What Happened on January 12, 2005

Historical Events

  • Deep Impact (space mission) launches from Cape Canaveral on a Delta 2 rocket.

Famous Deaths

  • Alessia di Matteo, first survivor of eight transplants in one operation (b. 2003)
  • Amrish Puri, Indian actor (Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom- Mola Ram, Mr. India), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 72
  • Edmund S. Valtman, Estonian-born cartoonist (b. 1914)
2005 Highlights

About January 12, 2005

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Let Me Love You - Mario
  • UK #1 Song: Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley