Tuesday 12 January 1954
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK Oh Mein Papa by Eddie Calvert was in the top 5 hits.
David and Bathsheba, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954
while Not as a Stranger by Morton Thompson was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 12 January 1954 ?
- 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
- Gerasime Patilas: Greek-British astrologer, selected as the new editor of the Astrological Journal on 9/25/2000.
- Howard Stern: American talk-show host, a shock-jock who reaches some three million listeners every day, a huge audience of people who find his irreverence and scatological humor hilarious.
- Howard Stern in Roosevelt: New York, USA; "Radio's Bad Boy" (WKRK, WYSP, WJFK).
- Queen Elizabeth II opens New Zealand parliament.
- Avalanches in Austria kill more than 200.
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