Friday December 28, 2012: on this day

December 28, 2012 was the 363rd day of the year 2012, under the sign of Capricorn and the day of the week was Friday.

Is December 28, 2012 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, the zodiac sign and moon phase on December 28, 2012, who was born and died on December 28, 2012, what holidays and observances are celebrated on December 28, 2012, which were the most popular songs (ex. Locked Out Of Heaven by Bruno Mars), movies (e.g. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, directed by Peter Jackson), TV series (e.g. Parental Guidance) books and videogames back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about December 28th, 2012 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

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What day of the week was December 28, 2012?


December 28, 2012 was a Friday and it was the 363rd day of the year 2012 in the Gregorian calendar.

December 28, 2012 can also be written as 12/28/2012 in the US and as 28/12/2012 in UK and Europe.

December 28, 2012 in December 2012 calendar

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December 28, 2012: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on December 28, 2012:

  • Rebellion in 2012 central african republic: after weeks of unrest, the government of central african republic (government) and a rebel coalition agree on talks.
  • After weeks of unrest, the government of central african republic and a rebel alliance agree to have talks.
  • Jiroemon, a japanese man, becomes the oldest ever verified to be alive.
  • A bus plunged into a river in the vicinity of dasarathpur village, western nepal, killing at most 13 people and injuring 19 more.
  • Vladimir putin, russian president, signs dima yakovlev law prohibiting americans from adopting russian children
  • According to the south sudanese ambassador to moscow, the un helicopter that was shot down in south sudan with a russian crew was likely mistaken for a sudanese aircraft.
  • After a white house meeting, us president barack obama said he was "modestly optimistic" about a possible deal to avoid fiscal cliff.
  • Mario monti, italy's former prime minister, will lead a coalition made up of center parties in a parliamentary election scheduled for february 2013.
  • Philippine president benigno aquino iii signs the responsible parenthood and reproductive health act into law, also known as the rh law.
  • Large-scale sunni-led protests break out across iraq, demanding that prime minister nouri al maliki resign.
  • After being pressured by local police to marry her attacker, a 17-year-old girl who was raped in india commits suicide. this is in line with the recent outcry about indian police tolerance of rape in india.
  • Real madrid's coach jose mourinho was awarded the best coach award at the globe soccer awards ceremony, dubai, uae.
  • Former romanian midfielder dorinel munteanu has been named coach of mordovia saransk (the russian premier league club hailing from the volga region).
  • Vaclav drobny, a former czech republic and aston villa defender, dies in a bobsleigh accident at 32.
  • Henrikh mkhitaryan has been named 2012 ukrainian premier league footballer of the year, ahead of willian or yevhen konoplyanka.

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December 28, 2012: What were the stock market quotes and exchange rates that day?

Stock market quotes on December 28, 2012:

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $86.10
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $510.29
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $26.71
  • General Electric GE: opens at $20.45
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $191.11

Exchange Rates on December 28, 2012:

  • 1 USD = 85.97 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.9967 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.9134 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.2317 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 113.6 JPY
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December 28, 2012: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for December 28th is Capricorn.

Capricorn is the 10th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between December 22nd and January 19th belong to the Capricorn sign: discover Capricorn personality and who should a Capricorn marry.

Babies born in December are either Sagittarius or Capricorn. People born before December 21st are Sagittarius, while people born from December 22nd have the sign of Capricorn.

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December 28, 2012: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for December 28, 2012 is Dragon and the associated element is Water.

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Discover the planets positions on December 28th, 2012 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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December 28, 2012: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on December 28, 2012 was Full Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on December 28, 2012 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on December 28, 2012 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 98% full, rising at 05:10 pm and setting at 07:51 am.

The previous full moon was on Nov 28, 2012 while the next full moon would come on Jan 27, 2013.

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Who was born on December 28, 2012?


Famous people born on December 28, 2012:

  • Livingston McConaughey

    American son of a prominent family.

Whose famous birthday is on December 28th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on December 28th:

  • Maggie Smith
    Maggie Smith

    An acclaimed British actress known for her roles in films such as The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Downton Abbey, and the Harry Potter series.

