Thursday 12 January 1922
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Tadeusz Zychiewicz and Georges Caillau.
Foolish Wives, directed by Erich von Stroheim, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 12 January 1922
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Which were the important events of 12 January 1922 ?
- 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
- Tadeusz Zychiewicz: Polish journalist and art historian (d. 1994).
- Georges Caillau: Nérac Journalist.
- Tadeusz Żychiewicz: Polish journalist and historian (d. 1994).
- The British government releases the remaining Irish prisoners captured in the War of Independence.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1922 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Peerless Quartet - My Sunny Tennessee
- Arkansas Blues - Noble Sissle & Eubie Blake
- The World is Waiting for the Sunrise - Isham Jones & His Orchestra