Sunday July 08, 2012

US date format: 7/8/2012, UK date format: 8/7/2012

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 8, 2012). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Penelope Disick . In that special week of July people in US were listening to Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepsen. The Liquidator, directed by Jack Cardiff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while Bring Up The Bodies by Hilary Mantel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching True Love. If you liked videogames you were probably playing El Chavo or Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
  • Feast day of Saint Kilian
  • Feast day of Saint Grimbald

Events

  • Syrian uprising (2011–present):
  • United Nations and Arab League envoy Kofi Annan arrives in the Syrian capital Damascus for talks. (Al Jazeera)
  • In an interview for German TV, Syrian President Bashar Assad states that the US is trying to destabilise Syria by providing political protection for ampquotgangsampquot, and that Saudi Arabia and Qatar were arming ampquotterroristsampquot in Syria. (BBC)
  • Nigeria violence:
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Movies

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The Liquidator

The Liquidator

Directed by: Jack Cardiff

Starring: Rod Taylor, Trevor Howard, Jill St. John, Wilfrid Hyde-White

The Forger

The Forger

Directed by: Lawrence Roeck

Starring: Lauren Bacall, Josh Hutcherson, Alfred Molina, Billy Boyd

Ted

Ted

Directed by: Seth MacFarlane

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Seth MacFarlane, Joel McHale

Country: United States of America

Savages

Savages

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Taylor Kitsch, Blake Lively, Benicio Del Toro

Anger Management

Anger Management

Directed by: Peter Segal

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Adam Sandler, Marisa Tomei, Luis Guzmán

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - Mercy
  2. - Climax
  3. - Nobody's Perfect
  4. - Heart Attack
  5. - Lemme See
  6. - Cashin' Out
  7. - Take It To The Head
  8. - No Lie
  9. - Beez In The Trap
  10. - Crew Love

Top #5 Rock songs

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

TV Series

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True Love

True Love

Directed by: Michael J. Saul

Harmontown

Harmontown

Directed by: Neil Berkeley

Burning Love

Burning Love

Directed by: Ken Marino

Daybreak

Daybreak

Directed by: Stephen Tolkin

Satyamev Jayate

Satyamev Jayate

Starring: Aamir Khan

Country: India

Days to next July 08

If July 08, 2012 is your birthday you're 8 years, 30 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 1 day.
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Books

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Bring Up The Bodies by Hilary Mantel

Bring Up The Bodies

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WINNER OF THE 2012 MAN BOOKER PRIZE The sequel to Wolf Hall, Hilary Mantel's 2009 Man Booker Prize winner and New York Times bestseller, Bring Up the Bodies delves into the

A Dance With Dragons by George R. R. Martin

A Dance With Dragons

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • THE BOOK BEHIND THE FIFTH SEASON OF THE ACCLAIMED HBO SERIES GAME OF THRONESDon’t miss the thrilling sneak peek of George R.

Unintended Consequences by Edward Conard

Unintended Consequences

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Was our country’s economic success before the Crash of ‘08 built on false pretenses? Did we simply borrow and spend too much, or was something else really going on?The

Calico Joe by John Grisham

Calico Joe

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“Grisham knocks it out of the park.”—The Washington Post It’s the summer of 1973, and Joe Castle is the boy wonder of baseball, the greatest rookie anyone has ever seen.

Fifty Shades Darker by E L James

Fifty Shades Darker

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MORE THAN 150 MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDENOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTUREDaunted by the singular tastes and dark secrets of the beautiful, tormented young entrepreneur Christian Grey, Anastasia Steele has broken off their relationship to start a new career with a …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dream PetHouse

Dream PetHouse

Platform: iOS

Genre: Simulation video game

Publisher: Zynga

El Chavo

El Chavo

Platform: Wii

Genre: Party

Publisher: Slang Publishing[2] Televisa Home Entertainment

Assassin's Creed III: Liberation

Assassin's Creed III: Liberation

Platform: PlayStation Vita PlayStation 3 Microsoft Windows Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure, stealth

Publisher: Ubisoft

Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition

Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition

Platform: Microsoft Windows, iOS, OS X, Android, Linux

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Atari

Bubble Safari

Bubble Safari

Platform: Internet

Genre: matching game, social network game


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