Tuesday January 12, 1937: on this day

January 12, 1937 was the 12th day of the year 1937, under the sign of Capricorn and the day of the week was Tuesday.

Is January 12, 1937 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, the zodiac sign and moon phase on January 12, 1937, who was born and died on January 12, 1937, what holidays and observances are celebrated on January 12, 1937, which were the most popular songs, movies (e.g. You Only Live Once, directed by Fritz Lang), TV series (e.g. Cook'S Night Out) books and videogames back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about January 12th, 1937 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.


What day of the week was January 12, 1937?

January 12, 1937 was a Tuesday and it was the 12th day of the year 1937 in the Gregorian calendar.

January 12, 1937 can also be written as 1/12/1937 in the US and as 12/1/1937 in UK and Europe.

January 12, 1937 in January 1937 calendar


January 12, 1937: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on January 12, 1937:

  • Plow for laying submarine cable patented.

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January 12, 1937: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for January 12th is Capricorn.

Capricorn is the 10th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between December 22nd and January 19th belong to the Capricorn sign: discover Capricorn personality and who should a Capricorn marry.

Babies born in January are either Capricorn or Aquarius. People born before January 19th are Capricorn, while people born from January 20th have the sign of Aquarius.

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January 12, 1937: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for January 12, 1937 is Ox and the associated element is Fire.

Discover the Ox personality and how the Fire Element might affect a person's traits and compatibility with other signs according to the Chinese zodiac.

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Discover the planets positions on January 12th, 1937 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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January 12, 1937: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on January 12, 1937 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on January 12, 1937 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on January 12, 1937 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 1% full, rising at 07:05 am and setting at 06:11 pm.

The previous full moon was on Dec 28, 1936 while the next full moon would come on Jan 26, 1937.

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Who was born on January 12, 1937?

Famous people born on January 12, 1937:

  • Shirley Eaton
    Shirley Eaton

    English actress.

  • Marie Dubois

    Eric rohmer launched the french actress of the new wave.

  • Alain Lancelot

    Swiss government employee.

  • Vicente Sardinero

    Spanish singer and actor (d. 2002).

  • Liliana Cavani

    Bologna, italy -- director (berlin affair).

  • Antoine Jeancourt-Galignani

    French politician and business leader.

  • Guy Lagorce

    France sport champion.

  • Rossella Como

    Italian actress and tv personality.

  • Attilio Ortolani
  • Italo Ormanni
  • Mikheil Meskhi

Whose famous birthday is on January 12th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on January 12th:

  • Taraneh Alidoosti
    Taraneh Alidoosti

    Renowned Iranian actress known for her impactful performances in Iranian cinema.

  • John Lasseter
    John Lasseter

    John lasseter is an animator known for co-founding pixar animation studios and for his work on popular animated films such as toy story and...

  • Howard Stern
    Howard Stern

    American talk-show host and shock-jock, who has a listener base of around three million.

  • Olivier Martinez
    Olivier Martinez

    He was a french film actor.

  • Haruki Murakami
    Haruki Murakami

    Japanese writer.

  • Rob Zombie
    Rob Zombie

    American film director, screenwriter, and producer.

  • Sakshi Tanwar
    Sakshi Tanwar

    Sakshi tanwar is an indian actress known for her role as parvati agarwal in the television series kahaani ghar ghar kii.

  • Kirstie Alley
    Kirstie Alley

    Kirstie Alley is an American actress known for her roles in Cheers and Look Who's Talking.

  • John Francis
    John Francis

    John francis is a well-known model who gained fame for his work in the fashion industry.

  • Naya Rivera
    Naya Rivera

    American actress, model and singer (b. 1987).

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January 12, 1937: How old are you if you were born on that day?

You are 87 years 3 months old,

or 1047 months and 10 days old,

or 4553 weeks and 6 days old,

or 31877 days old,

if you were born on January 12, 1937.

Enjoy a trip down memory lane: discover what the world looked like when you turned 18 years old, 30 years old, 40 years old

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on January 12, 1937?

There are 265 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Sunday January 12th 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on January 12, 1937?

