Tuesday 7 August 2012
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. 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.
The Odd Life of Timothy Green, directed by Peter Hedges, 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 Bad Education.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Elf Defense Eng or Birds of Steel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Mexican Drug War: The United States freezes the assets of three Belize-based associates of Mexico's top drug lord, Joaquín ampquotEl Chapoampquot Guzmán. (The Huffington Post)
- Syrian civil war: Saeed Jalili, a senior Iranian official, reaffirms the Iranian government's support for the Syrian government throughout the crisis. (Al Jazeera)
- A bomb hits a minibus in the Paghman District in Afghanistan's Kabul Province, killing at least nine people. (BBC)
- At least 21 people are killed in a gun attack on a church and later an Army patrol near the city of Okene in Kogi state, central Nigeria. (''Christian Science Monitor'')
- Tuareg rebellion (2012): Burkina Faso's foreign minister Djibrill Bassole visits fighters linked to Al-Qaeda in northern Mali in an attempt to solve an ongoing crisis. (Al Jazeera)
- Flooding in the Philippines capital Manila forces at least 20,000 people to flee their homes with the death toll after eight days of heavy rain throughout the country reaching 53. (AFP via Google)
- The People's Republic of China evacuates 200,000 people from Shanghai ahead of Typhoon Haikui which is expected to make landfall in Zhejiang early tonight or tomorrow morning. (AFP via Yahoo! News)
- Police in Malaysia detain eight people after a toddler reportedly dies during a 20 hour exorcism ritual. (''Bangkok Post'')
- Investigators probing the disappearance of Tia Sharp find CCTV film of the missing girl. (BBC)
- A Tibetan man sets himself on fire in Sichuan, in the latest in a series of protests against Chinese rule. (Radio Television Hong Kong)
- 2012 Summer Olympics:
- In the semi-finals of association football, Mexico defeats Japan 3–1 and advances to the final, facing Brazil. (Yahoo! Sports)
- Seven athletes from Cameroon go missing. (CNN)
- In athletics, Sally Pearson of Australia wins the 100 metres hurdles setting a new Olympic record of 12.35 seconds. (''Herald Sun'')
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2012 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Mercy - Kanye West, Big Sean, Pusha T, 2 Chainz
- No Lie - 2 Chainz Featuring Drake
- Lemme See - Usher Featuring Rick Ross
- 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
- 2 Reasons - Trey Songz Featuring T.I.
- Take It To The Head - DJ Khaled Featuring Chris Brown, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj & Lil Wayne
- Amen - Meek Mill Featuring Drake
Top #10 Latin songs
- Hasta Que Salga El Sol - Don Omar
- La Diabla - Romeo Santos
- Sin Respiracion - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
- Amor Confuso - Gerardo Ortiz
- Follow The Leader - Wisin & Yandel + Jennifer Lopez
- Mirando Al Cielo - Roberto Tapia
- Pasarela - Daddy Yankee
- Michel Telo - Ai Se Eu Te Pego
- La Mosca - Los Horoscopos de Durango Featuring Chuy Lizarraga y Su Banda Tierra Sinaloense
- Llamada de Mi Ex - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
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