Saturday March 12, 1983

US date format: 3/12/1983, UK date format: 12/3/1983

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces (see zodiac on March 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 Maakan Tounkara and Mikko Koivu. In that special week of March people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. Wild Style, directed by Charlie Ahearn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while The One Minute Manager by Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Gun Shy. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blaster or Infidel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1983, at March 12 across the years or at March 1983 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
  • Flag Day in Venezuela.
  • "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
  • Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
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Events

  • Don Ritchie runs world record 50 mile (4:01:09).

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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

Tender Mercies

Tender Mercies

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Robert Duvall, Tess Harper, Betty Buckley, Wilford Brimley

Videodrome

Videodrome

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: James Woods, Debbie Harry, Sonja Smits, Peter Dvorsky

Country: United States of America

Wild Style

Wild Style

Directed by: Charlie Ahearn

Starring: 'Lee' George Quinones, Lady Pink, Fab 5 Freddy, Patti Astor

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Gun Shy

Gun Shy

Directed by: Simon West

The Family Tree

The Family Tree

Directed by: Vivi Friedman

The Hard Word

The Hard Word

Directed by: Scott Roberts

Just Another Day

Just Another Day

Directed by: Peter Spirer

Treasure Hunt

Treasure Hunt

Directed by: John Paddy Carstairs

Days to next March 12

If March 12, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 8 months, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 10 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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 Youngest Science by Lewis Thomas

The Youngest Science

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From the 1920s when he watched his father, a general practitioner who made housecalls and wrote his prescriptions in Latin, to his days in medical school and beyond, Lewis Thomas saw

Mistral'S Daughter by Judith Krantz

Mistral'S Daughter

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They were three generations of magnificent red-haired beauties born to scandal, bred to success, bound to a single extraordinary man--Julien Mistral, the painter, the genius, the lover whose passions had seared them all.

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Storybook by William Kotzwinkle

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Storybook

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1982 First Edition, Scholastic Book Services. Paperback. ISBN: 0590374085.

In Search Of Excellence by Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr

In Search Of Excellence

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The "Greatest Business Book of All Time" (Bloomsbury UK), In Search of Excellence has long been a must-have for the boardroom, business school, and bedside table.Based

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Kawasaki Synthesizer

Kawasaki Synthesizer

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Music game, Non-game

Publisher: Sight & Sound Music Software, Inc.[2]

Godzilla

Godzilla

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Strategy game

Blaster

Blaster

Platform: Arcade Game, IBM PC

Genre: 3D shooter

Publisher: Williams

Chivalry

Chivalry

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Optimum Resource

Infidel

Infidel

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, TRS-80, TI-99/4A, Macintosh

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On March 12, 1983 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is March 12, 1983?

On March 12, 1983 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on March 12, 1983?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on March 12, 1983?

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

Which famous people are born on March 12, 1983?

On March 12, 1983 several famous people were born including, Maakan Tounkara, Mikko Koivu, Nam Doh-hyeong.

Which famous people died on March 12, 1983?

Famous people died on March 12, 1983 include, Jevsei G Liberman.

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

The number one song in the week of March 12, 1983 was Billie Jean by Michael Jackson in US and Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler in UK.

What were the top hits on March 12, 1983?

The top hits on March 12, 1983 were Billie Jean by Michael Jackson, Shame On The Moon by Bob Seger, Stray Cat Strut by Stray Cats in US and Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler, Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) by Eurythmics in UK.


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