Sunday January 12, 1947

US date format: 1/12/1947, UK date format: 12/1/1947

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 12, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Matt Molloy and Tom Dempsey NFL record-holder (longest field goal. Vacation Days, directed by Arthur Dreifuss, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching Muffin the Mule.
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Movies

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Vacation Days

Vacation Days

Directed by: Arthur Dreifuss

Starring: Freddie Stewart, June Preisser, Frankie Darro, Warren Mills

Dead Reckoning

Dead Reckoning

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Lizabeth Scott, Morris Carnovsky, Charles Cane

Country: United States of America

California

California

Directed by: John Farrow

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Ray Milland, Barry Fitzgerald, George Coulouris

Wild Country

Wild Country

Directed by: Ray Taylor

Starring: Eddie Dean, Flash, Roscoe Ates, Peggy Wynne

Queen of the Amazons

Queen of the Amazons

Directed by: Edward Finney

Starring: Robert Lowery, Patricia Morison, J. Edward Bromberg, John Miljan

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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.
  • Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

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Music charts

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Top #3 songs in the USA

  1. - A Gal in Calico
  2. - Huggin' and a-Chalkin'
  3. - A Gal in Calico

TV Series

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Muffin the Mule

Muffin the Mule

Written by:

Starring: Annette Mills

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Household Hints

Household Hints

You Are an Artist

You Are an Artist

Starring: Jon Gnagy, Ben Grauer, Warren Hull

Country: United States of America

Variety on View

Variety on View

Starring: Eric Robinson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Paging You

Paging You

Starring: Brian Reece, Eric Robinson, Valerie Tandy

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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