Friday July 12, 2013: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 7/12/2013, UK date format: 12/7/2013

July 12th, 2013 was the 193rd day of the year 2013 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Cancer. The day of the week was Friday.

Famous birthdays on this day include Brétigny-sur-Orge Railroad derailment .

The number one song in US was Blurred Lines by Robin Thicke.

Blue Jasmine, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2013 while The Heist by Janet Evanovich, Lee Goldberg was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching About Time. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Clumsy Ninja or Dragon City.

The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Francis 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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July 12, 2013 Events

What happened on July 12, 2013?

Historical Events

  • Eight civilians were kidnapped by the Moro National Liberation Front in the Philippines Basilan Province. Four of them were later released.
  • Somali Civil War (2009-present:): Three soldiers are killed when a car bomb explodes close to an African Union convoy.
  • Three soldiers are killed when a car bomb explodes close to an African Union convoy.
  • Orrefors, a Swedish manufacturer of high-quality crystal glassware, has closed its doors.
  • S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average both closed at record highs. The NASDAQ reached its highest level in ten decades.
  • The death toll from the floods in 2013 Southwest China rises to 40, with Sichuan being the most severely affected.
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What happened on July 12 in history? Find out the list of July 12th major events

What was 2013 famous for? Discover everything about 2013


July 12, 2013 Famous Birthdays

Who was born on July 12, 2013?

Other July 12th famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If July 12, 2013 is your birthday you are 9 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on July 12.

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July 12, 2013 Famous Deaths

Other July 12th famous deaths

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July 12, 2013 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Cancer personality

Who should a Cancer marry?

Babies born in July are either Cancer or Leo. People born before July 22nd are Cancer, while people born from July 23rd have the sign of Leo

Personality of July born

Chinese Zodiac

Snake chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Snake

Element: Water

Snake personality

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July 12, 2013 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was July 12, 2013?

The day of the week was Friday.

July 12th marks the 192nd day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2013.

There are 172 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


July 12, 2013 Holidays and Observances

What is special on July 12, 2013?


  • Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
  • Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
  • Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
  • Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
  • The "center pivot irrigation day" of Colorado
  • Kiribati - Independence Day
  • RainMaker Day - Salem, OR.
  • Spo TomT and Prfncipe - Independence Day
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Music charts

What was the number one song on July 12, 2013? Which were the top hits on July 12, 2013?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Blurred Lines
  2. - Get Lucky
  3. - We Can't Stop
  4. - Radioactive
  5. - Can't Hold Us

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Blurred Lines
  2. - Can't Hold Us
  3. - Same Love
  4. - #Beautiful
  5. - Power Trip

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Radioactive
  2. - My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Light Em Up)
  3. - Gone, Gone, Gone
  4. - Safe And Sound
  5. - Sail

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Vivir Mi Vida
  2. - Y Te Vas
  3. - Damaso
  4. - Limbo
  5. - El Ruido de Tus Zapatos

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Blue Jasmine

Blue Jasmine

Release year: 2013

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin, Peter Sarsgaard, Sally Hawkins

Country: United States of America

Winter's Tale

Winter's Tale

Release year: 2013

Directed by: Akiva Goldsman

Starring: Colin Farrell, Jessica Brown Findlay, Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly

Country: United States of America

Bullet to the Head

Bullet to the Head

Release year: 2013

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Momoa, Christian Slater, Sung Kang

Country: United States of America



Release year: 2013

Directed by: Brian Helgeland

Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford, Christopher Meloni

Country: United States of America

Ain't Them Bodies Saints

Ain't Them Bodies Saints

Release year: 2013

Directed by: David Lowery

Starring: Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, Ben Foster, Keith Carradine, Nate Parker, Rami Malek

Country: United States of America

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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About Time

About Time

Release year: 2013

Directed by: Richard Curtis



Release year: 2013

Directed by: Thomas Roth

The House That Jack Built

The House That Jack Built

Release year: 2013

Directed by: Henry Barrial

Jodha Akbar

Jodha Akbar

Release year: 2013



Release year: 2013

Directed by: Phillip Kaufman


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Heist by Janet Evanovich, Lee Goldberg

The Heist


NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * This series features Janet Evanovich (#1 bestselling author of Stephanie Plum novels) and Lee Goldberg (bestselling author and TV writer for Monk). It is the first episode in an exciting series that follows a FBI …

Eleven Rings by Phil Jackson and Hugh Delehanty

Eleven Rings


New York Times Bestseller

Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand



#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * NOW a MAJOR MOTION PHOTO * Check out special features inside. For author chats, join the Random House Reader's Circle.

Revolutionary Summer by Joseph J. Ellis

Revolutionary Summer


Washington Post Notable Book. Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book. The most important events in the history of the founding of the United States were witnessed during the summer of 1776.

The Last Original Wife by Dorothea Benton Frank

The Last Original Wife


This funny and moving tale tells the story of an ambitious woman who sets out to find the love of her dreams.

Birth chart on this day

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Clumsy Ninja

Clumsy Ninja

Platform: iOS, Android Google Play

Genre: Action-Adventure

Publisher: NaturalMotion Games Ltd

Dragon City

Dragon City

Platform: Facebook iOS Android

Genre: Social game

Atomic Ninjas

Atomic Ninjas

Platform: PlayStation 3 PlayStation Vita Microsoft Windows OS X

Genre: Action Arcade game

Publisher: Grip Games

Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars

Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars

Platform: Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Role-playing game

Dillon's Rolling Western: The Last Ranger

Dillon's Rolling Western: The Last Ranger

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Action-adventure, tower defense

Publisher: Nintendo


July 12, 2013 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

First Quarter

The moon phase for July 12, 2013 is First Quarter.

See Moon rising and setting times on July 12, 2013


Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $93.25
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $427.65
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $35.58
  • General Electric GE: opens at $23.99
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $193.07

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 99.21 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0399 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.9458 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.1375 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 129.66 JPY

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