Friday June 22, 2012: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 6/22/2012, UK date format: 22/6/2012

June 22nd, 2012 was the 174th day of the year 2012 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Cancer. The day of the week was Friday.

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 Redshirts by John Scalzi was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching True Love. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Darksiders II or CityVille 2.

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 | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Books | Videogames

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June 22, 2012 Events

What happened on June 22, 2012?

Historical Events

  • Syrian uprising (2011-present).
  • After the Turkish F-4 Phantom fighter plane entered Syrian airspace over the Mediterranean Sea, the Syrian military shot it down.
  • 26 people, believed to be members of the pro-government armed group Shabiha, were killed in northern Aleppo Governorate.
  • Saudi Arabia announced it would pay the salaries of the Free Syria Army in an effort to encourage more Assad-allied defectors.
  • NATO-backed Afghan security forces ended a 12-hour siege by Taliban insurgents at the Spozhmai Hotel outside Kabul. All five insurgents were killed.
  • Security forces broke up anti-austerity protests that spread through Khartoum in Sudan.
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What happened on June 22 in history? Find out the list of June 22nd major events

What was 2012 famous for? Discover everything about 2012


June 22, 2012 Famous Birthdays

Other June 22nd famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If June 22, 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 22.

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June 22, 2012 Famous Deaths

Other June 22nd famous deaths

  • Judy Garland

    American actress and singer, she was a star of "The Wizard of Oz", her first film at the age of 13.

  • George Carlin

    American comedian who started doing TV variety shows and nightclubs in 1966.

  • American film director and theater director.

  • American First Lady, the wife of the 36th U.S.

See all famous people who died on June 22nd


June 22, 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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Can the numbers in June 22, 2012 reveal something about your future ? Find out


June 22, 2012 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was June 22, 2012?

The day of the week was Friday.

June 22nd marks the 173rd day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2012.

There are 192 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.

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Music charts

What was the number one song on June 22, 2012? Which were the top hits on June 22, 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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Redshirts by John Scalzi



Andrew Dahl, Ensign, has been assigned to the Universal Union Capital Ship Intrepid. This flagship of the Universal Union was established in the year 2456.

Bring Up The Bodies by Hilary Mantel

Bring Up The Bodies



Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

Steve Jobs


Walter Isaacson's "enthralling", (The New Yorker), worldwide bestseller biography about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was the inspiration for the film Steve Jobs, starring Michael Fassbender and Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen and Jeff Daniels.

Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand



#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * NOW a MAJOR MOTION PHOTO * Check out special features inside. For author chats, join the Random House Reader's Circle.

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

Discover the planets positions on June 22nd, 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?

Darksiders II

Darksiders II

Platform: Microsoft Windows; PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4; Wii U; Xbox 360; Xbox One

Genre: Action role-playing,[2][3] hack and slash

Publisher: THQ

CityVille 2

CityVille 2

Platform: Internet

Genre: City-building, construction and management simulation

Publisher: Zynga

Dear Esther

Dear Esther

Genre: Exploration game, art game

Publisher: The Chinese Room Curve Digital (consoles)

Brothers Conflict

Brothers Conflict

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Romantic comedy, harem

Publisher: Otomate

Bad Piggies

Bad Piggies

Platform: Android, iOS, Windows, Mac OS X, BlackBerry 10, Windows Phone

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Rovio Entertainment


June 22, 2012 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

New Moon

The moon phase for June 22, 2012 is New Moon.

See Moon rising and setting times on June 22, 2012


Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $82.68
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $579.04
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $30.30
  • General Electric GE: opens at $19.68
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $193.87

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 80.41 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.024 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.9547 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.3649 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 101.1 JPY

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