May 12

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on May 12. From 1900 until now. May 12 is under the sign of Taurus. Famous birthdays on this day include Katharine Hepburn (1907), George Carlin (1937) and Madeleine McCann (2003). Several movies were released around May 12 over the years, such as The Searchers in 1956 directed by John Ford and The Killing in 1956 directed by Stanley Kubrick.
But much more happened on May 12 over the years: find out below

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released around May 12 over the years?
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The Searchers

The Searchers

Release year: 1956

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles, Ward Bond

Country: United States of America

The Killing

The Killing

Release year: 1956

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Vince Edwards, Jay C. Flippen

Country: United States of America

Mulholland Dr.

Mulholland Dr.

Release year: 2001

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Justin Theroux, Jeanne Bates

Country: United States of America

Au Hasard Balthazar

Au Hasard Balthazar

Release year: 1966

Directed by: Robert Bresson

Starring: Anne Wiazemsky, Walter Green, François Lafarge, Jean-Claude Guilbert

Country: United States of America

Breaking the Waves

Breaking the Waves

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Lars von Trier

Starring: Emily Watson, Stellan Skarsgård, Katrin Cartlidge, Jean-Marc Barr

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 12?


Holidays

  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
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Events

  • 2019 Insurgency in the Maghreb (2002–present): Gunmen burn down a Catholic church during mass and kill six people, including a priest, in Dablo, Burkina Faso. (BBC)
  • 2018 Burundian unrest (2015–present): 26 people are killed in Cibitoke Province, Burundi. The country's security minister attributes the attack on civilians in their houses to an unnamed "terrorist group". (AP via The Los Angeles Times)
  • 2017 Grammy Award-winning band, Paramore, officially releases their fifth album After Laughter
  • 2016 Yemeni Crisis (2011–present): Al Qaeda militants kill at least 13 Yemeni government troops near the city of Mukalla. (AFP via Daily Mail)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 12 over the years?


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Books

Which were the most popular books released around May 12 over the years?
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The Far Side Of Paradise by Arthur Mizener

The Far Side Of Paradise

Year: 1951

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When the original edition of the first full-length biography of F. Scott Fitzgerald appeared, a decade after the writer’s death, in 1951, it was widely acclaimed as a sensitive, scholarly appraisal

Like Water For Chocolate by Laura Esquivel

Like Water For Chocolate

Year: 1993

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Earthy, magical, and utterly charming, this tale of family life in tum-of-the-century Mexico became a best-selling phenomenon with its winning blend of poignant romance and bittersweet wit.

Mine Enemy Grows Older by Alexander King

Mine Enemy Grows Older

Year: 1959

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Mine Enemy Grows Older

The Name Of The Rose by Umberto Eco

The Name Of The Rose

Year: 1984

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Umberto Eco’s first novel, an international sensation and winner of the Premio Strega and the Prix Médicis Étranger awards The year is 1327. Franciscans in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to …

How You Can Become Financially Independent By Investing In Real Estate by Albert J. Lowry

How You Can Become Financially Independent By Investing In Real Estate

Year: 1980

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How You Can Become Financially Independent by Investing in Real Estate , covers the latest tax laws, and shows how you can realize greater profits than ever before-even.

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