What Happened on October 12, 2011

Famous Deaths

  • Dennis Ritchie, American computer scientist (created C programming language, helped developed Unix), dies at 70
  • Heinz Bennent, German actor (Possession, The Serpent's Egg), dies at 90
  • Joel "Taz" DiGregorio, American country-rock keyboardist (Charlie Daniels Band), killed in a car accident at 67 [1]
  • Patricia Breslin, American television and film actress dies at 80
  • Peter Hammond, British actor and director (The Buccaneers, King of the Castle), dies at 87
2011 Highlights

About October 12, 2011

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 11 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Someone Like You - Adele
  • UK #1 Song: We Found Love - Rihanna Ft. Calvin Harris