On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 1973

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Culbertson, American smooth jazz, funk, and funk keyboardist, composer, and producer ("Nice & Slow"; "Colors Of Love"), born in Decatur, Illinois
  • Dan Haseltine, American singer (Jars of Clay), born in Hampton, Massachusetts
  • Greg Morton, American actor (Scarecrow & Mrs King), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Hande Yener, Turkish singer, born in Kadıköy, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Matt Wong, American musician (Reel Big Fish), born in Hilo, Hawaii
  • Prashant Bhargava, American filmmaker (Patang: The Kite), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2015)
1973 Highlights

About January 12, 1973

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 4 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: You're So Vain - Carly Simon
  • UK #1 Song: Long Haired Lover From Liverpool - Little Jimmy Osmond