Thursday December 13, 2012
US date format: 12/13/2012, UK date format: 13/12/2012
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see zodiac on December 13, 2012). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Diamonds by Rihanna.
Zero Dark Thirty, directed by Kathryn Bigelow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012
while Killing Lincoln by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Peter Rabbit.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dust Racing 2D or Dishonored.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 13, 2012?
- Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
- R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
- Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
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- Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov confirms his country is working on mobilization plans to evacuate its citizens from Syria. In the statement, the Foreign Ministry acknowledges for the first time that the rebels might win as the Syrian government is losing control of more and more territory. (Reuters)
- At least 16 people are killed and 25 others injured after a car bomb strikes the city of Qatana, 25 km southwest of the capital Damascus. The attack follows a similar blast in front of the Interior Ministry building a day earlier that killed at least five. (Reuters)
- Israeli–Palestinian conflict:: Five people are injured in the West Bank ahead of the funeral of a deaf teenager shot dead by Israeli forces. (Al Jazeera) (The Times of Israel)Thousands of Palestinians demonstrate in the West Bank city of Nablus. (BBC)
- Five people are injured in the West Bank ahead of the funeral of a deaf teenager shot dead by Israeli forces. (Al Jazeera) (The Times of Israel)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 13, 2012?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
Top #5 R&B songs
- Rihanna - Diamonds
- Alicia Keys Featuring Nicki Minaj - Girl On Fire
- Kendrick Lamar - Swimming Pools (Drank)
- Kanye West, Jay-Z, Big Sean - Clique
- Miguel - Adorn
Top #5 Rock songs
Top #5 Latin songs
- Wisin & Yandel Featuring Chris Brown & T-Pain - Algo Me Gusta De Ti
- Carlos Vives - Volvi A Nacer
- Tito El Bambino + El Patron Featuring Marc Anthony - Por Que Les Mientes?
- Gerardo Ortiz - Solo Vine A Despedirme
- La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho - Cabecita Dura
Sport Games on December 13, 2012
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Bordeaux - St Etienne : 0 - 0
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
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- Apple AAPL: opens at $531.15
- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $27.32
- General Electric GE: opens at $21.74
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $192.18
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 13, 2012?
On December 13, 2012 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is December 13, 2012?
On December 13, 2012 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.
Who was the US President on December 13, 2012?
On December 13, 2012 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 13, 2012?
On December 13, 2012 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on December 13, 2012?
On December 13, 2012 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.