  • Denzel Washington
    Denzel Washington

    American actor named as one of america's top ten favourite actors.

  • Sienna Miller
    Sienna Miller

    Sienna Miller is an actress known for her roles in various films and stage productions.

  • John Legend
    John Legend

    Award-winning musician and songwriter.

  • Joe Manganiello
    Joe Manganiello

    Tv actor.

  • Noomi Rapace
    Noomi Rapace

    Swedish actress.

  • Seth Meyers
    Seth Meyers

    American actor, producer, screenwriter, and talk show host.

  • Vanessa Ferlito
    Vanessa Ferlito

    American actress.

  • Nichelle Nichols
    Nichelle Nichols

    American actress, singer and dancer (b. 1932).

  • Hildegard Knef
    Hildegard Knef

    German actress, who was in 56 films by 1978.

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December 28, 2012: How old are you if you were born on that day?


You are 11 years 3 months old,

or 135 months and 22 days old,

or 590 weeks

or 4130 days old,

if you were born on December 28, 2012.

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on December 28, 2012?

There are 253 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Saturday December 28th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on December 28, 2012?

You belong to the Gen Z generation if you were born on December 28, 2012.

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December 28, 2012: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on December 28, 2012:

  • Jayne Cortez

    African-american poet, activist and small press publisher.

  • Oni Faida Lampley

    Oni Faida Lampley was an American playwright known for her works exploring African American experiences.

  • Václav Drobný

    Czech footballer (d. 2012).

  • Nicholas Ambraseys

    Greek-english seismologist and engineer (b. 1929).

  • Frankie Walsh

    Irish hurler and manager (b. 1936).

  • Mark Crispin

    American computer scientist and academic, designed the imap (b. 1956).

  • Raimondo Luraghi
  • Emmanuel Scheffer
  • Leif Krantz
  • Jon Finch
  • Gemma Hartmann
  • Fred Rehm
  • Dan Kraus
  • Mauro Buscaglia
  • Tommy Keane

What famous deaths happened on December 28th?

Famous deaths on December 28th:

  • Debbie Reynolds
    Debbie Reynolds

    American actress, dancer and stage entertainer.

  • Jerry Orbach
    Jerry Orbach

    American actor and singer (d. 2004).

  • Florence Lawrence
    Florence Lawrence

    Silent screen actress (confidence) dies at 48.

  • Joseph Ruskin
    Joseph Ruskin

    American actor and producer (d. 2013).

  • Rose Marie
    Rose Marie

    American entertainer, who started as a child actress named baby rose marie.

  • William Demarest
    William Demarest

    Actor ("uncle charlie") on my three sons, dies in palm springs at the age of 92.

  • Kiel Martin
    Kiel Martin

    Actor (det larue hill street blues), is killed by cancer at 46.

  • Beatryce Arthur

    Award-winning actress known for her versatile performances on stage and screen.

  • Maurice Ravel

    French composer and leader of the french musical impressionist movement.

  • Leelah Alcorn

    Leelah alcorn was a transgender girl whose suicide drew international attention to the issues faced by transgender youth.

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December 28, 2012: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on December 28, 2012:

  • The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
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December 28, 2012: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on December 28, 2012 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week December 24th and December 30th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


December 28, 2012: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on December 28, 2012 was Locked Out Of Heaven by Bruno Mars, according to the music chart for the week December 24th and December 30th.

December 28, 2012: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on December 28, 2012 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week December 24th and December 30th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Locked Out Of Heaven
  2. - Diamonds
  3. - Ho Hey
  4. - Die Young
  5. - One More Night

December 28, 2012: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on December 28, 2012 was Diamonds by Rihanna, according to the R&B music chart for the week December 24th and December 30th.

December 28, 2012: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on December 28, 2012 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week December 24th and December 30th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Diamonds
  2. - Thrift Shop
  3. - Girl On Fire
  4. - Swimming Pools (Drank)
  5. - Clique

December 28, 2012: What was the number 1 Latin song on that day?

