Friday May 25, 2012: on this day

About May 25th, 2012, in brief:

  • Historical events: Ten police officers were injured in an explosion of a car bomb in Nuevo Laredo in Mexico's border city. Los Zetas, Mexico's largest drug trafficking organization, was suspected to be behind the attack.
  • Day of the week: May 25th, 2012 was a Friday
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini (in western zodiac), Dragon (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Cillian Murphy, Mike Myers
  • Moon Phase: First Quarter
  • #1 US song: Somebody That I Used To Know by Gotye
  • Popular movie: Moneyball directed by Bennett Miller

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What day of the week was May 25, 2012?

May 25, 2012 was a Friday and it was the 146th day of the year 2012 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 25, 2012 can also be written as 5/25/2012 in the US and as 25/5/2012 in UK and Europe.


May 25, 2012: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on May 25, 2012:

  • Ten police officers were injured in an explosion of a car bomb in nuevo laredo in mexico's border city. los zetas, mexico's largest drug trafficking organization, was suspected to be behind the attack.
  • During the ongoing syrian uprising, dozens of children and women are killed by the syrian army in houla, homs province, syria.
  • Francois hollande (the president of france) surprises afghan troops by making a surprise trip to afghanistan.
  • The leveson inquiry has released emails between fred michel, news corporation lobbyist, and jeremy hunt, the uk secretary of state for culture, media and sport. prime minister david cameron said that he doesn't regret letting hunt decide on news corp’s bid for bskyb.
  • The parliament of papua new guinea was blocked by police in port moresby, the day after prime minister of papua new guinea peter o'neill filed sedition charges against sir salamoinjia, chief justice of supreme court of papua new guinea.
  • At cineworld in edinburgh, alex salmond, first minister of scotland launches the ampquotyesampquot campaign to secure scottish independence
  • Spacex dragon is the first commercial spacecraft to dock with the international space station. it docked at 12:02 edt (16:02 utc).
  • The spacex dragon 1 becomes the first commercial spacecraft to successfully rendezvous and berth with the international space station.

May 25, 2012: What were the magazines covers that day?

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May 25, 2012: What were the stock market quotes and exchange rates that day?

Stock market quotes on May 25, 2012:

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $82.86
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $564.59
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $29.20
  • General Electric GE: opens at $19.29
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $195.11

Exchange Rates on May 25, 2012:

  • 1 USD = 79.67 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0292 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.9591 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.3442 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 99.73 JPY

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May 25, 2012: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 25th is Gemini.

Gemini is the 3rd sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between May 21st and June 20th belong to the Gemini sign: discover Gemini personality and who should a Gemini marry.

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

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May 25, 2012: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 25, 2012 is Dragon and the associated element is Water.

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May 25, 2012: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on May 25, 2012 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 25, 2012 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on May 25, 2012 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 23% full, rising at 09:27 am and setting at 11:49 pm.

The previous full moon was on May 06, 2012 while the next full moon would come on Jun 04, 2012.

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Who was born on May 25, 2012?

Whose famous birthday is on May 25th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 25th:

  • Cillian Murphy
    Cillian Murphy

    Cillian Murphy is an Irish actor known for his roles in films such as 28 Days Later, Inception, and the Peaky Blinders TV series.

  • Mike Myers
    Mike Myers

    Mike myers is a canadian comedian and actor best known for his roles in the 'austin powers' film series and as a cast member on 'saturday...

  • Ian McKellen
    Ian McKellen

    British actor, nominated for an oscar in 1999 for his performance in "gods and monsters".

  • Anne Heche
    Anne Heche

    American actress, heche, who started her career in new york at age 17 as a soap star.

  • Dave Lee Travis
    Dave Lee Travis

    Dave lee travis is a british dj known for his work on bbc radio 1 and as a presenter on top of the pops.

  • Barbara Schulz
    Barbara Schulz

    She was a french film and stage actress, and is nominated for the cesar for best promising actress.

