Sunday May 12, 2013: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 5/12/2013, UK date format: 12/5/2013

May 12th, 2013 was the 132nd day of the year 2013 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Taurus. The day of the week was Sunday.

The number one song in US was Just Give Me A Reason by P!nk.

Nebraska, directed by Alexander Payne, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2013 while The Hit by David Baldacci was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Blood Ties. If you liked videogames you were probably playing BattleBlock Theater or Cry of Fear.

The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Francis was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Books | Videogames

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May 12, 2013 Events

What happened on May 12, 2013?

Historical Events

  • Syrian civil war: Four Filipino UN peacekeepers taken hostage by rebels in Syria on May 7, are now free.
  • Four Filipino UN peacekeepers who were captured by rebels in Syria on May 7th are now free.
  • 2013 Savar Building Collapse:: With many still missing, the death toll has risen to 1,126. This is the third-worst industrial accident in human history.
  • With many still missing, the death toll has now reached 1,126. This is the third-worst industrial disaster in human history.
  • A mining accident in China's Sichuan Province has resulted in the death of at least 28 people.
  • North Carolina is home to the first of what is expected to be more that a trillion 17 year cicadas.
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What happened on May 12 in history? Find out the list of May 12th major events

What was 2013 famous for? Discover everything about 2013


May 12, 2013 Famous Birthdays

Other May 12th famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If May 12, 2013 is your birthday you are 10 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on May 12.

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May 12, 2013 Famous Deaths

Who died on May 12, 2013?

Other May 12th famous deaths

  • Italian pop singer, songwriter, and sister to rock singer Loredana Bertes.

  • A French primitive painter who painted full-time after 1942.

  • German psychoanalyst (Born 1902).

  • 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...

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May 12, 2013 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

 zodiac sign


Taurus personality

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

Personality of May born

Chinese Zodiac

Snake chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Snake

Element: Water

Snake personality

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Can the numbers in May 12, 2013 reveal something about your future ? Find out


May 12, 2013 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was May 12, 2013?

The day of the week was Sunday.

May 12th marks the 131st day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2013.

There are 233 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


May 12, 2013 Holidays and Observances

What is special on May 12, 2013?


  • 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


  • International Day of Plant Health [FAO]


  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Saint Modoald
  • Saint Pancras (died 304), second of the Ice Saints
  • Saint Joan of Portugal
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Music charts

What was the number one song on May 12, 2013? Which were the top hits on May 12, 2013?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Just Give Me A Reason
  2. - Can't Hold Us
  3. - Stay
  4. - Thrift Shop
  5. - Mirrors

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Can't Hold Us
  2. - Thrift Shop
  3. - Suit & Tie
  4. - Started From The Bottom
  5. - Love Me

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Radioactive
  2. - My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Light Em Up)
  3. - Ho Hey
  4. - Carry On
  5. - Sail

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Limbo
  2. - Zumba
  3. - Vivir Mi Vida
  4. - Llevame Contigo
  5. - Como Le Gusta A Tu Cuerpo

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Release year: 2013

Directed by: Alexander Payne

Starring: Bruce Dern, Will Forte, June Squibb, Bob Odenkirk

Country: United States of America

Winter's Tale

Winter's Tale

Release year: 2013

Directed by: Akiva Goldsman

Starring: Colin Farrell, Jessica Brown Findlay, Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly

Country: United States of America

Bullet to the Head

Bullet to the Head

Release year: 2013

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Momoa, Christian Slater, Sung Kang

Country: United States of America



Release year: 2013

Directed by: Brian Helgeland

Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford, Christopher Meloni

Country: United States of America

Ain't Them Bodies Saints

Ain't Them Bodies Saints

Release year: 2013

Directed by: David Lowery

Starring: Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, Ben Foster, Keith Carradine, Nate Parker, Rami Malek

Country: United States of America

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Blood Ties

Blood Ties

Release year: 2013

Directed by: Guillaume Canet

Max Steel

Max Steel

Release year: 2013

Directed by: Stewart Hendler

Monsters vs. Aliens

Monsters vs. Aliens

Release year: 2013

Directed by: Conrad Vernon

The Mimic

The Mimic

Release year: 2013

Directed by: Jung Huh

Axe Cop

Axe Cop

Release year: 2013

Country: United States of America


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Hit by David Baldacci

The Hit


The most exciting novel of the year comes from David Baldacci, #1 bestselling author and widely-read storyteller. THE HIT Will Robie is a master at killing.

Fly Away by Kristin Hannah

Fly Away


One night, long ago, I was walking down Firefly Lane alone on the darkest night of my life. I met a friend.

Daddy's Gone A Hunting by Mary Higgins Clark

Daddy's Gone A Hunting


What is it?

Claim Me by J. Kenner

Claim Me


NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER For fans of Fifty Shades of Grey or Bared to You, this is the second novel in the fast-paced trilogy.

Carrie And Me by Carol Burnett

Carrie And Me


Carrie Hamilton, the daughter of Carol Burnett, is a beloved television star and recognizable actress. Her kindness, quirky humor and unconventional personality won over everyone she met.

Birth chart on this day

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

BattleBlock Theater

BattleBlock Theater

Platform: Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, Linux, Mac OS X

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Microsoft Studios The Behemoth (Steam)

Cry of Fear

Cry of Fear

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Survival horror, first-person shooter

Dead or Alive 5 Plus

Dead or Alive 5 Plus

Platform: PlayStation Vita

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Tecmo Koei



Platform: Microsoft Windows


Publisher: CHN Tencent; WW Trion Worlds; RUS Mail.Ru

Fallout 1.5: Resurrection

Fallout 1.5: Resurrection

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Role-playing


May 12, 2013 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

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The moon phase for May 12, 2013 is New Moon.

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Sport Games on May 12, 2013

Sport Games on May 12, 2013

Serie A

Italian Football
  • Chievo - Torino : 1 - 1
  • Fiorentina - Palermo : 1 - 0
  • Genoa - Inter : 0 - 0
  • Lazio - Sampdoria : 2 - 0
  • Milan - Roma : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of May 12, 2013

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Aalen - Dresden : 3 - 0
  • Cottbus - Sandhausen : 3 - 0
  • Erzgebirge Aue - Ingolstadt : 0 - 1
  • FC Koln - Hertha : 1 - 2
  • Frankfurt FSV - Bochum : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of May 12, 2013

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Ath Madrid - Barcelona : 1 - 2
  • Betis - Celta : 1 - 0
  • Malaga - Sevilla : 0 - 0
  • Vallecano - Valencia : 0 - 4
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La Liga Segunda Division

Football (Spain)
  • Alcorcon - Villarreal : 1 - 3
  • Santander - Real Madrid B : 1 - 0
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