Saturday February 12, 1983

US date format: 2/12/1983, UK date format: 12/2/1983

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 12, 1983). 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 Anthony Floch and Iko Uwais. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Down Under by Men At Work. In UK Too Shy by Kajagoogoo was in the top 5 hits. Local Hero, directed by Bill Forsyth, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Life, The Universe And Everything by Douglas Adams was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Hard Word. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Enchanter or Knights of the Desert.
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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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Movies

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Local Hero

Local Hero

Directed by: Bill Forsyth

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Peter Riegert, Fulton Mackay, Denis Lawson

Country: United States of America

Pauline at the Beach

Pauline at the Beach

Directed by: Éric Rohmer

Starring: Amanda Langlet, Arielle Dombasle, Pascal Greggory, Féodor Atkine

The Pirates of Penzance

The Pirates of Penzance

Directed by: Wilford Leach

Starring: Kevin Kline, Angela Lansbury, Linda Ronstadt, George Rose

Table for Five

Table for Five

Directed by: Robert Lieberman

Starring: Jon Voight, Richard Crenna, Marie-Christine Barrault, Millie Perkins

Lovesick

Lovesick

Directed by: Marshall Brickman

Starring: Dudley Moore, Elizabeth McGovern, Alec Guinness, Christine Baranski

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TV Series

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The Hard Word

The Hard Word

Directed by: Scott Roberts

The Family Tree

The Family Tree

Directed by: Vivi Friedman

Treasure Hunt

Treasure Hunt

Directed by: John Paddy Carstairs

Bare Essence

Bare Essence

Ta kathimerina

Ta kathimerina

Days to next February 12

If February 12, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 7 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 17 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Life, The Universe And Everything by Douglas Adams

Life, The Universe And Everything

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"HYSTERICAL!"--The Philadelphia InquirerThe unhappy inhabitants of planet Krikkit are sick of looking at the night sky above their heads--so they plan to destroy it.

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book by Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book

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Jane Fonda's Workout Book

Space by James A. Michener

Space

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Already a renowned chronicler of the epic events of world history, James A. Michener tackles the most ambitious subject of his career: space, the last great frontier.

Deadeye Dick by Kurt Vonnegut

Deadeye Dick

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Deadeye Dick is Kurt Vonnegut’s funny, chillingly satirical look at the death of innocence. Amid a true Vonnegutian host of horrors—a double murder, a fatal dose of radioactivity, a decapitation, an

Foundation'S Edge by Isaac Asimov

Foundation'S Edge

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At last, the costly and bitter war between the two Foundations had come to an end. The scientists of the First Foundation had proved victorious; and now they retum to Hari

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dishaster

Dishaster

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Zimag

Broadsides

Broadsides

Platform: Atari 8-bit, Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: Naval warfare

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

Enchanter

Enchanter

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Apricot PC Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, CP/M, DEC Rainbow, Kaypro II, Apple Macintosh, NEC APC, Osborne 1, MS-DOS, PDP-9, PDP-10, PDP-11, TI-99/4A, T

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Infocom

Bank Heist

Bank Heist

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Maze

Publisher: 20th Century Fox

Knights of the Desert

Knights of the Desert

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, DOS, TRS-80

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.


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