May 12: Zodiac, Trivia, Birthdays and Holidays

May 12th marks the 132nd day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 133rd in case of leap years). There are 233 days remaining until the end of the year. People born on this day are under the sign of Taurus. Famous birthdays on this day include Katharine Hepburn (1907), George Carlin (1937) and Madeleine McCann (2003). Holidays and observances around the world include: International Day of Plant Health [FAO].
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Which were the most popular Movies released around May 12 over the years?
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Buddy Games: Spring Awakening

Buddy Games: Spring Awakening

Release year: 2023

Clean Sweep

Clean Sweep

Release year: 2023

The Time Traveler's Wife

The Time Traveler's Wife

Release year: 2022

Directed by: Robert Schwentke

Now and Then

Now and Then

Release year: 2022

Directed by: Lesli Linka Glatter

The Pact

The Pact

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Inc. Hearst Entertainment


Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 12?


  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
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  • 2019 Insurgency within the Maghreb, 2002-present: Gunmen set fire to a Catholic church at mass and killed six people in Dablo (Burkina Faso).
  • 2018 Unrest in Burundi (2015-present), 26 people were killed in Cibitoke Province. According to the country's security minister, an unknown terrorist group was responsible for the attack on civilians living in their homes.
  • 2017 Paramore, the Grammy-winning band, releases After Laughter, their fifth album.
  • 2016 Yemeni Crisis (2011-present: Al Qaeda militants kill at most 13 Yemeni government soldiers near Mukalla.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 12 over the years?

Top #1 songs in the USA

  • 2017 - That's What I Like
  • 2016 - Panda
  • 2015 - See You Again
  • 2014 - Happy
  • 2013 - Just Give Me A Reason
  • 2012 - Somebody That I Used To Know
  • 2011 - E.T.
  • 2010 - OMG
  • 2009 - Boom Boom Powyoutube
  • 2008 - Bleeding Loveyoutube
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Top #1 Rock songs

  • 2017 - Believer
  • 2016 - Purple Rain
  • 2015 - Shut Up And Dance
  • 2014 - Pompeii
  • 2013 - Radioactive
  • 2012 - Somebody That I Used To Know
  • 2011 - Rope
  • 2010 - Between The Lines


Which were the most popular books released around May 12 over the years?
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The Vines Of Yarrabee by Dorothy Eden

The Vines Of Yarrabee

Year: 1969


For four consecutive months, Dorothy Eden's romantic story about Australia colonization has been a New York Times bestseller. It tells the amazing story of a man and woman who carve.

Superstition by Karen Robards


Year: 2005


Pawleys Island's beautiful views hide a darker side: the murder of a local girl 15 years ago and strange disappearances of her two closest friends.

The Middle Age Of Mrs. Eliot by Angus Wilson

The Middle Age Of Mrs. Eliot

Year: 1959


Meg Eliot, the wife of a successful barrister, has a beautiful home in Westminster and hosts cocktail parties as well as a number of charitable committees.

The Perfect Poison by Amanda Quick

The Perfect Poison

Year: 2009


She can smell any poison. He can read any clue. They make the perfect couple to find a murderer.

Every Last One by Anna Quindlen

Every Last One

Year: 2010


Mary Beth Latham's life revolves around her family. She takes care of her three teenage children, and preserves the traditions of their daily lives.

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