What Happened on May 12, 2012

Historical Events

Music History

American songwriters Burt Bacharach and Hal David receive Library of Congress Gershwin Prize at the White House in Washington, D.C.

  • The discovery of a missing Mayan calendar piece disproves 2012 Armageddon

Famous Weddings

  • "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" actress Mercedes McNab (30) weds real estate developer Mark Henderson at the CostaBaja resort in La Paz, Mexico
  • McFly guitarist Tom Fletcher (27) weds actress Giovanna Falcone (27) at One Marylebone in London

About May 12, 2012

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 10 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Somebody That I Used To Know - Gotye Featuring Kimbra
  • UK #1 Song: Young - Tulisa