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..

You can also have a look at the year 2012, at June 26 across the years or at June 2012 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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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Events

  • 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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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Moonrise Kingdom

Moonrise Kingdom

Directed by: Wes Anderson

Starring: Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Bruce Willis, Bill Murray

Country: United States of America

Mud

Mud

Directed by: Jeff Nichols

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Tye Sheridan, Jacob Lofland, Sam Shepard

Lawless

Lawless

Directed by: John Hillcoat

Starring: Tom Hardy, Shia LaBeouf, Guy Pearce, Jason Clarke

Country: United States of America

Holy Motors

Holy Motors

Directed by: Leos Carax

Starring: Denis Lavant, Edith Scob, Eva Mendes, Kylie Minogue

People Like Us

People Like Us

Directed by: Alex Kurtzman

Starring: Chris Pine, Elizabeth Banks, Michelle Pfeiffer, Olivia Wilde

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of June 26, 2012?
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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

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Satyamev Jayate

Satyamev Jayate

Starring: Aamir Khan

Country: India

The Lizzie Bennet Diaries

The Lizzie Bennet Diaries

Starring: Ashley Clements

Country: United States of America

Any Day Now

Any Day Now

Directed by: Travis Fine

Harmontown

Harmontown

Directed by: Neil Berkeley

Burning Love

Burning Love

Directed by: Ken Marino

How old am I?

If June 26th, 2012 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Xo by Jeffery Deaver

Xo

By:

COUNTRY-POP INGÉNUE Kayleigh Towne’s career is just reaching new heights with her huge hit single “Your Shadow”—but increased fame is also bringing unwanted attention.

A Blaze Of Glory by Jeff Shaara

A Blaze Of Glory

By:

“[An] exciting read . . . [Jeff] Shaara returns to the U.S. Civil War in this first book of a new trilogy. . . . This novel is meticulously researched and brings a vivid reality to the historical events depicted.”—Library

The Great Destroyer by David Limbaugh

The Great Destroyer

By:

Obama has been a one-man wrecking ballWhen it comes to our prosperity, our freedom tradition, and our constitutional government, President Barack Obama has been the great destroyer—knocking down the free-market economy

Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

Catching Fire

By:

Suzanne Collins continues the amazing story of Katniss Everdeen in the phenomenal Hunger Games trilogy.Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has won the annual Hunger Games with fellow district tribute Peeta Mellark.

Bring Up The Bodies by Hilary Mantel

Bring Up The Bodies

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WINNER OF THE 2012 MAN BOOKER PRIZE The sequel to Wolf Hall, Hilary Mantel's 2009 Man Booker Prize winner and New York Times bestseller, Bring Up the Bodies delves into the

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Call of Duty: Black Ops: Declassified

Call of Duty: Black Ops: Declassified

Platform: PlayStation Vita

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Activision

Ciel Nosurge

Ciel Nosurge

Platform: PlayStation Vita

Genre: Life simulation,[2] social game

Publisher: Tecmo Koei

Battleloot Adventure

Battleloot Adventure

Platform: iOS, Android, Windows Phone

Genre: tactical role-playing, single-player video game

Publisher: Digital Tales

Cafeteria Nipponica

Cafeteria Nipponica

Platform: Android, iOS

Genre: Simulation

The Case of the Crumbling Cathedral

The Case of the Crumbling Cathedral

Platform: WiiWare

Genre: Educational

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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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

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.


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