Thursday 12 January 1956
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 12, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Marie Colvin .
In UK Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits.
Charleys Tante, directed by Hans Quest, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956
while An Episode Of Sparrows by Rumer Godden was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Heidi.
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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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- Marie Colvin: American war reporter who worked for the British newspaper The Sunday Times from 1985 until her death.
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