Sunday 3 December 1972
It was Sunday, 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 My Ding-A-Ling by Chuck Berry was in the top 5 hits.
Sleuth, directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
while Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 3 December 1972 ?
- International Day of Disabled Persons - 
- R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Francis Xavier; also Saint Birinus
- Eva Nemcova: WNBA forward / guard (Cleveland rockers).
- Peter Wright: United States -- 1500m freestyle (1996 Olympics).
- Danilo Goffi: Italian runner.
- Bucky Lasek: American skateboarder and race car driver.
- Saki Takaoka: Japanese actress.
- Laurent Roux: French road bicycle racer, who won Stage 13 in the 1998 Giro d'Italia.
- Linda Ripa: American model, actress, author and younger sister of Kelly Ripa, actress and host of
- Bill Johnson: American musician (Born 1872).
- Convair 990A charter crashes in Tenerife, Canary Island, 155 die.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Temptations - Papa Was A Rollin' Stone
- Helen Reddy - I Am Woman
- Johnny Nash - I Can See Clearly Now
- Lobo - I'd Love You To Want Me
- Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes - If You Don't Know Me By Now
- Seals and Crofts - Summer Breeze
- Al Green - You Ought To Be With Me
- Albert Hammond - It Never Rains In Southern California
- The Spinners - I'll Be Around
- America - Ventura Highway
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