What Happened on May 15, 2012

Historical Events

  • Eurozone economy narrowly avoids recession
  • Greece's fifth attempt to a form a coalition government fails and new June elections are scheduled

Famous Deaths

  • Carlos Fuentes, Mexican author (The Death of Artemio Cruz), dies from a haemorrhage at 83
  • Jean Craighead George, American writer (Julie of the Wolves), dies at 92

About May 15, 2012

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 11 years, 4 months and 13 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: R.I.P. - Rita Ora Ft. Tinie Tempah