April 12

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on April 12. From 1900 until now. April 12 is under the sign of Aries. Famous birthdays on this day include Shannen Doherty (1971), David Letterman (1947) and Claire Danes (1979). Several movies were released around April 12 over the years, such as All Quiet on the Western Front in 1930 directed by Lewis Milestone and Kagemusha in 1980 directed by Akira Kurosawa.
But much more happened on April 12 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around April 12 over the years?
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All Quiet on the Western Front

All Quiet on the Western Front

Release year: 1930

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Lew Ayres, Louis Wolheim, John Wray, Arnold Lucy

Country: United States of America



Release year: 1980

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Ken'ichi Hagiwara, Jinpachi Nezu

Country: United States of America

Les Bonnes Femmes

Les Bonnes Femmes

Release year: 1960

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

Starring: Bernadette Lafont, Clotilde Joano, Stéphane Audran, Lucile Saint-Simon

The Return of the Living Dead

The Return of the Living Dead

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Dan O'Bannon

Starring: Clu Gulager, James Karen, Don Calfa, Thom Mathews

Country: United States of America

Little Boy

Little Boy

Release year: 2015

Directed by: Alejandro Monteverde

Starring: Jakob Salvati, Emily Watson, David Henrie, Michael Rapaport


Historical Events

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  • 2019 2019 Quetta bombing: Twenty one people are killed and about fifty others injured in a suicide bombing at a market in Quetta, Pakistan. (CNN)
  • 2018 Poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal: The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons states it agrees with UK authorities on their analysis of the identity of the toxic chemical used against the Skripals. The UK identifies the substance as a Novichok nerve agent, of a type developed by Russia. (BBC) (OPCW)
  • 2017 Ten people are killed in Inabanga, Bohol, in the Philippines' Central Visayas, after the country's National Police and Armed Forces clash with suspected members of Abu Sayyaf. (CNN Philippines)
  • 2016 War in Afghanistan (2001–present): The Taliban announces its annual spring offensive to be named "Operation Omari". (Voice of America)
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Which were the most popular books released around April 12 over the years?
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The Company Of Women by Mary Gordon

The Company Of Women

Year: 1981


"A superb, stunningly written novel." The Philadelphia InquirerRaised by five intensely religious women and a charismatic, controversial priest, sheltered from the secular world, Felicitas Maria Taylor is intelligent, charming, and desperate

Mutant Message Down Under by Marlo Morgan

Mutant Message Down Under

Year: 1995


Mutant Message Down Under is the fictional account of an American woman's spiritual odyssey through outback Australia. An underground bestseller in its original self-published edition, Marlo Morgan's powerful tale of challenge

Dance To The Piper by Agnes de Mille

Dance To The Piper

Year: 1952


Born into a family of successful playwrights and producers, Agnes de Mille was determined to be an actress. Then one day she witnessed the Russian ballet dancer Anna Pavlova, and her

With No One As Witness by Elizabeth George

With No One As Witness

Year: 2005


“[A] juicy serial killer whodunit.”—USA Today“Delicately textured...achingly compassionate....It’s one of George’s best, and that’s saying something.”—Seattle Times The 13th novel in Elizabeth George’s acclaimed, New York Times bestselling Inspector Linley crime

The Road To Omaha by Robert Ludlum

The Road To Omaha

Year: 1992


Robert Ludlum’s wayward hero, the outrageous General MacKenzie Hawkins, returns with a diabolical scheme to right a very old wrong—and wreak vengeance on the [redacted] who drummed him out of the

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