Wednesday July 04, 2012, US Independence Day: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 7/4/2012, UK date format: 4/7/2012

July 4th, 2012 was the 186th day of the year 2012 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Cancer. The day of the week was Wednesday.

The number one song in US was Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepsen.

Moneyball, directed by Bennett Miller, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2012 while The Storm by Clive Cussler and Graham Brown was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching True Love. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dust Racing 2D or Dragon's Dogma.

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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July 04, 2012 Events

What happened on July 04, 2012?

Historical Events

  • CERN announces that a new particle has been discovered by experiments at Large Hadron Collider.
  • Syrian uprising (2011-present).
  • Syrian uprising (2011-present).: Syrian President Bashar Al Assad accuses Turkey of supporting terrorists and contributing to the bloodshed in Syria.
  • The gunman who was being evicted from his apartment is suspected to have taken and killed four hostages in Karlsruhe, Germany, before turning the gun on him.
  • Eleven people are killed by further unrest in Iraq. Eight people were also killed in a bombing at a Baghdad market.
  • China accuses Vatican of hindering development of Catholicism, after it threatens to excommunicate any new bishops who are ordained without papal approval.
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What happened on July 04 in history? Find out the list of July 4th major events

What was 2012 famous for? Discover everything about 2012


July 04, 2012 Famous Birthdays

Other July 4th famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If July 04, 2012 is your birthday you are 10 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on July 04.

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July 04, 2012 Famous Deaths

Other July 4th famous deaths

  • Eva Gabor

    Hungarian-American actress, youngest of three glamorous European immigrants to Hollywood.

  • French educator and study director of social economics at the Moroccan Institute of High Studies in 1951.

  • American horror writer, editor, and anthropologist.

  • American painter and etcher (d. 70).

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July 04, 2012 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

 zodiac sign


Cancer personality

Who should a Cancer marry?

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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Chinese Zodiac

Dragon chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Dragon

Element: Water

Dragon personality

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July 04, 2012 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was July 04, 2012?

The day of the week was Wednesday.

July 4th marks the 185th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2012.

There are 180 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


July 04, 2012 Holidays and Observances

What is special on July 04, 2012?


  • Filipino-American Friendship Day
  • In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
  • United States and Denmark - Independence Day (1776)
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Music charts

What was the number one song on July 04, 2012? Which were the top hits on July 04, 2012?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Call Me Maybe
  2. - Payphone
  3. - Somebody That I Used To Know
  4. - Wide Awake
  5. - Where Have You Been

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Mercy
  2. - Climax
  3. - Nobody's Perfect
  4. - Heart Attack
  5. - Lemme See

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Burn It Down
  2. - Gold On The Ceiling
  3. - Tongue Tied
  4. - Days Go By
  5. - Little Talks

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Follow The Leader
  2. - Ai Se Eu Te Pego
  3. - Hasta Que Salga El Sol
  4. - Si Te Digo La Verdad
  5. - Bailando Por El Mundo

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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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True Love

True Love

Release year: 2012

Directed by: Michael J. Saul



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


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Storm by Clive Cussler and Graham Brown

The Storm


The NUMA crew will become the first victims of war when the genius invention of an environmentalist is lost. Team leader Kurt Austin will do everything to ensure justice for his colleagues in this #1 New York Times bestseller series.

The Innocent by David Baldacci

The Innocent


America has enemies, ruthless people whom the FBI, police and military cannot stop. The U.S. government then calls Will Robie, a hardened hitman who doesn't hesitate to follow orders

Porch Lights by Dorothea Benton Frank

Porch Lights


New York Times bestseller Dorothea Benton Frank is back in Carolina, spinning a story that brims the charm, warmth, and humor that have made her a household name.

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.

Unintended Consequences by Edward Conard

Unintended Consequences


Is our country's economic success prior to the Crash of 2008 based on false pretenses or was it a result of our country's economic success? Were we just borrowing and spending too much or was there something more?

Birth chart on this day

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dust Racing 2D

Dust Racing 2D

Platform: Linux, Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Jussi Lind

Dragon's Dogma

Dragon's Dogma

Platform: PlayStation 3; Xbox 360; Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action role-playing,[4] hack and slash

Publisher: Capcom

Euro Truck Simulator 2

Euro Truck Simulator 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows Linux OS X

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: SCS Software

Dragon Story

Dragon Story

Platform: iOS, Android

Genre: Life simulation game



Platform: Xbox 360,[1] PlayStation 3

Genre: Survival horror, stealth

Publisher: Lexis Numérique


July 04, 2012 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

Full Moon

The moon phase for July 04, 2012 is Full Moon.

See Moon rising and setting times on July 04, 2012


Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 79.86 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0129 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.9587 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.3477 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 100.06 JPY

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