What Happened on June 12, 2008

Historical Events

Viva la Vida or Death

Coldplay release their 4th studio album " Viva la Vida or Death" (winner of 3 Grammys)

  • Ireland rejects the Lisbon Treaty in a referendum, thus putting into question the reform programme of the European Union.

Famous Weddings

Wayne Rooney

English footballer Wayne Rooney marries Coleen McLoughlin in Portofino, Italy

Famous Deaths

  • Derek Tapscott, Welsh footballer (b. 1932)
  • Pam Henning [Cornelia Catharina Pamela Ingenegeren], Indonesian-Dutch cabaret dancer and actress, dies at 90

About June 12, 2008

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 3 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Lollipop - Lil Wayne Featuring Static Major
  • UK #1 Song: Singin' In The Rain - Mint Royale