What Happened on October 12, 2009

Famous Deaths

  • Dickie Peterson American heavy metal bassist (Blue Cheer), dies of liver cancer at 63
  • Frank Vandenbroucke, Belgian road racing cyclist, dies at 34
  • Ian Wallace, British buffo bass-baritone opera and concert singer ("Gendarmes' Duet"), and broadcaster (BBC's My Music, 1964-97), dies at 90
2009 Highlights

About October 12, 2009

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Columbus Day (United States), Thanksgiving (Canada)

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Down - Jay Sean Featuring Lil Wayne
  • UK #1 Song: Oopsy Daisy - Chipmunk