Friday 6 October 1972
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include J J Stokes and Ryu Shi-won.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me by Mac Davis.
In UK Mouldy Old Dough by Lieutenant Pigeon was in the top 5 hits.
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie, directed by Luis Bunuel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
while Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Izdanci iz opaljenog grma.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Empire or Pong.
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- Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
- Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
- U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
- French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Ireland - Ivy Day, formerly honoring the Irish revolutionary Padraig Pearse, commemmorates the death of Charles Stewart Parnell.
- Also see October 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Bruno, St Faith
- J J Stokes: NFL wide receiver (SF 49ers).
- Ryu Shi-won: South Korean actor and singer.
- Tom Carradine: American special effects artist and noted family, the son of David Carradine and Barbara Hershey.
- JJ Stokes: American football player, a wide receiver who played with the San Francisco 49ers (1995–2002), Jacksonville Jaguars (2003), and New England Patriots (2003).
- Daniel Cavanagh: English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Anathema).
- Anders Iwers: Swedish bass player (Tiamat Cemetary and Ceremonial Oath)
- Mark Schwarzer: Australian footballer
- Ryu Si-won: South Korean actor and singer
- Ko So-young: South Korean model and actress
- 22-car train carrying 2,000 pilgrims derails, kills 208 in Mexico.
- A train crash in Saltillo, Mexico kills 208 people.
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