On This Day

May 12

International Nurses Day

1936 The first AA meeting takes place

1967 The Jimi Hendrix Experience releases the album Are You Experienced

1972 Exile on Main is released by The Rolling Stones

1974 In 7 games Boston Celtics beat Milwaukee Bucks to win NBA Championship Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy

1986 Top Gun primers Directed By Tony Scott starring Tom Cruise, Val Kilmer

1989 Andrew Dice Clay host Saturday Night Live

1993 Cheers finally on NBC-TV

1994 Pulp Fiction premieres at Cannes directed by Quentin Tarantino starring Samuel L. Jackson

2002 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones directed by George Lucas starring Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christensen, & Samuel L. Jackson

2012 At WWE RAW CM Punk pins Chris Jericho to retain the WWE Championship

Happy Birthday

1907 Katharine Hepburn actress, On Golden Pond, The African Queen

1921 Farley Mowat author Never Cry Wolf,

1925 Yogi Berra baseball great

1938 Paul Huxley artist

1947 Michael Ignatieff politician Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada

1959 Ving Rhames actor Pulp Fiction

1964 Michael Paul Cathers aka Cheechy Guy comedian

1968 Tony Hawk Skateboarder legend

1976 Kardinal Offishall rapper

1978 Malian Åkerman model actress Watchmen

1980 Romina Arena singer

1981 Erica Campbell model

1997 Rio Sage actress Malibu Surf, & 20 Something.

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