Sunday July 01, 2012: on this day

About July 1st, 2012, in brief:

  • Historical events: Syrian uprising (2011-present).
  • Day of the week: July 1st, 2012 was a Sunday
  • Zodiac Sign: Cancer (in western zodiac), Dragon (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Olivia de Havilland, Pamela Anderson
  • Moon Phase: Full Moon
  • #1 US song: Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepsen
  • Popular movie: Moneyball directed by Bennett Miller

More about July 1st, 2012? See below for more news and curiosities on July 1st, 2012.


What day of the week was July 01, 2012?

July 01, 2012 was a Sunday and it was the 183rd day of the year 2012 in the Gregorian calendar.

July 01, 2012 can also be written as 7/1/2012 in the US and as 1/7/2012 in UK and Europe.


July 01, 2012: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on July 01, 2012:

  • Syrian uprising (2011-present).
  • The un-brokered peace plan for syria's political transition was rejected by the syrian opposition groups yesterday in geneva. they claim it is unclear and a wasteful of time and vow not to negotiate with president bashar al-assad or his members.
  • An attack on two churches in garissa, eastern kenya, has left at least 17 dead and 45 others injured.
  • Taliban insurgency in afghanistan
  • A bomb that struck a bus in the afghan city ghazni kills at least five people and injures eleven others.
  • Three nato members in south afghanistan were killed by a gunman dressed in afghan national police uniform.
  • Marcus agius, chairman of barclays, is to resign in the wake of the libor scandal.
  • Japan's restart of the first nuclear reactor after last year's fukushima daiichi nuclear catastrophe provokes protests.
  • Colombia evacuates towns near the nevado del ruiz volcano over concerns about a possible eruption.
  • Mexico's voters will vote in a general election, with enrique pena nieto, the presidential candidate of institutional revolutionary party, winning.
  • Hong kong
  • Hours after president hu jintao, china swear in leung chunying as the new chief executive officer and executive council for the territory, protestors throng hong kong's streets.
  • In 'the sunday telegraph,' british prime minister david cameron writes that he is open to considering a referendum about the uk's relationship to the european union. however, he will only do so when it is appropriate.
  • Safely landed in kazakhstan a soyuz space capsule that contained oleg kononenko (russia), andre kuipers(netherlands), and don pettit (“united states”)
  • The uefa euro 2012 final will be held at the olimpiyskiy national sports complex, kiev. it will be contested by spain as well as italy.
  • Tiger woods, who passed jack nicklaus's pga tour win record and now sits second behind sam snead, wins the att national in golf.
  • Syrian civil war: the un-brokered peace plan for a political transition in syria was accepted yesterday in geneva by the opposition groups. they claim that it is unclear and a waste and vow not to negotiate with president bashar al-assad or his members. turkey scrambles six f-16 fighter jets in response to three syrian military helicopters approaching its turkish border. however, there has been no violation of the border.
  • Turkey responds to three incidents of syrian military helicopters nearing its turkish border. however, there has been no violation of the border.
  • Taliban insurgency:: a bomb explodes on a bus in the afghan city ghazni, causing at least five deaths and eleven injuries. three members of nato's international security assistance force (south afghanistan) are killed by a gunman dressed in afghan national police uniform.
  • Hong kong: protesters throng hong kong's streets hours after president hu jintao (china) swore in leung chun-ying as the new chief executive and executive council. (the new york times).hong kong marks 15 years since the handover of the united kingdom to china.
  • Hong kong celebrates the 15th anniversary of the transfer from the united kingdom into the people's republic of china.
  • Spain defeated italy with a record breaking scoreline to win their third consecutive major trophy. juan mata, jordi alba, fernando torres, and david silva all scored goals. torres became the first player to score in two uefa european championship finals. he also ended up being the tournament's golden boot winner, based upon assists and time spent on the pitch.

July 01, 2012: What were the magazines covers that day?

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July 01, 2012: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for July 1st is Cancer.

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Babies born in July are either Cancer or Leo. People born before July 22nd are Cancer, while people born from July 23rd have the sign of Leo.

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July 01, 2012: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for July 01, 2012 is Dragon and the associated element is Water.

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July 01, 2012: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on July 01, 2012 was Full Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on July 01, 2012 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on July 01, 2012 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 97% full, rising at 06:30 pm and setting at 04:13 am.

The previous full moon was on Jun 04, 2012 while the next full moon would come on Jul 03, 2012.

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Who was born on July 01, 2012?

Whose famous birthday is on July 1st?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on July 1st:

  • Olivia de Havilland
    Olivia de Havilland

    Olivia de havilland was a british-born actress known for her roles in classic films such as 'gone with the wind' and 'the adventures of...

  • Pamela Anderson
    Pamela Anderson

    Canadian-american actress and star of "baywatch", the most-watched tv program in history.

  • Liv Tyler
    Liv Tyler

    American actress, daughter bebe buell of aerosmith and steven tyler of aerosmith.

