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June 12, 1982

June 12, 1982, was a Saturday. It was 41 years, 5 months, and 16 days ago. The zodiac sign for this date is Gemini.

Song charts

Top songs

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on June 12, 1982:

  • United States: "Ebony And Ivory" by Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder
  • United Kingdom: "House Of Fun" by Madness

The Billboard Hot 100 on June 12, 1982

These were the top five songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • Ebony And Ivory - Paul McCartney And Stevie Wonder
  • Don't Talk To Strangers - Rick Springfield
  • Don't You Want Me - The Human League
  • The Other Woman - Ray Parker Jr.
  • Always On My Mind - Willie Nelson
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A Spotify playlist of songs from the year 1982. Take a trip back to the days of TOTO, the Pointer Sisters, Paul McCartney, Duran Duran and Survivor.
E.T.

Top movie at the box office

The movie "E.T." was at the top of the box office on this day.

Facts

This date was 15,144 days ago. Approximately 505 months have passed. It was the 163rd day of 1982, in week 23. The decade was the eighties. People born on this day are currently 41 years old and belong to the Millennial generation. We have gone through approximately 168 seasons of weather since this date.

Take me back to June 12, 1982

Ready for a walk down memory lane?

It is Saturday, June 12, 1982. Anyone born today will have the star sign Gemini. People are currently enjoying their weekend.

The summer of 1982 is in full swing. The weather is warm, and the evenings are brighter than usual. Most schools and colleges are now finished until August or September. In America, the song "Ebony And Ivory" by Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder is at the top of the singles charts, while "House Of Fun" by Madness is the number-one song in the UK. Ronald Reagan is the President of the United States, and the movie E.T. is at the top of the box office.

Margaret Thatcher is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. In fashion, women are wearing jelly shoes, turtleneck sweaters, loose high-waist pants, crop tops, and puffer jackets lined with fur. Meanwhile, men have been ditching the disco look of the 1970s in favor of athletic clothing such as tracksuits and sports jerseys. The "preppy" look has also been making a comeback. Because it's 1982, the radio stations are being dominated by artists such as Survivor, Men at Work, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Dexys Midnight Runners, Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder.

If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Grace Kelly, Dominique Dunne, Karen Carpenter, and Jobriath would all still be alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Two Ronnies", "Three's Company", "The Dukes of Hazzard", and "Archie Bunker's Place". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Space Invaders", "Lunar Lander", "Asteroids", and "Missile Command".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Bugs Bunny Show", "Schoolhouse Rock!", "Battle of the Planets", and "The Smurfs". Popular toys at the moment include Big Jim (action figure), Cabbage Patch Kids, the Snoopy Sno-Cone Machine, and the Lego train set.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on June 12, 1982.

  • E.T. is showing at movie theaters.

    E.T. is showing at movie theaters

    Steven Spielberg's movie "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" was showing in movie theaters at this time.
  • The Falklands War.

    The Falklands War

    The Falklands War was being fought between Argentina and the United Kingdom.
  • 1982 in music.

    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.
  • Leg warmers.

    Leg warmers

    Wearing leg warmers was a popular fad during this period. The trend was popularized by movies such as Fame and Flashdance.
  • Who were the best NBA players in 1982?

    Who were the best NBA players in 1982?

    The best NBA players in 1982 were Moses Malone, Larry Bird, Julius Erving, George Gervin and Gus Williams.
  • VCRs are becoming popular.

    VCRs are becoming popular

    VCRs started to become a popular household item during the first half of the 1980s. However, they were still very costly. This device gave people the ability to play VCR tapes and record TV programs and movies.
  • 1982 in movies.

    1982 in movies

    Movies released in 1982 included E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Tootsie, An Officer and a Gentleman, Rocky III, Porky's, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, 48 Hrs., Poltergeist, Annie, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Blade Runner, Rambo: First Blood, Conan the Barbarian and The Thing.
  • Best soccer players.

    Best soccer players

    In 1982, the best soccer players were Paolo Rossi, Alain Giresse, Zbigniew Boniek, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, Bruno Conti, Rinat Dasayev, Pierre Littbarski, Dino Zoff, Michel Platini and Bernd Schuster.
  • Gandhi.

    Gandhi

    The film "Gandhi" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1982.
  • Time Person of the Year: 1982.

    Time Person of the Year: 1982

    "The Computer" was named Time Person of the Year in 1982.
  • Willie Nelson - "Always on My Mind"

    Willie Nelson - "Always on My Mind"

    "Always on My Mind" by Willie Nelson went on to win a Grammy for 1982's Song of the Year.
  • The Rubik's Cube.

    The Rubik's Cube

    The Rubik's Cube became a craze in 1981 and 1982. The toy was so popular that books on how to solve it regularly made it into the top ten selling books list.
  • Iran-Iraq War.

