What Happened on May 12, 2005

Famous Weddings

  • "La Femme Nikita" actress Anne Parillaud (45) weds musician Jean-Michel Jarre (56) in Paris

Famous Deaths

  • Martin Lings, English Islamic scholar (b. 1909)
  • Monica Zetterlund, Swedish jazz singer (with Bill Evans - "Waltz For Debby"), and dies in an accidental apartment fire at 67
2005 Highlights

About May 12, 2005

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

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Hollaback Girl - Gwen Stefani
  • UK #1 Song: Lonely - Akon