What Happened on May 12, 1995

Historical Events

  • Dow Jones for 5th straight day of the week sets a new record (4430.59)
  • Jose Mesa gets 1st of his M.L. record 37 consecutive saves

NHL Record

Martin Brodeur ties NHL record getting his 3rd playoff shutout in 4


Famous Birthdays

  • Luke Benward, American actor, born in Franklin, Tennessee
  • Sullivan and Sawyer Sweeten, American actors (Everyone loves Raymond), born in Brownwood, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Lubin, American film director and producer (Francis The Talking Mule, Mr Ed), dies at 95
  • Giorgio Belladonna, Italian bridge player (16 x World C'ships; 10 x European C'ships, Italy open team-of-four), dies of lung cancer at 71
  • Marcel Rubin, Austrian composer, dies at 89
  • Reza Abdoh, Iranian born American theater director, dies of AIDs at 32
1995 Highlights

About May 12, 1995

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: This Is How We Do It - Montell Jordan
  • UK #1 Song: Dreamer - Livin' Joy