You belong to the Silent Generation if you were born on January 12, 1937.


January 12, 1937: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on January 12, 1937:

  • Cosimo Pirozzo

What famous deaths happened on January 12th?

Famous deaths on January 12th:

  • Maurice Gibb
    Maurice Gibb

    British-american musician.

  • Amrish Puri
    Amrish Puri

    Indian singer and actor (d. 2005).

  • Alexandra Bastedo
    Alexandra Bastedo

    English actress (d. 2014.

  • Norman Kerry
    Norman Kerry

    Actor (air eagles phantom of opera), died at 61.

  • Betty Lou Gerson
    Betty Lou Gerson

    American voice actress (born 1914).

  • Alegend Christie

    Best-selling crime novelist, creator of iconic detective Hercule Poirot.

  • Aadin Christie

    Renowned mystery writer, known for creating iconic detective characters.

  • Lorrane Hansberry

    Pioneering playwright best known for her work 'A Raisin in the Sun'.

  • Agatha Tennis

    Agatha Tennis was a renowned British mystery writer, best known for her detective novels featuring Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple.

  • Agatha Christie

    Agatha Christie was a British crime novelist, short story writer, and playwright, known for her 66 detective novels and 14 short story...

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January 12, 1937: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on January 12, 1937:

  • 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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January 12, 1937: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on January 12, 1937 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

You Only Live Once

You Only Live Once

Release year: 1937

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Sylvia Sidney, Henry Fonda, Barton MacLane, Jean Dixon

Country: United States of America

Black Legion

Black Legion

Release year: 1937

Directed by: Archie Mayo, Michael Curtiz

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Ann Sheridan, Dick Foran, Erin O'Brien-Moore

Country: United States of America

Jungle Jim

Jungle Jim

Release year: 1937

Directed by: Ford Beebe, Clifford Smith

Starring: Grant Withers, Betty Jane Rhodes, Raymond Hatton, Evelyn Brent

Bulldog Drummond Escapes

Bulldog Drummond Escapes

Release year: 1937

Directed by: James P. Hogan

Starring: Ray Milland, Guy Standing, Heather Angel, Reginald Denny

Secret Valley

Secret Valley

Release year: 1937

Directed by: Howard Bretherton

Starring: Richard Arlen, Virginia Grey, Norman Willis, Russell Hicks

January 12, 1937: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on January 12, 1937 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Cook's Night Out

Cook's Night Out

Release year: 1937

Starring: Marcel Boulestin

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The World of Women

The World of Women

Release year: 1937

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland



Release year: 1936

Starring: Edward Cooper, Horace Kenney, Jean Colin, Gaston Palmer

Picture Page

Picture Page

Release year: 1936

Starring: Joan Gilbert, Leslie Mitchell, Joan Miller



Release year: 1936

Starring: Eric Robinson


Who was the US President on January 12, 1937?

On January 12, 1937 the US President was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 12, 1937?

On January 12, 1937 the UK Prime Minister was Stanley Baldwin (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 12, 1937?

On January 12, 1937 the Pope was Pius XI.


What is special about January 12th?

January 12th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 12th day of the month of January. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on January 12th, such as:

  • 2019 - 2019 paris explosion: an explosion in paris caused by a gas leak causes a large explosion that destroys a bakery located in paris' 9th arrondissement. there are 40 people who are hurt and four are killed.
  • 2018 - Saudi arabia: women's rights, mohammad bin salman. saudi vision 2030: saudi arabia has allowed women to watch football matches for the first time. this is part of an easement of the strict rules regarding gender separation that the ultra-conservative muslim nation enforces.
  • 2017 - Two members of the funk band tower of power were seriously injured when a train struck them near jack london square, oakland, california.

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What happened in 1937?

1937 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Count Claus von Stauffenberg promoted to captain
  • Bradman scores 270 Aust vs. England at the MCG, incl 110 singles
  • 1st broadcast of Guiding Light on NBC radio

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What was the calendar for January 1937?

January 1937 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with January being the 1st month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how January 1937 calendar looked like.

Tuesday January 12, 1937