Friday 1 December 1972
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Papa Was A Rollin' Stone by The Temptations.
In UK Clair by Gilbert O'Sullivan was in the top 5 hits.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, directed by William Sterling, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
while Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 December 1972 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
- Feast day of St Eligius
- Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
- Angola's Pioneers' Day
- World AIDS Day
- Portugal - Restoration of Independence Day: on December 1, 1640, Portugal regains its independence from Spain and Jopo IV of Portugal becomes king.
- Norbert Wojtowicz: Polish historian and theologian.
- Charlie Jones: wide receiver (San Diego Chargers).
- Andre Royal: linebacker (Carolina Panthers).
- Bart Millard: American singer-songwriter (MercyMe).
- Antonio Segni: Italian politician who was the 35th Prime Minister of Italy (1955–1957, 1959–1960), and the fourth President of the Italian Republic from 1962 to 1964.
- Wings release Hi, Hi, Hi in the UK
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Johnny Nash - I Can See Clearly Now
- Helen Reddy - I Am Woman
- The Temptations - Papa Was A Rollin' Stone
- Lobo - I'd Love You To Want Me
- Al Green - You Ought To Be With Me
- Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes - If You Don't Know Me By Now
- The Spinners - I'll Be Around
- Albert Hammond - It Never Rains In Southern California
- Seals and Crofts - Summer Breeze
- America - Ventura Highway
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