June 21st, 1982, fell on a Monday. It was day 172 of 1982. The decade was the 1980s.
38 years, 6 months and 25 days have passed since June 21st, 1982.
On This Date
Events that occurred on June 21st, 1982:
Lady Diana gives birth to Prince William.
Born On This Date
People who were born on this exact date:
Born on this exact date: Prince William: Duke of Cambridge.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on June 21st, 1982:
United States: Ebony And Ivory - Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder
United Kingdom: Goody Two Shoes - Adam & Ants
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "E.T." was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is June 21st, 1982 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.
In America, the song Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Goody Two Shoes by Adam & Ants is the number one hit song. Ronald Reagan is currently the President of the United States and the movie E.T. is at the top of the Box Office.
In the United Kingdom, Margaret Thatcher is the current Prime Minister. In fashion, women are currently 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 70s 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.
In Spain, the 1982 FIFA World Cup is currently taking place. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Columbo.", "Three's Company", "The Dukes of Hazzard" and "Archie Bunker's Place". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Space Invaders", "Lunar Lander", "Pac-Man" and "Missile Command".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Bugs Bunny Show", "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood", "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids" and "Danger Mouse". Popular toys include the likes of "Lego Technic", "Speak & Spell", "Rubik's Cube" and "Masters of the Universe (figures)".
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 June 21st, 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.
Time Person of the Year: 1982.
"The Computer" is named as the Time Person of the Year in 1982.
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.
Willie Nelson - "Always on My Mind"
"Always on My Mind" by Willie Nelson would go on to win a Grammy for 1982's Song of the Year.
"Gandhi" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1982.
Who were the best football players in 1982?
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.
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.
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.
Steven Spielberg's movie "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" would have been showing in movie theaters at this time.
1982 FIFA World Cup
The 1982 FIFA World Cup is taking place in Spain. The competition is won Italy after they defeat West Germany 3-1.
Basic facts and information about this date:
38 years, 6 months and 25 days have passed since June 21st, 1982.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 25 of 1982.
Leap Year: 1982 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on June 21st, 1982, will be 38 years of age.
People born in 1982 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 393462000.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around June 21st, 1982:
May 26th, 1982: Football: Aston Villa win the European Cup after defeating Bayern Munich 1-0.
May 27th, 1982: FA Cup Final 1982: Tottenham Hotspur defeat Queens Park Rangers 1-0 in a replay.
May 29th, 1982: The single "Eye of the Tiger" is released by Survivor. .
Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on June 21st, 1982?
Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Charles Haughey was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on June 21st, 1982 was probably conceived around the 11th of September, 1981. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on June 21st, 1982 is the 31st of March, 1983. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about June 21st, 1982.
14,089 days have passed since this date.
1,217,293,200 seconds have passed since the June 21st, 1982.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,420,175,400 times.
Since June 21st, 1982, earth has travelled approximately 628,123,291,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 202,882,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 104,687,215 steps. That's about 46,528 miles!
Since this date, 14,607,518 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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