  • Leslie Caron
    Leslie Caron

    French-american ballet dancer, winsome, and elfin.

  • Debbie Harry
    Debbie Harry

    American singer-songwriter and actress, best known as the lead singer of new wave and punk rock bands.

  • Léa Seydoux
    Léa Seydoux

    French actress and granddaugther to jera'me seydoux.

  • Vincent D'Onofrio
    Vincent D'Onofrio

    Vincent d'onofrio is an american actor known for his roles in full metal jacket, men in black, and daredevil.

  • Hilarie Burton
    Hilarie Burton

    Hilarie burton is an american actress and vj, best known for her role as peyton sawyer on the television series one tree hill.

  • Sydney Pollack
    Sydney Pollack

    American actor and filmmaker whose works include "the slender thread," 1965 and "the scalphunters," 1968.

  • Karen Black
    Karen Black

    American actress, who was ten years old when she had her first stage experience.

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How old is someone born on July 01, 2012?

Someone born on July 01, 2012 is:

12 years and 24 days old,

or 144 months and 24 days old,

or 629 weeks and 4 days old,

or 4407 days old,

Use our How old am I? Calculator to know the age of a person today or use the Age Calculator to determine the interval between two dates.

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on July 01, 2012?

There are 342 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Tuesday July 1st 2025.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on July 01, 2012?

You belong to the Gen Z generation if you were born on July 01, 2012.

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July 01, 2012: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on July 01, 2012:

  • Lucylle Bliss

    Lucylle Bliss was an American dancer and choreographer who made significant contributions to the development of modern dance.

  • Ossie Hibbert

    Jamaican-american keyboard player and producer (b. 1950).

  • Jack Richardson

    American author and playwright (b. 1934).

  • Alan G. Poindexter

    American captain, pilot and astronaut (b. 1961).

  • Peter E. Gillquist

    American priest and author (b. 1938).

  • Evelyn Lear

    American operatic soprano (d. 2012).

  • Laura Villa
  • José Míguez Bonino
  • Dennis Eagan

What famous deaths happened on July 1st?

Famous deaths on July 1st:

  • Robert Mitchum
    Robert Mitchum

    American actor, writer, composer, and singer.

  • Walter Matthau
    Walter Matthau

    American actor, best known for his role in the odd couple as oscar madison.

  • Virginia Weidler
    Virginia Weidler

    American child star, who was four years old when she first appeared in "surrender.

  • Sylvia Sidney
    Sylvia Sidney

    Bronx (new york) -- actress (wkrp.

  • Mollie Sugden
    Mollie Sugden

    English singer and actress (d. 2009).

  • Edward Dmytryk
    Edward Dmytryk

    Director (carpetbaggers, young lions, caine mutiny).

  • Geoffrey Hutchings
    Geoffrey Hutchings

    British actor (born 1939).

  • Wolfman Jack
    Wolfman Jack

    Disc jockey (midnight special), is killed at 57.

  • Ramces II

    One of the most powerful pharaohs of ancient Egypt known for his military campaigns and building projects.

  • Brandol Brando

    Renowned actor known for his roles in iconic films like The Godfather.

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July 01, 2012: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on July 01, 2012 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week June 25th and July 1st. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).

July 01, 2012: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on July 01, 2012 was Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepsen, according to the music chart for the week June 25th and July 1st.

  1. - Call Me Maybe youtube
  2. - Somebody That I Used To Know youtube
  3. - Payphone youtube
  4. - Wide Awake youtube
  5. - We Are Young youtube

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Who was the US President on July 01, 2012?

On July 01, 2012 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 01, 2012?

On July 01, 2012 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on July 01, 2012?

On July 01, 2012 the Pope was Benedict XVI.


What is special about July 1st?

July 1st refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 1st day of the month of July. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on July 1st, such as:

  • 2019 - War in afghanistan: 1 july 2019, kabul attack: more than 100 people are injured and 40 are killed in a car bombing in kabul, afghanistan. five taliban gunmen are killed and five more are taken by the taliban. (new york times). taliban militants overran qush tepa district of jowzjan province, resulting the death of more than 50 afghan soldiers. others were also captured.
  • 2018 - 48 people were killed when a bus crashes off a mountain road in uttarakhand, india.
  • 2017 - The memorial service for helmut kohl, former west german leader, is held in his death and funeral. world leaders like bill clinton, emmanuel macron and dmitry medvedev attend, as well as angela merkel and theresa may. (fox news),

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What happened in 2012?

2012 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Arab Spring
  • The Arab Inter-parliamentary Union is an advisory body to Arab League and calls for the removal its monitors in Syria. They claim that they inadvertently help the government cover-up ongoing violence.
  • Syrian opposition groups claim that more than 5,800 people were killed in violence during 2011.

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What was the calendar for July 2012?

July 2012 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with July being the 7th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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