It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
- The Ghost Goes West
directed by Ren Clair
starring: Robert Donat, Jean Parker, Eugene Pallette
- Professional Soldier
directed by Tay Garnett
starring: Victor McLaglen, Freddie Bartholomew, Gloria Stuart
directed by Alfred E. Green
starring: Bette Davis, Franchot Tone, Margaret Lindsay
- Captain Blood
directed by Michael Curtiz
starring: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Lionel Atwill
- The Littlest Rebel
directed by David Butler
starring: Shirley Temple, John Boles, Jack Holt
Which were the important events of Sunday, 12 January 1936 ?
- In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
- In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
- In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
- Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1936 ?
TIME Magazine Cover: Haile Selassie, Man of the Year -- Jan. 6, 1936
Esquire Magazine cover
Gone with the Wind - Margaret Mitchell
The Last Puritan - George Santayana
Sparkenbroke - Charles Morgan
Drums Along the Mohawk - Walter D. Edmonds
Jeannette Vreeland Photo Soprano Booking (1936)
Craven a Cigarettes Rocker Blotter Casket Color (1936)
Southern Pacific Railroad California By Sea (1936)
Tell the world why Sunday, 12 January 1936 is such a special date for you!