Friday October 05, 2012

US date format: 10/5/2012, UK date format: 5/10/2012

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see zodiac on October 5, 2012). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church. In that special week of October people in US were listening to One More Night by Maroon 5. Lincoln, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Greatest Event in Television History. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Autumn Dynasty or Dillon's Rolling Western.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2012, at October 05 across the years or at October 2012 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 05, 2012?


Events

  • The Syrian city of Homs is subjected to a sustained bombing campaign, the worst it has seen in five months. (BBC)
  • Workers say a miner is killed by a police rubber bullet near Rustenburg. A National Union of Mineworkers branch leader of Lonmin is killed at his house in Marikana, South Africa. (Euronews) (Reuters)
  • Anglo Platinum Limited—the world's biggest platinum producer—fires 12,000 people in South Africa after a strike over working conditions. The corporation has stated that the strikes have cost it 39,000 ounces in output - equivalent to 700 million rand ($82.3 million; £51 million) in revenue. (BBC)
  • At least 47 people throughout the United States are infected with fungal meningitis from contaminated medicine, with five people dying. (CNN)
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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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The Dark Knight Rises

The Dark Knight Rises

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Gary Oldman

Country: United States of America

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Directed by: Stephen Chbosky

Starring: Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller, Paul Rudd

Silver Linings Playbook

Silver Linings Playbook

Directed by: David O. Russell

Starring: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver

End of Watch

End of Watch

Directed by: David Ayer

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Peña, Anna Kendrick, America Ferrera

Frances Ha

Frances Ha

Directed by: Noah Baumbach

Starring: Greta Gerwig, Mickey Sumner, Adam Driver, Michael Zegen

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 05, 2012?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - One More Night
  2. - Gangnam Style
  3. - Some Nights
  4. - We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together
  5. - Blow Me (One Last Kiss)

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Adorn
  2. - Turn On The Lights
  3. - No Lie
  4. - Pop That
  5. - Put It Down

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Ho Hey
  2. - I Will Wait
  3. - Madness
  4. - It's Time
  5. - Too Close

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - No Me Compares
  2. - Algo Me Gusta De Ti
  3. - Sin Respiracion
  4. - Mirando Al Cielo
  5. - Cabecita Dura
Sport Games on October 05, 2012

Sport Games on October 05, 2012


Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Germinal - Gent : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of October 05, 2012

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Augsburg - Werder Bremen : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of October 05, 2012

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Frankfurt FSV - Paderborn : 1 - 1
  • Hertha - Munich 1860 : 3 - 0
  • St Pauli - Union Berlin : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of October 05, 2012

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Celta - Sevilla : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of October 05, 2012

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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The Inbetweeners

The Inbetweeners

Directed by: Ben Palmer

The Greatest Event in Television History

The Greatest Event in Television History

Bad Education

Bad Education

Directed by: Pedro Almodovar

Hotel Hell

Hotel Hell

Directed by: Derrick Granado

Doraleous and Associates: The Series

Doraleous and Associates: The Series

How old am I?

If October 5th, 2012 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand

Unbroken

By:

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.In

Low Pressure by Sandra Brown

Low Pressure

By:

Bellamy Lyston was only 12 years old when her older sister Susan was killed on a stormy Memorial Day. Bellamy's fear of storms is a legacy of the tornado that destroyed

The Price Of Politics by Bob Woodward

The Price Of Politics

By:

See how and why Washington is not functioning.Bob Woodward’s freshly reported, thirty-five-page Afterword to his national bestseller, The Price of Politics, provides a detailed, often verbatim account of what happened in

Life After Death by Damien Echols

Life After Death

By:

The New York Times bestselling memoir by Damien Echols of the West Memphis Three, who was falsely convicted of three murders and spent nearly eighteen years on Death Row—Life After Death

Severe Clear by Stuart Woods

Severe Clear

By:

Someone wants to crash Stone Barrington’s party in Stuart Woods’s bestselling series. Stone Barrington is in Bel-Air, overseeing the grand opening of the ultra-luxe hotel, The Arrington, built on the grounds

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Chaos Rings II

Chaos Rings II

Platform: iOS, Android, PS Vita

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Square Enix

Autumn Dynasty

Autumn Dynasty

Platform: iOS,[1] Android,[2] BlackBerry

Dillon's Rolling Western

Dillon's Rolling Western

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Action-adventure, tower defense

Publisher: Nintendo

Beach Buggy Blitz

Beach Buggy Blitz

Platform: Android, iOS, BlackBerry 10

Genre: Racing

Digimon World Re:Digitize

Digimon World Re:Digitize

Platform: PlayStation Portable, Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Role-playing, digital pet

Publisher: Bandai Namco Games

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $92.59
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $665.20
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $30.23
  • General Electric GE: opens at $23.03
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $211.15

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 78.65 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.978 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.9295 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 102.55 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.8075 GBP

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 05, 2012?

On October 05, 2012 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is October 05, 2012?

On October 05, 2012 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 05, 2012?

On October 05, 2012 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 05, 2012?

On October 05, 2012 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 05, 2012?

On October 05, 2012 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.


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