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 Zayn Malik (1993), Howard Stern (1954) and Howard Stern (1954). Several movies were released around January 12 over the years, such as Gun Crazy in 1950 directed by Joseph H. Lewis and You Can Count on Me in 2000 directed by Kenneth Lonergan.
But much more happened on January 12 over the years: find out below

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Gun Crazy

Gun Crazy

Release year: 1950

Directed by: Joseph H. Lewis

Starring: John Dall, Peggy Cummins, Berry Kroeger, Morris Carnovsky

Country: United States of America

You Can Count on Me

You Can Count on Me

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Kenneth Lonergan

Starring: Laura Linney, Matthew Broderick, Amy Ryan, Michael Countryman

American Psycho

American Psycho

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Mary Harron

Starring: Christian Bale, Justin Theroux, Josh Lucas, Bill Sage

Country: United States of America

Murder in the First

Murder in the First

Release year: 1995

Directed by: Marc Rocco

Starring: Christian Slater, Kevin Bacon, Gary Oldman, Embeth Davidtz

Tremors

Tremors

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Ron Underwood

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter, Michael Gross

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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3rd Degree by James Patterson, Andrew Gross

3rd Degree

Year: 2005

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The Women's Murder Club returns in a shockingly suspenseful thriller. Plunging into a burning town house, Detective Lindsay Boxer discovers three dead bodies...and a mysterious message at the scene.

The Last Man by Vince Flynn

The Last Man

Year: 2013

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#1 New York Times bestselling author of American Assassin—soon to be a major motion picture Mitch Rapp’s hunt for a missing CIA asset raises the stakes for his own survival—in Vince Flynn’s “tight, right, and dynamite” (Star Tribune, Minneapolis) #1 …

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

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