December 12th, 2017

December 12th, 2017, was a Tuesday. It was Day 346 of 2017. The decade was the 2010s.

5 years, 9 months, and 18 days have passed since December 12th, 2017.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Sagittarius.

On This Day

What happened?

What happened on December 12th, 2017?

  • Democrat Doug Jones defeats Republican Roy Moore in a hotly-contested election for the Alabama Senate seat.
Song charts

Top songs.

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on December 12th, 2017.

  • United States: Rockstar - Post Malone
  • United Kingdom: Havana - Camila Cabello

The Billboard Hot 100 on December 12th, 2017.

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

  • Rockstar - Post Malone Featuring 21 Savage
  • Havana - Camila Cabello Featuring Young Thug
  • Gucci Gang - Lil Pump
  • Thunder - Imagine Dragons
  • Perfect - Ed Sheeran
Play the top hits from 2017.
A Spotify playlist of hit songs from 2017. Take a trip back to the peak days of Ed Sheeran, Luis Fonsi, Kendrick Lamar and The Chainsmokers.

Top movie at the box office.

The movie "Coco" was at the top of the box office on this day.

Take me back to December 12th, 2017!

Ready for a walk down memory lane?

The date is December 12th, 2017, and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Sagittarius. The Christmas season of 2017 is in full swing. People are putting up their decorations and festive songs are playing on the radio.

In America, the song Rockstar by Post Malone is at the top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Havana by Camila Cabello is the number-one hit song. Donald Trump is the President of the United States, and the movie Coco is at the top of the box office.

Theresa May is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. It's 2017, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Ed Sheeran, Luis Fonsi, Bruno Mars, Kendrick Lamar, The Chainsmokers, Migos, Sam Hunt and Post Malone. Bitcoin has recently passed $10,000 for the first time and the price is continuing to spiral upwards.

Russia has been banned from the 2018 Winter Olympics following an investigation into state-sponsored doping. Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has just been awarded his fifth Ballon d'Or award. Star Wars fans are excited about the upcoming release of the movie "Star Wars: The Last Jedi", which is set to premier on December 15th.

In Australia, same-sex marriage has recently become legal. Reality TV star Georgia "Toff" Toffolo has won the UK version of "I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!". If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Jonghyun, Stephen Hawking, Barbara Bush, and Avicii would all still be alive.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Suits", "Rick and Morty", "Gotham", and "Stranger Things". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Cities: Skylines", "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds", "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild", and "Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Paw Patrol", "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.", "The Thundermans", and "Game Shakers".

Popular toys at the moment include L.O.L. Surprise!, LEGO Star Wars: Millennium Falcon, Doc McStuffins Pet Vet Checkup Center, and Bunchems.


News topics, nostalgic fads, and pop culture events.

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on December 12th, 2017.

  • Christmas 2017.

    Christmas 2017.

    The Christmas period of 2017 was in full swing by this stage. The decorations were up, festive music was playing on the radio, people were feeling stressed, retail stores were filled with shoppers, and everyone was making plans for the big day.

  • #MeToo.


    The "Me Too" movement was starting to take off.

  • Fortnite is released.

    Fortnite is released.

    A new online video game called Fortnite was released in July 2017. It quickly became one of the most popular video games of all time.

  • Gal Gadot.

    Gal Gadot.

    Israeli actress Gal Gadot was named FHM's sexiest woman of the year in 2017.

  • Record of the Year: 2017.

    Record of the Year: 2017.

    The song "24K Magic" by Bruno Mars won a Grammy for 2017's Record of the Year.

  • 2017 in music.

    2017 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2017 included Ed Sheeran, The Chainsmokers, Bruno Mars, Coldplay, Kendrick Lamar, Future, DJ Khaled, Post Malone, French Montana, Cardi B, Logic, Imagine Dragons, Lil Pump, Shawn Mendes and Kygo.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2017?

    Who were the best NBA players in 2017?

    The best NBA players in 2017 were Russell Westbrook, LeBron James, James Harden, Anthony Davis and Kawhi Leonard.

  • 2017 in movies.

    2017 in movies.

    Popular movies in 2017 included the likes of It, Get Out, Dunkirk, Wonder Woman, Blade Runner 2049, Baby Driver, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Thor: Ragnarok, Logan, Molly's Game, John Wick: Chapter 2 and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

  • The Shape of Water.

    The Shape of Water.

    "The Shape of Water" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2017.

  • Best soccer players.

    Best soccer players.

    In 2017, the best soccer players were Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Neymar, Gianluigi Buffon, Luka Modrić, Sergio Ramos, Kylian Mbappé, N'Golo Kanté, Robert Lewandowski, and Harry Kane.



Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 5 years, 9 months, and 18 days have passed since December 12th, 2017.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 50 of 2017.
  • Leap Year: 2017 was not a leap year.
  • Age: People born on December 12th, 2017, are now 5 years old.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1513036800.

Personality traits.

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Around this time.

Notable events that happened close to December 12th, 2017.

  • November 15th, 2017: Rapper Lil Peep dies at the age of 21 after an accidental overdose.
  • November 16th, 2017: Sexual misconduct allegations are made against Democratic Party Senator Al Franken.
  • November 18th, 2017: Irish politics: Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams announces that he will be stepping down as leader of the party and that he will not be standing for re-election.
  • November 19th, 2017: Robert Mugabe is replaced by Emmerson Mnangagwa after being sacked as leader of ZANU-PF.
  • November 19th, 2017: Cult leader Charles Manson dies in prison.
  • November 20th, 2017: Model Keri Claussen Khalighi accuses Def Jam Recordings co-founder Russell Simmons of sexual assault.
  • November 22nd, 2017: Bosnian Serb colonel-general Ratko Mladić is sentenced to life in prison after he is found guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity.
  • November 23rd, 2017: Brazilian soccer player Robinho is sentenced to nine years in prison in Italy for rape and sexual assault.
  • November 27th, 2017: It is announced that Prince Harry and actress Meghan Markle are engaged.
  • November 28th, 2017: Bitcoin reaches $10,000 USD for the first time.
  • November 29th, 2017: US President Trump sparks controversy after he retweets British far-right nationalist Jayda Fransen three times.
  • November 30th, 2017: Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons steps down following allegations that he raped actress and screenwriter Jenny Lumet in 1991.
  • December 1st, 2017: Former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn pleads guilty to making false statements to the FBI.
  • December 5th, 2017: Adult star August Ames commits suicide at her home in Camarillo, California.
  • December 5th, 2017: Russia is banned from competing at the 2018 Winter Olympics due to doping.
  • December 6th, 2017: The Trump administration recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
  • December 7th, 2017: Cristiano Ronaldo is awarded the 2017 Ballon d'Or.
  • December 7th, 2017: Democratic Party Senator Al Franken announces his intentions to resign after a number of sexual misconduct allegations are made against him.
  • December 9th, 2017: Same-sex marriage becomes legal in Australia.
  • December 10th, 2017: Reality TV star Georgia "Toff" Toffolo wins the UK version of "I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!".
  • December 10th, 2017: Disgraced English publicist Max Clifford dies in prison from a heart attack.
  • December 10th, 2017: Iraq celebrates its final victory over ISIS.
  • This date: December 12th, 2017
  • December 15th, 2017: The first same-sex marriage to be recognized by Australian law takes place.
  • December 15th, 2017: "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" is released in movie theaters.
  • December 16th, 2017: Joe McFadden and Katya Jones are crowned as the winners of Strictly Come Dancing.
  • December 17th, 2017: Bitcoin reaches a new all-time high of $19,783.06.
  • December 18th, 2017: South Korean singer "Jonghyun" commits suicide.
  • December 19th, 2017: Chloe Kohanski wins the thirteenth season of The Voice.
  • December 20th, 2017: The film "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" is released in movie theaters.
  • December 20th, 2017: The musical drama "The Greatest Showman" is released in movie theaters.
  • December 20th, 2017: The video game "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)" is released.
  • December 22nd, 2017: The price of Bitcoin falls below $11,000 - a fall of 45% from five days earlier.
  • December 31st, 2017: Logan Paul is roundly criticized after he uploads a Youtube video of a body he discovered in "Suicide Forest" in Japan.
  • January 2nd, 2018: Democratic Party Senator Al Franken resigns after allegations of sexual harassment are made against him.
  • January 3rd, 2018: The controversial "Tide Pod Challenge" gains media exposure.
  • January 4th, 2018: The first episode of the comedy series "Derry Girls" is aired.
  • January 6th, 2018: Philippe Coutinho signs for Barcelona.
  • January 9th, 2018: Republican politician Brandon Hixon commits suicide while under investigation for sexual abuse.
  • January 11th, 2018: The LA Times reports that five women are accusing actor James Franco of inappropriate behavior.
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 12th, 2017, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2017 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 7.
  • Native American Zodiac: December 12th, 2017 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
  • Birth flower (December): The Narcissus and the Holly.
Television shows

TV shows in 2017.

Television shows that people were watching in December 2017.

TV shows from December, 2017.

Crime thriller series.

Stranger Things
Stranger Things
Science fiction series.

Better Call Saul
Better Call Saul
Breaking Bad spin-off.

Jane the Virgin
Jane the Virgin
Romantic drama-comedy series.

A sitcom about an upper class African-American family.

Crime drama series based on the Batman universe.

Crime drama.

Rick and Morty
Rick and Morty
Adult animated Sci-Fi sitcom.

