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
Which were the most popular Movies released around May 12 over the years?
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Which were the important events of May 12?
- 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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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 12 over the years?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- 2017 Bruno Mars - That's What I Like
- 2016 Desiigner - Panda
- 2015 Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth - See You Again
- 2014 Pharrell Williams - Happy
- 2013 P!nk - Just Give Me A Reason
- 2012 Gotye - Somebody That I Used To Know
- 2011 Katy Perry - E.T.
- 2010 Usher - OMG
- 2009 The Black Eyed Peas - Boom Boom Pow
- 2008 Leona Lewis - Bleeding Love
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Top #1 Rock songs
- 2017 Imagine Dragons - Believer
- 2016 Prince And The Revolution - Purple Rain
- 2015 WALK THE MOON - Shut Up And Dance
- 2014 Bastille - Pompeii
- 2013 Imagine Dragons - Radioactive
- 2012 Gotye Featuring Kimbra - Somebody That I Used To Know
- 2011 Foo Fighters - Rope
- 2010 Stone Temple Pilots - Between The Lines
Which were the most popular books released around May 12 over the years?
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