Monday 3 April 1972
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jennie Garth in Urbana and Sandrine Testud in Lyon.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to A Horse With No Name by America.
In UK Amazing Grace by Pipes & Drums & The Military Band Of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guard was in the top 5 hits.
Mark of the Devil, directed by Michael Armstrong, 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 Split Second.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Empire or Hunt the Wumpus.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 3 April 1972 ?
- Saint Sixtus I
- Saint Agape (died 304)
- Saint Richard (d.1253)
- Jennie Garth in Urbana: Illinois, USA; actress (Kelly Taylor - Beverly Hills 90210).
- Sandrine Testud in Lyon: France; tennis star (1993 Strasbourg).
- Leigh-Allyn Baker: American actress.
- Sandrine Testud: French tennis player who broke into top 20 singles rankings in July 1997.
- Jennie Garth: TV Actress.
- Catherine McCormack: English actress
- Official US gold price raised from $35 per ounce to $38.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- America - A Horse With No Name
- Neil Young - Heart Of Gold
- Roberta Flack - The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
- Joe Tex - I Gotcha
- Michael Jackson - Rockin' Robin
- Donny Osmond - Puppy Love
- Paul Simon - Mother And Child Reunion
- The Chakachas - Jungle Fever
- The Dramatics - In The Rain
- Robert John - The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh) (Mbube)
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