Thursday 12 January 1905
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include James Bennett Griffin and Nihal Atsız.
Wonderful Beehive, directed by Gaston Velle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1905
while Nedra George by Barr McCutcheon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- 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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- James Bennett Griffin: American archaeologist (d. 1997).
- Nihal Atsız: Turkish author poet and philosopher (d. 1975).
- James Griffin: American archaeologist and academic (d. 1997).
- Tex Ritter: country singer ("Five Star Jubilee"), dies at age 67.
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