Sunday 1 October 1972
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Danielle Scott and Jean Paulo Fernandes.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me by Mac Davis.
In UK Mouldy Old Dough by Lieutenant Pigeon was in the top 5 hits.
while Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching La révolte des Haîdouks.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Empire or Hunt the Wumpus.
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- Singapore - Children's Day
- Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- World Vegetarian Day
- French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
- San Marino - two Captains Regent, elected by parliament, take office for six months.
- Nigeria - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- People's Republic of China - National Day (1949)
- RC Church - Feast days of Saint ThTrFse de Lisieux; formerly of Saint Bavo and Saint Remigius
- Republic of Cyprus - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- Danielle Scott: Baton Rouge, Louisiana -- Volleyball middle blocker (1996 Olympics).
- Jean Paulo Fernandes: Brazilian footballer.
- Ronen Altman Kaydar: Israeli Author.
- Ronen Kaydar: Israeli author and poet.
- Jean Fernandes: Brazilian footballer.
- Leila Hatami: Iranian actress
- Esa Holopainen: Finnish singer-songwriter and guitarist (Amorphis)
- Guna Zariņa: Latvian actress
- 1st games of World Hockey Association
- 3rd NYC Marathon won by Sheldon Karlin in 2:27:52
- Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Portland Ladies Golf Classic
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