What Happened on August 27, 2012

Historical Events

  • "Thrift Shop" single is released by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (Billboard Song of the Year 2013, Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance, Best Rap Song 2014)
  • First interplanetary human voice recording is broadcast from the Mars Rover Curiosity

About August 27, 2012

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Late Summer Bank Holiday (United Kingdom)

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together - Taylor Swift
  • UK #1 Song: Bom Bom - Sam & The Womp