Tuesday June 26, 2012
US date format: 6/26/2012, UK date format: 26/6/2012
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see zodiac on June 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 June people in US were listening to Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepsen.
The Liquidator, directed by Jack Cardiff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012
while Xo by Jeffery Deaver was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching True Love.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Call of Duty: Black Ops: Declassified or Cafeteria Nipponica.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of June 26, 2012?
- Saints John and Paul
- The United Nations' Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
- Flag Day in Romania
- Sunthorn Phu Day in Thailand
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- Arab Spring:
- Bahraini uprising: The government of Bahrain announces it will pay US$2.6 million to the relatives of 17 people who died in the revolt against the government. (Reuters)
- Syrian uprising: Turkey officially requests backing from NATO allies after a Turkish fighter jet is shot down by Syrian air defenses. (Reuters)
- Mexican Drug War: Armed men beat up and abduct Marcelo Ávila López, a candidate for the municipal presidency of Apaxtla, Guerrero, and politician of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI). (CNNMéxico)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 26, 2012?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
Top #5 R&B songs
- Usher - Climax
- Kanye West, Big Sean, Pusha T, 2 Chainz - Mercy
- Trey Songz - Heart Attack
- Ca$h Out - Cashin' Out
- J. Cole Featuring Missy Elliott - Nobody's Perfect
Top #5 Rock songs
Top #5 Latin songs
- Gocho "El Lapiz de Platino" - Si Te Digo La Verdad
- Wisin & Yandel + Jennifer Lopez - Follow The Leader
- Michel Telo - Ai Se Eu Te Pego
- Juan Magan Featuring Pitbull & El Cata - Bailando Por El Mundo
- Don Omar - Hasta Que Salga El Sol
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- 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
- 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
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on June 26, 2012?
On June 26, 2012 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is June 26, 2012?
On June 26, 2012 the zodiac sign was Cancer.
Who was the US President on June 26, 2012?
On June 26, 2012 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 26, 2012?
On June 26, 2012 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on June 26, 2012?
On June 26, 2012 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.