What Happened on May 12, 2001

Historical Events

  • 46th Eurovision Song Contest: Tanel Padar, Dave Benton and 2XL for Estonia wins singing "Everybody" in Copenhagen
  • English FA Cup Final, Millennium Stadium, Cardiff (72,500): Liverpool beats Arsenal, 2-1 with Michael Owen scoring twice for the Reds

Music Concert

Ringo Starr's seventh All-Starr Band debuts in concert; members include: Roger Hodgson, Ian Hunter, Howard Jones, Greg Lake, Sheila E., and Mark Rivera


Famous Weddings

  • American actor Eddie Cibrian (28) weds TV personality Brandi Glanville (28) at the beachfront Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles

Famous Deaths

  • (Pierino) Perry Como, American singer ("Catch A Falling Star") and TV personality (The Perry Como Show), dies at 89
  • Alexei Tupolev, Russian aircraft designer (b. 1925)
  • Didi (Waldyr Pereira), Brazilian soccer midfielder (68 caps; Fluminense), dies at 72
2001 Highlights

About May 12, 2001

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 21 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: All For You - Janet
  • UK #1 Song: It's Raining Men - Geri Halliwell