Friday June 01, 2012: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 6/1/2012, UK date format: 1/6/2012

June 1st, 2012 was the 153rd day of the year 2012 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Gemini. The day of the week was Friday.

The number one song in US was Somebody That I Used To Know by Gotye.

Moneyball, directed by Bennett Miller, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2012 while Service by Marcus Luttrell and James D. Hornfischer was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Harmontown. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Test Drive: Ferrari Racing Legends or Code of Princess.

The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Books | Videogames

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June 01, 2012 Events

What happened on June 01, 2012?

Historical Events

  • Syrian uprising: The United Nations Human Rights Council votes against the resolution that condemned the massacre perpetrated by Syrian forces in Houla, May 25, despite Russia and China voting against it.
  • According to The New York Times, President Barack Obama has accelerated American cyberwarfare campaigns following the 2010 Stuxnet.
  • An infiltrator from the Palestinian Armed Sector and an Israeli soldier were killed in an exchange of fire at Gaza's border. At least three militants were also injured by an Israeli air strike.
  • Madonna launches the MDNA Tour in Tel Aviv (Israel)
  • 2012 was the year that world stock markets fell to their lowest point.
  • Gonorrhoea is booming in England
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What happened on June 01 in history? Find out the list of June 1st major events

What was 2012 famous for? Discover everything about 2012


June 01, 2012 Famous Birthdays

Other June 1st famous birthdays

  • Marilyn Monroe

    American actress, singer, model and actress.

  • German model.

  • Canadian singer-songwriter and one of the most popular female singers in the 1990s.

  • Morgan Freeman

    He was an American actor who won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2005 for his role as Million Dollar Baby.

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How old am I?

If June 01, 2012 is your birthday you are 11 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on June 01.

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June 01, 2012 Famous Deaths

Who died on June 01, 2012?

Other June 1st famous deaths

See all famous people who died on June 1st


June 01, 2012 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Gemini personality

Who should a Gemini marry?

Babies born in June are either Gemini or Cancer. People born before June 20th are Gemini, while people born from June 21st have the sign of Cancer

Personality of June born

Chinese Zodiac

Dragon chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Dragon

Element: Water

Dragon personality

Find out your Moon Sign

Can the numbers in June 01, 2012 reveal something about your future ? Find out


June 01, 2012 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was June 01, 2012?

The day of the week was Friday.

June 1st marks the 152nd day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2012.

There are 213 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


June 01, 2012 Holidays and Observances

What is special on June 01, 2012?


  • Samoa - Independence Day 1962.
  • Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Carna.
  • Children's Day in some countries.
  • Commemoration of Justin Martyr (Anglican).
  • Kenya Madaraka Day 1963.
  • Tunisia - Constitution Day / Victory Day 1959.
  • The Ascension in Eastern Christianity.
  • Nirvana of Buddhists.


  • Global Day of Parents
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Music charts

What was the number one song on June 01, 2012? Which were the top hits on June 01, 2012?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

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

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Climax
  2. - Birthday Cake
  3. - Cashin' Out
  4. - Leave You Alone
  5. - UP!

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Burn It Down
  2. - Gold On The Ceiling
  3. - Somebody That I Used To Know
  4. - Live To Rise
  5. - We Are Young

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Ai Se Eu Te Pego
  2. - Bailando Por El Mundo
  3. - Llamada de Mi Ex
  4. - El Mejor Perfume
  5. - Un Hombre Normal

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Release year: 2012

Directed by: Bennett Miller

Starring: Brad Pitt, Robin Wright, Jonah Hill, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Country: United States of America

Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

Release year: 2012

Directed by: Brad Bird

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Paula Patton

Country: United States of America

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Release year: 2012

Directed by: John Madden

Starring: Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Maggie Smith, Tom Wilkinson

Country: United States of America

Killer Joe

Killer Joe

Release year: 2012

Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Emile Hirsch, Juno Temple, Thomas Haden Church

Country: United States of America

J. Edgar

J. Edgar

Release year: 2012

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Armie Hammer, Naomi Watts, Josh Hamilton

Country: United States of America

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Release year: 2012

Directed by: Neil Berkeley

Burning Love

Burning Love

Release year: 2012

Directed by: Ken Marino



Release year: 2012

Directed by: Stephen Tolkin

Satyamev Jayate

Satyamev Jayate

Release year: 2012

Starring: Aamir Khan

Country: India

Any Day Now

Any Day Now

Release year: 2012

Directed by: Travis Fine


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Service by Marcus Luttrell and James D. Hornfischer



Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell, a Navy SEAL, returned from Afghanistan after a star-crossed mission with broken bones and heartbreak. Many had sacrificed their lives to save him, and he would have.

Screwed! by Dick Morris and Eileen McGann



America is being Screwed! Eileen McGann and Dick Morris say so. They are being screwed by China, Russia and the EU and other countries with the support of our political and business leaders.

The Presidents Club by Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy

The Presidents Club


The New York Times bestseller history of private relationships between the thirteen last presidents--the private deals, partnerships, rescue missions and rivalries of those selected men who served as commander in chief

Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

Catching Fire


Suzanne Collins continues the incredible story of Katniss everdeen in Suzanne Collins' phenomenal Hunger Games trilogy. Katniss has won the annual Hunger Games along with Peeta Mellark, a district tribute.

Most Talkative by Andy Cohen

Most Talkative


Real Housewives' creator writes about his long-lasting love affair with pop music that brought him from St.

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on June 1st, 2012 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Test Drive: Ferrari Racing Legends

Test Drive: Ferrari Racing Legends

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Evolved Games

Code of Princess

Code of Princess

Platform: Nintendo 3DS Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action role-playing game, Beat 'em up, Hack and slash

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X Linux Xbox 360 PlayStation 3

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Valve Corporation

District 187: Sin Streets

District 187: Sin Streets

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Digimon World Re:Digitize

Digimon World Re:Digitize

Platform: PlayStation Portable, Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Role-playing, digital pet

Publisher: Bandai Namco Games


June 01, 2012 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

Full Moon

The moon phase for June 01, 2012 is Full Moon.

See Moon rising and setting times on June 01, 2012


Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $77.87
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $569.16
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $28.76
  • General Electric GE: opens at $18.82
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $190.12

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 77.95 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0409 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.9659 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.3695 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 96.95 JPY

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