Tuesday 5 September 1972
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of September people in US were listening to Alone Again (Naturally) by Gilbert O'Sullivan.
In UK Mama Weer All Crazee Now by Slade was in the top 5 hits.
The Last House on the Left, directed by Wes Craven, 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 5 September 1972 ?
- Cari Shayne: Pennsylvania, United States -- Actress (Karen Cates- General Hospital).
- Dirk Copeland: Los Angeles, California -- Pursuit cyclist (1992, 96 Olympics).
- Jimmy Haynes: La Grange, Georgia -- Pitcher (Baltimore Orioles).
- Tom Carter: NFL cornerback (Washington Redskins).
- Shane Sewell: Canadian-American wrestler and referee.
- Guy Whittall: Zimbabwean cricketer
- 11 Israeli athletes are slain at Munich Olympics by Black Sept
- Palestinian terrorists kill 11 Israelis at 1972 Munich Olympics
- Chemical spill with fog sickens hundreds in Meuse Valley, Belgium.
- Munich Massacre: A Palestinian terrorist group called ''Black September'' attack and take hostage 11 Israel athletes at the Munich Olympic Games. 2 die in the attack and 9 die the following day.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Gilbert O'Sullivan - Alone Again (Naturally)
- The Hollies - Long Cool Woman (In A Black Dress)
- Al Green - I'm Still In Love With You
- Mac Davis - Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me
- Looking Glass - Brandy (You're A Fine Girl)
- The O'Jays - Back Stabbers
- Gary Glitter - Rock And Roll (Part 2)
- Jim Croce - You Don't Mess Around With Jim
- Three Dog Night - Black & White
- Chicago - Saturday In The Park
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