Wednesday July 18, 2012: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 7/18/2012, UK date format: 18/7/2012

July 18th, 2012 was the 200th day of the year 2012 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Cancer. The day of the week was Wednesday.

The number one song in US was Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepsen.

Moneyball, directed by Bennett Miller, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2012 while Summerland by Elin Hilderbrand was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching True Love. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Doom 3 BFG Edition or Marvel vs. Capcom Origins.

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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July 18, 2012 Events

What happened on July 18, 2012?

Historical Events

  • 2012 Burgas bus bombing
  • After a bomb explodes at Burgas Airport in Bulgaria, six Israeli tourists are killed and 25 more are injured, at least 6 are women and men.
  • Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel, blames Iran for the explosion.
  • At least 14 people are killed when a bomb explodes at Pakistan's Orakzai Agency.
  • Syrian uprising (2011-present).
  • According to reports, 97 people were killed by the Syrian Army in Syria.
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July 18, 2012 Famous Birthdays

Other July 18th famous birthdays

  • Nelson Mandela

    South African President, a civil right hero and martyr who won victory in his lifetime crusade for non-racial South Africa democracy.

  • Vin Diesel

    Steven Spielberg discovered an American actor when Diesel's short film, "Multi Facial", (1994), which Diesel had created himself, caught his...

  • Movie Actress.

  • French journalist and anchor.

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How old am I?

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July 18, 2012 Famous Deaths

Other July 18th famous deaths

  • Police shoot after shooting 21 people at McDonalds.

  • An Italian cyclist, who was an Olympic Gold Medal winner and won the Barcelona road race in 1992.

  • Canadian singer, song-writer and leader singer of Offenbach, a major Quebec rock band.

  • Craiova, Romania -- Director (Johnny Belinda, Jessica).

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July 18, 2012 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Cancer personality

Who should a Cancer marry?

Babies born in July are either Cancer or Leo. People born before July 22nd are Cancer, while people born from July 23rd have the sign of Leo

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Chinese Zodiac

Dragon chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Dragon

Element: Water

Dragon personality

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July 18, 2012 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was July 18, 2012?

The day of the week was Wednesday.

July 18th marks the 199th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2012.

There are 166 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


July 18, 2012 Holidays and Observances

What is special on July 18, 2012?


  • Uruguay - Constitution Day


  • Nelson Mandela International Day
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Music charts

What was the number one song on July 18, 2012? Which were the top hits on July 18, 2012?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Call Me Maybe
  2. - Payphone
  3. - Somebody That I Used To Know
  4. - Wide Awake
  5. - Lights

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Mercy
  2. - Climax
  3. - Lemme See
  4. - Nobody's Perfect
  5. - No Lie

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Burn It Down
  2. - Gold On The Ceiling
  3. - Little Talks
  4. - Tongue Tied
  5. - Days Go By

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Hasta Que Salga El Sol
  2. - Follow The Leader
  3. - Ai Se Eu Te Pego
  4. - Amor Confuso
  5. - Bailando Por El Mundo

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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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Summerland by Elin Hilderbrand



The story of a summer night, a fatal crash and four lives forever changed--in Elin Hilderbrand's new bestseller. A warm June evening, a local custom: Nantucket High students have gathered.

Canada by Richard Ford



Richard Ford is the only author to have won both the Pulitzer Prize (Independence Day), and the Pen/Faulkner Award (Pen/Faulkner Award) for a single novel. He was a follower of the Bascombe trilogy that he completed with Canada.

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Gone Girl


The #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER When Nick's intelligent and beautiful wife vanishes, presents are being wrapped and reservations made.

Bloodline by James Rollins



James Rollins, a New York Times bestseller, takes you to the cutting edge of medicine, genetics and other sciences in this thrilling masterpiece.

An American Son by Marco Rubio

An American Son


Marco Rubio is one of the few politicians to rise to national prominence so quickly. This is his incredible story. Florida

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on July 18th, 2012 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Doom 3 BFG Edition

Doom 3 BFG Edition

Platform: Microsoft Windows Linux PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 Nvidia Shield

Genre: First-person shooter, survival horror

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks

Marvel vs. Capcom Origins

Marvel vs. Capcom Origins

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Capcom

Bravely Default

Bravely Default

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP Square Enix; INT Nintendo

Cafeteria Nipponica

Cafeteria Nipponica

Platform: Android, iOS

Genre: Simulation



Platform: Windows, OS X, Xbox Live Indie Games

Genre: Platform game


July 18, 2012 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

New Moon

The moon phase for July 18, 2012 is New Moon.

See Moon rising and setting times on July 18, 2012


Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $85.34
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $606.59
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $29.60
  • General Electric GE: opens at $19.65
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $184.15

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 78.79 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0101 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.978 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.3694 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 96.76 JPY

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