January 12

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

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The Kid

The Kid

Release year: 1921

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Jackie Coogan, Carl Miller

Country: United States of America

Donnie Darko

Donnie Darko

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Richard Kelly

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Mary McDonnell, Holmes Osborne

Country: United States of America

Deadpool

Deadpool

Release year: 2016

Directed by: Tim Miller

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, T.J. Miller, Ed Skrein

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Release year: 2016

Directed by: Taika Waititi

Starring: Sam Neill, Julian Dennison, Rima Te Wiata, Rachel House

Little Miss Sunshine

Little Miss Sunshine

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris

Starring: Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Greg Kinnear, Abigail Breslin

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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

Events

  • 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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The Last Song by Nicholas Sparks

The Last Song

Year: 2010

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Seventeen year old Veronica "Ronnie" Miller's life was turned upside-down when her parents divorced and her father moved from New York City to Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina.

Even Big Guys Cry by Alex Karras and Herb Gluck

Even Big Guys Cry

Year: 1978

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Good reading copy. Some wear from normal use.

The Lady'S Not For Burning by Christopher Fry

The Lady'S Not For Burning

Year: 1951

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"A romantic comedy in three acts, set in verse, it is set in the Middle Ages, it reflects the world's 'exhaustion and despair' following World War II, with a war-weary soldier

The Valley Of Amazement by Amy Tan

The Valley Of Amazement

Year: 2014

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Amy Tan’s The Valley of Amazement is a sweeping, evocative epic of two women’s intertwined fates and their search for identity, that moves from the lavish parlors of Shanghai courtesans to

The Seven Minutes by Irving Wallace

The Seven Minutes

Year: 1969

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The seven minute Irving Wallace's most controversial and explo¬sive novel to date, certain to stir up national debate from the moment of its publication.

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