May 12

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 Pulp Fiction in 1994 directed by Quentin Tarantino and Apocalypse Now in 1979 directed by Francis Ford Coppola.
But much more happened on May 12 over the years: find out below

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

Pulp Fiction

Release year: 1994

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

Starring: John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis

Country: United States of America

Apocalypse Now

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Frederic Forrest

Country: United States of America

To Live

Release year: 1994

Directed by: Yimou Zhang

Starring: You Ge, Li Gong, Ben Niu, Wu Jiang

Dial M for Murder

Release year: 1954

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummings, John Williams

Country: United States of America

Dial M for Murder

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummings, John Williams

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


Books

Which were the most popular books released around May 12 over the years?

The Da Vinci Code

Year: 2005

By: Dan Brown

PREMIUM MASS MARKET EDITION #1 Worldwide Bestseller—More Than 80 Million Copies Sold As millions of readers around the globe have already discovered, The Da Vinci Code is a reading experience unlike any other.

The Measure of a Man: A Spiritual Autobiography

Year: 2000

By: Sidney Poitier

"I have no wish to play the pontificating fool, pretending that I've suddenly come up with the answers to all life's questions. Quite that contrary, I began this book as an exploration, an exercise in self-questing.

A Death In Belmont

Year: 2006

By: Sebastian Junger

In the spring of 1963, the quiet suburb of Belmont, Massachusetts, is rocked by a shocking murder that fits the pattern of the infamous Boston Strangler, still at large.

Shibumi

Year: 1979

By: Trevanian

Nicholai Hel is the world’s most wanted man. Born in Shanghai during the chaos of World War I, he is the son of an aristocratic Russian mother and a mysterious German

The Nun'S Story

Year: 1957

By: Kathryn Hulme

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