Tuesday July 12, 1983

US date format: 7/12/1983, UK date format: 12/7/1983

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 Megumi Kawamura and Nicole Alexander. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Every Breath You Take by The Police. In UK Baby Jane by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. Barefoot Gen, directed by Mori Masaki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Heartburn by Nora Ephron was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Moschops. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Molar Maul or 10-Yard Fight.
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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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Movies

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Barefoot Gen

Barefoot Gen

Directed by: Mori Masaki

Starring: Issei Miyazaki, Catherine Battistone, Yoshie Shimamura, Iona Morris

Country: United States of America

Class

Class

Directed by: Lewis John Carlino

Starring: Jacqueline Bisset, Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy, Cliff Robertson

Country: United States of America

Hundra

Hundra

Directed by: Matt Cimber

Starring: Laurene Landon, Cihangir Gaffari, María Casal, Ramiro Oliveros

Zelig

Zelig

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Patrick Horgan, John Buckwalter

Country: United States of America

Staying Alive

Staying Alive

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: John Travolta, Cynthia Rhodes, Finola Hughes, Steve Inwood

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Moschops

Moschops

Directed by: Jim Trainor

Shades of Darkness

Shades of Darkness

Directed by: Ian Adema

No Excuses

No Excuses

Directed by: Miguel Gaudencio

The Time of Your Life

The Time of Your Life

Directed by: H.C. Potter

New York Hot Tracks

New York Hot Tracks

Days to next July 12

If July 12, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 2 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 13 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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White Gold Wielder by Stephen R. Donaldson

White Gold Wielder

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Thomas Covenant knew that despite his failure on the Isle of The One Tree, he had to return to the Land and fight.

The One Minute Manager by Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson

The One Minute Manager

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For more than twenty years, millions of managers in Fortune 500 companies and small businesses nationwide have followed The One Minute Manager's techniques, thus increasing their productivity, job satisfaction, and personal

The Last Lion by William Manchester

The Last Lion

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Spanning the years 1940 to 1965, The Last Lion: Defender of the Realm begins shortly after Winston Churchill became prime minister—when Great Britain stood alone against the overwhelming might of Nazi

The Lonesome Gods by Louis L'Amour

The Lonesome Gods

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“I am Johannes Verne, and I am not afraid.” This was the boy’s mantra as he plodded through the desert alone, left to die by his vengeful grandfather.

The Warlord by Malcolm Bosse

The Warlord

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The Warlord

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Molar Maul

Molar Maul

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Imagine Software

10-Yard Fight

10-Yard Fight

Platform: Family Computer/NES, MSX

Genre: American football

Publisher: NA Taito Arcade NA Nintendo NES EU Nintendo NES JP IremArcade/FC EU Electrocoin Arcade; NA Taito Arcade; NA Nintendo NES; EU Nintendo NES; JP IremArcade/FC; EU Electrocoin Arcade

Domino Man

Domino Man

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action

Publisher: Bally Midway

Magic Meanies

Magic Meanies

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: CDS Micro Systems

The Activision Decathlon

The Activision Decathlon

Platform: Atari 8-bit family, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Activision

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on July 12, 1983?

On July 12, 1983 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is July 12, 1983?

On July 12, 1983 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on July 12, 1983?

On July 12, 1983 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 12, 1983?

On July 12, 1983 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on July 12, 1983?

On July 12, 1983 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on July 12, 1983?

On July 12, 1983 several famous people were born including, Megumi Kawamura, Nicole Alexander, Kimberly Perry.

Which famous people died on July 12, 1983?

Famous people died on July 12, 1983 include, Chris Wood.

What was the number one song in July 12, 1983?

The number one song in the week of July 12, 1983 was Every Breath You Take by The Police in US and Baby Jane by Rod Stewart in UK.

What were the top hits on July 12, 1983?

The top hits on July 12, 1983 were Every Breath You Take by The Police, Electric Avenue by Eddy Grant, Flashdance...What A Feeling by Irene Cara in US and Baby Jane by Rod Stewart, Wherever I Lay My Hat (That's My Home) by Paul Young, IOU by Freeez in UK.


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