Saturday January 12, 1907

US date format: 1/12/1907, UK date format: 12/1/1907

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 12, 1907). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sergei Korolev . Getting Evidence, directed by Edwin S. Porter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1907
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Getting Evidence

Directed by: Edwin S. Porter

Starring: Paul Panzer

A Crazy Composer

Directed by: Georges Méliès

Starring: Georges Méliès

The Magic Flute

Directed by: Kenneth Branagh

The Witch

Directed by: Georges Méliès

Starring: Georges Méliès

The Mysterious Retort

Directed by: Georges Méliès

Starring: Georges Méliès


Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 12, 1907?


  • 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


  • Britain grants responsible government to former colony of Transvaal.

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  • Sergei Korolev: Russian colonel and engineer (d. 1966).
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 12, 1907?

    Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. The Linger Longer Girl - Frank Stanley & Elise Stevenson
  2. Madama Butterfly: Tutti I Fior (Duet of the Flowers) - Geraldine Farrar & Louise Homer

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