Wednesday June 12, 2013

US date format: 6/12/2013, UK date format: 12/6/2013

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 12, 2013). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative). Famous people born on this day include Gracie Teefey . In that special week of June people in US were listening to Can't Hold Us by Macklemore. The Heat, directed by Paul Feig, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013 while Inferno by Dan Brown was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching About Time. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dust 514 or Batman: Arkham Origins.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Blessed Ternan, bishop, confessor [ GTZ: Scotland]
  • Blessed John of Sahagun, hermit, confessor
  • Roman Empire ? sixth day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
  • Philippines ? Araw ng Kalayaan (Independence Day) 1898
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Events

  • Syrian Civil War:: United Nations peacekeepers from Austria start withdrawing from the Golan Heights. (AP via the Idaho Statesman)
  • United Nations peacekeepers from Austria start withdrawing from the Golan Heights. (AP via the Idaho Statesman)
  • Gunmen kidnap a Scottish man working for a British energy company in the Indonesian province of Aceh. (Daily Telegraph), (Miami Herald)
  • The government of Greece shuts down the public radio and television broadcaster ERT, calling it a "haven of waste". (The Guardian)
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Movies

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The Heat

The Heat

Directed by: Paul Feig

Starring: Sandra Bullock, Michael McDonald, Melissa McCarthy, Demián Bichir

Burning Blue

Burning Blue

Directed by: D.M.W. Greer

Starring: Trent Ford, Tammy Blanchard, Morgan Spector, Rob Mayes

Despicable Me 2

Despicable Me 2

Directed by: Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud

Starring: Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Benjamin Bratt, Miranda Cosgrove

Country: United States of America

White House Down

White House Down

Directed by: Roland Emmerich

Starring: Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jason Clarke

Rapture-Palooza

Rapture-Palooza

Directed by: Paul Middleditch

Starring: Craig Robinson, Anna Kendrick, John Francis Daley, Rob Corddry

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of June 12, 2013?
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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - Can't Hold Us
  2. - Blurred Lines
  3. - Thrift Shop
  4. - We Own It (Fast & Furious)
  5. - #Beautiful
  6. - Power Trip
  7. - Started From The Bottom
  8. - Next To Me
  9. - Bad
  10. - Suit & Tie

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Radioactive
  2. - My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Light Em Up)
  3. - Ho Hey
  4. - Sail
  5. - Young And Beautiful

TV Series

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

About Time

Directed by: Richard Curtis

Falco

Falco

Directed by: Thomas Roth

The House That Jack Built

The House That Jack Built

Directed by: Henry Barrial

Jodha Akbar

Jodha Akbar

Twisted

Twisted

Directed by: Phillip Kaufman

Days to next June 12

If June 12, 2013 is your birthday you're 7 years, 3 months, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 23 days.
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Books

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Inferno by Dan Brown

Inferno

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#1 WORLDWIDE BESTSELLERHarvard professor of symbology Robert Langdon awakens in an Italian hospital, disoriented and with no recollection of the past thirty-six hours, including the origin of the macabre object hidden in his belongings.

Keep It Pithy by Bill O'Reilly

Keep It Pithy

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From the bestselling author of Killing Lincoln and host of Fox News' top show The O'Reilly Factor, the best of Bill O’Reilly’s provocative writing—reflecting his ideas, wisdom, and core valuesBill O’Reilly is one of

Deeply Odd by Dean Koontz

Deeply Odd

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThe pistol appeared in his hand the way a dove appears in the hand of a good magician, as if it materialized out of thin air.

Cooked by Michael Pollan

Cooked

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In Cooked, Michael Pollan explores the previously uncharted territory of his own kitchen. Here, he discovers the enduring power of the four classical elements—fire, water, air, and earth—to transform the stuff

Eleven Rings by Phil Jackson and Hugh Delehanty

Eleven Rings

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A New York Times bestsellerDuring his storied career as head coach of the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers, Phil Jackson won more championships than any coach in the history of

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Alien Spidy

Alien Spidy

Platform: Microsoft Windows Macintosh Xbox 360 (XBLA) PlayStation 3 (PSN)

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Kalypso Media

Blood Knights

Blood Knights

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA); Windows; PlayStation 3 (PSN)

Genre: Action role-playing, hack and slash

Publisher: Kalypso Media

Dust 514

Dust 514

Platform: PlayStation 3[1]

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: CCP Games Sony Computer Entertainment

Akaneiro: Demon Hunters

Akaneiro: Demon Hunters

Platform: Browser

Genre: ARPG

Batman: Arkham Origins

Batman: Arkham Origins

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

Genre: Action-adventure, beat 'em up, stealth

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $91.13
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $439.50
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $35.14
  • General Electric GE: opens at $23.70
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $204.59

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 95.86 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0207 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.9206 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.1335 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 127.86 JPY

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