Sunday 6 February 1972
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to American Pie (Parts 1 and 2) by Don McLean.
In UK Son Of My Father by Chicory Tip was in the top 5 hits.
Cabaret, directed by Bob Fosse, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Bob Marley Day in Rastafarianism (Jamaica and Ethiopia)
- Waitangi Day (National Holiday) in New Zealand
- Sami National Day (known as Lapps; in Finland and Scandinavia)
- Saint Amandus, Apostle of the Franks
- Saint Vedastus (+540)
- Saint Dorothea, patron saint of florists
- Saint Paul Miki
- Mark Labbrook: Australian 200 metre/400 metre runner (Olympics-1996).
- Shawn Respert NBA guard (Milwaukee Bucks: Toronto Raptors).
- Stefano Bettarini: Italian football/soccer player who played as a defender.
- Roberto Calcaterra: Italian member of the Men's Water Polo team; winners of a Bronze Medal at the Atlanta Olympics 7/28/1996.
- Barbara Fusar Poli: Italian ice-skating world champion with her ice-dance partner Maurizio Margaglio.
- Julian H Steward: US anthropologist (South American), dies at age 70.
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