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..
Which were the important events of October 05, 2012?
- 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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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 05, 2012?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
- Maroon 5 - One More Night
- Psy - Gangnam Style
- Fun. - Some Nights
- Taylor Swift - We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together
- P!nk - Blow Me (One Last Kiss)
Top #5 R&B songs
- Miguel - Adorn
- Future - Turn On The Lights
- 2 Chainz Featuring Drake - No Lie
- French Montana Featuring Rick Ross, Drake, Lil Wayne - Pop That
- Brandy Featuring Chris Brown - Put It Down
Top #5 Rock songs
Top #5 Latin songs
- Alejandro Sanz - No Me Compares
- Wisin & Yandel Featuring Chris Brown & T-Pain - Algo Me Gusta De Ti
- Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga - Sin Respiracion
- Roberto Tapia - Mirando Al Cielo
- La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho - Cabecita Dura
Sport Games on October 05, 2012
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Germinal - Gent : 2 - 2
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Augsburg - Werder Bremen : 3 - 1
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Frankfurt FSV - Paderborn : 1 - 1
- Hertha - Munich 1860 : 3 - 0
- St Pauli - Union Berlin : 2 - 2
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Celta - Sevilla : 2 - 0
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- 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
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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.