January 12 in Pop Culture History

12January 12 in Pop Culture History
1888 – Schoolhouse Blizzard, USA

1906 – Dow Jones closed over 100 for the 1st time.

1926 – Original Sam ‘n’ Henry premiered on WGN (Chicago) radio and later renamed Amos ‘n’ Andy in 1928.

1959 – Motown Records was formed in Detroit.

1965 – ‘Hullabaloo’ premiered on NBC.

1966 – ABC’s ‘Batman’ television series premiered.

1967 – Dr. James Bedford was the first person to be cryonically preserved with intent of future resuscitation. He is still frozen at the Alcor Life Extension Foundation.

1971 – All In The Family aired for the first time on CBS

1988 – Dynasty debuted on ABC

1990 – Internal Affairs was released in theaters.

1996 – Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood, Bio-Dome, Two if By Sea and Dunston Checks In were released in theaters.

1997 – King Of The Hill made its premiere on FOX.

1998 – The game SuperBall! was played for the last time on The Price Is Right

2001 – Save the Last Dance debuted in theaters.

2001 – National Geographic Channel debuted American cable

2001 – Lizzie McGuire premiered on The Disney Channel

2006 – A stampede during the Stoning of the Devil ritual on the last day at the Hajj in Mina, Saudi Arabia, killed at least 362 Muslim pilgrims.

2007 – Stomp the Yard, Alpha Dog & Primeval debuted in theaters.

2010 (Earthquake) Port-au-Prince, Haiti

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