  • Connie Sellecca
    Connie Sellecca

    American model actress and producer.

  • Beverly Sills
    Beverly Sills

    American singer.

  • Dixie Carter
    Dixie Carter

    American actress who was primarily a tv star.

  • Octavia Spencer
    Octavia Spencer

    Academy Award-winning actress known for her roles in films like The Help.

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How old is someone born on May 25, 2012?

Someone born on May 25, 2012 is:

12 years 1 month old,

or 145 months and 21 days old,

or 633 weeks and 4 days old,

or 4435 days old,

Use our How old am I? Calculator to know the age of a person today or use the Age Calculator to determine the interval between two dates.

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on May 25, 2012?

There are 313 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Sunday May 25th 2025.

Try out our Countdown calculator to find out are many days are left until your special moments.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 25, 2012?

You belong to the Gen Z generation if you were born on May 25, 2012.

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May 25, 2012: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on May 25, 2012:

  • Janace Dickinson

    Janace Dickinson was an American poet known for her lyrical and introspective poems.

  • William Hanley

    His work is a screenwriter, producer, novelist, and playwright from america.

  • Lou Watson

    American basketball player and coach (b. 1924).

  • Peter D. Sieruta

    American author and critic (b. 1958).

  • Edoardo Mangiarotti
  • Angerio Filangieri
  • Keith Gardner
  • Elio Veller
  • Luigi Sileoni
  • Beatrice Sparks

What famous deaths happened on May 25th?

Famous deaths on May 25th:

  • Dany Robin
    Dany Robin

    French actress, whose international work includes alfred hitchcock’s "topaz" 1969.

  • Nicholas Clay
    Nicholas Clay

    British actor (born 1946).

  • Vic Tayback
    Vic Tayback

    Brooklyn, new york -- actor.

  • Roy Brown
    Roy Brown

    American tv personality, puppeteer and clown, best known for his role as cooky the clown (also cooky the clown) on chicago's "bozo's circus"...

  • Charles Nelson Reilly
    Charles Nelson Reilly

    American actor and tv host (born in 1931).

  • Armarion Smith

    Award-winning actor known for his versatile roles.

  • Yasna Petrova

    Renowned physicist known for groundbreaking research in quantum mechanics.

  • Gid Tanner

    Legendary baseball player known for his exceptional hitting skills.

  • Sundiata

    Founder of the Mali Empire and known as the Lion King.

  • Beatryce Beebe

    Renowned astronomer known for her work on planetary motion.

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May 25, 2012: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on May 25, 2012 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week May 21st and May 27th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).

May 25, 2012: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on May 25, 2012 was Somebody That I Used To Know by Gotye, according to the music chart for the week May 21st and May 27th.

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

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Who was the US President on May 25, 2012?

On May 25, 2012 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 25, 2012?

On May 25, 2012 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 25, 2012?

On May 25, 2012 the Pope was Benedict XVI.


What is special about May 25th?

May 25th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 25th day of the month of May. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on May 25th, such as:

  • 2019 - Saudi arabia-united states relations. iran-saudi arabia relations. iran-saudi arabia proxy conflict: u.s. president donald trump bypasses congress and approves the sale of billions worth of weapons to saudi arabia. he cited iranian threats against the latter.
  • 2018 - Noblesville west middle school shootings: two people were injured in a shooting at noblesville west middle school, noblesville, indiana. one suspect is currently in police custody.
  • 2017 - A booby-trapped package that was intended to be a gift for the former prime minister of greece, lucas papademos, explodes in his car in athens. his injuries are not considered life-threatening according to authorities.

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What happened in 2012?

2012 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Arab Spring
  • The Arab Inter-parliamentary Union is an advisory body to Arab League and calls for the removal its monitors in Syria. They claim that they inadvertently help the government cover-up ongoing violence.
  • Syrian opposition groups claim that more than 5,800 people were killed in violence during 2011.

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What was the calendar for May 2012?

May 2012 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with May being the 5th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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