Monday July 12, 1982

US date format: 7/12/1982, UK date format: 12/7/1982

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 Antonio Cassano and Tara Kirk. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Don't You Want Me by The Human League. In UK Fame by Irene Cara was in the top 5 hits. The World According to Garp, directed by George Roy Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while How To Make Love To A Woman by Michael Morgenstern was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rätselflug. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pitfall! or Cosmic Crusader.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
  • Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
  • Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
  • Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
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Events

  • Britain announces it is returning 593 Argentine POWs
  • FEMA promises survivors of a nuclear war will get their mail
  • Checker Motors Corporation ceases production of automobiles.

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Movies

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The World According to Garp

The World According to Garp

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Robin Williams, Mary Beth Hurt, Glenn Close, John Lithgow

Country: United States of America

Vigilante

Vigilante

Directed by: William Lustig

Starring: Robert Forster, Fred Williamson, Richard Bright, Rutanya Alda

The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

Directed by: Colin Higgins

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Dolly Parton, Dom DeLuise, Charles Durning

Country: United States of America

A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy

A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, José Ferrer, Julie Hagerty

Country: United States of America

Summer Lovers

Summer Lovers

Directed by: Randal Kleiser

Starring: Peter Gallagher, Daryl Hannah, Valérie Quennessen, Barbara Rush

TV Series

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Rätselflug

Rätselflug

Starring: Günther Jauch, Gerd Rohleder, Bernhard Russi

Dogfood Dan and the Carmarthen Cowboy

Dogfood Dan and the Carmarthen Cowboy

Ellines diigimatografoi

Ellines diigimatografoi

Blood and Honor: Youth Under Hitler

Blood and Honor: Youth Under Hitler

A.J. Wentworth, B.A.

A.J. Wentworth, B.A.

Days to next July 12

If July 12, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 2 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 18 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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How To Make Love To A Woman by Michael Morgenstern

How To Make Love To A Woman

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Michael Morgenstern asked women all over the country, from all walks of life, and discovered the answers men seek. Learn what women find sexy in a man; how to seduce with

Thy Brother'S Wife by Andrew M. Greeley

Thy Brother'S Wife

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The direction of Paul and Sean Cronin's lives was shaped the day their father, a self-made multimillionaire, decided that one of his boys would grow up to be a cardinal while

The Parsifal Mosaic by Robert Ludlum

The Parsifal Mosaic

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Michael Havelock’s world died on a moonlit beach on the Costa Brava as he watched his partner and lover, double agent Jenna Karas, efficiently gunned down by his own agency.

A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney by Andrew A. Rooney

A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney

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A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney gathers together the best of his essays, more than fifty in all.

Cinnamon Skin by John D. MacDonald

Cinnamon Skin

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From a beloved master of crime fiction, Cinnamon Skin is one of many classic novels featuring Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Deadly Duck

Deadly Duck

Platform: Atari 2600, VIC-20

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: 20th Century Fox Games

Chicken!

Chicken!

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: action

Publisher: Synapse Software

Pitfall!

Pitfall!

Platform: Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit family, NES Version 0.83 (Homebrew), ColecoVision, MSX, Commodore 64, Intellivision, Apple II, Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, Windows Mobile, iOS, Android

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Activision

Cosmic Crusader

Cosmic Crusader

Platform: IBM PC

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Funtastic

Barnstorming

Barnstorming

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Activision


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