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Sunday 12 January 1913

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Guy Chaumet . L'orrida meta, directed by Ubaldo Pittei, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1913 while The Amateur Gentleman by Jeffrey Farnol was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Sodoms Ende

Directed by: Alfred Abel

Starring: Paul Davidson, Erika De Planque, Wilhelm Diegelmann

Country: United States


Directed by: Arthur Bourchier

Starring: Arthur Bourchier, Violet Vanbrugh

Country: United States

L'orrida meta

Directed by: Ubaldo Pittei

Starring: Carlo Benetti, Olga Benetti, Ubaldo Pittei

Country: United States

Il segreto di Valentina

Directed by: Dario Ferrarese

Starring: Sofya Goslavskaya, Pavel Knorr, Vasili Stepanov

Country: United States

Buried Alive in a Coal Mine

Directed by: Albert W. Hale

Starring: Joseph Graybill

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 January 1913 ?

  • 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
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1913 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Say Not Love is a Dream - Olive Kline
  2. The Toymaker's Shop - Victor Herbert & His Orchestra

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What news were making the headlines those days in January 1913?

  • Science: Science vol. 37 issue 941
  • Science: Science vol. 37 issue 940


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Amateur Gentleman

By: Jeffrey Farnol

One of a series from the English author who, known for his many romantic novels and swashbucklers, founded the Regency romantic genre with Georgette Heyer

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The Inside of the Cup

By: Winston Churchill

With few exceptions, the incidents recorded in these pages take place in one of the largest cities of the United States of America, and of that portion called the Middle West,—a city once conservative and provincial, and rather proud of ...

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Heart of the Hills

By: John Fox, Jr.

First published in 1913, The Heart of the Hills is the last novel completed by John Fox Jr. and the final piece in his mountain trilogy.

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The Judgment House

By: Gilbert Parker

The Judgment House is presented here in a high quality paperback edition. This popular classic work by Gilbert Parker is in the English language, and may not include graphics or images from the original edition.

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