Friday 12 January 1945
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Maggie Bell and André De Shields.
A Song to Remember, directed by Charles Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
while Forever Amber by Kathleen Winsor was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching La piste aux étoiles (1945 TV Series).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 January 1945 ?
- 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.
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- Maggie Bell: Scottish popular vocalist and member of the soul-based group "Stone the Crows.
- André De Shields: American actor, singer, director, dancer, acclaimed novelist, choreographer, and college professor.
- André Bicaba: Burkinabé sprinter.
- US Task Force 38 destroys 41 Japanese ships in Battle of South China Sea.
- German forces in Belgium retreat in Battle of the Bulge.
- WWII: The Soviet Union begins the Vistula-Oder Offensive in Eastern Europe against the Germans.
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