Peaky Blinders
Peaky Blinders
British crime series that is set in the 19th century.

Orange Is the New Black
Orange Is the New Black
American comedy-drama about a federal prison.

Black Mirror
Black Mirror
Dystopian Sci-Fi series.

Once Upon a Time
Once Upon a Time
Fantasy drama series.

American Horror Story
American Horror Story
Anthology horror series.

Spy thriller about CIA operative Carrie Mathison.

Legal drama television series.

Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones
Fantasy drama series.

The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead
Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.

Modern Family
Modern Family
Mockumentary family sitcom.

RuPaul's Drag Race
RuPaul's Drag Race
Reality competition series.

The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory
A sitcom about two physicists called Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper.

Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy
Medical drama television series.

Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on December 12th, 2017.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2017.

The Loud House
The Loud House


Game Shakers
Game Shakers

Henry Danger
Henry Danger

The Thundermans
The Thundermans

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Paw Patrol
Paw Patrol

Doc McStuffins
Doc McStuffins

Horrid Henry
Horrid Henry

Dora the Explorer
Dora the Explorer


Popular toys and games in 2017.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2017.

The Paw Patrol Lookout Tower Playset
The Paw Patrol Lookout Tower Playset

The Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit
The Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit

FurReal Roarin' Tyler
FurReal Roarin' Tyler

The Nintendo Switch
The Nintendo Switch


Doc McStuffins Pet Vet Checkup Center
Doc McStuffins Pet Vet Checkup Center


Hot Wheels Ultimate Garage
Hot Wheels Ultimate Garage

LEGO Star Wars: Millennium Falcon
LEGO Star Wars: Millennium Falcon

L.O.L. Surprise!
L.O.L. Surprise!

Bright Beats Dance & Move BeatBo
Bright Beats Dance & Move BeatBo

Frozen Sing-A-Long Elsa
Frozen Sing-A-Long Elsa

MiP (robot)
MiP (robot)

Simon Swipe
Simon Swipe

Paw Patrol Lookout HQ
Paw Patrol Lookout HQ

Hello Barbie
Hello Barbie

The Xbox One
The Xbox One

The PlayStation 4
The PlayStation 4

Cards Against Humanity
Cards Against Humanity

Video games

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing in December of 2017.

Star Wars Battlefront II 2017
Star Wars Battlefront II
Action shooter game based on the Star Wars franchise.

Call of Duty: WWII 2017
Call of Duty: WWII
First-person shooter game developed by Sledgehammer Games.

Super Mario Odyssey 2017
Super Mario Odyssey
Platform game.

Assassin's Creed: Origins 2017
Assassin's Creed: Origins
Action-adventure game.

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus 2017
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus
FPS video game developed by MachineGames.

Ark: Survival Evolved 2017
Ark: Survival Evolved
Survival video game developed by Studio Wildcard.

Destiny 2 2017
Destiny 2
Multiplayer first-person shooter game.

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy 2017
Uncharted: The Lost Legacy
Action-adventure game developed by Naughty Dog.

Fortnite 2017
Battle royale game.

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy 2017
Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy
Platform game.

What Remains of Edith Finch 2017
What Remains of Edith Finch
Adventure game developed by Giant Sparrow.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2017
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Action-adventure game for the Nintendo Switch.

Horizon Zero Dawn 2017
Horizon Zero Dawn
RPG game developed by Guerrilla Games.

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard 2017
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
Survival horror game.

Mafia III 2016
Mafia III
Mafia-themed action-adventure game developed by Hangar 13.

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds 2016
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
Online battle royale game.

Cities: Skylines 2015
Cities: Skylines
City-building simulation.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

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

Frank Sinatra

Singer. Deceased
Born on December 12th, 1915
He was not alive on this date.

Bob Barker

Game show host. Deceased
Born on December 12th, 1923
He turned 94 on this day in 2017.

Jennifer Connelly

Born on December 12th, 1970
She turned 47 on this day in 2017.

Kimberly Loaiza

Mexican singer.
Born on December 12th, 1997
She turned 20 on this day in 2017.


US President.

Donald Trump was the President of the United States on December 12th, 2017.


UK Prime Minister.

Theresa May was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.


Irish Taoiseach.

Leo Varadkar was the Taoiseach of Ireland.


Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on December 12th, 2017 was most likely conceived around March 21st, 2017.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 12th, 2017 is close to September 4th, 2018.

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Stats for December 12th, 2017

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about December 12th, 2017.

  • 2,119 days have passed since this date.
  • 302 weeks have passed.
  • 183,078,000 seconds have passed since December 12th, 2017.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 213,591,000 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 94,468,248,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 30,513,000 times.
  • You have taken approximately 15,744,708 steps. That's roughly 6,998 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,196,936 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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