Saturday June 23, 2012: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 6/23/2012, UK date format: 23/6/2012

June 23rd, 2012 was the 175th day of the year 2012 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Cancer. The day of the week was Saturday.

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 Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching True Love. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Basketball Pro Management or Code of Princess.

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 23 across the years or at June 2012 calendar.

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June 23, 2012 Events

What happened on June 23, 2012?

Historical Events

  • An elder was severely injured when Palestinian militants fired rockets into Israel from Gaza Strip. Israel launches a missile attack in return, killing two Palestinians.
  • 14 bodies mutilated from the Mexican Drug War are found in a truck just outside a Mexican supermarket.
  • Eight Shias were killed by armed motorcycle riders in Quetta, Pakistan.
  • 100,000 people attended the Hackney Marshes music concert in London on the first day of a 2-day event. This is part of the buildup to the 2012 Summer Olympics.
  • Despite days of difficulties, thousands of Ulster Bank customers still struggle to access their money.
  • The new coalition in Greece seeks to slow down austerity and proposes a two-year extension of the time it has been given to reach bailout targets. This will be without any further cuts to pensions or salaries.
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What happened on June 23 in history? Find out the list of June 23rd major events

What was 2012 famous for? Discover everything about 2012


June 23, 2012 Famous Birthdays

Other June 23rd famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If June 23, 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 23.

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June 23, 2012 Famous Deaths

Who died on June 23, 2012?

Other June 23rd famous deaths

  • French actor, writer, engineer, jazz musician and artist.

  • Indian politician, second son of Indira Gandhi and grandson Jawaharlal Naehru.

  • American scientist, immunologist and biologist.

  • American comedian and game show host (d. 2009).

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June 23, 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

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Chinese Zodiac

Dragon chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Dragon

Element: Water

Dragon personality

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Can the numbers in June 23, 2012 reveal something about your future ? Find out


June 23, 2012 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was June 23, 2012?

The day of the week was Saturday.

June 23rd marks the 174th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2012.

There are 191 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


June 23, 2012 Holidays and Observances

What is special on June 23, 2012?


  • J??i (L?go) - Latvia
  • The Happiest day of the year is June 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [4]
  • National holiday - Luxembourg
  • Midsummer's Eve, Christianized the eve of the feast of Saint John the Baptist, is celebrated in much of Northern Europe and the British Islands
  • Victory Day - Estonia
  • Father's Day - Poland


  • International Widows' Day
  • United Nations Public Service Day


  • Saint Jonas Day - Lithuania
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Music charts

What was the number one song on June 23, 2012? Which were the top hits on June 23, 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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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.

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.

The Passage Of Power by Robert A. Caro

The Passage Of Power



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?

Basketball Pro Management

Basketball Pro Management

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports game, Business simulation, Sports Management

Publisher: Umix Studios

Code of Princess

Code of Princess

Platform: Nintendo 3DS Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action role-playing game, Beat 'em up, Hack and slash

Demons’ Score

Demons’ Score

Platform: iOS Android, PS Vita, PS Vita TV

Genre: Rhythm action game

Publisher: Square Enix

Edna & Harvey: Harvey's New Eyes

Edna & Harvey: Harvey's New Eyes

Platform: Windows OS X

Genre: Graphic adventure

DJMax Technika Tune

DJMax Technika Tune

Platform: PlayStation Vita

Genre: Music video game

Publisher: SK Pentavision; NA Pentavision Global; JP CyberFront


June 23, 2012 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

First Quarter

The moon phase for June 23, 2012 is First Quarter.

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