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5 Fun Facts About the 2012 London Olympics Opening Ceremony and Closing Ceremony

Everyone's Talking About the London Olympics Opening and Closing Ceremonies — Here's What You Need to Know

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There are just days to go until the 2012 London Olympics, and it will kick off with what’s expected to be a spectacular opening ceremony on July 27. (Australians will need to set their alarms early on Saturday, July 28, to watch the ceremony live at 5:30 a.m. on Channel Nine.) Recently we’ve been hearing more about what’s gone into preparing the opening and closing ceremonies, from themes to budget to talent — hello, possible Spice Girls performance — and we’ve compiled all the fun facts here for you to peruse ahead of the Games.

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