Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on January 12. From 1900 until now.
January 12 is under the sign of Capricorn.
Famous birthdays on this day include Jeff Bezos (1964), Zayn Malik (1993) and Howard Stern (1954).
Several movies were released around January 12 over the years, such as The Kid in 1921 directed by Charles Chaplin and Donnie Darko in 2001 directed by Richard Kelly.
But much more happened on January 12 over the years: find out below
Which were the most popular Movies released around January 12 over the years?
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Which were the important events of January 12?
- 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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- 2019 2019 Paris explosion: A large explosion caused by a suspected gas leak destroys a bakery in the 9th arrondissement of Paris, France. Four people are killed, and 40 others are injured. (Sky News)
- 2018 Women's rights in Saudi Arabia, Mohammad bin Salman, Saudi Vision 2030: For the first time, Saudi Arabia allows women to spectate at football matches, part of an easing of strict rules on gender separation by the ultra-conservative Muslim country. (BBC)
- 2017 Two members of funk band Tower of Power are seriously injured after being struck by a train near Jack London Square in Oakland, California.(SF Gate)
- 2016 January 2016 Istanbul bombing: At least 10 people are killed and 15 injured, mostly German tourists, following an explosion in Istanbul's Sultanahmet Square. A Syrian suicide bomber, an ISIL member, is responsible, according to Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu. (Nine MSN), (BBC), (Reuters via Sky News Australia), (The New York Times) (CNN)Sixty alleged Islamic militants are arrested in Turkey with twenty one people arrested in the city of Sanliurfa. (ITV)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 12 over the years?
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- 2018 Ed Sheeran - Perfect
- 2017 Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane - Black Beatles
- 2016 Adele - Hello
- 2015 Taylor Swift - Blank Space
- 2014 Eminem Featuring Rihanna - The Monster
- 2013 Bruno Mars - Locked Out Of Heaven
- 2012 LMFAO - Sexy And I Know It
- 2011 Katy Perry - Firework
- 2010 Ke$ha - TiK ToK
- 2009 Beyonce - Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
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Which were the most popular books released around January 12 over the years?
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