    Iran-Iraq War

    Between September 1980 and August 1988, an armed conflict was being fought between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Iraqi Republic.
  • Early 1980s fashion.

    Early 1980s fashion

    The early 1980s 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. The colors during the early 1980s were subdued, quiet, and basic. Varying shades of brown, tan, and orange were in fashion.
  • Computers are replacing typewriters.

    Computers are replacing typewriters

    Desktop computers were beginning to replace typewriters in offices.
  • TV remotes.

    TV remotes

    Although TV remotes existed, many homes didn't have one. Infrared technology was still relatively new.
  • The Atari 2600.

    The Atari 2600

    The Atari 2600 was the dominant video game system.
  • The Walkman.

    The Walkman

    In the late 1970s and 1980s, portable cassette players such as the "Sony Walkman" were becoming more common.
  • Wallpaper.

    Wallpaper

    Wallpaper was extremely common in people's homes throughout the 1970s and 1980s. It wasn't until the mid-late 1980s that "modernism" started to creep in.

Personality traits

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on June 12, 1982.

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Events

What happened around this time?

Notable events that happened close to June 12, 1982.

  • May 14, 1982:
    • Conan the Barbarian (1982) is released in movie theaters.
    • English ska group Madness release their single "House of Fun".
  • May 21, 1982: The movie Annie (1982) is released in cinemas.
  • May 26, 1982: Football: Aston Villa win the European Cup after defeating Bayern Munich 1-0.
  • May 27, 1982: FA Cup Final 1982: Tottenham Hotspur defeat Queens Park Rangers 1-0 in a replay.
  • May 29, 1982: The single "Eye of the Tiger" is released by Survivor.
  • May 30, 1982: Spain officially joins NATO.
  • June 4, 1982:
    • Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982) is released.
    • The horror film Poltergeist (1982) is released in cinemas.
  • June 6, 1982: The Lebanon War begins after Israeli forces launch a three-pronged invasion of southern Lebanon.
  • June 7, 1982: Elvis Presley's Graceland mansion is opened to the public.
  • June 8, 1982: The Los Angeles Lakers win the 1982 NBA Finals after they defeat the Philadelphia 76ers 4-2.
  • June 11, 1982:
    • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) is released in cinemas.
    • The film Grease 2 (1982) is released.
    • Boxing: Larry Holmes wins the WBC Heavyweight Championship after defeating Gerry Cooney in the 13th round.
  • This date: June 12, 1982
  • June 13, 1982: The 1982 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Spain.
  • June 14, 1982: The Falklands War comes to an end.
  • June 18, 1982:
    • Argentine military dictator Leopoldo Galtieri resigns.
    • A postal clerk discovers the body of "God's Banker" Roberto Calvi hanging underneath Blackfriars Bridge in London.
  • June 21, 1982:
    • Lady Diana gives birth to Prince William.
    • John Hinckley is found not guilty by reason of insanity for the attempted assassination of US President Ronald Reagan.
  • June 25, 1982:
    • Blade Runner (1982) is released in cinemas.
    • The Thing (1982) is released in movie theaters.
    • The song "Come On Eileen" is released by Dexys Midnight Runners.
  • July 4, 1982: Terry Higgins becomes the first person to die of AIDS in the United Kingdom.
  • July 8, 1982: The "Green River Killer" Gary Ridgway murders his first victim: 16-year-old Wendy Lee Coffield.
  • July 9, 1982:
    • The sci-fi movie TRON (1982) is released in cinemas.
    • Pan Am Flight 759 crashes in Kenner, Louisiana, killing 154 people.
    • 31-year-old Michael Fagan breaks into Buckingham Palace and spends ten minutes talking to the Queen in her bedroom.
  • July 11, 1982: Italy win the World Cup after defeating West Germany 3-1.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 12, 1982, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1982 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 11.
  • Native American Zodiac: June 12, 1982 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.
  • Birth flower (June): The Rose and the Honeysuckle.

Early 1980s fashion

Photographs of early 1980s fashion and hairstyles.

Early 1980s fashion

Television shows

TV series on June 12, 1982

TV audiences were watching the following shows on June 12, 1982:

TV shows from June 1982.

