Wednesday July 12, 1944: on this day

About July 12th, 1944, in brief:

  • Historical events: Theresienstadt Family camp disbands, with 4,000 people gased
  • Day of the week: July 12th, 1944 was a Wednesday
  • Zodiac Sign: Cancer (in western zodiac), Monkey (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Bill Cosby, Brian Grazer
  • Moon Phase: Last Quarter
  • #1 US song: I'll Walk Alone by Martha Tilton
  • Popular movie: Mr. Winkle Goes to War directed by Alfred E. Green

More about July 12th, 1944? See below for more news and curiosities on July 12th, 1944.


What day of the week was July 12, 1944?

July 12, 1944 was a Wednesday and it was the 194th day of the year 1944 in the Gregorian calendar.

July 12, 1944 can also be written as 7/12/1944 in the US and as 12/7/1944 in UK and Europe.


July 12, 1944: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on July 12, 1944:

  • Theresienstadt family camp disbands, with 4,000 people gased
  • Us government recognizes authority of general de gaulle
  • Laurence olivier's film ''henry v'', based on shakespeare's play, opens in london. it is the most acclaimed and the most successful movie version of a shakespeare play made up to that time, and the first in technicolor. olivier both stars and directs, as kenneth branagh was to do over forty years later in his successful remake.

July 12, 1944: What were the magazines covers that day?

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July 12, 1944: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for July 12th is Cancer.

Cancer is the 4th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between June 21st and July 22nd belong to the Cancer sign: discover Cancer personality and who should a Cancer marry.

Babies born in July are either Cancer or Leo. People born before July 22nd are Cancer, while people born from July 23rd have the sign of Leo.

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July 12, 1944: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for July 12, 1944 is Monkey and the associated element is Wood.

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July 12, 1944: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on July 12, 1944 was Last Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on July 12, 1944 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on July 12, 1944 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 40% full, rising at 12:25 am and setting at 02:04 pm.

The previous full moon was on Jul 06, 1944 while the next full moon would come on Aug 04, 1944.

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Who was born on July 12, 1944?

Famous people born on July 12, 1944:

  • Delia Ephron
    Delia Ephron

    American screenwriter and playwright.

  • Denise Nicholas
    Denise Nicholas

    Denise Nicholas is an American actress and social activist known for her role in the TV series 'Room 222.

  • Pat Woodell
    Pat Woodell

    American singer and actress (d. 2015).

  • Bartow Jenkins

    Renowned American painter known for his abstract works.

  • Benney Myers

    Renowned physicist known for contributions to quantum mechanics.

  • Canuto Arruda

    Brazilian politician known for his contributions to social welfare programs.

  • Hawk Wyndham

    Renowned painter known for his abstract works.

  • Oak Whitaker

    Oak Whitaker was a prominent politician known for his advocacy for education reform.

  • Eliseo Fernandez

    Renowned physicist known for contributions to quantum mechanics.

  • Kirkland Laing

    Kirkland Laing is a renowned author known for his captivating novels.

  • Monroe Edwards

    Pioneer in computer science and artificial intelligence.

  • Simon Blackburn

    English academic and philosopher.

  • Jean-François Jenny-Clark

    French double bass player is considered one of the most important players of european jazz.

  • Bernard Faivre d'Arcier

    French civil administrator, former theatre/show director at the ministry of culture and avignon festival.

  • Bill McCollum

    (rep-r-florida, 1981- ).

  • Denise Nicholas in Detroit

    Michigan, usa; actress (room 222, baby i'm back).

  • Kent Finell

    Swedish radio host (d. 2013).

  • Robin Squire

Whose famous birthday is on July 12th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on July 12th:

  • Bill Cosby
    Bill Cosby

    American comedian and actor.

  • Brian Grazer
    Brian Grazer

    Imagine entertainment was founded by an american screenwriter and producer.

  • Phoebe Tonkin
    Phoebe Tonkin

    Model and actress from australia.

  • Cheryl Ladd
    Cheryl Ladd

    Cheryl Ladd is an American actress and singer, best known for her role as Kris Munroe in the television series 'Charlie's Angels'.

  • Parvin Dabas
    Parvin Dabas

    Indian film actor who has appeared in Bollywood movies.

  • Jennifer Saunders
    Jennifer Saunders

    Jennifer saunders is a british comedian, actress, and writer, best known for co-creating and starring in the tv series absolutely fabulous.

  • Mylène Jampanoï
    Mylène Jampanoï

    French actress, born to a french breton father and chinese mother.

  • Richard Simmons
    Richard Simmons

    American guru in multimillion-dollar industry of diet and fitness.

