Facebook goes public and its initial stock offering was at thirty-eight dollars per share, the current price is $104 share. Initial investors were worried about the social media website’s ability to make money and approached with caution, this forced Facebook to think of creative ways to monetize the company.
George Strait announces plans for a farewell tour, titled The Cowboy Rides Away, for 2013 and 2014. Strait revealed he will continue recording and will perform on special occasions.
Wyatt Earp’s Revenge is a Western film about the legendary lawman Wyatt Earp. It is a fictionalized account of an interview with Earp conducted by a reporter from the Kansas City Star in San Francisco. The movie stars Val Kilmer & Trace Adkins.
Austrian Felix Baumgartner becomes the first person to break the sound barrier without mechanical assistance when he jumps over New Mexico on October 14th.
The San Francisco Giants swept the Tigers in four games to win their second World Series title in three years. The 2012 season marked their 130th year in Major League Baseball, as well as their 55th year in San Francisco since their move from New York following the 1957 season.
“Drunk on You” recorded by American country music artist Luke Bryan top the charts.. It was released in February as the third single from his album Tailgates & Tanlines.
In her first Wrangler NFR, barrel racer Mary Walker, at the age of 53, wins the gold buckle and the Ram Truck Top Gun award.