Monday October 15, 2012

US date format: 10/15/2012, UK date format: 15/10/2012

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see zodiac on October 15, 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 October people in US were listening to One More Night by Maroon 5. Skyfall, directed by Sam Mendes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while NYPD Red by James Patterson, Marshall Karp was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Greatest Event in Television History. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 99 Spirits or Colors! 3D.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2012, at October 15 across the years or at October 2012 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 15, 2012?


Holidays

  • United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
  • Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
  • French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire

Events

  • Syrian civil war: An Armenian plane destined for the Syrian city of Aleppo is searched by Turkish authorities after being grounded in the east of the country. (National Turk)
  • Internationally celebrated teenage activist Malala Yousafzai is sent to the UK for further treatment after being shot in the head by a Taliban gunman. (Reuters)
  • Gunmen kidnap five aid workers and their driver in southeastern Niger. (AP via Google News)
  • The Philippine government and the largest rebel group, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, sign a peace pact. (Al Jazeera)
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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Directed by: Stephen Chbosky

Starring: Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller, Paul Rudd

Silver Linings Playbook

Silver Linings Playbook

Directed by: David O. Russell

Starring: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver

Skyfall

Skyfall

Directed by: Sam Mendes

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

End of Watch

End of Watch

Directed by: David Ayer

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Peña, Anna Kendrick, America Ferrera

Frances Ha

Frances Ha

Directed by: Noah Baumbach

Starring: Greta Gerwig, Mickey Sumner, Adam Driver, Michael Zegen

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 15, 2012?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Diamonds
  2. - Clique
  3. - Mercy
  4. - Adorn
  5. - No Lie

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Algo Me Gusta De Ti
  2. - Incondicional
  3. - Dutty Love
  4. - Will U Still Love Me Tomorrow
  5. - Hasta Que Salga El Sol
Sport Games on October 15, 2012

Sport Games on October 15, 2012


La Liga Segunda Division

Football (Spain)
  • Real Madrid B - Las Palmas : 3 - 2
See all Football game results of October 15, 2012

League 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Port Vale - Oxford : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of October 15, 2012

TV Series

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

The Inbetweeners

Directed by: Ben Palmer

The Greatest Event in Television History

The Greatest Event in Television History

Bad Education

Bad Education

Directed by: Pedro Almodovar

Hotel Hell

Hotel Hell

Directed by: Derrick Granado

Doraleous and Associates: The Series

Doraleous and Associates: The Series

How old am I?

If October 15th, 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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NYPD Red by James Patterson, Marshall Karp

NYPD Red

By:

NYPD Red is a special task force charged with protecting the interests of Manhattan's wealthiest and most powerful citizens. When a world-famous movie producer is poisoned on the first day of a Manhattan film festival called Hollywood on the Hudson, …

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Gone Girl

By:

THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROn a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy Dunne’s fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick’s clever and beautiful wife disappears.

Telegraph Avenue by Michael Chabon

Telegraph Avenue

By:

“An immensely gifted writer and magical prose stylist.”—Michiko Kakutani, New York Times New York Times bestselling, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Chabon has transported readers to wonderful places: to New York City

This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Díaz

This Is How You Lose Her

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Pulitzer Prize-winner Junot Díaz’s first book, Drown, established him as a major new writer with “the dispassionate eye of a journalist and the tongue of a poet” (Newsweek).

Winter of the World by Ken Follett

Winter of the World

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"This book is truly epic. . . . The reader will probably wish there was a thousand more pages." —The Huffington PostPicking up where Fall of Giants, the first novel in the extraordinary Century Trilogy, left off, Winter of the …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Ciel Nosurge

Ciel Nosurge

Platform: PlayStation Vita

Genre: Life simulation,[2] social game

Publisher: Tecmo Koei

99 Spirits

99 Spirits

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle, role-playing

Publisher: JP TORaIKI; WW Fruitbat Factory

Colors! 3D

Colors! 3D

Platform: Nintendo 3DS eShop

Genre: Raster graphics editor

Publisher: JP Arc System Works

Clay Jam

Clay Jam

Genre: Claymation mobile game

Publisher: Zynga

BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma

BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma

Platform: Arcade PlayStation 3 PlayStation Vita

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: JP / PAL Arc System Works; NA Aksys Games

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $91.35
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $632.35
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $29.37
  • General Electric GE: opens at $22.54
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $208.88

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 78.7 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.9808 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.9331 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.2707 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 101.85 JPY

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 15, 2012?

On October 15, 2012 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is October 15, 2012?

On October 15, 2012 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 15, 2012?

On October 15, 2012 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 15, 2012?

On October 15, 2012 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 15, 2012?

On October 15, 2012 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.


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