Pop Culture Madness!

May 12th History

Click for the May Date

May 12th In Pop Culture History

1551 - The National University of San Marcos, the oldest university in the Americas, was founded in Lima, Peru.

1932 - The body of the Lindbergh baby was found less than a mile from the Lindbergh home in Hopewell, New Jersey.

1963 - Bob Dylan walked out on The Ed Sullivan Show before his planned appearance over the lyrics to the song he would perform his song Talkin' John Birch Paranoid Blues.

1984 # 1 Hit May 12, 1984 - May 25, 1984: Lionel Richie - Hello

1993- The Wonder Years television series came to an end

1995 - Day time soap opera As The World Turns aired its 10,000th episode

2007 # 1 Hit May 12, 2007 - May 25, 2007: Maroon 5 - Makes Me Wonder

2008 (Earthquake) Sichuan, China

2015 - A train derailment in Philadelphia killed 8 people and injured over 200.

May 12th Celebrity Birthdays

Now You Know...

George Carlin (1937)
Vanessa Williams (1963)
Stephen Baldwin (1966)
Jason Biggs (1978)
Burt Bacharach (1928)
Tony Hawk (1968)
Katherine Hepburn (1907)
Emilio Estevez (1962)
Kim Fields (1969)

Light travels faster than sound.

This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak.

Pop Culture News

PopCultureMadness.com is the center of the Pop Culture Madness network - your complete trivia and entertainment news resource.
Our motto: "All The Pop Culture News That Fits, We Print!"

The websites of the PCM Network add more information every day. Well, semi-regularly. If you don't see a link for what you're looking for, then it's your responsibility to write something up, and send it in.
Everything else © copyright 1999-2019 Pop Culture Madness, unless stated otherwise.

By the way, PCM does NOT allow frequent Pop up ads, Pop under ads, or sneaky spyware. Nor do we link to sites that have excessive Pop-ups, spyware or inappropriate (all ages) material. If you find one, please let us know and they are toast!

pop, as in 'popular' :(adjective) Pertaining to the common people, or the people as a whole as distinguished from any particular class.
Having characteristics attributed to the common people and intended for or suited to ordinary people.

culture:(noun) That which is excellent in the arts.
A particular stage of civilization. The behaviors and beliefs characteristic of a particular social, ethnic, or age group.

madness: (noun) The state of being mad. insanity, senseless folly, intense excitement or enthusiasm.

Privacy Statement/Contact

TL;DR - Privacy Statement: We will not sell, give or share any personal information, including e-mail addresses, of any of our visitors to anyone outside of Pop Culture Madness. com or our affiliated network sites. We do not accept any stealth or spyware advertisers or third party sponsors of such programs. Pop Culture Madness. com and affiliated sites do not send spam, offer get-rich-quick schemes, offer or suggest "enhancement" devices or medications via e-mail.

For purposes of Review, we often (usually) get samples, press access and other 'inside information.'
Take that into account when you read a positive (or negative) Review, on PCM or anywhere on the internet.

PCM does use third-party advertising companies, such as google, to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies,
click here.