Cagney & Lacey
Cagney & Lacey
Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends
Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends
Only Fools and Horses
Only Fools and Horses
The Greatest American Hero
The Greatest American Hero
Magnum, P.I.
Magnum, P.I.
Knots Landing
Knots Landing
Archie Bunker's Place
Archie Bunker's Place
Trapper John, M.D.
Trapper John, M.D.
Hart to Hart
Hart to Hart
The Facts of Life
The Facts of Life
The Dukes of Hazzard
The Dukes of Hazzard
Taxi
Taxi
Dallas
Dallas
The Love Boat
The Love Boat
Chips
Chips
Three's Company
Three's Company
Quincy, M.E.
Quincy, M.E.
Laverne & Shirley
Laverne & Shirley
Barney Miller
Barney Miller
The Jeffersons
The Jeffersons
Little House on the Prairie
Little House on the Prairie
Happy Days
Happy Days
Last of the Summer Wine
Last of the Summer Wine
M*A*S*H
M*A*S*H
The Two Ronnies
The Two Ronnies
Columbo
Columbo

Cars in 1982

1982 saw the introduction of cars such as the Cadillac Cimarron, the Honda Jazz, the Dodge Rampage, the Toyota Camry, the Ford Sierra, and the Holden Camira.

Cars in 1982.

Children TV shows

Kids TV shows on June 12, 1982

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 1982:

Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds
Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds
Danger Mouse
Danger Mouse
The Smurfs
The Smurfs

Cockleshell Bay
Cockleshell Bay
The New Adventures of Flash Gordon
The New Adventures of Flash Gordon
Diff'rent Strokes
Diff'rent Strokes
Battle of the Planets
Battle of the Planets
The All New Popeye Hour
The All New Popeye Hour
Happy Days
Happy Days
Schoolhouse Rock!
Schoolhouse Rock!
Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids
Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids
Sesame Street
Sesame Street
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
The Bugs Bunny Show
The Bugs Bunny Show
Captain Kangaroo
Captain Kangaroo
Toys

Popular toys and games in 1982

Toys and games that were popular in 1982:

Masters of the Universe (figures)
Masters of the Universe (figures)
The Lego train set
The Lego train set
Fisher-Price Little People (Farm)
Fisher-Price Little People (Farm)
Space Lego
Space Lego
Fischer Price cassette player
Fischer Price cassette player
Monchhichi / Chicaboo
Monchhichi / Chicaboo
Rubik's Cube
Rubik's Cube
Strawberry Shortcake dolls
Strawberry Shortcake dolls
The Big Wheel (tricycle)
The Big Wheel (tricycle)
Intellivision (games console)
Intellivision (games console)
The Snoopy Sno-Cone Machine
The Snoopy Sno-Cone Machine
Screwball Scramble
Screwball Scramble
Cabbage Patch Kids
Cabbage Patch Kids
Speak & Spell
Speak & Spell
Simon (memory game)
Simon (memory game)
Hungry Hungry Hippos
Hungry Hungry Hippos
Water Ring Toss
Water Ring Toss
The Atari 2600
The Atari 2600
Lego Technic
Lego Technic
Dungeons & Dragons
Dungeons & Dragons
Magna Doodle
Magna Doodle
Big Jim (action figure)
Big Jim (action figure)
Lite-Brite
Lite-Brite
Operation
Operation
The Easy-Bake Oven
The Easy-Bake Oven
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in June 1982.

Donkey Kong 1981
Donkey Kong
Missile Command 1980
Missile Command
Pac-Man 1980
Pac-Man
Galaxian 1980
Galaxian
Asteroids 1979
Asteroids
Lunar Lander 1979
Lunar Lander
Space Invaders 1978
Space Invaders

Were you born on June 12, 1982?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1982.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out June 12, 1988, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on June 12.

George H. W. Bush (Senior)

George H. W. Bush (Senior)

US President Deceased
Born on June 12, 1924
He turned 58 on this day in 1982.

Jordan Peterson

Jordan Peterson

Canadian clinical psychologist
Born on June 12, 1962
He turned 20 on this day in 1982.

Jeremy Rowley

Jeremy Rowley

Actor
Born on June 12, 1978
He turned 4 on this day in 1982.

Diem Brown

Diem Brown

TV personality Deceased
Born on June 12, 1980
She turned 2 on this day in 1982.

Adriana Lima

Adriana Lima

Brazilian model
Born on June 12, 1981
She turned 1 on this day in 1982.

SeaNanners

SeaNanners

Youtube personality
Born on June 12, 1984
He was born exactly 2 years after this date.

Alissa Violet

Alissa Violet

American model
Born on June 12, 1996
She was born exactly 14 years after this date.

USA

US President

Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on June 12, 1982.

UK

UK Prime Minister

Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Charles Haughey was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on June 12, 1982 was most likely conceived around September 19, 1981.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on June 12, 1982 is close to March 5, 1983.

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Stats for June 12, 1982

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about June 12, 1982:

  • 15,144 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,163 weeks have passed.
  • 1,308,445,200 seconds have passed since June 12, 1982.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 1,526,519,400 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 675,157,723,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 218,074,200 times.
  • You have taken approximately 112,526,287 steps. That's roughly 50,012 miles!
  • Since this date, 15,701,342 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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