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Movie events on the 12th January


After his Mormon bank fails in the Panic of 1837, Joseph Smith flees Kirtland, Ohio, to avoid arrest and heads for Missouri to rebuild his religious community. (September Dawn)


Jack London is born. (San Francisco, California) (Jack London)


Monsieur Audel killed in battle. (Chocolat)


After being chased by a waitress's jealous boyfriend from Cabazon, California to San Antonio, Texas, Pee-wee Herman ends up in at the Alamo, where he learns that his trip to Texas to find his stolen bike has been all for naught. (Pee-wee's Big Adventure)


HAL 9000, Artificial Intelligence Computer System, becomes operational. (2001: A Space Odyssey)

Good afternoon, gentlemen. I am a HAL 9000 computer. I became operational at the H.A.L. plant in Urbana, Illinois on the 12th of January 1992. My instructor was Mr. Langley, and he taught me to sing a song. If you'd like to hear it I can sing it for you... (Urbana Illinois) (2001: A Space Odyssey)

Newspaper says Wednesday January 12th, 1992 and has the headline, "Mutilated hands uncovered NEAR BOSTON HARBOR." (Boston, Massachusetts) (Taking Lives)


A date in Tim's inbox. (Dinner for Schmucks)


Kreutz takes Bourne to one of her homes. (Near Riom, France) (The Bourne Identity)


Eric Byer is informed that Jason Bourne is in Manhattan. Aaron Cross gets rest after finishing a training mission. (The Bourne Legacy)

CIA Deputy Director Pamela Landy receives a phone call from Jason Bourne. She tells him his birthdate and that he is David Webb. (The Bourne Supremacy)

Pamela Landy's phone is tapped, and her conversation with Jason Bourne is monitored. Bourne flees from the CIA by jumping off of a roof and into water. (New York City) (The Bourne Ultimatum)


Mike McAra, ghost writer to former British Prime Minister Adam Lang, is found dead, washed up on a beach. (Martha's Vineyard) (The Ghost Writer)

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