Sunday January 12, 1908

US date format: 1/12/1908, UK date format: 12/1/1908

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It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 12, 1908). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Jean Delannoy and Ben Seijes. Fireside Reminiscences, directed by J. Searle Dawley, Edwin S. Porter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
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Movies

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Fireside Reminiscences

Fireside Reminiscences

Directed by: J. Searle Dawley, Edwin S. Porter

Starring: Miss Abbott, Miss Acton, Edward Boulden, Mr. Sullivan

The Last Cartridge, an Incident of the Sepoy Rebellion in India

The Last Cartridge, an Incident of the Sepoy Rebellion in India

Directed by: Unknown

The Eleventh Hour

The Eleventh Hour

Directed by: John Lyde

Ben Hur

Ben Hur

Directed by: Sidney Olcott, Frank Oakes Rose

Starring: William S. Hart, Herman Rottger

Laughing Gas

Laughing Gas

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

history

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

  • A long-distance radio message is sent from the Eiffel Tower for the first time.

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Music charts

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Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. - Make Believe

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