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March 12th, 2020.

March 12th, 2020, was a Thursday. It was day 72 of 2020. The decade was the 2020s.

1 years, 8 months and 16 days have passed since March 12th, 2020.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Pisces.

On this day.

What happened on March 12th, 2020?

  • Coronavirus outbreak: Ireland's Taoiseach Leo Varadkar announces the closure of all schools.
  • Actor Tom Hanks reveals that he has tested positive for Covid-19.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 12th, 2020.

  • United States: The Box - Roddy Ricch
  • United Kingdom: Blinding Lights - The Weeknd

The Billboard Hot 100 on March 12th, 2020.

The top five songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

  • The Box - Roddy Ricch
  • Life Is Good - Future Featuring Drake
  • Circles - Post Malone
  • ON - BTS
  • Don't Start Now - Dua Lipa
Play the top hits from 2020.
A Spotify playlist of hit songs from 2020. Take a trip back to the year when things went a little... crazy.
Onward

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Onward" was at the top of the box office on March 12th, 2020.

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 March 12th, 2020.

  • Dancing Pallbearers.

    Dancing Pallbearers.

    During this time, a video of dancing pallbearers from Ghana became an Internet meme.

  • COVID-19 reaches the west.

    COVID-19 reaches the west.

    In March, 2020, COVID-19 become a reality for many people in the west. Up until March, a lot of westerners believed that the virus was being over-hyped and that it would eventually peter off like SARS and Ebola did. Europe was hit particularly hard during this period, with Italy bearing the brunt of a surge of the virus. In March and April, many European and US states went into lockdown. Schools and unessential retail were closed and stay-at-home orders were issued.

  • The stock market crashes.

    The stock market crashes.

    At the end of February, 2020, stock markets around the world started to crash as news of Covid-19 outbreak spreading started to worry investors.

  • 2020 in movies.

    2020 in movies.

    The movie industry was hit hard by the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic. Because movie theaters were temporarily closed in a lot of countries, many films had their release dates postponed. Movies that were released despite the pandemic included the likes of Bad Boys for Life, Tenet, Sonic the Hedgehog and Dolittle.

  • 2020 in music.

    2020 in music.

    The music charts in 2020 were dominated by the likes of The Weeknd, Post Malone, Roddy Ricch, Dua Lipa, DaBaby, Harry Styles, Future and Maroon 5.

  • Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.

    Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.

    Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were named as the Time Person of the Year in 2020 after they defeated incumbent US President Donald Trump.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 1 years, 8 months and 16 days have passed since March 12th, 2020.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 11 of 2020.
  • Leap Year: 2020 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Age: Anyone born on March 12th, 2020, will be 1 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1583971200.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around March 12th, 2020.

