Saturday June 12, 1982

US date format: 6/12/1982, UK date format: 12/6/1982

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 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 Loïc Duval and Diem Brown. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney. In UK Goody Two Shoes by Adam Ant was in the top 5 hits. Monkey Grip, directed by Ken Cameron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Twice Shy by Dick Francis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Los gozos y las sombras. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dung Beetles or Rip-Off.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Blessed Ternan, bishop, confessor [ GTZ: Scotland]
  • Blessed John of Sahagun, hermit, confessor
  • Roman Empire ? sixth day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
  • Philippines ? Araw ng Kalayaan (Independence Day) 1898
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Events

  • 750,000 anti-nuclear demonstrators, rally in Central Park, New York City
  • Battle of Mount Longdon Falkland Islands
  • Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel perform in Rotterdam
  • A rally against nuclear weapons draws 750,000 to New York City's Central Park. Jackson Browne, James Taylor, Bruce Springsteen, and Linda Ronstadt attend.
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Famous Deaths

  • : British soldier, Victoria Cross...

Movies

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Monkey Grip

Monkey Grip

Directed by: Ken Cameron

Starring: Noni Hazlehurst, Colin Friels, Alice Garner, Harold Hopkins

Author! Author!

Author! Author!

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Starring: Al Pacino, Dyan Cannon, Tuesday Weld, Bob Dishy

Firefox

Firefox

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Freddie Jones, David Huffman, Warren Clarke

Country: United States of America

Grease 2

Grease 2

Directed by: Patricia Birch

Starring: Michelle Pfeiffer, Maxwell Caulfield, Lorna Luft, Maureen Teefy

Country: United States of America

Forgive and Forget

Forgive and Forget

Directed by: Eddie Garcia

Starring: Sharon Cuneta, William Martinez, Nida Blanca, Nestor de Villa

TV Series

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Los gozos y las sombras

Los gozos y las sombras

Starring: Eusebio Poncela, Carlos Larrañaga, Charo López, Rafael Alonso

Country: Spain

Middletown

Middletown

Directed by: Brian Kirk

The Mississippi

The Mississippi

Ronny's Pop Show

Ronny's Pop Show

There's Nothing to Worry About!

There's Nothing to Worry About!

Days to next June 12

If June 12, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 3 months, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 11 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Twice Shy by Dick Francis

Twice Shy

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A computerized horse-betting system falls into Jonathan Derry's hands--and unless he returns it to the rightful owners, the odds of his survival are slim to none.

The Prodigal Daughter by Jeffrey Archer

The Prodigal Daughter

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With a will of steel, Polish immigrant Florentyna Rosnovski is indeed Abel's daughter. She shares with her father a love of America, his ideals, and his dream for the future.

Spring Moon by Bette Bao Lord

Spring Moon

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At a time of mystery and cruelty ... in an ancient land of breathtaking beauty and exotic surprise ... a courageous woman triumphs over her world's ultimate tragedy.Behind

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

The I Love New York Diet

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

Dinner At The Homesick Restaurant by Anne Tyler

Dinner At The Homesick Restaurant

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“Beautiful . . . funny, heart-hammering, wise . . . superb entertainment.” –The New York Times“A book that should join those few that every literate person will have to read.”–The

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dung Beetles

Dung Beetles

Platform: Apple II Atari 8-bit TRS-80

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Datasoft

Communist Mutants from Space

Communist Mutants from Space

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Rip-Off

Rip-Off

Platform: Arcade (original) Vectrex

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

Moon Patrol

Moon Patrol

Platform: Arcade, various

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Irem Williams Electronics

Leprechaun

Leprechaun

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Moppet Video,[1] Taiyo System

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On June 12, 1982 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is June 12, 1982?

On June 12, 1982 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on June 12, 1982?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on June 12, 1982?

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

Which famous people are born on June 12, 1982?

On June 12, 1982 several famous people were born including, Loïc Duval, Artem Chigvintsev, Diem Brown.

Which famous people died on June 12, 1982?

Famous people died on June 12, 1982 include, Ian McKay.

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

The number one song in the week of June 12, 1982 was Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney in US and Goody Two Shoes by Adam Ant in UK.

What were the top hits on June 12, 1982?

The top hits on June 12, 1982 were Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney, Don't Talk To Strangers by Rick Springfield, Don't You Want Me by The Human League in US and Goody Two Shoes by Adam Ant, I've Never Been To Me by Charlene, Torch by Soft Cell in UK.


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