Thursday January 12, 2017

US date format: 1/12/2017, UK date format: 12/1/2017

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 12, 2017). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Black Beatles by Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane. The Big Sick, directed by Michael Showalter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2017 while Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dead Silent. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 2017 or at January 12 across the years.

Like this date if it is important to you!

Have a look at the old newspapers from January 12, 2017 and get them!

Get historic newspapers from January 12, 2017
The Times

Discover our US newspaper digital archive from January 12, 2017

Browse US newspapers from January 12, 2017
historic newspapers


Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

See other popular movies of the week

The Big Sick

Directed by: Michael Showalter

Starring: Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano


Directed by: Cory Finley

Starring: Olivia Cooke, Anya Taylor-Joy, Anton Yelchin, Paul Sparks

Ingrid Goes West

Directed by: Matt Spicer

Starring: Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, O'Shea Jackson Jr., Wyatt Russell

The Yellow Birds

Directed by: Alexandre Moors

Starring: Toni Collette, Jennifer Aniston, Alden Ehrenreich, Tye Sheridan

Bad Kids of Crestview Academy

Directed by: Ben Browder

Starring: Sammi Hanratty, Colby Arps, Sophia Ali, Erika Daly


Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 12, 2017?


  • 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


  • Two members of funk band Tower of Power are seriously injured after being struck by a train near Jack London Square in Oakland, California.(SF Gate)
vinyl songs

Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 12, 2017?

    Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. Black Beatles - Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane
  2. Bad And Boujee - Migos Featuring Lil Uzi Vert
  3. Starboy - The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk
  4. Closer - The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey
  5. Bruno Mars - 24K Magic
  6. Juju On That Beat (TZ Anthem) - Zay Hilfigerrr & Zayion McCall
  7. Side To Side - Ariana Grande Featuring Nicki Minaj
  8. Let Me Love You - DJ Snake Featuring Justin Bieber
  9. Fake Love - Drake
  10. Broccoli - D.R.A.M. Featuring Lil Yachty

    Top #10 R&B songs

  1. Black Beatles - Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane
  2. Bad And Boujee - Migos Featuring Lil Uzi Vert
  3. Starboy - The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk
  4. Bruno Mars - 24K Magic
  5. Juju On That Beat (TZ Anthem) - Zay Hilfigerrr & Zayion McCall
  6. Fake Love - Drake
  7. Bad Things - Machine Gun Kelly x Camila Cabello
  8. Caroline - Amine
  9. Young M.A - OOOUUU
  10. Bounce Back - Big Sean

    Top #5 Rock songs

  1. Heathens - twenty one pilots
  2. twenty one pilots - Ride
  3. Unsteady - X Ambassadors
  4. Sucker For Pain - Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa & Imagine Dragons With Logic & Ty Dolla $ign Feat. X Ambassadors
  5. HandClap - Fitz And The Tantrums
Sport Games on January 12, 2017

Sport Games on January 12, 2017

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Dead Silent

Directed by: Roger Cardinal

Rosario Tijeras

Directed by: Emilio Maille

White Rabbit Project


Abstract: The Art of Design


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?

Milk and Honey

By: Rupi Kaur

#1 New York Times bestseller Milk and Honey is a collection of poetry and prose about survival. About the experience of violence, abuse, love, loss, and femininity.The book is divided into four chapters, and each chapter serves a different purpose.

The Lose Your Belly Diet

By: Travis Stork

We want to be healthy. We want to be lean. And we want to lose that annoying fat around our bellies! We can achieve ALL of these goals with The Lose Your Belly Diet.

Below the Belt

By: Stuart Woods

Stone Barrington lands in hot water in this thrilling adventure in the #1 New York Times bestselling series. Newly ensconced in his Santa Fe abode with a lovely female companion, Stone Barrington receives a call from an old friend requesting …

The Whistler

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A high-stakes thrill ride through the darkest corners of the Sunshine State, from the author hailed as “the best thriller writer alive” by Ken Follett We expect our judges to be honest and wise.

The Princess Diarist

By: Carrie Fisher

The Princess Diarist is Carrie Fisher’s intimate, hilarious and revealing recollection of what happened behind the scenes on one of the most famous film sets of all time, the first Star Wars movie.


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Sega

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

    Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $73.53
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $104.27
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $111.14
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $14.89
  • Visa V: opens at $81.05

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 CHF = 8.8547 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 21.5527 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.8149 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.805 SEK
  • 1 CAD = 16.5677 MXN

Like this date if it is important to you!