Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Libra.
Zodiac Element: Air.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1982 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
Native American Zodiac: The 12th of October, 1982 falls under the Raven.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
Age: Anyone born on the 12th of October, 1982, will be 36 years of age.
American Format: 10-12-1982 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1982-10-12. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19821012" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 403225200.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 12th of October, 1982:
United States: Jack And Diane - John Cougar
United Kingdom: Pass The Dutchie - Musical Youth
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "An Officer and a Gentleman" was at the top of the box office on this date.
News Topics, Fads & Culture
Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 12th of October, 1982.
Early 1980s fashion.
The early 80s saw a minimalist approach to fashion, with some trends carrying over from the late 1970s. Sweaters, fur-lined puffer jackets, tunics, ripped jeans, leotards, velour tracksuits, tube tops, knee-length skirts, high-waisted pants and embroidered jeans were all popular during this period. The colors during the early 1980s were subdued, quiet and basic. Varying shades of brown, tan, and orange were in fashion.
Between the 22nd of September, 1980, and the 20th of August, 1988, an armed conflict was being fought between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Iraqi Republic.
1982 in music.
Popular music artists in 1982 included Olivia Newton-John, Survivor, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, The J. Geils Band, The Human League and John Cougar.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 12th of October, 1982.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 12th of October, 1982 was probably conceived around the 2nd of January, 1982. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 12th of October, 1982 is the 22nd of July, 1983. (Rough Estimate).
Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
12th of October, 1984: The Brighton hotel bombing occurs when the Provisional IRA attempt to assassinate British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.
12th of October, 1998: American student Matthew Shepard passes away after being tortured and left to die in a field in Wyoming. The case receives widespread media attention as it is considered by many to be a hate crime
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 12th of October, 1982.
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 12th of October, 1982. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 12th of October, 1982.
13,344 days have passed since this date.
1,152,921,600 seconds have passed since the 12th of October, 1982.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,345,075,200 times.
Since the 12th of October, 1982, earth has travelled approximately 594,907,545,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 192,153,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 99,151,258 steps. That's about 44,067 miles!
Since this date, 13,835,059 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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