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  • Aldershot, Hampshire, England, U.K.
    Saturday Mar 17, 2012

    Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

    First solo military Engagement

    Aldershot, Hampshire, England, U.K.
    Saturday Mar 17, 2012

    On St. Patrick's Day, 17 March 2012, the Duchess carried out the traditional awarding of shamrocks to the Irish Guards, one of the Foot Guards regiments of the British Army, at their base in Aldershot, which was her first solo military engagement.




  • Ipswich, England, U.K.
    Monday Mar 19, 2012

    Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

    First Speaking Engagement

    Ipswich, England, U.K.
    Monday Mar 19, 2012

    On 19 March 2012, the Duchess gave her first speaking engagement for the opening of the Treehouse, a new children's hospice opened by East Anglia's Children's Hospices (EACH), a charity of which she is a patron.




  • London, England
    Saturday Jun 16, 2012

    Prince Charles

    Honorary Five-star Rank In All Three Branches of The British Armed Forces

    London, England
    Saturday Jun 16, 2012

    On 16 June 2012, the Queen awarded the Prince of Wales honorary five-star rank in all three branches of the British Armed Forces, "to acknowledge his support in her role as Commander-in-Chief", installing him as Admiral of the Fleet, Field Marshal and Marshal of the Royal Air Force.




  • London, England, U.K.
    Monday Jun 18, 2012

    Vodafone

    In favor of Vodafone

    London, England, U.K.
    Monday Jun 18, 2012

    On 18 June 2012, Cable & Wireless' shareholders voted in favor of the Vodafone offer.




  • Cambridge, England
    Saturday Jun 23, 2012

    Alan Turing

    The Centenary of Turing's Birth

    Cambridge, England
    Saturday Jun 23, 2012

    A blue plaque at the college was unveiled on the centenary of his birth on 23 June 2012 and is now installed at the college's Keynes Building on King's Parade.




  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Monday Jul 2, 2012

    Uber

    Uber launches in London

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Monday Jul 2, 2012

    Uber launches in London, United Kingdom.




  • London, England
    Saturday Jul 28, 2012

    Michael Phelps

    The Two-time defending Olympic champion

    London, England
    Saturday Jul 28, 2012

    On July 28, 2012, Phelps placed eighth in the morning prelims for the 400-meter individual medley. Phelps, the two-time defending Olympic champion, won his heat in 4 minutes, 13.33 seconds with a time that was well off his world record of 4:03.84 set four years ago in Beijing, when Phelps won a record eight gold medals.


  • U.K.
    Friday Oct 5, 2012

    Ellie Goulding

    Halcyon (album)

    U.K.
    Friday Oct 5, 2012

    It was released on 5 October 2012 by Polydor Records. The album was recorded between 2011 and 2012, during promotion for her debut album, Lights (2010). Goulding worked with several producers on the album, including Jim Eliot, Starsmith, Billboard, Justin Parker, Monsta, Madeon and Mike Spencer, in addition to collaborating with artists such as Tinie Tempah and Calvin Harris.


  • United Kingdom
    Tuesday Oct 16, 2012

    Freddie Mercury

    Freddie Mercury: The Great Pretender

    United Kingdom
    Tuesday Oct 16, 2012

    In 2012, Freddie Mercury: The Great Pretender, a documentary film directed by Rhys Thomas on Mercury's attempts to forge a solo career, premiered on BBC One.


  • United Kingdom and U.S.
    Tuesday Oct 23, 2012

    James Bond

    Skyfall

    United Kingdom and U.S.
    Tuesday Oct 23, 2012

    Skyfall is a 2012 spy film and the twenty-third in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions. The film is the third to star Daniel Craig as fictional MI6 agent James Bond and features Javier Bardem as Raoul Silva, the villain, and Judi Dench as M. It was directed by Sam Mendes and written by Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, and John Logan, and features the theme song "Skyfall", written and performed by Adele. It was theatrically distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing.


  • London, England, U.K.
    Monday Dec 3, 2012

    Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

    Expecting a Baby

    London, England, U.K.
    Monday Dec 3, 2012

    On 3 December 2012, St James's Palace announced that the Duchess was pregnant with her first child. The announcement was made earlier in the pregnancy than is usual as she had been admitted to King Edward VII's Hospital suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum, a severe form of morning sickness. She remained in the hospital for three days.


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