What Happened on May 20, 2012

Historical Events

Billboard Music Awards

19th Billboard Music Awards: Adele, wins 12; LMFAO, Coldplay, and Lil Wayne also win

  • 6.0 magnitude earthquake kills 6 and injures dozens in northern Italy
  • Tomislav Nikolić elected president of Serbia
2012 History

Famous Deaths

  • Abdel Basset Ali Al-Megrahi, convicted bomber (Pan Am 103), dies from prostate cancer at 60
  • Robert Nix, American drummer and songwriter (Roy Orbison; Atlanta Rhythm Section - "So Into You"; "Imaginary Lover"), dies at 67

Robin GibbRobin Gibb (1949-2012)

English rock-pop-disco singer-songwriter and producer (Bee Gees - Saturday Night Fever), dies from colon and liver cancer at 62

About May 20, 2012

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 10 months and 12 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