Wednesday June 23, 1982

US date format: 6/23/1982, UK date format: 23/6/1982

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 23, 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 Josh Scobee and Kenny Techstepper. 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. The Secret of NIMH, directed by Don Bluth, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Dinner At The Homesick Restaurant by Anne Tyler was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Something in Disguise. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Journey to the Planets or Alien Garden.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • J??i (L?go) - Latvia
  • Saint Jonas Day - Lithuania
  • The Happiest day of the year is June 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [4]
  • National holiday - Luxembourg
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Events

  • Cleavage opens and closes at Playhouse Theater, New York City
  • Intelligence Identities Protection Act (Public Law 97-200)
  • Mary Hart joins Entertainment Tonight
  • Himmy, of Australia, weighs in at domestic cat record 20.7kg (45 pounds).
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Movies

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The Secret of NIMH

The Secret of NIMH

Directed by: Don Bluth

Starring: Elizabeth Hartman, Derek Jacobi, Dom DeLuise, Arthur Malet

Country: United States of America

Satan's Mistress

Satan's Mistress

Directed by: James Polakof

Starring: Britt Ekland, Lana Wood, Kabir Bedi, Don Galloway

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

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TV Series

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Something in Disguise

Something in Disguise

The David Essex Showcase

The David Essex Showcase

Méthanie

Méthanie

The Black Adder

The Black Adder

SNC News

SNC News

Days to next June 23

If June 23, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 3 months, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 22 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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

A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein

A Light In The Attic

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Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

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.

Public Smiles, Private Tears by Helen Van Slyke with James Elward

Public Smiles, Private Tears

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London published Fiction

For Special Services by John Gardner

For Special Services

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For the first time in trade paperback—with new introductions—the novels that began John Gardner's career as the author of the thrilling James Bond 007 series.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Journey to the Planets

Journey to the Planets

Platform: Atari 8-bit computers

Genre: Space Adventure Action Puzzle

Publisher: JV Software, Inc., Roklan Software

Alien Garden

Alien Garden

Platform: Atari 800, Commodore 64

Genre: Action, stategy

Publisher: Epyx

Escape From the Mindmaster

Escape From the Mindmaster

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: First-person Adventure

Publisher: Starpath

The Cosmic Balance

The Cosmic Balance

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: Simulation, Strategy

Blue Print

Blue Print

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600 Atari 5200 Commodore 64

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Bally Midway CBS Electronics [3]

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on June 23, 1982?

On June 23, 1982 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is June 23, 1982?

On June 23, 1982 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on June 23, 1982?

On June 23, 1982 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 23, 1982?

On June 23, 1982 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on June 23, 1982?

On June 23, 1982 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on June 23, 1982?

On June 23, 1982 several famous people were born including, Josh Scobee, Kenny Techstepper, Rafael Bejarano.

Which famous people died on June 23, 1982?

Famous people died on June 23, 1982 include, Vincent Chin.

What was the number one song in June 23, 1982?

The number one song in the week of June 23, 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 23, 1982?

The top hits on June 23, 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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