July 12

July 12 is under the sign of Cancer. Famous birthdays on this day include Malala Yousafzai (1997), Bill Cosby (1937) and Michelle Rodríguez (1978). Several movies were released around July 12 over the years, such as Guardians of the Galaxy in 2014 directed by James Gunn and Manhandled in 1924 directed by Allan Dwan.
But much more happened on July 12 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around July 12 over the years?

Guardians of the Galaxy

Release year: 2014

Directed by: James Gunn

Starring: Chris Pratt, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana

Country: United States of America


Release year: 1924

Directed by: Allan Dwan

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Tom Moore, Lilyan Tashman, Ian Keith

Country: United States of America

Too Late for Tears

Release year: 1949

Directed by: Byron Haskin

Starring: Lizabeth Scott, Don DeFore, Dan Duryea, Arthur Kennedy

Twin Falls Idaho

Release year: 1999

Directed by: Michael Polish

Starring: Michael Polish, Mark Polish, Michele Hicks, Jon Gries

The Far Country

Release year: 1954

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: James Stewart, Ruth Roman, Corinne Calvet, Walter Brennan

Country: United States of America


Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 12?


  • Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
  • Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
  • Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
  • Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
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  • 2019 Asasey Hotel attack: A car bomb and a gun attack kill at least 26, including two prominent journalists and nine foreigners, in Kismayo, Somalia. (BBC)
  • 2018 2018 Japan floods: The death toll from heavy rains in Japan rises to 209 and 28 missing. (Reuters)
  • 2017 Monkey selfie: The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco hears a case on whether or not a Celebes crested macaque owns its selfie. (CNET)
  • 2016 South Sudanese Civil War: After five days of fighting that left 272 people dead and thousands more displaced in the capital, Juba, President Salva Kiir Mayardit and rebel leader and Vice-President Riek Machar declare a ceasefire. (Al Jazeera)
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Which were the most popular books released around July 12 over the years?


Year: 1969

By: Vladimir Nabokov

Published two weeks after his seventieth birthday, Ada, or Ardor is one of Nabokov's greatest masterpieces, the glorious culmination of his career as a novelist. It

Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang

Year: 2010

By: Chelsea Handler

WHAT . . . A RIOT! Life doesn't get more hilarious than when Chelsea Handler takes aim with her irreverent wit. Who else would send all-staff emails to smoke out the dumbest people on her show? Now, in this new …

Heaven Help Us!

Year: 1968

By: Herbert Tarr

"This very funny book should allay certain anxieties among curious gentiles who wonder uneasily what really goes on inside the fancy synagogue on 13th Avenue...

The Vineyard

Year: 2000

By: Barbara Delinsky

New York Times bestselling author Barbara Delinsky has written her most complex and emotionally rewarding novel yet: a story of two women, a generation apart, each of whose dream becomes bound

The Good Years

Year: 1960

By: Walter Lord

1900-1914 They were the years of T.R. and trust busting, "the full dinner pail," the Model T Ford, the Wright Brothers' flying machine; the "400," the Bunny Hug and Turkey Trot,

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