Thursday October 11, 2012: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 10/11/2012, UK date format: 11/10/2012

October 11th, 2012 was the 285th day of the year 2012 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Libra. The day of the week was Thursday.

The number one song in US was One More Night by Maroon 5.

Moneyball, directed by Bennett Miller, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2012 while Waging Heavy Peace by Neil Young was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching The Greatest Event in Television History. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Call of Duty: Black Ops: Declassified or Asphalt 7: Heat.

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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October 11, 2012 Events

What happened on October 11, 2012?

Historical Events

  • Qassem M.Aqlan, the Yemeni chief security officer at the U.S. Embassy in Sana'a, is shot to death by a gunman.
  • Syrian civil war: The Local Coordination Committees report that 83 civilians had been killed by the Syrian army in Syria as of evening.
  • Hassan Nasrallah, a leader of Hezbollah, confirms that the drone plane shot down over Israel's Negev Desert in October was owned by the group and was supplied to Iran.
  • Niger Delta farmers are suing Shell Oil, accusing it of destroying their livelihoods and causing damage to their property. Shell claims it is difficult for them to make repairs due to local insecurity.
  • Flash flooding from heavy rains in the United Kingdom caused by heavy rainfall in Clovelly, Devon. This flash flooding damaged homes and pulled up cobbles on the streets.
  • Marie Stopes will open the first private clinic in Northern Ireland to provide abortions for women starting 18 October.
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See also

What happened on October 11 in history? Find out the list of October 11th major events

What was 2012 famous for? Discover everything about 2012


October 11, 2012 Famous Birthdays

Other October 11th famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If October 11, 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 October 11.

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October 11, 2012 Famous Deaths

Other October 11th famous deaths

  • French singer (Born 1915).

  • Scottish politician and Labour Member of Parliament, he was elected to the Scottish Parliament at the General Election on 6/11/1987.

  • American athlete (a pitcher and a player in baseball) who crashed his plane into an apartment building in New York on October 11, 2006.

  • Actor (Nightwish Future Force), dies in 56.

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October 11, 2012 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Libra personality

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Babies born in October are either Libra or Scorpio. People born before October 22nd are Libra, while people born from October 23rd have the sign of Scorpio

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Chinese Zodiac

Dragon chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Dragon

Element: Water

Dragon personality

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October 11, 2012 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was October 11, 2012?

The day of the week was Thursday.

October 11th marks the 284th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2012.

There are 81 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


October 11, 2012 Holidays and Observances

What is special on October 11, 2012?


  • International Day of the Girl Child
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Music charts

What was the number one song on October 11, 2012? Which were the top hits on October 11, 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. - Pop That
  3. - Put It Down
  4. - Turn On The Lights
  5. - No Lie

Top #5 Rock songs

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

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Volvi A Nacer
  2. - Algo Me Gusta De Ti
  3. - Sin Respiracion
  4. - Will U Still Love Me Tomorrow
  5. - Mirando Al Cielo

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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

The Proposal

The Proposal

Release year: 2012

Directed by: Anne Fletcher

Starring: Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, Mary Steenburgen, Craig T. Nelson

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

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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The Greatest Event in Television History

The Greatest Event in Television History

Release year: 2012

The Inbetweeners

The Inbetweeners

Release year: 2012

Directed by: Ben Palmer

Bad Education

Bad Education

Release year: 2012

Directed by: Pedro Almodovar

Hotel Hell

Hotel Hell

Release year: 2012

Directed by: Derrick Granado



Release year: 2012

Country: United States of America


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Waging Heavy Peace by Neil Young

Waging Heavy Peace


"I believe I will need to manage my time well and keep my thoughts clear if I want to be able to deliver the cargo that I have so carefully carried."

One Last Strike by Tony La Russa with Rick Hummel

One Last Strike


On an extra title page, SIGNED FIRST Edition, "Has been Specially Bound, Produced By the Publisher." Signed and numbered by La Russa.

How Children Succeed by Paul Tough

How Children Succeed


"Drop the flashcards - grit, character and curiosity are more important than cognitive skills. A powerful wake-up call ."--People: Why are some children successful while others fail?

Zoo by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge



A CBS-TV TV SERIES COMING TO LIFE JUNE 30, 2015 This is James Patterson’s greatest book.

Into The Fire by Dakota Meyer and Bing West

Into The Fire


"The Story of Dakota" . . will be told for generations."--President Barack Obama, from remarks given at Meyer's Medal of Honor ceremonyIn the fall of 2009, Taliban insurgents

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on October 11th, 2012 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Call of Duty: Black Ops: Declassified

Call of Duty: Black Ops: Declassified

Platform: PlayStation Vita

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Activision

Asphalt 7: Heat

Asphalt 7: Heat

Platform: iOS, Android, BlackBerry 10, Windows Phone 8, BlackBerry PlayBook, Windows 8

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Gameloft

Darksiders II

Darksiders II

Platform: Microsoft Windows; PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4; Wii U; Xbox 360; Xbox One

Genre: Action role-playing,[2][3] hack and slash

Publisher: THQ

Devil's Attorney

Devil's Attorney

Platform: iOS, Android

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Dead or Alive 5

Dead or Alive 5

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Koei Tecmo


October 11, 2012 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

New Moon

The moon phase for October 11, 2012 is New Moon.

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $91.57
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $646.50
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $29.22
  • General Electric GE: opens at $22.59
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $206.57

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 78.4 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.9784 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.9346 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.277 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 101.359 JPY

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