Friday January 12, 2007: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 1/12/2007, UK date format: 12/1/2007

January 12th, 2007 was the 12th day of the year 2007 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Capricorn. The day of the week was Friday.

The number one song in US was Irreplaceable by Beyonce. A Moment Like This by Leona Lewis was #1 song in the UK.

Iron Man, directed by Jon Favreau, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2007 while Dear John by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Raja Ki Ayegi Baraat. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 4x4 Hummer or Brain Assist.

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers | Books | Videogames

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January 12, 2007 Events

What happened on January 12, 2007?

Historical Events

  • Athens' US Embassy is hit with a rocket-propelled grenade. It causes minimal damage but no injuries.
  • Comet C/2006 P1 by McNaught reaches perihelion, becoming the brightest comet for more than 40 years.
  • China and Russia opposed a United States Security Council Resolution, which would have called on Myanmar's government to end human rights violations and to crack down on political opposition.
  • Terri Irwin is the widow of TV personality and naturalist Steve Irwin. She reports that all footage of Irwin's death by a stingray inflicting his heart has been deleted. The events surrounding his death will not appear in his final documentary, "Ocean's Deadliest".
  • China's Foreign Ministry has warned that it has intelligence that East Turkestan Islamic Movement terrorists could launch an attack on China from Kyrgyzstan. The number of security personnel at the border between these two countries has increased.
  • United States Armed Forces raid the Iranian Consulate General's office in Arbil, an Iraqi Kurdistan city.
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What happened on January 12 in history? Find out the list of January 12th major events

What was 2007 famous for? Discover everything about 2007


January 12, 2007 Famous Birthdays

Other January 12th famous birthdays

  • American entrepreneur.

  • An English singer and songwriter.

  • Howard Stern

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

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

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How old am I?

If January 12, 2007 is your birthday you are 16 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on January 12.

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January 12, 2007 Famous Deaths

Who died on January 12, 2007?

Other January 12th famous deaths

  • Maurice Gibb

    British-American musician.

  • French writer and talk-show host.

  • French director of film, producer, and founder of the Association of Authors-Directors-Producers, one of the most important men in the...

  • French playwright and screenwriter from the early 1930s.

See all famous people who died on January 12th


January 12, 2007 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Capricorn personality

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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Chinese Zodiac

Pig chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Pig

Element: Fire

Pig personality

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Can the numbers in January 12, 2007 reveal something about your future ? Find out


January 12, 2007 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was January 12, 2007?

The day of the week was Friday.

January 12th marks the 11th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2007.

There are 353 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


January 12, 2007 Holidays and Observances

What is special on January 12, 2007?


  • 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
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Music charts

What was the number one song on January 12, 2007? Which were the top hits on January 12, 2007?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Irreplaceable
  2. - Fergalicious
  3. - Smack That
  4. - I Wanna Love You
  5. - How To Save A Life

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - A Moment Like This
  2. - Grace Kelly
  3. - Patience
  4. - Proper Education
  5. - Starz In Their Eyes

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Irreplaceable
  2. - Promise
  3. - I Wanna Love You
  4. - You
  5. - We Fly High

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Bendita Tu Luz
  2. - Tu Recuerdo
  3. - Ser O Parecer
  4. - Pam Pam
  5. - Antes De Que Te Vayas

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Iron Man

Iron Man

Release year: 2007

Directed by: Jon Favreau

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Terrence Howard, Jeff Bridges

Country: United States of America

Funny Games

Funny Games

Release year: 2007

Directed by: Michael Haneke

Starring: Susanne Lothar, Ulrich Mühe, Arno Frisch, Frank Giering

Country: United States of America



Release year: 2007

Directed by: Matt Reeves

Starring: Mike Vogel, Jessica Lucas, Lizzy Caplan, T.J. Miller

Country: United States of America

Gardens of the Night

Gardens of the Night

Release year: 2007

Directed by: Damian Harris

Starring: Gillian Jacobs, John Malkovich, Ryan Simpkins, Tom Arnold

Country: United States of America

The Spiderwick Chronicles

The Spiderwick Chronicles

Release year: 2007

Directed by: Mark Waters

Starring: Freddie Highmore, Sarah Bolger, David Strathairn, Mary-Louise Parker

Country: United States of America

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Raja Ki Ayegi Baraat

Raja Ki Ayegi Baraat

Release year: 2007

Simon Schama's Power of Art

Simon Schama's Power of Art

Release year: 2006

Horrid Henry

Horrid Henry

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Nick Moore

Strictly Confidential

Strictly Confidential

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Charles Saunders

My Bare Lady

My Bare Lady

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Arthur Knight

Magazine Covers

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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Dear John by Nicholas Sparks

Dear John


#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR John is an angry rebel who quit school to enlist in the Army. Not knowing what else to do, he meets Savannah, the girl of his dreams.

The Life And Times Of The Thunderbolt Kid by Bill Bryson

The Life And Times Of The Thunderbolt Kid


One Summer is the beloved memoir of Bill Bryson, one of the most beloved writers in the world and New York Times bestseller. It's a vivid, nostalgic and hilarious account of growing up during the 1950s.

Stalemate by Iris Johansen



Eve Duncan turned down the job twice before. Her dedication and skill in identifying murder victims to bring their killers justice is world-famous.

The World Is Flat by Thomas L. Friedman

The World Is Flat


The Phenomenal #1 Bestseller is Back in New Edition

Shadow Dance by Julie Garwood

Shadow Dance


Jordan Buchanan is delighted that her best friend and brother are getting married. The wedding is extravagant. Kate MacKenna and Dylan Buchanan are not your average couple.

Birth chart on this day

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

4x4 Hummer

4x4 Hummer

Platform: PC

Genre: Racing

Publisher: 505 Games 1C Company

Brain Assist

Brain Assist

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle, educational

Publisher: Sega

Alice in the Country of Hearts

Alice in the Country of Hearts

Platform: PC, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Harem, Fantasy, Romance

Publisher: Quin Rose (PC) Prototype (PS2/PSP)

Champions of Regnum

Champions of Regnum

Platform: Windows, OS X, Linux[1]

Genre: Fantasy MMORPG

Publisher: NGD Studios

Ankh: Battle of the Gods

Ankh: Battle of the Gods

Platform: PC Mac

Genre: Third-person adventure

Publisher: BHV Software


January 12, 2007 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

Last Quarter

The moon phase for January 12, 2007 is Last Quarter.

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Sport Games on January 12, 2007

Sport Games on January 12, 2007

Division 2

Football (France)
  • Amiens - Ajaccio : 1 - 1
  • Bastia - Libourne : 3 - 2
  • Chateauroux - Creteil : 1 - 0
  • Dijon - Istres : 1 - 0
  • Guingamp - Grenoble : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of January 12, 2007


Football (United Kingdom)
  • West Brom - Luton : 3 - 2
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Serie B

Football (Italy)
  • Spezia - Piacenza : 3 - 3
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Liga I

Football (Portugal)
  • Boavista - Maritimo : 1 - 1
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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $71.21
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $94.59
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $30.65
  • General Electric GE: opens at $37.84
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $98.99

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 120.32 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.1699 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.247 CHF
  • 1 USD = 7.7973 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 155.51 JPY

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