Monday March 26, 2012

US date format: 3/26/2012, UK date format: 26/3/2012

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 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 March people in US were listening to We Are Young by Fun.. Battleship, directed by Peter Berg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while Celebrity In Death by J. D. Robb was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Die Chefin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Asura's Wrath or Dance Central 3.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 26, 2012?


  • Saint Emmanuel (died 304)
  • Saint Ludger
  • Saint Larissa
  • Prince Kuhio Day in Hawaii
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  • An Afghan police officer shoots and kills two British military personnel before being gunned down. (AP via Google News)
  • A Tibetan protester self-immolates during a protest in the Indian capital New Delhi, ahead of a visit by the Chinese president Hu Jintao. (''Times of India'')
  • Colombian forces kill 32 FARC rebels in the latest government offensive. (Al Jazeera)
  • Somali pirates hijack an Iranian-owned cargo ship with 23 crew in waters off the Maldives - the first hijacking in such territory. (AFP via Google News)
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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Directed by: Peter Berg

Starring: Alexander Skarsgård, Brooklyn Decker, Liam Neeson, Rihanna

Country: United States of America

The Butterfly Room

The Butterfly Room

Directed by: Jonathan Zarantonello

Starring: Barbara Steele, Ray Wise, Erica Leerhsen, Heather Langenkamp

Housefull 2

Housefull 2

Directed by: Sajid Khan

Starring: Akshay Kumar, Asin, John Abraham, Jacqueline Fernandez

The Devil's Carnival

The Devil's Carnival

Directed by: Darren Lynn Bousman

Starring: Sean Patrick Flanery, Briana Evigan, Jessica Lowndes, Terrance Zdunich

Soda Springs

Soda Springs

Directed by: Michael Feifer

Starring: Jay Pickett, Tom Skerritt, Victoria Pratt, Michael Bowen

vinyl songs

Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of March 26, 2012?
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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - Love On Top
  2. - The Motto
  3. - Strip
  4. - Birthday Cake
  5. - Lotus Flower Bomb
  6. - Sex Ain't Better Than Love
  7. - Rack City
  8. - Climax
  9. - 4 AM
  10. - Drank In My Cup

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Somebody That I Used To Know
  2. - Lonely Boy
  3. - We Are Young
  4. - These Days
  5. - Bully
Sport Games on March 26, 2012

Sport Games on March 26, 2012

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Union Berlin - Ein Frankfurt : 0 - 4
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La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Granada - Sevilla : 0 - 3
See all Football game results of March 26, 2012

Division 2

Football (France)
  • Lens - Nantes : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of March 26, 2012

Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Man United - Fulham : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of March 26, 2012

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Die Chefin

Die Chefin

The Girl's Guide to Depravity

The Girl's Guide to Depravity

Les hommes de l'ombre

Les hommes de l'ombre



Directed by: Minh Nguyen



Days to next March 26

If March 26, 2012 is your birthday you're 8 years, 5 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 3 days.

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in March 2012?


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Celebrity In Death by J. D. Robb

Celebrity In Death


#1 New York Times bestselling author J.D. Robb knows that some roles are to die for… Lieutenant Eve Dallas is no party girl, but she’s managing to have a reasonably

Monday Mornings by Sanjay Gupta

Monday Mornings


Every time surgeons operate, they're betting their skills are better than the brain tumor, the faulty heart valve, the fractured femur.

Ameritopia by Mark R. Levin



In his acclaimed #1 New York Times bestseller, Mark R. Levin explores the psychology, motivations, and history of the utopian movement, its architects—the Founding Fathers, and its modern-day disciples—and how the

Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

Steve Jobs


Walter Isaacson’s “enthralling” (The New Yorker) worldwide bestselling biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs—the inspiration for the movie Steve Jobs starring Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, and Jeff Daniels, directed

Fair Game by Patricia Briggs

Fair Game


Patricia Briggs, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Mercy Thompson novels, “always enchants her readers" (Lynn Viehl). Now her Alpha and Omega series—set in a world of shifting


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dream PetHouse

Dream PetHouse

Platform: iOS

Genre: Simulation video game

Publisher: Zynga

Asura's Wrath

Asura's Wrath

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Action, beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

Emperors SaGa

Emperors SaGa

Platform: GREE Mobage NTT DoCoMo

Publisher: Square Enix

Ben 10: Omniverse

Ben 10: Omniverse

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii, Wii U, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Action-brawlers, Fighting

Publisher: D3 Publisher Bandai Namco Games

Dance Central 3

Dance Central 3

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Music, Rhythm, Exercise

Publisher: Harmonix


Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $86.18
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $599.79
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $32.19
  • General Electric GE: opens at $19.98
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $206.45

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 82.85 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.9909 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.9027 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.3151 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 110.66 JPY

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