Saturday 4 August 2012
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 4, 2012). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepsen.
Andala Rakshasi, directed by Hanumantha Rao Raghavapudi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012
while The Amateur by Edward Klein was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching True Love.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battleloot Adventure or Dead Trigger.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 4 August 2012
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Which were the important events of 4 August 2012 ?
- Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
- El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
- Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
- Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
- St. Luanus/Lugid
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint John Vianney, the patron saint of priests
- St. Dominic
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- Arab Spring:
- Syrian Civil War (2011–present):
- Clashes continue in Aleppo, with fighting near the city's television and radio station. (Al Jazeera)
- Renewed fighting erupts in the capital, Damascus. (MSN)
- Russia and Chinandashtwo of the 12 countries that opposed a United Nations General Assembly resolution concerning Syriandashcriticise the resolution as one-sided. (Al Jazeera)
- Nearly 48 Iranian pilgrims are kidnapped from a bus in the vicinity of a shrine near Damascus. (BBC)
- 2011–2012 Saudi Arabian protests:
- A soldier and protester are killed in a demonstration in the eastern city of Qatif. (Al Jazeera)
- Bahraini uprising (2011–present):
- The daughter of activist Abdulhadi al-Khawaja has her detention extended and is charged with ampquotdestroying government propertyampquot. (''The Huffington Post'')
- A suicide bombing in the southern Yemeni province of Abyan kills at least 45 people. (BBC)
- Gunmen attack an oil barge off the Niger Delta in Nigeria, killing two navy sailors and kidnapping four foreigners. (BBC)
- Iran claims to have successfully test fired a Fateh-110 missile. (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
- North Korea raises the death toll from recent floods to 169, with 400 missing. (IOL)
- Heavy rains in the Indian state of Uttarakhand causes the loss of at least six lives in floods and landslides. (''The Times of India'')
- Jailed Islamist cleric Abu Bakar Bashir threatens to wage war in Burma following alleged abuses by Buddhists against the country's Rohingya people by the Tatmadaw, in a letter to Burmese president Thein Sein. (''Bangkok Post'')
- Sudan confirms an oil agreement with neighbouring South Sudan. (Deutsche Welle)
- The defence lawyer for the Russian band Pussy Riot says the accused face long jail terms, and accuses the court of pressuring the defendants and witnesses. (Bangladesh News 24)
- The Parliament of Afghanistan votes to dismiss the Defence and Interior Ministers over continued cross-border shelling by Pakistan. (Reuters)
- 2012 Summer Olympics:
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Sport Games on 4 August 2012
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Anderlecht - Germinal : 1 - 0
- Cercle Brugge - Kortrijk : 1 - 2
- Charleroi - Club Brugge : 0 - 1
- Lokeren - Bergen : 2 - 2
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Bochum - Dresden : 2 - 1
- Munich 1860 - Regensburg : 1 - 0
Division 2Football (France)
- Caen - Auxerre : 3 - 1
- Nimes - Nantes : 0 - 0
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Celtic - Aberdeen : 1 - 0
- Hearts - St Johnstone : 2 - 0
- Kilmarnock - Dundee : 0 - 0
- Ross County - Motherwell : 0 - 0
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2012 ?
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Top #10 R&B songs
- Mercy - Kanye West, Big Sean, Pusha T, 2 Chainz
- Lemme See - Usher Featuring Rick Ross
- No Lie - 2 Chainz Featuring Drake
- Climax - Usher
- Bag Of Money - Wale Featuring Rick Ross, Meek Mill & T-Pain
- Nobody's Perfect - J. Cole Featuring Missy Elliott
- Heart Attack - Trey Songz
- Take It To The Head - DJ Khaled Featuring Chris Brown, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj & Lil Wayne
- 2 Reasons - Trey Songz Featuring T.I.
- Amen - Meek Mill Featuring Drake
Top #10 Latin songs
- La Diabla - Romeo Santos
- Hasta Que Salga El Sol - Don Omar
- Follow The Leader - Wisin & Yandel + Jennifer Lopez
- Amor Confuso - Gerardo Ortiz
- Llamada de Mi Ex - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
- Sin Respiracion - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
- Bailando Por El Mundo - Juan Magan Featuring Pitbull & El Cata
- Mirando Al Cielo - Roberto Tapia
- Michel Telo - Ai Se Eu Te Pego
- La Mosca - Los Horoscopos de Durango Featuring Chuy Lizarraga y Su Banda Tierra Sinaloense
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Ron Lieber Your Money column offers several investment options for those who have grown wary of the stock market following a long series of scandals and debacles. [..]
Berkshire Hathaway reports second-quarter net income of $3.1 billion, down from $3.4 billion in the same period a year earlier, citing bigger paper losses on derivatives the company sold. [..]
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