Wednesday December 26, 2012
US date format: 12/26/2012, UK date format: 26/12/2012
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 26, 2012). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Locked Out Of Heaven by Bruno Mars.
The Best Offer, directed by Giuseppe Tornatore, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012
while The Racketeer by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Parental Guidance.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing ChefVille or Brothers Conflict.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 26, 2012?
- The first day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- First day of Kwanzaa
- Boxing Day in the Commonwealth of Nations.
- Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
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- War in Afghanistan (2001–present):: A suicide bomber kills himself and three Afghans (a guard and two civilians) outside the perimeter of Forward Operating Base Chapman in Khost, Afghanistan, the scene of an earlier attack in December 2009. (AP via MSN)
- A suicide bomber kills himself and three Afghans (a guard and two civilians) outside the perimeter of Forward Operating Base Chapman in Khost, Afghanistan, the scene of an earlier attack in December 2009. (AP via MSN)
- The death is announced of Irish poet, essayist, critic and editor Dennis O'Driscoll at the age of 58. (RTÉ News)
- Gerry Anderson, pioneer of "supermarionation" and creator of classic television series such as Thunderbirds and Stingray, dies aged 83. (BBC)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 26, 2012?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Rihanna - Diamonds
- Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz - Thrift Shop
- Alicia Keys Featuring Nicki Minaj - Girl On Fire
- Kendrick Lamar - Swimming Pools (Drank)
- Kanye West, Jay-Z, Big Sean - Clique
- Miguel - Adorn
- A$AP Rocky Featuring Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar - F**kin Problems
- Juicy J Featuring Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz - Bandz A Make Her Dance
- Frank Ocean - Thinkin Bout You
- Lil Wayne Featuring Detail - No Worries
Sport Games on December 26, 2012
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Charleroi - Bergen : 1 - 2
- Club Brugge - Kortrijk : 0 - 0
- Lokeren - Cercle Brugge : 3 - 0
- Mechelen - Gent : 1 - 0
- Waasland-Beveren - Genk : 1 - 1
ChampionshipFootball (United Kingdom)
- Barnsley - Birmingham : 1 - 2
- Bolton - Sheffield Weds : 0 - 1
- Burnley - Derby : 2 - 0
- Cardiff - Crystal Palace : 2 - 1
- Charlton - Ipswich : 1 - 2
ConferenceFootball (United Kingdom)
- Barrow - Gateshead : 0 - 2
- Braintree Town - Cambridge : 0 - 3
- Dartford - Ebbsfleet : 3 - 1
- Forest Green - Newport County : 1 - 2
- Hereford - Kidderminster : 0 - 1
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Dunfermline - Falkirk : 0 - 1
- Hamilton - Airdrie Utd : 3 - 0
- Partick - Morton : 1 - 2
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Days to next December 26If December 26, 2012 is your birthday you're 7 years, 8 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 3 days.
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