What Happened on October 15, 2012

Historical Events

  • Hilary Mantel wins the 2012 Man Booker Prize for her novel "Bring Up the Bodies"

Famous Deaths

  • Axel Borup-Jørgensen, composer (Nordisk Sommerpastorale; Thalatta! Thalatta!), dies at 87
  • Claude Cheysson, French politician (Minister of Foreign Affairs), dies at 92

Norodom SihanoukNorodom Sihanouk (1922-2012)

King of Cambodia (1941-55 and 1993-2004), Chief of State (1960-70), independence campaigner and film producer, dies from a heart attack at 89

2012 Highlights

About October 15, 2012

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: One More Night - Maroon 5
  • UK #1 Song: Don't You Worry Child - Swedish House Mafia/Martin