Saturday June 16, 2012: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 6/16/2012, UK date format: 16/6/2012

June 16th, 2012 was the 168th day of the year 2012 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Gemini. The day of the week was Saturday.

The number one song in US was Somebody That I Used To Know by Gotye.

Moneyball, directed by Bennett Miller, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2012 while Tangle Of Need by Nalini Singh was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching True Love. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Devil's Attorney or Blades of Time.

The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Benedict XVI 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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June 16, 2012 Events

What happened on June 16, 2012?

Historical Events

  • Syrian uprising (2011-present).
  • Syrian uprising (2011-present).: United Nations suspends peacekeeping mission to Syria amid increasing violence.
  • A car bomb attack on Shia Muslims in Baghdad, the capital of Iraq, has resulted in at least 32 deaths.
  • At least 13 people are killed when a bomb explodes in Landi Kotal in Pakistan.
  • Aung San Suu Kyi, a Burmese politician, accepts the Nobel Peace Prize personally 21 years after she received the award ''in absentia.''
  • The Queen's Birthday Honours include recognition of actors Kenneth Branagh, Kate Winslet, and singer Gary Barlow.
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What happened on June 16 in history? Find out the list of June 16th major events

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June 16, 2012 Famous Birthdays

Other June 16th famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If June 16, 2012 is your birthday you are 10 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on June 16.

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June 16, 2012 Famous Deaths

Other June 16th famous deaths

  • Wernher von Braun

    Rocket Scientist (V1/V2) dies after 65 years of smoking.

  • American actor and director, best known for "Johnny Guitar", 1954, "The Lusty Men", 1954, "Rebel Without a Cause," 55, and "King of Kings,"...

  • George Reeves

    Actor in Superman, Gone with the Wind.

  • Reginald Denny

    English stage, film, television actor (Born in 1891).

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June 16, 2012 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Gemini personality

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Babies born in June are either Gemini or Cancer. People born before June 20th are Gemini, while people born from June 21st have the sign of Cancer

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Chinese Zodiac

Dragon chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Dragon

Element: Water

Dragon personality

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June 16, 2012 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was June 16, 2012?

The day of the week was Saturday.

June 16th marks the 167th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2012.

There are 198 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


June 16, 2012 Holidays and Observances

What is special on June 16, 2012?


  • South Africa - Youth Day.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
  • Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
  • 16 June Movement


  • International Day of Family Remittances
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Music charts

What was the number one song on June 16, 2012? Which were the top hits on June 16, 2012?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Somebody That I Used To Know
  2. - Call Me Maybe
  3. - Payphone
  4. - We Are Young
  5. - Starships

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Climax
  2. - Cashin' Out
  3. - Birthday Cake
  4. - Mercy
  5. - Heart Attack

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Burn It Down
  2. - Gold On The Ceiling
  3. - Somebody That I Used To Know
  4. - Live To Rise
  5. - Tongue Tied

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Ai Se Eu Te Pego
  2. - Bailando Por El Mundo
  3. - Llamada de Mi Ex
  4. - Un Hombre Normal
  5. - Follow The Leader

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Release year: 2012

Directed by: Bennett Miller

Starring: Brad Pitt, Robin Wright, Jonah Hill, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Country: United States of America

Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

Release year: 2012

Directed by: Brad Bird

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Paula Patton

Country: United States of America

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Release year: 2012

Directed by: John Madden

Starring: Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Maggie Smith, Tom Wilkinson

Country: United States of America

Killer Joe

Killer Joe

Release year: 2012

Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Emile Hirsch, Juno Temple, Thomas Haden Church

Country: United States of America

J. Edgar

J. Edgar

Release year: 2012

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Armie Hammer, Naomi Watts, Josh Hamilton

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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

True Love

Release year: 2012

Directed by: Michael J. Saul



Release year: 2012

Directed by: Neil Berkeley

Burning Love

Burning Love

Release year: 2012

Directed by: Ken Marino



Release year: 2012

Directed by: Stephen Tolkin

Satyamev Jayate

Satyamev Jayate

Release year: 2012

Starring: Aamir Khan

Country: India


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Tangle Of Need by Nalini Singh

Tangle Of Need



Deadlocked by Charlaine Harris



Sookie Stackhouse's penultimate novel is the #1 New York Times bestseller series. She must team up with her first love in order to extinguish her undead flame of crime...Felipe

The Road To Grace by Richard Paul Evans

The Road To Grace


After the sudden death of his wife, home and business, Alan Christoffersen (an once-successful advertisement executive) left everything behind and embarked on an extraordinary cross-country journey.

The Innocent by David Baldacci

The Innocent


America has enemies, ruthless people whom the FBI, police and military cannot stop. The U.S. government then calls Will Robie, a hardened hitman who doesn't hesitate to follow orders

Cronkite by Douglas Brinkley



Douglas Brinkley is an acclaimed author and historian who presents the definitive and most complete biography of Walter Cronkite, the American news anchor. He has used recently released letters, diaries and other artifacts to do so.

Birth chart on this day

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Devil's Attorney

Devil's Attorney

Platform: iOS, Android

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Blades of Time

Blades of Time

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Action-adventure, hack and slash

Publisher: Konami Gaijin Entertainment (PC)

Emo Ray vs the Intergalactic Teddy Bears

Emo Ray vs the Intergalactic Teddy Bears

Platform: PlayStation Home

Genre: Open world

Publisher: Sony

Endgame: Syria

Endgame: Syria

Platform: HTML5, Android

Genre: Trading card game newsgame

Call of Duty: Black Ops II

Call of Duty: Black Ops II

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360[3] Wii U

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Activision


June 16, 2012 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

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