Saturday 12 January 1935
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include "Amazing" Kreskin and Ron Harper in Turtle Creek.
David Copperfield, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935
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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.
- Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day
- "Amazing" Kreskin: Montclair, New Jersey -- Mentalist / telepath.
- Ron Harper in Turtle Creek: Pennsylvania, USA; actor (Wendy and Me, Planet of the Apes).
- William Lee Gloden: Brewton, Alabama -- Country singer (Oak Ridge Boys).
- "The Amazing" Kreskin in Montclair: New Jersey, USA; mentalist/telepath.
- Tomiko Ishii: Japanese actress.
- Kreskin : American mentalist noted for his exhibitions of mass suggestion, mind reading and "calling on the spirits." Known as "The Amazing Kreskin" he appeared on more than 500 TV programs including 88 times on Johnny Carson's "Tonight Show." In 1991 he had a full page ad in the Globe selling his "Six Super-Secrets to Bring Success."
- Ken Uston: American gambler and executive in a stock broking firm who, by 1978, was not admitted to any casinos after winning $3.3 million with his black jack counting system. In 1977, along with Roger Rapaport, he wrote his biography, "The Big Player." In addition, Uston produced an instructional videotape in 3/1979 entitled, "Beat The Game," produced by Al Fast. He died of heart failure on September 19, 1987 in a Paris, France.
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