Friday 8 December 1972
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to I Am Woman by Helen Reddy.
In UK My Ding-A-Ling by Chuck Berry was in the top 5 hits.
Andrei Rublev, directed by Andrey Tarkovskiy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
while Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 8 December 1972 ?
- Malta - Public Holiday.
- Panama - Mother's Day
- Romania - Constitution Day
- Bulgaria - Day of the Student (studentski praznik)
- R.C. Saints - The solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary: a Holy Day of Obligation
- Italy - In Milan, the opera season starts.
- Buddhism - The Enlightenment of Gautama Buddha
- Afflux (50 Aftermath) (Discordianism)
- Marco Abreu: Angolan footballer.
- Indrek Allmann: Estonian architect.
- Édson Ribeiro: Brazilian sprinter.
- Frank Shamrock: American mixed martial artist and kick-boxer.
- Nick Zinner: American rock musician, he plays guitar for the band Yeah, Yeah, Yeah, which released a new CD in 2003.
- George Collins: American politician (Representative-Illinois), dies at age 47, in airplane crash.
- United Airlines Flight 553 crashes after aborting its landing attempt at Chicago Midway International Airport, killing 45.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Johnny Nash - I Can See Clearly Now
- Billy Paul - Me And Mrs. Jones
- Helen Reddy - I Am Woman
- The Temptations - Papa Was A Rollin' Stone
- Gilbert O'Sullivan - Clair
- Al Green - You Ought To Be With Me
- Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes - If You Don't Know Me By Now
- Albert Hammond - It Never Rains In Southern California
- America - Ventura Highway
- The Stylistics - I'm Stone In Love With You
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 8 December 1972 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?