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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Movies

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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

Which were the important events of January 12?


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 Memory Keeper's Daughter by Kim Edwards

The Memory Keeper's Daughter

Year: 2007

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A #1 New York Times bestseller by Kim Edwards, The Memory Keeper’s Daughter is a brilliantly crafted novel of parallel lives, familial secrets, and the redemptive power of loveKim Edwards’s stunning novel begins on a winter night in 1964 in …

The Christmas Day Kitten by James Herriot

The Christmas Day Kitten

Year: 1987

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The famous veterinarian/writer shares the true story of how an independent-minded stray cat gives a woman and her three Basset hounds a Christmas present.

This Hallowed Ground by Bruce Catton

This Hallowed Ground

Year: 1957

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First published in 1955, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Bruce Catton’s classic account of the Civil War simultaneously captures the dramatic scope and intimate experience of that epic struggle in one brilliant volume.

The Kingdom By The Sea by Paul Theroux

The Kingdom By The Sea

Year: 1984

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After eleven years as an American living in London, the renowned travel writer Paul Theroux set out to travel clockwise around the coast of Great Britain to find out what the

Hawaii by James A. Michener

Hawaii

Year: 1959

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Pulitzer Prize–winning author James A. Michener brings Hawaii’s epic history vividly to life in a classic saga that has captivated readers since its initial publication in 1959.

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