Friday February 12, 1982

US date format: 2/12/1982, UK date format: 12/2/1982

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see zodiac on February 12, 1982). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Marie-Ève Marleau and Jonas Hiller. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Centerfold by The J. Geils Band. In UK A Town Called Malice / Precious by The Jam was in the top 5 hits. A Question of Silence, directed by Marleen Gorris, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while No Time For Tears by Cynthia Freeman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Brummkreisel. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Moon Patrol or Andromeda Conquest.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1982, at February 12 across the years or at February 1982 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Saint Alexis of Moscow
  • Saint Benedict of Aniane
  • Red Hand Day
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Events

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • Wayne Gretzky scores 153rd point of season, tying NHL record.

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Movies

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Evil Under the Sun

Evil Under the Sun

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: Peter Ustinov, James Mason, Maggie Smith, Colin Blakely

Country: United States of America

Shoot the Moon

Shoot the Moon

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Albert Finney, Diane Keaton, Karen Allen, Peter Weller

Shoot the Moon memorabilia

Borotalco

Borotalco

Directed by: Carlo Verdone

Starring: Carlo Verdone, Eleonora Giorgi, Christian De Sica, Angelo Infanti

Mad Mission

Mad Mission

Directed by: Eric Tsang

Starring: Samuel Hui, Karl Maka, Sylvia Chang, Dean Shek

Making Love

Making Love

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Starring: Michael Ontkean, Kate Jackson, Harry Hamlin, Wendy Hiller

TV Series

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Brummkreisel

Brummkreisel

Let There Be Love

Let There Be Love

Darkroom

Darkroom

Directed by: Britt Napier

New Wave Theatre

New Wave Theatre

Starring: Peter Ivers, Band, Sandy Fury

Country: United States of America

De película

De película

Starring: Isabel Mestres, Emilio Linder

Country: Spain

How old am I?

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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No Time For Tears by Cynthia Freeman

No Time For Tears

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No Time for Tears

The I Love New York Diet by Bess Myerson and Bill Adler

The I Love New York Diet

By:

Safer than the FAD diet and it works better. Recommended by leading drs.

An Indecent Obsession by Colleen McCullough

An Indecent Obsession

By:

At the end of World War II, decorated sergeant Michael Wilson enters the mental war of a Pacific military hospital, which contains five remaining patients united by their devotion to their nurse, Honour Langtry

A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein

A Light In The Attic

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Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

Witness To Power by John Ehrlichman

Witness To Power

By:

Witness to Power: The Nixon Years

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Football Manager (series)

Football Manager (series)

Platform: Football Manager: TRS-80, ZX80/ZX81, ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Oric-1/Oric Atmos, Amstrad CPC, Acorn Electron, Dragon 32/64, Commodore VIC-20, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 16/Plus/4, MSX, PC, At

Genre: Sports game Business simulation

Publisher: Addictive Games

Baby Pac-Man

Baby Pac-Man

Genre: Maze/Pinball

Publisher: Bally Midway

Liberator

Liberator

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Atari

Moon Patrol

Moon Patrol

Platform: Arcade, various

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Irem Williams Electronics

Andromeda Conquest

Andromeda Conquest

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Avalon Hill

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 12, 1982?

On February 12, 1982 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is February 12, 1982?

On February 12, 1982 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 12, 1982?

On February 12, 1982 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 12, 1982?

On February 12, 1982 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 12, 1982?

On February 12, 1982 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 12, 1982?

On February 12, 1982 several famous people were born including, Marie-Ève Marleau, Jonas Hiller, Louis Tsatoumas.

Which famous people died on February 12, 1982?

Famous people died on February 12, 1982 include, Cornelis Rijnsdorp, Victor Jory.

What was the number one song in February 12, 1982?

The number one song in the week of February 12, 1982 was Centerfold by The J. Geils Band in US and A Town Called Malice / Precious by The Jam in UK.

What were the top hits on February 12, 1982?

The top hits on February 12, 1982 were Centerfold by The J. Geils Band, I Can't Go For That (No Can Do) by Daryl Hall & John Oates, Harden My Heart by Quarterflash in US and A Town Called Malice / Precious by The Jam, Golden Brown by The Stranglers, The Model / Computer Love by Kraftwerk in UK.