On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 2003

Historical Events

Film and TV Awards

29th People's Choice Awards: Mel Gibson & Julia Roberts win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Ray Romano & Jennifer Aniston win (TV)

Actress Jennifer Aniston
Jennifer Aniston
Actress Julia Roberts
Julia Roberts
Actor and Film Director Mel Gibson
Actor and Film Director
Mel Gibson

Famous Deaths

  • Allan Nunn May, English physicist and Soviet spy (b. 1911)
  • Dean Amadon, American ornithologist, dies at 90
  • Kinji Fukasaku, Japanese director (b. 1930)
  • Leopoldo Galtieri, dictator of Argentina (b. 1926)

Maurice Gibb

Maurice Gibb, guitarist of the Bee Gees, dies of cardiac arrest at 53

Bee Gees Guitarist Maurice Gibb
Bee Gees Guitarist
Maurice Gibb

2003 Highlights

About January 12, 2003

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 9 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn