What Happened on August 19, 2012

Historical Events

  • Plane crash in mountainous region of Talodi, Sudan kills 32, including several government officials and staff, enroute to Eid al-Fitr festival marking end Muslim holy month of Ramadan; crash blamed on bad weather conditions

Famous Deaths

  • Tony Scott, British film director and producer (Top Gun; Revenge; Days of Thunder), commits suicide at 68
2012 Highlights

About August 19, 2012

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 11 years, 1 month and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Whistle - Flo Rida
  • UK #1 Song: How We Do (Party) - Rita Ora