Thursday January 12, 1995

US date format: 1/12/1995, UK date format: 12/1/1995

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 12, 1995). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Laurel McGoff . In that special week of January people in US were listening to On Bended Knee by Boyz II Men. In UK Cotton Eye Joe by Rednex was in the top 5 hits. Murder in the First, directed by Marc Rocco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995 while The Gift by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Spellbinder. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fatal Fury 3 or The Daedalus Encounter.
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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

Events

  • Major earthquake kills 5,092 in Kobe, Japan.
  • Murder trial against OJ Simpson begins in Los Angeles, California.
  • Pope John Paul II begins visit to Southeast Asia.

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Movies

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Murder in the First

Murder in the First

Directed by: Marc Rocco

Starring: Christian Slater, Kevin Bacon, Gary Oldman, Embeth Davidtz

The Brothers McMullen

The Brothers McMullen

Directed by: Edward Burns

Starring: Jack Mulcahy, Michael McGlone, Edward Burns, Shari Albert

Miami Rhapsody

Miami Rhapsody

Directed by: David Frankel

Starring: Sarah Jessica Parker, Mia Farrow, Antonio Banderas, Gil Bellows

Higher Learning

Higher Learning

Directed by: John Singleton

Starring: Omar Epps, Kristy Swanson, Michael Rapaport, Jennifer Connelly

The Surgeon

The Surgeon

Directed by: Carl Schenkel

Starring: Isabel Glasser, James Remar, Sean Haberle, Peter Boyle

Sport Games on January 12, 1995

Sport Games on January 12, 1995


NBA

American Basketball
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Phoenix Suns : 107 - 96
  • Dallas Mavericks - Denver Nuggets : 78 - 94
  • Miami Heat - San Antonio Spurs : 108 - 113
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TV Series

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Spellbinder

Spellbinder

Directed by: Janet Greek

Picture Windows

Picture Windows

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Rosa Roth

Rosa Roth

Florian III

Florian III

Jazbaat

Jazbaat

Directed by: Suraj Prakash

Days to next January 12

If January 12, 1995 is your birthday you're 25 years, 8 months, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 10 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Gift by Danielle Steel

The Gift

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On a June day, a young woman in a summer dress steps off a Chicago-bound bus into a small midwestern town. She doesn't intend to stay.

Mutant Message Down Under by Marlo Morgan

Mutant Message Down Under

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Mutant Message Down Under is the fictional account of an American woman's spiritual odyssey through outback Australia. An underground bestseller in its original self-published edition, Marlo Morgan's powerful tale of challenge

Politically Correct Bedtime Stories by James Finn Garner

Politically Correct Bedtime Stories

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In a collection guaranteed to provoke both laughter and thought, 14 timeless fairy tales are revisited and reworked to become relevant fables for more modern times.

The Warren Buffett Way by Robert G. Hagstrom Jr

The Warren Buffett Way

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"Simply the most important new stock book of the 1990s, to date. Buy it and read it." -Kenneth L. Fisher Forbes The runaway bestseller-updated with new material included for the

The Chamber by John Grisham

The Chamber

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In the corridors of Chicago's top law firm:Twenty -six-year-old Adam Hall stands on the brink of a brilliant legal career. Now he is risking it all for a death-row killer and an impossible case.Maximum

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Caesar II

Caesar II

Platform: Macintosh, Microsoft Windows, MS-DOS

Genre: Strategy game

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

Fatal Fury 3

Fatal Fury 3

Platform: Neo Geo, Neo-Geo CD, Sega Saturn, Windows, PlayStation 2, Virtual Console

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: SNK

Discworld

Discworld

Platform: MS-DOS, Mac OS, PlayStation, Sega Saturn

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Psygnosis

Bad Day on the Midway

Bad Day on the Midway

Platform: Windows, Mac

Genre: First-person Adventure

Publisher: Inscape

The Daedalus Encounter

The Daedalus Encounter

Platform: MS-DOS, 3DO, Mac

Genre: Interactive movie, puzzle adventure

Publisher: Virgin Interactive (DOS) Panasonic (3DO)

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 12, 1995?

On January 12, 1995 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is January 12, 1995?

On January 12, 1995 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 12, 1995?

On January 12, 1995 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 12, 1995?

On January 12, 1995 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 12, 1995?

On January 12, 1995 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 12, 1995?

On January 12, 1995 several famous people were born including, Laurel McGoff.

Which famous people died on January 12, 1995?

Famous people died on January 12, 1995 include, Francis Lopez, George Price, Marion Herbst.

What was the number one song in January 12, 1995?

The number one song in the week of January 12, 1995 was On Bended Knee by Boyz II Men in US and Cotton Eye Joe by Rednex in UK.

What were the top hits on January 12, 1995?

The top hits on January 12, 1995 were On Bended Knee by Boyz II Men, Creep by TLC, Another Night by Real McCoy in US and Cotton Eye Joe by Rednex, Think Twice by Celine Dion, Love Me For A Reason by Boyzone in UK.


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