What Happened on May 9, 2012

Historical Events

  • A Russian passenger jet disappears with 45 people on board
  • Mark Rothko's "Orange, Red, Yellow" becomes the most expensive contemporary art piece to be sold at auction for $86.9 million dollars

Historic Event

United States President Barack Obama officially states his support for same-sex marriage

Famous Deaths

Vidal SassoonVidal Sassoon (1928-2012)

British-American hair stylist and CEO of Vidal Sasson, dies from leukemia at 84

2012 Highlights

About May 9, 2012

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 10 years and 9 months
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