The number 1 Latin song on December 28, 2012 was Algo Me Gusta De Ti by Wisin & Yandel Featuring Chris Brown & T-Pain, according to the Latin music chart for the week December 24th and December 30th.

December 28, 2012: What was the Latin music chart on that day?

The Latin music chart on December 28, 2012 is the list of the most popular Latin songs for the week December 24th and December 30th. It included the following Top 5 Latin songs:

  1. - Algo Me Gusta De Ti
  2. - Por Que Les Mientes?
  3. - Volvi A Nacer
  4. - Limbo
  5. - Solo Vine A Despedirme

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December 28, 2012: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on December 28, 2012 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Release year: 2012

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Andy Serkis

Country: United States of America

Moneyball

Moneyball

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

December 28, 2012: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on December 28, 2012 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Parental Guidance

Parental Guidance

Release year: 2012

Directed by: Andy Fickman

Peter Rabbit

Peter Rabbit

Release year: 2012

Directed by: Will Gluck

Euphoria

Euphoria

Release year: 2012

Directed by: Lee Boot

The Returned

The Returned

Release year: 2012

Directed by: Manuel Carballo

The Greatest Event in Television History

The Greatest Event in Television History

Release year: 2012

December 28, 2012: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on December 28, 2012 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling

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Notorious Nineteen by Janet Evanovich

Notorious Nineteen

By:

Janet Evanovich is #1 bestseller with her Stephanie Plum novels.

The Twelve Tribes Of Hattie by Ayana Mathis

The Twelve Tribes Of Hattie

By:

New York Times Notable Book. NPR Best Book of the Year. Buzzfeed Best Book of the Year. In 1923, Hattie Shepherd, then fifteen years old, was swept up in the Great Migration.

Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot by Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard

Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot

By:

This riveting historical story of the shocking events surrounding John F. Kennedy's assassination is the sequel to Bill O'Reilly's Killing Lincoln. Bill O'Reilly's Killing Lincoln has been loved by more than a million people. It is a riveting nonfiction work …

Roll Me Up And Smoke Me When I Die by Willie Nelson

Roll Me Up And Smoke Me When I Die

By:

When I get my wings, you won't see any tears or sadness. It's my turn to fly. Call your friends and say that there's a party.

December 28, 2012: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on December 28, 2012 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Fable Heroes

Fable Heroes

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Microsoft Studios

Darksiders II

Darksiders II

Platform: Microsoft Windows; PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4; Wii U; Xbox 360; Xbox One

Genre: Action role-playing,[2][3] hack and slash

Publisher: THQ

Dyad

Dyad

Platform: PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux

Genre: Racing, Puzzle, Shooter, Music

Publisher: Right Square Bracket Left Square Bracket

Blades of Time

Blades of Time

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Action-adventure, hack and slash

Publisher: Konami Gaijin Entertainment (PC)

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X Linux Xbox 360 PlayStation 3

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Valve Corporation

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Who was the US President on December 28, 2012?

On December 28, 2012 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 28, 2012?

On December 28, 2012 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 28, 2012?

On December 28, 2012 the Pope was Benedict XVI.

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What is special about December 28th?

December 28th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 28th day of the month of December. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on December 28th, such as:

  • 2018 - Syrian civil war: the kurdish ypg asks for syrian government troops to defend manbij from what it calls a turkish invasion.
  • 2017 - War in afghanistan (2001-present: kabul suicide bombing, december 2017: 41 killed and 84 injured in a suicide bombing at a shiite cultural center in kabul, afghanistan. this group, which is affiliated with isil, claims responsibility to amaq news agency.
  • 2016 - Afghanistan war (2001-present). a bomb explosion in kabul causes many casualties. according to afghan police, the attack was directed at fakori behishti, a member in the national assembly.

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What happened in 2012?

2012 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Arab Spring
  • The Arab Inter-parliamentary Union is an advisory body to Arab League and calls for the removal its monitors in Syria. They claim that they inadvertently help the government cover-up ongoing violence.
  • Syrian opposition groups claim that more than 5,800 people were killed in violence during 2011.

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What was the calendar for December 2012?

December 2012 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with December being the 12th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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