Monster", "Liv and Maddie", and "Wallykazam!".

Popular toys at the moment include Cards Against Humanity, the Xbox One, GoldieBlox and the Spinning Machine, and Minecraft action figures.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on February 12, 2015.

  • SYRIZA win the 2015 Greek election.

    SYRIZA win the 2015 Greek election

    At the end of January 2015, the left-wing party Syriza won the 2015 Greek election. The new government promised to reverse the austerity policies that had been forced on Greece as part of its bailout conditions. The results of the election set the stage for a showdown between the EU and the newly-elected Greek government.
  • "Uptown Funk"

    "Uptown Funk"

    The song "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson (featuring Bruno Mars) won a Grammy for 2015's Record of the Year.
  • 2015 in music.

    2015 in music

    Popular music artists in 2015 included Ellie Goulding, The Weeknd, Fetty Wap, Wiz Khalifa, Walk the Moon, Jason Derulo, Ed Sheeran, Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber, Drake, Shawn Mendes, Adele and Omi.
  • Who were the best NBA players in 2015?

    Who were the best NBA players in 2015?

    The best NBA players in 2015 were Stephen Curry, LeBron James, Anthony Davis, Marc Gasol and James Harden.
  • European Migrant Crisis.

    European Migrant Crisis

    Throughout 2015, there was a lot of media focus on the rising number of refugees and migrants that were attempting to enter Europe.
  • Angela Merkel.

    Angela Merkel

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel was named the Time Person of the Year for 2015.
  • Michelle Keegan.

    Michelle Keegan

    English actress Michelle Keegan was named FHM's sexiest woman in 2015.
  • Best soccer players in the world.

    Best soccer players in the world

    In 2015, the best soccer players were Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar, Robert Lewandowski, Luis Suárez, Thomas Müller, Manuel Neuer, Eden Hazard, Andrés Iniesta and Alexis Sánchez.
  • 2015 in movies.

    2015 in movies

    Popular movies in 2015 included Room, The Revenant, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Jurassic World, Furious 7, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Minions, Magic Mike XXL, Spectre, Inside Out, Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2, Mad Max: Fury Road, Sicario and The Martian.
  • Spotlight.

    Spotlight

    The movie "Spotlight" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2015.
  • Curved TVs are the next big thing.

    Curved TVs are the next big thing

    Companies such as Samsung were trying to convince consumers that curved TVs were the next big thing. However, the new trend failed to catch on. Curved TVs started to die off in 2017 after it became apparent that people weren't buying them.

Personality traits

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Events

What happened around this time?

Notable events that happened close to February 12, 2015.

  • January 13, 2015:
    • Maroon 5 release the single "Sugar".
    • The first episode of "Schitt's Creek" is aired.
  • January 16, 2015: American Sniper (2014) is released in cinemas.
  • January 17, 2015:
    • American fitness model Greg Plitt is killed by a train while filming a video.
    • It is reported that Nick Cannon has filed for divorce from Mariah Carey.
  • January 18, 2015:
    • UFC Fight Night: Conor McGregor defeats Dennis Siver.
    • Irish politics: Minister for Health Leo Varadkar speaks publicly for the first time about being gay.
  • January 20, 2015:
    • Resident Evil HD Remaster is released.
    • Saints Row: Gat out of Hell is released.
    • Lupe Fiasco's "Tetsuo & Youth" album is released.
  • January 25, 2015:
    • WWE: Roman Reigns wins the 2015 Royal Rumble at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    • Left-wing party SYRIZA win the Greek legislative election.
  • January 29, 2015: Death Row founder Suge Knight crashes his car into two men and kills Heavyweight Records co-founder Terry Carter.
  • January 31, 2015: Australia defeat South Korea 2-1 to win the 2015 AFC Asian Cup.
  • February 1, 2015: Super Bowl XLIX occurs at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona: The New England Patriots defeat the Seattle Seahawks and Katy Perry performs at the halftime show.
  • February 2, 2015: Rapper "The Jacka" is shot dead in Oakland, California.
  • February 3, 2015:
    • Bob Dylan releases his album "Shadows in the Night".
    • Actor Johnny Depp and actress Amber Heard are married in the Bahamas.
    • The song "King" is released by British trio Years & Years.
  • February 6, 2015:
    • The 2015 Six Nations Rugby Championship begins.
    • The film "SpongeBob: Sponge Out of Water" is released in movie theaters.
  • February 8, 2015:
    • The Ivory Coast win the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations after defeating Ghana 9-8 on penalties.
    • The first episode of "Better Call Saul" is aired.
  • February 10, 2015: Comedian Jon Stewart announces that he will be leaving The Daily Show.
  • This date: February 12, 2015
  • February 13, 2015: The film "Fifty Shades of Grey" is released in movie theaters.
  • February 14, 2015: The 2015 Cricket World Cup begins in Australia and New Zealand.
  • February 17, 2015:
    • Resident Evil: Revelations 2 is released.
    • Total War: Attila is released.
  • February 19, 2015: The final episode of "Two and a Half Men" is aired.
  • February 22, 2015:
    • Eddie Redmayne wins the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role of Stephen Hawking in the movie The Theory of Everything.
    • Brie Larson wins the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role as Joy Newsome in the movie Room.
  • February 26, 2015: The dress: A picture of a white and gold dress became an Internet sensation on this date.
  • February 27, 2015:
    • Rock singer Gary Glitter is sentenced to 16 years in prison for attempted rape and indecent assault.
    • Star Trek actor Leonard Nimoy passes away.
  • March 1, 2015: Soccer: Chelsea win the 2015 League Cup final after beating Tottenham Hotspur 2-0.
  • March 2, 2015: Sunderland winger Adam Johnson is arrested on suspicion of engaging in sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl.
  • March 10, 2015:
    • Madonna releases her album "Rebel Heart".
    • It is reported that Jeremy Clarkson has been suspended from Top Gear after a "fracas" with one of the show's producers.
    • Blurred Lines: A jury rules that singers Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke copied the Marvin Gaye song "Got To Give It Up".
    • Wiz Khalifa releases the song "See You Again"—a tribute to actor Paul Walker.
  • March 12, 2015:
    • American chef Cristie Schoen and her husband J.T. Codd are murdered in Leicester, North Carolina.
    • The investment app Robinhood is launched.
    • The jihadist group ISIS annexes Boko Haram.
    • Author Terry Pratchett passes away.
  • March 14, 2015: It is confirmed that Kylie Jenner and rapper Tyga are dating.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 12, 2015, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2015 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 4.
  • Native American Zodiac: February 12, 2015 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.
  • Birth flower (February): The Violet and the Primrose.
Television shows

