May 12th, 2015

May 12th, 2015, fell on a Tuesday. Day 132 of 2015. Decade: 2010s.

5 years, 0 months and 23 days have passed since May 12th, 2015.


On This Date

Events that occurred on May 12th, 2015:

  • 8 people are killed after a train derails in Port Richmond, Philadelphia.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 12th, 2015:

  • United States: See You Again - Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth
  • United Kingdom: Cheerleader - OMI

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Avengers: Age of Ultron" was at the top of the box office on this date.

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on May 12th, 2015.

  • Spotlight

    The movie "Spotlight" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2015.

  • 2015 in movies.

    Popular movies in 2015 included Room, The Revenant, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Jurassic World, Furious 7, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Minions, Magic Mike XXL, Spectre, Inside Out, Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2, Mad Max: Fury Road, Sicario and The Martian.

  • Michelle Keegan

    English actress Michelle Keegan is named as FHM's sexiest woman in 2015.

  • Angela Merkel

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is named as the Time Person of the Year for 2015.

  • European Migrant Crisis

    Throughout 2015, media attention became focused on the rising number of refugees and migrants that were attempting to enter Europe.

  • 2015 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2015 included Ellie Goulding, The Weeknd, Fetty Wap, Wiz Khalifa, Walk the Moon, Jason Derulo, Ed Sheeran, Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber, Drake, Shawn Mendes, Adele and Omi.

  • "Uptown Funk"

    "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson (featuring Bruno Mars) would go on to win a Grammy for 2015's Record of the Year.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 5 years, 0 months and 23 days have passed since May 12th, 2015.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 2015.
  • Leap Year: 2015 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on May 12th, 2015, will be 5 years of age.
  • People born in 2015 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1431385200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around May 12th, 2015:

  • April 12th, 2015: The start of Game of Thrones Season 5.
  • April 14th, 2015: Grand Theft Auto V is released for the PC (after several delays).
  • April 14th, 2015: The game "Mortal Kombat X" is released.
  • April 19th, 2015: The World Snooker Championship begins.
  • April 23rd, 2015: Sunderland player Adam Johnson is charged with child grooming and sexual activity with a child under 16.
  • April 24th, 2015: Caitlyn Jenner comes out as a trans woman in a 20/20 interview with Diane Sawyer.
  • April 25th, 2015: A 7.8 magnitude earthquake kills 9,100 people in Nepal.
  • April 30th, 2015: Singer Ben E. King passes away.
  • May 1st, 2015: The release date for The Avengers: Age of Ultron.
  • May 1st, 2015: The Expo 2015 begins in Milan, Italy.
  • May 3rd, 2015: Chelsea win the Premier League after a 1-0 win over Crystal Palace
  • May 7th, 2015: The Conservative Party win a surprise majority during the 2015 United Kingdom general election.
  • May 8th, 2015: UK politics: Ed Miliband steps down as leader of the Labour Party.
  • May 13th, 2015: Nick Fradiani wins the 14th season of American Idol.
  • May 13th, 2015: VoIP application "Discord" is released.
  • May 14th, 2015: Blues singer B.B. King passes away.
  • May 16th, 2015: Football: Steven Gerrard plays his final game for Liverpool
  • May 17th, 2015: Rapper Chinx is shot dead in Queens, New York.
  • May 19th, 2015: Sawyer Fredericks wins the eight season of The Voice.
  • May 23rd, 2015: Ireland legalizes same-sex marriage via a referendum..
  • May 24th, 2015: Football: Steven Gerrard plays his final game for Liverpool.
  • May 30th, 2015: Arsenal win the FA Cup after defeating Aston Villa 4-0.
  • May 30th, 2015: The Foo Fighters headline at Slane Concert in Ireland.
  • June 2nd, 2015: The game Batman: Arkham Knight is released.
  • June 2nd, 2015: FIFA President Sepp Blatter resigns.
  • June 6th, 2015: The 2015 UEFA Champions League Final is held at the Olympiastadion in Berlin, Germany.
  • June 9th, 2015: The console version of the MMORPG "The Elder Scrolls Online" is released on the PlayStation 4 and the XBox One.
  • June 11th, 2015: Wrestling legend Dusty Rhodes passes away after developing stomach cancer.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 12th, 2015, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2015 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: May 12th, 2015 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Bones - Crime comedy-drama TV series.
  • Prison Break - TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.

2015 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2015.

"Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn" - "Henry Danger" - "Girl Meets World" - "Sheriff Callie's Wild West" - "Every Witch Way" - "Paw Patrol" - "Dog with a Blog" - "Doc McStuffins" - "Lab Rats: Bionic Island" - "Austin & Ally" - "Jessie" - "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" - "Phineas and Ferb" - "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" - "The Fairly OddParents" - "Dora the Explorer"


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 12th of May:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on May 12th, 2015.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on May 12th, 2015 was probably conceived around the 2nd of August, 2014. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 12th, 2015 is the 19th of February, 2016. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Mortal Kombat X - Fighting video game developed by NetherRealm Studios.
  • Battlefield Hardline - First-person shooter video game developed by Visceral Games.
  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare - FPS game.
  • Destiny - Online FPS game.

12th of May

Events that have occurred on the 12th of May:

  • May 12th, 1932: The "Lindbergh Baby", Charles Lindbergh Jr., is found dead in Hopewell, New Jersey
  • May 12th, 1981: Provisional IRA hunger striker Francis Hughes dies in prison.
  • May 12th, 1989: The San Bernardino train disaster kills four people.
  • May 12th, 1989: See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989) is released in cinemas.
  • May 12th, 2008: An 8.0 magnitude earthquake results in nearly 70,000 deaths in Sichuan, China
  • May 12th, 1959: Elizabeth Taylor and Eddie Fisher are married a year after they started an extramarital affair.
  • May 12th, 1974: The Boston Celtics win the 1974 NBA Finals after they defeat the Milwaukee Bucks 4-3.
  • May 12th, 1976: Football: Bayern Munich win the European Cup after defeating Saint-Etienne 1-0.
  • May 12th, 1979: Arsenal win the FA Cup final after beating Manchester United 3-2. Alan Sunderland scores a late 88th minute winner.
  • May 12th, 1986: Top Gun (1986) is released.
  • May 12th, 1992: Actor Robert Reed, who portrayed the father Mike Brady in The Brady Bunch, passes away due to AIDS.
  • May 12th, 1993: The last episode of "The Wonder Years" is aired.
  • May 12th, 2001: Liverpool win the FA Cup final after two late goals from Michael Owen helps them secure a 2-1 victory over Arsenal.
  • May 12th, 2014: Beyonce's sister Solange Knowles attacks her brother-in-law Jay-Z in an elevator at The Standard Hotel in New York City.
  • May 12th, 2017: Football: Chelsea win the Premier League after a 1-0 win over West Brom.
  • May 12th, 2019: Football: Manchester City win the Premier League.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about May 12th, 2015.

  • 1,850 days have passed since this date.
  • 159,840,000 seconds have passed since the May 12th, 2015.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 186,480,000 times.
  • Since May 12th, 2015, earth has travelled approximately 82,477,440,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 26,640,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 13,746,240 steps. That's about 6,109 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,918,080 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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