  • Aure Atika
    Aure Atika

    Screenwriter and director of a portuguese-french film star.

  • Milton Berle
    Milton Berle

    American comedian, whose most successful medium is tv.

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How old is someone born on July 12, 1944?

Someone born on July 12, 1944 is:

79 years 10 months old,

or 958 months and 7 days old,

or 4166 weeks and 4 days old,

or 29166 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on July 12, 1944?

There are 54 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Friday July 12th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on July 12, 1944?

You belong to the Silent Generation if you were born on July 12, 1944.


July 12, 1944: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on July 12, 1944:

  • Theodore Roosevelt
    Theodore Roosevelt

    American politician and business leader who received the medal of honor.

  • Erhard Koch

    German politician and resistance fighter against the Nazi regime.

  • Woodruff Knox

    American politician who served as Governor of Vermont.

  • Michele Levrino
  • Carlo Bianchi
  • Antonio Gambacorti Passerini
  • Jerzy Sas Kulczycki
  • Sergej Nikolaevič Bulgakov
  • Giuseppe Robolotti
  • Galileo Vercesi
  • Giuseppe Failla
  • Felice Lacerra
  • Betty Compton
  • Sergéi Bulgákov

What famous deaths happened on July 12th?

Famous deaths on July 12th:

  • Kelly Preston
    Kelly Preston

    Kelly preston was an american actress known for her roles in movies suchjson as jerry maguire and twins.

  • Kenneth More
    Kenneth More

    British actor.

  • Harvey Pekar
    Harvey Pekar

    American comic book writer (born 1939).

  • Dara Singh
    Dara Singh

    Indian wrestler who later became a popular actor in Hindi cinema.

  • Rajendra Kumar
    Rajendra Kumar

    Actor and producer from pakistani-indian (d. 1999).

  • Gusti Huber
    Gusti Huber

    Mother of bibi, dies at 78 from heart failure.

  • Lon Chaney
    Lon Chaney


  • Ryer Lam

    Ryer Lam was a brilliant mathematician who made significant contributions to the field of cryptography and data security.

  • Dula Khan

    Famous singer-songwriter in the pop music industry.

  • Demerius Smith

    Influential playwright whose works continue to be performed worldwide.

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July 12, 1944: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on July 12, 1944:

  • 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).
  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
  • The "center pivot irrigation day" of Colorado
  • Kiribati - Independence Day
  • RainMaker Day - Salem, OR.
  • Spo TomT and Prfncipe - Independence Day
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July 12, 1944: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on July 12, 1944 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week July 10th and July 16th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).

July 12, 1944: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on July 12, 1944 was I'll Walk Alone by Martha Tilton, according to the music chart for the week July 10th and July 16th.

July 12, 1944: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on July 12, 1944 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week July 10th and July 16th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - I'll Walk Alone
  2. - Louise
  3. - Amor

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July 12, 1944: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on July 12, 1944 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Mr. Winkle Goes to War

Release year: 1944

Directed by: Alfred E. Green

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Ruth Warrick, Ted Donaldson, Bob Haymes

The Great Moment

Release year: 1944

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Starring: Joel McCrea, Betty Field, Harry Carey, William Demarest

Return of the Ape Man

Release year: 1944

Directed by: Phil Rosen

Starring: Bela Lugosi, John Carradine, George Zucco, Frank Moran

None but the Lonely Heart

Release year: 1944

Directed by: Clifford Odets

Summer Storm

Release year: 1944

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Starring: Linda Darnell, George Sanders, Anna Lee, Edward Everett Horton


Who was the US President on July 12, 1944?

On July 12, 1944 the US President was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 12, 1944?

On July 12, 1944 the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on July 12, 1944?

On July 12, 1944 the Pope was Pius XII.


What is special about July 12th?

July 12th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 12th day of the month of July. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on July 12th, such as:

  • 2019 - Asasey hotel attack: at least 26 people, including two journalists and nine foreigners, were killed in a car bombing and gun attack at the hotel in kismayo (somalia).
  • 2018 - 2018 japan floods: heavy rains in japan cause death tolls of 209 and 28 respectively.
  • 2017 - Monkey selfie: a case is being heard by the united states court of appeals in san francisco concerning whether or not a celebes crested macaque owns its selfie.

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What happened in 1944?

1944 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Ralph Bunche appointed 1st Negro official in US State Department
  • Soviet army begins offensive at Oranienbaum / Wolchow
  • General Eisenhower arrives in England

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What was the calendar for July 1944?

July 1944 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with July being the 7th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how July 1944 calendar looked like.

Wednesday July 12, 1944