Sunday 8 October 1972
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). 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.
Last Tango in Paris, directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, 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..
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- French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
- Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
- RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
- Kim Myung Min: Korean actor.
- Dede Demet: Milwaukee, Wisconsin -- Cyclist (1996 Olympics).
- Jared Kaaiohelo: WLAF running back (Scottish Claymores).
- Terry Balsamo: American guitarist and songwriter (Cold Limp Bizkit and Evanescence).
- Kim Myung-min: South Korean actor and singer.
- Stanislav Varga: Slovak footballer and manager
- From Israel with Love closes at Palace Theater NYC after 8 performances
- Harold Carmichael begins NFL streak of 127 consecutive game receptions
- Lerrin LaGrow Campy, who had been hit by a pitch, is fined and suspended
- R. Sargent Shriver is chosen to replace Thomas Eagleton as the U.S. vice-presidential nominee of the Democratic Party.
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