  • February 11th, 2020: The first same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland takes place.
  • February 11th, 2020: The WHO announces that the disease caused by the novel coronavirus will be named COVID-19.
  • February 11th, 2020: The death toll for Covid-19 reaches 1,000.
  • February 12th, 2020: Irish politics: Brendan Howlin steps down as leader of the Labour Party.
  • February 13th, 2020: The 2nd season of Narcos: Mexico is released on Netflix.
  • February 14th, 2020: The WHO warns that mass gatherings may spread Covid-19.
  • February 14th, 2020: Egypt reports the first case of the coronavirus in Africa.
  • February 15th, 2020: English TV presenter Caroline Flack commits suicide at her apartment in London.
  • February 15th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: China extends its lockdowns and travel restrictions.
  • February 15th, 2020: The WHO Director General warns that the coronavirus outbreak has the potential to become a global pandemic.
  • February 18th, 2020: Former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich has his sentence commuted by U.S. President Donald Trump.
  • February 18th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: Russia bans all Chinese citizens from entering the country.
  • February 19th, 2020: Rapper Pop Smoke is shot dead during a home invasion in Hollywood Hills, California.
  • February 19th, 2020: Nine people are shot dead during a shooting spree in Hanau, Germany.
  • February 19th, 2020: Iran reports its first two cases of Covid-19.
  • February 20th, 2020: The 2020 stock market crash begins.
  • February 22nd, 2020: Boxing: Tyson Fury defeats Deontay Wilder after a 7th round KO.
  • February 23rd, 2020: Italy begins to see a surge in coronavirus cases.
  • February 24th, 2020: American film producer Harvey Weinstein is convicted of federal sex crimes.
  • February 24th, 2020: The WHO-China Joint Mission on COVID-19 warns that the global community is not prepared to contain the virus.
  • February 25th, 2020: The former President of Egypt, Hosni Mubarak, passes away.
  • February 26th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: The first community transmission of the virus is reported in the United States.
  • February 27th, 2020: Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh is sentenced to 3 years in prison for fraud and tax evasion.
  • February 29th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: The first death from the virus is reported in the United States.
  • February 29th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: The first case of the virus is reported in Ireland.
  • March 2nd, 2020: A tornado outbreak kills 25 people in Tennessee.
  • March 6th, 2020: The "Dancing Pallbearers" begin to grow in popularity after one TikTok video with the meme receives 2.9 million views.
  • March 9th, 2020: A national quarantine is imposed in Italy due to a surge in Coronavirus cases.
  • March 9th, 2020: Black Monday: A global stock market crash occurs.
  • March 11th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: The first death from the virus is reported in Ireland.
  • March 11th, 2020: American film producer Harvey Weinstein is sentenced to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual assault.
  • March 11th, 2020: The 2019-2020 NBA season is suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • March 11th, 2020: The World Health Organization declares the Coronavirus outbreak as a global pandemic.
  • This date: March 12th, 2020
  • March 13th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: The Premier League is halted.
  • March 13th, 2020: The shooting of Breonna Taylor occurs.
  • March 13th, 2020: It is announced that Europe has become the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak.
  • March 13th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: President Trump declares a national emergency.
  • March 14th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: Spain imposes a national lockdown.
  • March 16th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: France announces a mandatory lockdown.
  • March 16th, 2020: Actor Idris Elba reveals that he has tested positive for Covid-19.
  • March 16th, 2020: 2020 Stock Market Crash: The Dow Jones Industrial Average witnesses its largest point drop ever.
  • March 17th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: The European Union votes to ban visitors from the rest of the world for at least 30 days.
  • March 17th, 2020: NFL star Tom Brady announces that he will not be resigning for the New England Patriots.
  • March 18th, 2020: The Eurovision Song Contest for 2020 is cancelled due to COVID-19.
  • March 20th, 2020: Singer Kenny Rogers passes away at the age of 81.
  • March 20th, 2020: The first episode of the true crime documentary "Tiger King" is released on Netflix.
  • March 20th, 2020: New York governor Andrew Cuomo announces a state-wide stay-at-home order.
  • March 20th, 2020: The video game "Animal Crossing: New Horizons" is released for the Nintendo Switch.
  • March 21st, 2020: New Jersey governor Phil Murphy announces a state-wide stay-at-home order.
  • March 23rd, 2020: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces a national lockdown in response to the spread of Covid-19.
  • March 23rd, 2020: Australia goes into a general nationwide lockdown.
  • March 23rd, 2020: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announces the closure of all schools.
  • March 23rd, 2020: Massachusetts, Michigan, Indiana, Hawaii, Washington and other US states announce stay-at-home orders.
  • March 24th, 2020: The Tokyo Olympics are delayed due to the coronavirus.
  • March 24th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: India announces a 21-day lockdown.
  • March 24th, 2020: Wisconsin governor Tony Evers issues a state-wide stay-at-home order.
  • March 25th, 2020: New Zealand goes into a nationwide lockdown.
  • March 26th, 2020: The United States becomes the country with the most cases of coronavirus.
  • March 27th, 2020: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces that he has tested positive for Covid-19.
  • March 27th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: Ireland announces a nationwide lockdown.
  • March 27th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: The USA reaches 100,000 infections.
  • March 30th, 2020: Singer Bill Withers passes away from heart complications.
  • March 30th, 2020: Irish TV presenter Ryan Tubridy tests positive for Covid-19.
  • March 30th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. issue stay-at-home directives.
  • March 30th, 2020: The song "Blinding Lights" by The Weeknd rises to number one on the Billboard Hot 100 charts.
  • April 3rd, 2020: Resident Evil 3 - a remake of Resident Evil 3: Nemesis (1999) - is released.
  • April 3rd, 2020: The James Bond movie "No Time to Die (2020)" is released.
  • April 3rd, 2020: Irish politics: Alan Kelly becomes the new leader of the Labour Party.
  • April 4th, 2020: The WHO reports that over one million cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed worldwide.
  • April 6th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is moved into intensive care.
  • April 7th, 2020: Kayleigh McEnany is hired as the new White House press secretary.
  • April 10th, 2020: Coronavirus cases begin to surge in Russia.
  • April 11th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: The USA records 2,000 coronavirus deaths in one day.
  • April 11th, 2020: Bella Poarch uploads her first TikTok video.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 12th, 2020, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Pisces is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2020 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 1.
  • Native American Zodiac: March 12th, 2020 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
  • Birth flower (March): The Daffodil and the Jonqui.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

The Witcher
The Witcher
Fantasy drama.

Black-ish
Black-ish
A sitcom about an upper class African-American family.

Homeland
Homeland
Spy thriller about CIA operative Carrie Mathison.

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

Modern Family
Modern Family
Mockumentary family sitcom.

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

Kids' TV shows on March 12th, 2020.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2020.

The Loud House
The Loud House

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

Horrid Henry
Horrid Henry

Popular toys and games in 2020.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2020.

The Xbox One
The Xbox One

The PlayStation 4
The PlayStation 4

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

Pokémon Sword and Shield 2019
Pokémon Sword and Shield
RPG games.

Death Stranding 2019
Death Stranding
Action game developed by Kojima Productions.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2019
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
FPS game.

Celebrity birthdays.

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

Liza Minnelli

Actress.
Born on March 12th, 1946
She turned 74 on this day in 2020.

Mitt Romney

Politician.
Born on March 12th, 1947
He turned 73 on this day in 2020.

Pete Doherty

English musician.
Born on March 12th, 1979
He turned 41 on this day in 2020.

Christina Grimmie

Singer. Deceased
Born on March 12th, 1994
She was not alive on this date.

US President.

Donald Trump was the President of the United States on March 12th, 2020.

UK Prime Minister.

Boris Johnson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on March 12th, 2020.

Irish Taoiseach.

Leo Varadkar was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on March 12th, 2020 was most likely conceived around June 20th, 2019.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 12th, 2020 is close to December 3rd, 2020.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about March 12th, 2020.

  • A total of 626 days have passed since this date.
  • 89 weeks have passed.
  • 54,086,400 seconds have passed since the March 12th, 2020.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 63,100,800 times.
  • Since March 12th, 2020, the earth has travelled approximately 27,908,582,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 9,014,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 4,651,430 steps. That's about 2,067 miles!
  • Since this date, 649,037 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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