Wednesday June 16, 1982

US date format: 6/16/1982, UK date format: 16/6/1982

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 16, 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 Missy Peregrym and May Andersen. 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. Blade Runner, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while The One Tree by Stephen R. Donaldson 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 Eyes or Amidar.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • South Africa - Youth Day.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
  • Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
  • 16 June Movement

Events

  • Britain requests Argentina arrange for return of prisoners.

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Movies

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Blade Runner

Blade Runner

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos

Country: United States of America

The Thing

The Thing

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David, Richard Masur

Country: United States of America

The Last American Virgin

The Last American Virgin

Directed by: Boaz Davidson

Starring: Lawrence Monoson, Diane Franklin, Steve Antin, Joe Rubbo

Country: United States of America

Girls Nite Out

Girls Nite Out

Directed by: Robert Deubel

Starring: Julia Montgomery, James Carroll, Suzanne Barnes, Rutanya Alda

Megaforce

Megaforce

Directed by: Hal Needham

Starring: Barry Bostwick, Michael Beck, Persis Khambatta, Edward Mulhare

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 Black Adder

The Black Adder

SNC News

SNC News

The Mississippi

The Mississippi

Days to next June 16

If June 16, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 3 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 18 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The One Tree by Stephen R. Donaldson

The One Tree

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My personal book from one of my favorite authors! This RARE FIRST EDITION 1982 COLLECTIBLE is a perfect gift for any Donaldson fan. Book is in great condition with no markings and a tight binding.

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

When Bad Things Happen To Good People by Harold S. Kushner

When Bad Things Happen To Good People

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When Harold Kushner’s three-year-old son was diagnosed with a degenerative disease and that he would only live until his early teens, he was faced with one of life’s most difficult questions:

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.

Celebrity by Thomas Thompson

Celebrity

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A story of three young men whose graduation spree results in violence that haunts their march to celebrity. The three go their separate ways.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Felix in the Factory

Felix in the Factory

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Memotech MTX

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Micro Power

Eyes

Eyes

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Rock-ola

The Pit

The Pit

Platform: Arcade Commodore 64

Genre: Action/strategy

Publisher: Taito (JPN) Centuri (US)

Amidar

Amidar

Platform: Arcade Console: Atari 2600, Casio PV-1000, Xbox 360 (as part of Game Room)

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Stern, Olympia (North America)

Arcadians

Arcadians

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Acornsoft

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on June 16, 1982?

On June 16, 1982 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is June 16, 1982?

On June 16, 1982 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on June 16, 1982?

On June 16, 1982 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 16, 1982?

On June 16, 1982 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on June 16, 1982?

On June 16, 1982 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on June 16, 1982?

On June 16, 1982 several famous people were born including, Missy Peregrym, May Andersen, Matt Costa.

Which famous people died on June 16, 1982?

Famous people died on June 16, 1982 include, John Honeyman-Scott, James Honeyman-Scott.

What was the number one song in June 16, 1982?

The number one song in the week of June 16, 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 16, 1982?

The top hits on June 16, 1982 were Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney, Don't You Want Me by The Human League, Rosanna by Toto 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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