August 12th, 2015

August 12th, 2015, fell on a Wednesday. Day 224 of 2015. Decade: 2010s.

4 years, 9 months and 24 days have passed since August 12th, 2015.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 12th, 2015:

  • United States: Cheerleader - OMI
  • United Kingdom: Black Magic - Little Mix

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation" 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 August 12th, 2015.

  • Spotlight

    The movie "Spotlight" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2015.

  • 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.

  • Michelle Keegan

    English actress Michelle Keegan is named as FHM's sexiest woman in 2015.

  • Angela Merkel

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is named as the Time Person of the Year for 2015.

  • European Migrant Crisis

    Throughout 2015, media attention became focused on the rising number of refugees and migrants that were attempting to enter Europe.

  • 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.

  • "Uptown Funk"

    "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson (featuring Bruno Mars) would go on to win a Grammy for 2015's Record of the Year.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 4 years, 9 months and 24 days have passed since August 12th, 2015.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of 2015.
  • Leap Year: 2015 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 12th, 2015, will be 4 years of age.
  • People born in 2015 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1439334000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around August 12th, 2015:

  • July 13th, 2015: Football: Bastian Schweinsteiger signs for Manchester United.
  • July 14th, 2015: The remastered version of the game God of War III is released on the PlayStation 4.
  • July 15th, 2015: Love Island: Jess Hayes and Max Morley are crowned as winners.
  • July 15th, 2015: Hackers announce that they have stolen data from extramarital affairs website Ashley Madison.
  • July 24th, 2015: The movie Poltergeist (2015) is released. This will be a reboot of the popular movie series from the 1980s.
  • July 29th, 2015: The Windows 10 operating system is released.
  • July 31st, 2015: Wrestling legend Roddy Piper passes away at the age of 61.
  • August 1st, 2015: English singer and entertainer Cilla Black passes away.
  • August 5th, 2015: Gamescom 2015 takes place in Cologne, Germany.
  • August 7th, 2015: The album "Compton" is released by Dr. Dre.
  • August 8th, 2015: The start of the 2015-2016 Premier League season.
  • August 14th, 2015: The biographical movie Straight Outta Compton is released.
  • August 14th, 2015: The movie Fantastic Four (2015) is released.
  • August 18th, 2015: Hackers leak data from extramarital affairs website Ashley Madison.
  • August 28th, 2015: PAX Prime starts in Seattle, Washington.
  • August 28th, 2015: The first season of Narcos is released on Netflix
  • August 30th, 2015: "Bad Blood" by Taylor Swift (featuring Kendrick Lamar) wins Video of the Year at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards.
  • September 1st, 2015: The game Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is released on the XBox One and the PlayStation 4.
  • September 2nd, 2015: The 2015 Summer Transfer Window is closed.
  • September 6th, 2015: The All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship 2015 Final takes place.
  • September 8th, 2015: NFL player Tyler Sash is found dead at his home in Oskaloosa, Iowa.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 12th, 2015, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2015 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: August 12th, 2015 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

Television Shows

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

  • Bones - Crime comedy-drama TV series.
  • Prison Break - TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.

2015 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2015.

"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" - "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" - "The Fairly OddParents" - "Dora the Explorer"


Celebrity Birthdays

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


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on August 12th, 2015.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on August 12th, 2015 was probably conceived around the 2nd of November, 2014. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 12th, 2015 is the 21st of May, 2016. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

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

  • Batman: Arkham Knight - Action-adventure game based on the Batman series.
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Fantasy action role-playing game developed and published by CD Projekt.
  • Mortal Kombat X - Fighting video game developed by NetherRealm Studios.
  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare - FPS game.
  • Destiny - Online FPS game.

12th of August

Events that have occurred on the 12th of August:

  • August 12th, 1966: Massacre of Braybrook Street: Harry Roberts, John Duddy and Jack Witney kill 3 policemen in London, England.
  • August 12th, 1969: Battle of the Bogside: Riots break out in Derry, Northern Ireland.
  • August 12th, 1982: A debt crisis begins in Latin America when Mexico announces that it is unable to pay its foreign debt.
  • August 12th, 1985: Japan Airlines Flight 123 crashes, killing 520 people.
  • August 12th, 1950: 75 US prisoners of war are executed by North Korean forces.
  • August 12th, 1970: Paris Saint-Germain F.C. is founded.
  • August 12th, 1988: The Last Temptation of Christ (1988) is released in cinemas.
  • August 12th, 1991: Metallica release their self-titled album "Metallica".
  • August 12th, 1997: The Backstreet Boys release their debut self-titled album "Backstreet Boys".
  • August 12th, 2003: Football: Manchester United sign Cristiano Ronaldo from Sporting CP.
  • August 12th, 2005: Anthony Hutton wins the 6th season of the reality TV series "Big Brother" (UK).
  • August 12th, 2010: Irish crime: Rapist Larry Murphy is released from prison.
  • August 12th, 2013: 25-year-old Tiffany Daniels goes missing in Pensacola Beach, Florida.
  • August 12th, 2017: A white supremacist kills Heather Heyer after driving his car into a crowd of counter-protesters at the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about August 12th, 2015.

  • 1,759 days have passed since this date.
  • 151,977,600 seconds have passed since the August 12th, 2015.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 177,307,200 times.
  • Since August 12th, 2015, earth has travelled approximately 78,420,441,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 25,329,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 13,070,074 steps. That's about 5,809 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,823,731 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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