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..

You can also have a look at the year 2012, at December 13 across the years or at December 2012 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 13, 2012?


Holidays

  • 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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Events

  • 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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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Django Unchained

Django Unchained

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

Starring: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Andy Serkis

Country: United States of America

Skyfall

Skyfall

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Naomie Harris, Judi Dench

Wreck-It Ralph

Wreck-It Ralph

Directed by: Rich Moore

Starring: John C. Reilly, Jack McBrayer, Jane Lynch, Sarah Silverman

Lincoln

Lincoln

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 13, 2012?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Diamonds
  2. - Girl On Fire
  3. - Swimming Pools (Drank)
  4. - Clique
  5. - Adorn

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Algo Me Gusta De Ti
  2. - Volvi A Nacer
  3. - Por Que Les Mientes?
  4. - Solo Vine A Despedirme
  5. - Cabecita Dura
Sport Games on December 13, 2012

Sport Games on December 13, 2012


Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Bordeaux - St Etienne : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of December 13, 2012

TV Series

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

Euphoria

Directed by: Lee Boot

The Returned

The Returned

Directed by: Manuel Carballo

The Greatest Event in Television History

The Greatest Event in Television History

Peter Rabbit

Peter Rabbit

Directed by: Will Gluck

Zindagi Gulzar Hai

Zindagi Gulzar Hai

Starring: Waseem Abbas, Hina Khawaja Bayat, Fawad Khan, Kanwar Nafees

Country: Pakistan

How old am I?

If December 13th, 2012 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Killing Lincoln by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard

Killing Lincoln

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A riveting historical narrative of the heart-stopping events surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, and the first work of history from mega-bestselling author Bill O'ReillyThe anchor of The O'Reilly Factor recounts

The Racketeer by John Grisham

The Racketeer

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“The Racketeer is guilty of only one thing: keeping us engaged until the very last page.”—USA Today #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In the history of the United States, only four active federal judges have been murdered.

The Forgotten by David Baldacci

The Forgotten

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In Paradise, nothing is what it seems...THE FORGOTTENArmy Special Agent John Puller is the best there is. A combat veteran, Puller is the man the U.S.

The Last Man by Vince Flynn

The Last Man

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#1 New York Times bestselling author of American Assassin—soon to be a major motion picture Mitch Rapp’s hunt for a missing CIA asset raises the stakes for his own survival—in Vince Flynn’s “tight, right, and dynamite” (Star Tribune, Minneapolis) #1 …

Notorious Nineteen by Janet Evanovich

Notorious Nineteen

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#1 bestselling author Janet Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum novels are: “irresistible” (Houston Chronicle), “stunning” (Booklist), “outrageous” (Publishers Weekly), “brilliantly evocative” (The Denver Post), and “making trouble and winning hearts” (USA Today).

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Crosswords Plus

Crosswords Plus

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

Dust Racing 2D

Dust Racing 2D

Platform: Linux, Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Jussi Lind

Civilization V: Gods & Kings

Civilization V: Gods & Kings

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Turn-based strategy, 4X

Publisher: 2K Games (Windows) Aspyr (OS X, Linux)

Conception Ore no Kodomo o Undekure!

Conception Ore no Kodomo o Undekure!

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Spike Chunsoft

Dishonored

Dishonored

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4 Xbox 360 Xbox One

Genre: Action-adventure, stealth

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $89.16
  • 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

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 83.64 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.9846 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.9236 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.2322 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 109.38 JPY

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.


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