12th of June, 1979

The 12th of June, 1979, fell on a Tuesday. Day 163 of 1979. Decade: 1970s.

40 years, 11 months and 20 days have passed since the 12th of June, 1979.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 12th of June, 1979:

  • United States: Hot Stuff - Donna Summer
  • United Kingdom: Ring My Bell - Anita Ward

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 June, 1979.

  • The Doobie Brothers - "What a Fool Believes"

    "What a Fool Believes" by The Doobie Brothers would go on to win a Grammy for 1979's Song of the Year.

  • Ruhollah Khomeini.

    The leader of the Iranian Revolution, Ruhollah Khomeini, was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1979.

  • Kramer vs. Kramer

    "Kramer vs. Kramer" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1979.

  • 1979 in movies.

    Movies released in 1979 included Kramer vs. Kramer, The Amityville Horror, Rocky II, Apocalypse Now, Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Alien, 10, The Jerk, Moonraker, The Muppet Movie, Monty Python's Life of Brian and The Warriors.

  • 1979 in music.

    Popular music artists in 1979 included The Knack, Donna Summer, Chic, Rod Stewart, Peaches & Herb, Gloria Gaynor, Village People, Anita Ward, Robert John and The Bee Gees.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 40 years, 11 months and 20 days have passed since the 12th of June, 1979.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 24 of 1979.
  • Leap Year: 1979 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 12th of June, 1979, will be 40 years of age.
  • People born in 1979 belong to the "Generation X" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 297990000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 12th of June, 1979:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 12th of June, 1979, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1979 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 12th of June, 1979 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • The Dukes of Hazzard - American television series.
  • Mork & Mindy - Comedy TV show about an alien called Mork. Starring Robin Williams.
  • Taxi - American sitcom starring Andy Kaufman and Danny DeVito.
  • Dallas - Soap opera.
  • The Incredible Hulk - Starring Lou Ferrigno.
  • The Love Boat - Television series that was set on a cruise ship. Starring Gavin MacLeod as Captain Merrill Stubing.
  • Chips - TV show about two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers called Jon Baker and Frank "Ponch" Poncherello.
  • Soap - Comedy series / satire about soap operas. Starring Billy Crystal as Jodie Dallas.
  • Eight Is Enough - Television series about the "Bradford brood" and their father.
  • Three's Company - Sitcom about two girls and their male room mate.
  • Quincy, M.E. - TV show about a Los Angeles County medical examiner called Dr. Quincy.
  • Charlie's Angels - TV show about three female police academy-trained private detectives.

1979 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1979.

"Diff'rent Strokes" - "Mork & Mindy" - "Battle of the Planets" - "The Muppet Show" - "Happy Days" - "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids" - "Sesame Street" - "The Pink Panther Show" - "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" - "The Bugs Bunny Show" - "Captain Kangaroo"


1979 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1979:

  • Cabbage Patch Kids
  • Speak & Spell
  • Simon (memory game)
  • Shogun Warriors
  • Hungry Hungry Hippos
  • Water Ring Toss
  • Kenner Star Wars action figures
  • Atari 2600
  • Mattel Electronic Football (handheld game)
  • Lego Technic
  • Stretch Armstrong
  • Micronauts
  • Dungeons & Dragons
  • Connect Four
  • Magna Doodle
  • Big Jim (action figure)
  • VertiBird (toy helicopter)
  • Battleship (game)
  • Lite-Brite
  • Easy-Bake Oven

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 12th of June:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on the 12th of June, 1979.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 12th of June, 1979 was probably conceived around the 2nd of September, 1978. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 12th of June, 1979 is the 21st of March, 1980. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Space Invaders - Shooter arcade game.
  • Breakout - Arcade game published by Atari.
  • Gun Fight - Wild West themed arcade shooter game.

12th of June

Events that have occurred on the 12th of June:

  • 12th of June, 1967: The U.S. Supreme Court declares all state laws prohibiting interracial marriage to be unconstitutional
  • 12th of June, 1991: Boris Yeltsin is elected President of Russia.
  • 12th of June, 1991: The Chicago Bulls win their first NBA Championship.
  • 12th of June, 1991: The Chicago Bulls win the 1991 NBA Finals after they defeat the Los Angeles Lakers 4-1.
  • 12th of June, 1994: Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman are both murdered. O.J. Simpson is eventually charged with the crime
  • 12th of June, 2016: An Islamic terrorist called Omar Mateen opens fire and kills 49 people in Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida.
  • 12th of June, 1963: American civil rights activist Medgar Evers is shot dead outside of his house in Jackson, Mississippi.
  • 12th of June, 1984: The Boston Celtics win the 1984 NBA Finals after they defeat the Los Angeles Lakers 4-3.
  • 12th of June, 1987: The film Predator (1987) is released in movie theaters.
  • 12th of June, 2001: The song "Family Affair" is released by Mary J. Blige.
  • 12th of June, 2002: The Los Angeles Lakers win the 2002 NBA Finals after they defeat the New Jersey Nets 4-0.
  • 12th of June, 2004: The 2004 UEFA European Championship kicks off in Portugal.
  • 12th of June, 2008: Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots is released on the PlayStation.
  • 12th of June, 2011: The Dallas Mavericks win the 2011 NBA Finals after they defeat the Miami Heat 4-2.
  • 12th of June, 2014: The 2014 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Brazil.
  • 12th of June, 2014: Football: Cesc Fabregas signs for Chelsea.
  • 12th of June, 2015: The release date of the movie Jurassic World.
  • 12th of June, 2017: The Golden State Warriors win the 2017 NBA finals after they defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers 4-1.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 12th of June, 1979.

  • 14,966 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,293,062,400 seconds have passed since the 12th of June, 1979.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,508,572,800 times.
  • Since the 12th of June, 1979, earth has travelled approximately 667,220,198,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 215,510,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 111,203,366 steps. That's about 49,424 miles!
  • Since this date, 15,516,749 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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