Thursday June 21, 2012: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 6/21/2012, UK date format: 21/6/2012

June 21st, 2012 was the 173rd day of the year 2012 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Cancer. The day of the week was Thursday.

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 The Wind Through The Keyhole by Stephen King was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching True Love. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ciel Nosurge or Edna & Harvey: Harvey's New Eyes.

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

You can also have a look at June 21 across the years or at June 2012 calendar.

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June 21, 2012 Events

What happened on June 21, 2012?

Historical Events

  • Arab Spring
  • Syrian uprising: A pilot of a Syrian MiG 21 fighter aircraft flees to Jordan after landing at a military base in northern Jordan.
  • Hosni Mubarak in Egypt, who was ousted from power by the revolution last year, is said to be "clinging on to life" as his decline adds to Egyptian uncertainty.
  • Human Rights Watch is concerned about the Egyptian military's commitment to handing power over to civilian rule.
  • War on Drugs
  • Mexican Drug War: Mexican Marines Detain Jesus Alfredo Guzman Salazar (alias Joaquin Guzman Loera, ''El Chapo Mexico's Most Wanted Drug Count in the Western State of Jalisco).
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What happened on June 21 in history? Find out the list of June 21st major events

What was 2012 famous for? Discover everything about 2012


June 21, 2012 Famous Birthdays

Other June 21st famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If June 21, 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 21.

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June 21, 2012 Famous Deaths

Other June 21st famous deaths

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June 21, 2012 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Cancer personality

Who should a Cancer marry?

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

Personality of June born

Chinese Zodiac

Dragon chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Dragon

Element: Water

Dragon personality

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June 21, 2012 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was June 21, 2012?

The day of the week was Thursday.

June 21st marks the 172nd day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2012.

There are 193 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


June 21, 2012 Holidays and Observances

What is special on June 21, 2012?


  • International Day of Yoga
  • International Day of the Celebration of the Solstice
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Music charts

What was the number one song on June 21, 2012? Which were the top hits on June 21, 2012?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

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

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Climax
  2. - Cashin' Out
  3. - Mercy
  4. - Nobody's Perfect
  5. - Heart Attack

Top #5 Rock songs

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

Top #5 Latin songs

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

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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



Release year: 2012

Directed by: Seth MacFarlane

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Seth MacFarlane, Joel McHale

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

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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Bring Up The Bodies by Hilary Mantel

Bring Up The Bodies



Wild by Cheryl Strayed



#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER At twenty-two, Cheryl Strayed believed she had lost all. Her family dispersed and her marriage was soon ended in the wake of her mother's passing.

A Blaze Of Glory by Jeff Shaara

A Blaze Of Glory


"[A] fascinating read. . . In this first book in a trilogy, Jeff Shaara returns to the U.S. Civil War. . . . This novel is meticulously researched, and gives a vivid reality of the historical events ."--Library.

Calico Joe by John Grisham

Calico Joe


"Grisham hits it out of the park ."--The Washington Post. It's 1973 and Joe Castle is the great rookie in baseball.

Birth chart on this day

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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

Edna & Harvey: Harvey's New Eyes

Edna & Harvey: Harvey's New Eyes

Platform: Windows OS X

Genre: Graphic adventure

Emo Ray vs the Intergalactic Teddy Bears

Emo Ray vs the Intergalactic Teddy Bears

Platform: PlayStation Home

Genre: Open world

Publisher: Sony

F1 Race Stars

F1 Race Stars

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 Wii U

Genre: Kart racing

Publisher: Codemasters



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

Genre: Action-adventure, stealth

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks


June 21, 2012 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

New Moon

The moon phase for June 21, 2012 is New Moon.

See Moon rising and setting times on June 21, 2012


Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $85.04
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $585.44
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $30.96
  • General Electric GE: opens at $19.99
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $199.07

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 80.19 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0283 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.9572 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.3646 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 100.6 JPY

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