Saturday 12 January 1952
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ricky Van Shelton in Danville and Rocky Berlier.
In UK Here In My Heart by Al Martino was in the top 5 hits.
Room for One More, directed by Norman Taurog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952
while The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Joseph Schildkraut Presents.
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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
- Ricky Van Shelton in Danville: Virginia, USA; country musician ("Somebody Lied", "From a Jack to a King", "Rockin' Years").
- Rocky Berlier: American pro astrologer and owner of the largest metaphysical bookstore in Arizona.
- Jerry Lamb: American prison inmate, arrested for theft and burglary 7/25/1992.
- John Walker: New Zealand middle distance runner.
- Charles Faulkner: American-English computer programmer and author.
- NFL Pro Bowl: National Conference beats American Conference 30-13.
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