June 12th, 1984, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 164 of 1984. The decade was the 1980s.
36 years, 3 months and 11 days have passed since June 12th, 1984.
On This Date
Events that occurred on June 12th, 1984:
The Boston Celtics win the 1984 NBA Finals after they defeat the Los Angeles Lakers 4-3.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on June 12th, 1984:
United States: Time After Time - Cyndi Lauper
United Kingdom: Two Tribes - Frankie goes to Hollywood
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Star Trek III: The Search for Spock" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is June 12th, 1984 and it's a Tuesday. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. In America, the song Time After Time by Cyndi Lauper is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, Two Tribes by Frankie goes to Hollywood is the number one hit song. Ronald Reagan is currently the President of the United States and the movie Star Trek III: The Search for Spock is at the top of the Box Office. Because it's 1984, the radio stations are being dominated by artists such as George Michael, Stevie Wonder, Wham!, Cyndi Lauper and Frankie Goes to Hollywood.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "Columbo.", "Three's Company", "The Love Boat" and "'Allo 'Allo!". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Space Invaders", "Missile Command", "Mario Bros." and "Duck Hunt". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Bugs Bunny Show", "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood", "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids" and "Diff'rent Strokes".
If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Big wheel (tricycle)", "Fisher-Price Little People (Farm)", "Masters of the Universe (figures)" and "Commodore 64".
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 12th, 1984.
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.
1984 in music.
Popular music artists in 1984 included Prince, Tina Turner, Paul McCartney, Michael Jackson, Kenny Loggins, Phil Collins, Van Halen, Lionel Richie, Yes, Culture Club and John Waite.
Peter Ueberroth was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1984. Ueberroth received this acknowledgment for his role in organizing the 1984 Summer Olympics.
1984 in movies.
Movies released in 1984 included Beverly Hills Cop, Ghostbusters, The Terminator, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Gremlins, The Karate Kid, Police Academy, Footloose, Romancing the Stone, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, Red Dawn, Splash and A Nightmare on Elm Street.
Tina Turner - "What's Love Got to Do with It"
"What's Love Got to Do with It" by Tina Turner would go on to win a Grammy for 1984's Song of the Year.
"Amadeus" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1984.
Mid 1980s fashion.
Strappy sandals, Keds, kitten-heeled sandals and pumps were popular footwear in the mid 80s. Fashion become more colorful during this period. Popular clothing included long wool coats, long and bulky sweaters, jumpsuits, large scarves, beanies, leather gloves, long flared skirts, slim miniskirts, slightly tapered pants and stirrup pants.
UEFA Euro 1984
The 1984 UEFA European Football Championship is being held in France. The host country win the competition after defeating Spain 2-0.
Basic facts and information about this date:
36 years, 3 months and 11 days have passed since June 12th, 1984.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 24 of 1984.
Leap Year: 1984 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
Age: Anyone born on June 12th, 1984, will be 36 years of age.
People born in 1984 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 455842800.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around June 12th, 1984:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 12th, 1984, will have the star sign Gemini.
However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Taurus.
Zodiac Element: Air.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1984 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
Native American Zodiac: June 12th, 1984 falls under the Deer.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Sherlock Holmes - Starring Jeremy Brett.
Kate & Allie - Comedy TV series.
Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Starring Kate Jackson and Bruce Boxleitner.
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe - Animated series.
The A-Team - Action TV series with characters such as "Mr. T" and John "Hannibal" Smith.
'Allo 'Allo! - BBC sitcom starring Gorden Kaye.
Cheers - Sitcom starring Ted Danson.
Knight Rider - Starring David Hasselhoff.
Family Ties - Sitcom starring Michael J. Fox.
The Smurfs - Animated fantasy-comedy television series.
Only Fools and Horses - British television comedy.
Magnum, P.I. - Starring Tom Selleck as Private Investigator Thomas Magnum.
1984 - Kid's TV
Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1984.
"Alvin and the Chipmunks" - "The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show" - "Dungeons & Dragons" - "G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero" - "He-Man and the Masters of the Universe" - "Fraggle Rock" - "Inspector Gadget" - "Danger Mouse" - "The Smurfs" - "Cockleshell Bay" - "Diff'rent Strokes" - "Happy Days" - "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids" - "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" - "The Bugs Bunny Show" - "Captain Kangaroo"
1984 - Toys & Games
Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1984:
My Little Pony (figures)
Masters of the Universe (figures)
Fisher-Price Little People (Farm)
Monchhichi / Chicaboo
Big wheel (tricycle)
Snoopy Sno-Cone Machine
Cabbage Patch Kids
Speak & Spell
Water Ring Toss
Hungry Hungry Hippos
Big Jim (action figure)
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 12th of June:
Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on June 12th, 1984.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on June 12th, 1984 was probably conceived around the 3rd of September, 1983. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on June 12th, 1984 is the 22nd of March, 1985. (Rough Estimate).
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Tetris - Tile-matching puzzle video game.
Duck Hunt - Light gun shooter game.
Mario Bros. - Arcade game developed by Nintendo.
Donkey Kong - Arcade game released by Nintendo.
Missile Command - Arcade game developed by Atari.
Pac-Man - Maze arcade game.
Galaxian - Fixed shooter arcade game.
Asteroids - Space-themed shooter arcade game.
Lunar Lander - In which the player controls a lunar landing module.
Space Invaders - Shooter arcade game.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about June 12th, 1984.
13,252 days have passed since this date.
1,144,972,800 seconds have passed since the June 12th, 1984.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,335,801,600 times.
Since June 12th, 1984, earth has travelled approximately 590,805,964,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 190,828,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 98,467,661 steps. That's about 43,763 miles!
Since this date, 13,739,674 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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