Tuesday 12 November 1912
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Alphonse [Tuffy] and René Lasserre.
Cleopatra, directed by Charles L. Gaskill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
while The Street Called Straight by Basil King was one of the best selling books.
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- R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
- Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
- National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
- In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
- Alphonse [Tuffy]: Leemans NFL fullback (New York Giants).
- René Lasserre: French 'three star' Michelin chef and restaurateur, founder of the gourmet restaurant 'Lasserre' in the heart of the 8th arrondissement of Paris.
- Jose Canalejas bon Mendez: Premier of Spain (1910-12), murdered at 58.
- The frozen bodies of Robert Scott and his men are found on the Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1912 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Everybody Two-Step - American Quartet
- I'll Take You Home Again, Kathleen - Will Oakland
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