Saturday 4 March 1972
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Martin St Pierre and Chris Borg in Lexington.
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.
Frogs, directed by George McCowan, 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 Empire or Hunt the Wumpus.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 March 1972 ?
- Saint Efrem
- Catholicism - Commemoration of Saint Lucius I, pope, martyr.
- Saint Peter of Pappacarbone.
- Saint Lucius I.
- Saint Pierre de Cluny.
- Feast day of Humbert III of Savoy.
- Saint Basil and his Companions.
- Saint Adrian of Nicomedia, bishop of Saint Andrew's, and his Companions.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Casimir, patron saint of Lithuania.
- United States - Inauguration Day (1789 - 1933)
- St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada - Charter Day (1881)
- Vermont - Admission Day (1791).
- Pennsylvania - Charter Day (1681).
- Wales - Feast day of Rhiannon, Celtic Moon Goddess.
- Feast day of Saint Placide Viel.
- Martin St Pierre: Ripon, Quebec -- 20k walker (1996 Olympics).
- Chris Borg in Lexington: South Carolina, USA; canoe (alternate-Olympics-1996).
- Sherida Pawiroredjo: in Suriname; Miss Indra Maju (1993).
- Brittney Powell: German-American actress.
- Giorgos Mazonakis: Greek pop singer.
- Yann Bonato: French basketball player, who won the silver medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics with the Men's National Team.
- Ivy Queen: American composer and singer
- Buck 65: Canadian rapper and producer (Bike for Three!)
- Katherine Center: contemporary American fiction author
- Nocturno Culto: Norwegian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Darkthrone and Satyricon)
- Ian Garbutt: English professional golfer
- Robert Smith: American football player and sportscaster
- Jos Verstappen: Dutch race car driver
- Alison Wheeler: English singer-songwriter (The Beautiful South)
- Last train run between Penrith and Keswick, United Kingdom.
- Erhard Keller (Germany) skates world record 1000 metre (1:18.5).
- Libya and the Soviet Union sign a co-operation treaty.
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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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