What Happened on May 12, 1984

Historical Events

  • Discovery moves to Vehicle Assembly Building at Kennedy Space Center (Florida) for mating of STS 41-D
  • France performs nuclear test
  • Joe Lucius scores his 13th hole-in-one on same hole
  • White Horse by Laid Back hits #26
  • World of Rivers world exposition opens in New Orleans

Famous Birthdays

  • Emily Beecham, English actress (Little Joe), born in Manchester, England

Famous Deaths

  • Doris May, American silent film actress (Peck's Bad Boy), dies at 81 of heart failure
1984 Highlights

About May 12, 1984

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Hello - Lionel Richie
  • UK #1 Song: The Reflex - Duran Duran