Thursday January 12, 1928

US date format: 1/12/1928, UK date format: 12/1/1928

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 12, 1928). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Daniel Filipacchi and André Labarrère. High Stakes, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
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Movies

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High Stakes

High Stakes

Frenzy

Frenzy

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Dress Parade

Dress Parade

Directed by: Donald Crisp

Starring: William Boyd, Bessie Love, Hugh Allan, Walter Tennyson

My Best Girl

My Best Girl

Directed by: Sam Taylor

Starring: Mary Pickford, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Sunshine Hart, Lucien Littlefield

Country: United States of America

Uncle Tom's Cabin

Uncle Tom's Cabin

Directed by: Harry A. Pollard

Starring: Margarita Fischer, James B. Lowe, Arthur Edmund Carewe, George Siegmann

Country: United States of America

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.
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Events

  • U.S. murderer Ruth Snyder is executed at Ossining.

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