Thursday 2 March 1972
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include John Salvi and Richard Ruccolo.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Without You by Nilsson.
In UK Son Of My Father by Chicory Tip was in the top 5 hits.
What's Up, Doc?, directed by Peter Bogdanovich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
while The Winds Of War by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Top à....
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hunt the Wumpus or Pong.
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Which were the important events of 2 March 1972 ?
- Blessed Charles the Good, Count of Flanders (+Bruges 1127)
- saint Jovinus
- Saint Abdalon
- Church of England - Saint Chad's Day.
- Texas Independence Day (1836).
- Bah�'f Faith - Beginning of the Fast (sunrise to sunset fast for 19 days).
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of 'Al� (Loftiness) - First day of the 19th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- John Salvi: American homicide, a scripture-quoting religious fanatic Catholic who became the center of the national abortion debate.
- Richard Ruccolo: American actor.
- Rene Bitorajac: Croatian actor.
- Mauricio Pochettino: Argentinian footballer and manager.
- Bill Lawrence: news anchor (ABC), dies at age 56.
- Pioneer 10 launched for Jupiter flyby.
- The Pioneer 10 space probe is launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida with a mission to explore the outer planets.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Nilsson - Without You
- Carpenters - Hurting Each Other
- Climax - Precious And Few
- The Osmonds - Down By The Lazy River
- Bread - Everything I Own
- Robert John - The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh) (Mbube)
- Neil Young - Heart Of Gold
- Al Green - Let's Stay Together
- Carole King - Sweet Seasons
- T. Rex - Bang A Gong (Get It On)
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