TV series on February 12, 2015

TV audiences were watching the following shows on February 12, 2015:

TV shows from February 2015.

Better Call Saul
Better Call Saul
Schitt's Creek
Schitt's Creek
Jane the Virgin
Jane the Virgin
Black-ish
Black-ish
Gotham
Gotham
Power
Power
Rick and Morty
Rick and Morty
The Originals
The Originals
The Goldbergs
The Goldbergs
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Peaky Blinders
Peaky Blinders
Children TV shows

Kids TV shows on February 12, 2015

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2015:

Blaze and the Monster Machines
Blaze and the Monster Machines
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
Henry Danger
Henry Danger

Girl Meets World
Girl Meets World
Wallykazam!
Wallykazam!
Sheriff Callie's Wild West
Sheriff Callie's Wild West
Every Witch Way
Every Witch Way
The Thundermans
The Thundermans
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Wander Over Yonder
Wander Over Yonder
Paw Patrol
Paw Patrol
Toys

Popular toys and games in 2015

Toys and games that were popular in 2015:

Frozen toys
Frozen toys
Minecraft action figures
Minecraft action figures
Zoomer Zuppies
Zoomer Zuppies
LEGO Minecraft
LEGO Minecraft
Farm Mash-Up
Farm Mash-Up
Lamaze Franky the Hanky Whale
Lamaze Franky the Hanky Whale
Minion Dave Talking Action Figure
Minion Dave Talking Action Figure
GoldieBlox and the Spinning Machine
GoldieBlox and the Spinning Machine
The Xbox One
The Xbox One
The PlayStation 4
The PlayStation 4
LEGO Duplo Creative Sorter
LEGO Duplo Creative Sorter
The Furby Boom
The Furby Boom
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in February 2015.

Dying Light 2015
Dying Light
Resident Evil HD Remaster 2015
Resident Evil HD Remaster
Far Cry 4 2014
Far Cry 4
Dragon Age: Inquisition 2014
Dragon Age: Inquisition
Assassin's Creed: Unity 2014
Assassin's Creed: Unity
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare 2014
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
The Evil Within 2014
The Evil Within
Alien: Isolation 2014
Alien: Isolation
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor 2014
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
The Vanishing of Ethan Carter 2014
The Vanishing of Ethan Carter
FIFA 15 2014
FIFA 15
Destiny 2014
Destiny

Were you born on February 12, 2015?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 2015.

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

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out February 12, 2021, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on February 12.

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

US President Deceased
Born on February 12, 1809
He was not alive on this date.

Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin

Scientist Deceased
Born on February 12, 1809
He was not alive on this date.

Christina Ricci

Christina Ricci

Actress
Born on February 12, 1980
She turned 35 on this day in 2015.

Gucci Mane

Gucci Mane

Rapper
Born on February 12, 1980
He turned 35 on this day in 2015.

Mike Posner

Mike Posner

Singer
Born on February 12, 1988
He turned 27 on this day in 2015.

USA

US President

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on February 12, 2015.

UK

UK Prime Minister

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on February 12, 2015 was most likely conceived around May 22, 2014.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 12, 2015 is close to November 5, 2015.

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Stats for February 12, 2015

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about February 12, 2015:

  • 3,420 days have passed since this date.
  • 488 weeks have passed.
  • 295,484,400 seconds have passed since February 12, 2015.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 344,731,800 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 152,469,950,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 49,247,400 times.
  • You have taken approximately 25,411,658 steps. That's roughly 11,294 miles.
  • 3,545,813 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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