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Thursday 12 January 1928

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

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position 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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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

High Stakes

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Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

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Dress Parade

Directed by: Donald Crisp

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

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My Best Girl

Directed by: Sam Taylor

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

Country: United States

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Uncle Tom's Cabin

Directed by: Harry A. Pollard

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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  • 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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Famous Birthdays:
  • Daniel Filipacchi: French producer and photographer.
  • André Labarrère: French politician, a member of the Socialist Party, who served as deputy, senator and vice-president of the National Assembly between 1973 and 1974, Minister for Relations with Parliament from 1981 to 1986 and mayor of the city of Pau from 1971 to 2006.
  • Lew Gallo in Mount Kisco: New York, USA; actor (12 O'Clock High).
  • Jack Boynton: American artist.
  • Ruth Brown: American black singer nicknamed "Miss Rhythm," she was a runaway success of rhythm and blues over one hundred records.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ruth Snyder: American homicide; the killer of her husband with her accomplice, her lover Henry Gray, on 3/20/1927.
  • U.S. murderer Ruth Snyder is executed at Ossining.

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Planetary positions on January 12, 1928 - Geocentric view

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