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What day of the week was May 12, 1979?


May 12, 1979 was a Saturday and it was the 132nd day of the year 1979 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 12, 1979 can also be written as 5/12/1979 in the US and as 12/5/1979 in UK and Europe.

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May 12, 1979: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 12th is Taurus.

Taurus is the 2nd sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between April 20th and May 20th belong to the Taurus sign: discover Taurus personality and who should a Taurus marry.

Babies born in May are either Taurus or Gemini. People born before May 20th are Taurus, while people born from May 21st have the sign of Gemini.

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May 12, 1979: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 12, 1979 is Goat and the associated element is Earth.

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May 12, 1979: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on May 12, 1979 was Full Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 12, 1979 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on May 12, 1979 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 97% full, rising at 08:42 pm and setting at 07:06 am.

The previous full moon was on Apr 12, 1979 while the next full moon would come on Jun 10, 1979.

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Who was born on May 12, 1979?


Famous people born on May 12, 1979:

  • Aaron Yoo
    Aaron Yoo

    Korean-american actor.

  • Ferguson Mitchell

    Renowned for developing innovative algorithms in artificial intelligence.

  • Beatrice Tarka

    Founder of Mobius Capital Partners, a successful investment firm.

  • Nayellie Cortes-Medellin

    Renowned biologist known for her research on endangered species conservation.

  • Olly Richards

    Bestselling author known for his mystery novels.

  • Senay Gurler

    Renowned Turkish actress known for her versatile roles in film and television.

  • Marton Nemeth

    Bestselling author known for his captivating mystery novels.

  • Caralina Parodi

    Award-winning investigative journalist known for her in-depth reporting on social issues.

  • Gianno Panagiotou

    Renowned biologist known for his work in evolutionary genetics.

  • Zarra Ghavami

    Prominent Iranian politician known for advocating for women's rights.

  • Arra David

    Founder of a successful tech startup.

  • Milika

    Renowned singer known for her powerful vocals and stage presence.

  • Alezandra Walker

    Bestselling author known for her captivating mystery novels.

  • Hy Stevens

    Known for developing innovative software solutions.

  • Senya Flach

    Renowned author known for their captivating storytelling.

  • Lavana Zappa

    Award-winning investigative journalist known for her in-depth reporting on social issues.

  • Sahan Ranwala

    Renowned Sri Lankan novelist and playwright.

  • Almin Agic

    Renowned contemporary painter known for his abstract works.

  • Nathanyal Gray

    Renowned for research on brain plasticity.

  • Deidrea Laux

    Renowned actress known for her versatile roles in film and television.

Whose famous birthday is on May 12th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 12th:

  • Emilio Estevez
    Emilio Estevez

    Emilio Estevez is an American actor, director, and screenwriter, known for his roles in the Brat Pack films of the 1980s.

  • Rami Malek
    Rami Malek

    Rami malek is an american actor known for his role as elliot alderson in the tv series mr.

  • Ving Rhames
    Ving Rhames

    Ving rhames is an american actor known for his roles in films such as pulp fiction, mission: impossible, and dawn of the dead.

  • Katharine Hepburn
    Katharine Hepburn

    American actress, whose first film appearance was in "a bill of divorcement" (1932) with john barrymore.

  • George Carlin
    George Carlin

    American comedian who started doing tv variety shows and nightclubs in 1966.

  • Gabriel Byrne
    Gabriel Byrne

    Irish actor, film director and producer, film writer, cultural ambassador, and audiobook narrator.

  • Burt Bacharach
    Burt Bacharach

    American composer and pianist of popular music.

  • Jason Biggs
    Jason Biggs

    He was an american actor who first appeared in national commercials at age 5. he was 13 when he won a role on "drexellaeur(tm),s class", a...

  • Malin Akerman
    Malin Akerman

    Swedish-canadian model and actress.

  • Catherine Tate
    Catherine Tate

    English actor, comedian, and writer.

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How old is someone born on May 12, 1979?


Someone born on May 12, 1979 is:

45 years and 15 days old,

or 540 months and 15 days old,

or 2350 weeks and 2 days old,

or 16452 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on May 12, 1979?

There are 350 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Monday May 12th 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 12, 1979?

You belong to the Xennial Generation if you were born on May 12, 1979.

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May 12, 1979: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on May 12, 1979:

  • Pietro Gallinotti
  • Leonardantonio Sforza

What famous deaths happened on May 12th?

Famous deaths on May 12th:

  • Robert Reed
    Robert Reed

    American actor most well-known for his role as paterfamilias mike brady on the tv series "the brady bunch", a funny, corny, and endearing...

  • Monica Zetterlund
    Monica Zetterlund

    Swedish singer and actress (born 1937).

  • Louis Calhern
    Louis Calhern

    American actor and singer (d. 1956).

  • Cornell Borchers
    Cornell Borchers

    Germany -- actress (big lift floodtide, istanbul, istanbul).

  • Lillian Roth
    Lillian Roth

    Actress (animal crackers and alice sweet alice).

  • Elisabeth Bergner
    Elisabeth Bergner

    German actress (b. 1897).

