Tuesday June 26, 2012: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 6/26/2012, UK date format: 26/6/2012

June 26th, 2012 was the 178th day of the year 2012 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Cancer. The day of the week was Tuesday.

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 Kiss The Dead by Laurell K. Hamilton was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching True Love. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cortex Command or Crusader Kings II.

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

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June 26, 2012 Events

What happened on June 26, 2012?

Historical Events

  • Arab Spring
  • Bahraini uprising: 17 victims of the revolt against the government were killed in the revolt by the government of Bahrain. The government announced that it would pay US$2.6 Million to their families.
  • After a Turkish fighter plane was shot down by Syrian air defences, the Turkish government requests NATO's support.
  • Mexican Drug War: Armed men beat Marcelo Avila Lopez (candidate for the municipal presidency in Apaxtla Guerrero) and kidnap him.
  • Following religious clashes between Buddhists and Muslims, thousands flee Burma.
  • No casualties were reported after a bomb exploded outside the Tunisian consulate.
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What happened on June 26 in history? Find out the list of June 26th major events

What was 2012 famous for? Discover everything about 2012


June 26, 2012 Famous Birthdays

Other June 26th famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If June 26, 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 26.

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June 26, 2012 Famous Deaths

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June 26, 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 26, 2012 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was June 26, 2012?

The day of the week was Tuesday.

June 26th marks the 177th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2012.

There are 188 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


June 26, 2012 Holidays and Observances

What is special on June 26, 2012?


  • United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
  • Flag Day in Romania
  • Sunthorn Phu Day in Thailand
  • Independence Day in Madagascar


  • International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking


  • Saints John and Paul
  • Saint Josemarfa Escrivá (d. 1975)
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Music charts

What was the number one song on June 26, 2012? Which were the top hits on June 26, 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. - Wide Awake
  5. - We Are Young

Top #5 R&B songs

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

Top #5 Rock songs

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

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Si Te Digo La Verdad
  2. - Follow The Leader
  3. - Ai Se Eu Te Pego
  4. - Bailando Por El Mundo
  5. - Hasta Que Salga El Sol

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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

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

J. Edgar

J. Edgar

Release year: 2012

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Armie Hammer, Naomi Watts, Josh Hamilton

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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Kiss The Dead by Laurell K. Hamilton

Kiss The Dead


The U.S. is called upon to rescue a 15-year-old girl who has been abducted by vampires. It's up to Marshal Anita Blake, the U.S. Marshal, to rescue her. When she finally does, she is confronted with something she has never …

Not Taco Bell Material by Adam Carolla

Not Taco Bell Material


Adam Carolla, now in paperback, takes us back to before Loveline and The Man Show, and before the Guinness World Record-breaking Podcast and the New York Times bestseller, In Fifty Years, We'll All be

The Amateur by Edward Klein

The Amateur


You think you know Barack Obama the real Barack Obama? The Amateur is the only way to find out.

The Great Destroyer by David Limbaugh

The Great Destroyer


Obama is a one-man wrecking crew. When it comes to our prosperity and freedom tradition as well as our constitution government, President Barack Obama has been the great destroyer, bringing down the free-market economy

Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins



Now available in paperback, the third book in Suzanne Collins’s bestselling Hunger Games trilogy. "My name's Katniss Everdeen. Why isn't I dead? I should be dead. "Katniss

Birth chart on this day

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cortex Command

Cortex Command

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Data Realms LLC

Crusader Kings II

Crusader Kings II

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux

Genre: Grand strategy

Publisher: Paradox Interactive

BlayzBloo: Clone Phantasma

BlayzBloo: Clone Phantasma

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Arc System Works

East Tower

East Tower

Platform: Android, iOS, Mac OS X, Windows

Genre: Visual Novel

Publisher: roseVeRte

Anarchy Reigns

Anarchy Reigns

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Beat 'em up, fighting

Publisher: Sega


June 26, 2012 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

First Quarter

The moon phase for June 26, 2012 is First Quarter.

See Moon rising and setting times on June 26, 2012


Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $81.51
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $571.33
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $30.00
  • General Electric GE: opens at $19.54
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $193.54

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 79.48 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0239 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.9613 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.3629 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 99.26 JPY

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