Monday 12 January 2009
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Just Dance by Lady GaGa.
Bronson, directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while Twilight by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books.
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- 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
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- Flooding caused by Tropical Depression 04F kills eight people and displaces more than 6,000 in Fiji. (AP)
- Urban warfare begins between Israeli Defense Forces and Hamas militants as the former push further into Gaza City. (Sky News)
- The Indonesian ferry MV ''Teratai Prima'' capsizes and sinks off Sulawesi, Indonesia, killing more than 230 people. (MSNBC)
- Iraqi Security Forces announce that they have captured Tha'ir Kadhim Sraiwi, the alleged leader of Salafi terrorist group Jamaat Ansar al-Sunna. (BBC)
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