#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Wednesday 12 January 1927

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Leopold Ahsen and Salvatore Martirano. The Kid Brother, directed by Ted Wilde, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927 while The Plutocrat by Booth Tarkington was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1927 or at January 12 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 12 January 1927 and get them!

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Kid Brother

Directed by: Ted Wilde

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Walter James

Country: United States

More info

Flesh and the Devil

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: John Gilbert, Greta Garbo, Lars Hanson

Country: United States

More info

Tell It to the Marines

Directed by: George Hill

Starring: Lon Chaney, William Haines, Eleanor Boardman

Country: United States

More info

Michael

Directed by: Carl Theodor Dreyer

Starring: Walter Slezak, Max Auzinger, Nora Gregor

Country: United States

More info

Nana

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Catherine Hessling, Pierre Lestringuez, Jacqueline Forzane

Country: United States

More info

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 12 January 1927!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 January 1927 ?

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
Famous Birthdays:
  • Leopold Ahsen: Writer.
  • Salvatore Martirano: Composer.
  • Guy Lafitte: French jazz tenor saxophonist, most notable for his work with Mezz Mezzrow from 1951–1952 and having toured with Big Bill Broonzy in 1951.
  • James Stover: American executive and CEO of Eaton, a truck component, electrical controls and high efficiency engines manufacturer.
See other famous people born on 12 January

Featured Contents

Would you like to write an original contribution on a topic related to this specific date and get featured on Takemeback.to ? Send us your proposal!

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Search For Your Ancestors

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 12 January 1927 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1927?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: James J. Davis -- Jan. 10, 1927
  • Science: Science vol. 65 issue 1671
  • Time: L.C.M.S. Amery, Secretary of State for the Colonies

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Books

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

The Plutocrat

By: Booth Tarkington

1927. Although his first book was about English romance, Newton Booth Tarkington, winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, for The Magnificent Ambersons and Alice Adams, came to be known for his comical (and almost cynical) style of the Lost Generation that ...

More info

Lost Ecstasy

By: Mary Roberts Rinehart

Visiting her grandfather's ranch, Kay Dowling falls in love with Tom McNair, but when he is accused of murder Kay seems to be the only one who believes he is innocent

More info

Jalna

By: Mazo de la Roche

Chronicling the early years of the formidable manor Jalna and the Whiteoak family who inhabit it, this bundle gathers together the first four novels in Mazo de la Roche's treasured Canadian saga.IncludesThe

More info

Doomsday

By: Warwick Deeping

1927. Warwick, a best-selling novelist in both Europe and America in the 1920s and 1930s, became a household name in the years following the publication of Sorrell and Son.

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 12 January 1927 is such a special date for you!