  • Johnye Russell

    Celebrated poet whose works continue to inspire readers worldwide.

  • Jozeph Pilsudski

    Polish statesman who served as Chief of State and First Marshal of Poland.

  • Nillie Sachs

    German-Swedish politician and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

  • Solita Solano

    Renowned Mexican painter known for her vibrant and expressive works.

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May 12, 1979: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on May 12, 1979:

  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
  • Buddhism in Sri Lanka, Thailand - Visakha Bucha. (2006) [1]
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2005: the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
  • Blessed Imelda
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saints Achilleus and Nereus

Observances on May 12, 1979:

  • International Day of Plant Health [FAO]

Saints celebrated on May 12, 1979:

  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Saint Modoald
  • Saint Pancras (died 304), second of the Ice Saints
  • Saint Joan of Portugal
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May 12, 1979: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on May 12, 1979 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week May 7th and May 13th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


May 12, 1979: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on May 12, 1979 was Reunited by Peaches & Herb, according to the music chart for the week May 7th and May 13th.

May 12, 1979: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on May 12, 1979 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week May 7th and May 13th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Reunited
  2. - Heart Of Glass
  3. - Hot Stuff
  4. - Stumblin' In
  5. - In The Navy

May 12, 1979: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on May 12, 1979 was Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel, according to the music chart for the week May 7th and May 13th.

May 12, 1979: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on May 12, 1979 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week May 7th and May 13th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Bright Eyes
  2. - Pop Muzik
  3. - Sunday Girl
  4. - Hooray Hooray It's A Holi-Holiday
  5. - Dance Away

May 12, 1979: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on May 12, 1979 was Reunited by Peaches & Herb, according to the R&B music chart for the week May 7th and May 13th.

May 12, 1979: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on May 12, 1979 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week May 7th and May 13th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Reunited
  2. - Disco Nights (Rock-Freak)
  3. - You Can't Change That
  4. - Hot Number
  5. - Love Ballad

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May 12, 1979: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on May 12, 1979 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Apocalypse Now

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

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

Country: United States of America

Quadrophenia

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Franc Roddam

Starring: Phil Daniels, Leslie Ash, Phil Davis, Mark Wingett

Country: United States of America

The Third Generation

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Starring: Eddie Constantine, Hanna Schygulla, Volker Spengler, Margit Carstensen

Ernesto

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Salvatore Samperi

Starring: Michele Placido, Renato Salvatori, Virna Lisi, Lara Wendel, Turi Ferro, Gisela Hahn, Concha Velasco, Martin Halm, Miranda Nocelli, Francisco Marsò

Country: Italy

Beyond the Poseidon Adventure

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Irwin Allen

Starring: Michael Caine, Sally Field, Telly Savalas, Peter Boyle

May 12, 1979: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on May 12, 1979 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Love Thy Neighbour in Australia

Release year: 1979

Directed by: William G. Stewart

Bedtime Stories

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Adam Shankman

Worzel Gummidge

Release year: 1979

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

May 12, 1979: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on May 12, 1979 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

The Complete Book Of Running by James F. Fixx

The Complete Book Of Running

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This article discusses the psychological benefits of running. It also addresses self-esteem and how running can help you cope with tension and pressure.

How To Prosper During The Coming Bad Years by Howard J. Ruff

How To Prosper During The Coming Bad Years

By:

Howard J. Ruff is an author, financial advisor and founder of The Ruff Times Financial Newsletter. Howard started publication of The Ruff Times in 1975. It is a pioneering financial advisory newsletter.

Hanta Yo by Ruth Beebe Hill

Hanta Yo

By:

First edition.

The Bronx Zoo by Sparky Lyle and Peter Golenbock

The Bronx Zoo

By:

Behind the scenes look at Yankee's players, including Reggie Jackson, Billy Martin and George Steinbrenner, the baseball owner.

The Matarese Circle by Robert Ludlum

The Matarese Circle

By:

Two mortal enemies are the only people on the planet who can stop an evil plot that threatens all life.

May 12, 1979: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on May 12, 1979 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Sheriff

Sheriff

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Nintendo (Japan, Europe) Exidy (North America)

Aim for the Ace!

Aim for the Ace!

Genre: Sports, Romance

Head On

Head On

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Driving, Maze

Publisher: Sega/Gremlin

Basic Programming

Basic Programming

Platform: Atari 2600

Publisher: Atari

Monkey Magic

Monkey Magic

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Breakout clone

Publisher: Nintendo

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Who was the US President on May 12, 1979?

On May 12, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 12, 1979?

On May 12, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 12, 1979?

On May 12, 1979 the Pope was St John Paul II.

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What is special about May 12th?

May 12th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 12th day of the month of May. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on May 12th, such as:

  • 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.

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What happened in 1979?

1979 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Coup in Central African Republic: David Dacko overthrows Emperor Bokassa I
  • Jose E dod Santos becomes President of Angola
  • 100,000 demonstrate in Bonn against nuclear energy

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What was the calendar for May 1979?

May 1979 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with May being the 5th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how May 1979 calendar looked like.

Saturday May 12, 1979