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Saturday 9 December 1972

1972-12-09

It was Saturday, 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.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Andrei Rublev

Directed by: Andrey Tarkovskiy

Starring: Anatoliy Solonitsyn, Ivan Lapikov, Nikolay Grinko

Country: United States

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The Getaway

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: Steve McQueen, Ali MacGraw, Ben Johnson

Country: United States

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The Poseidon Adventure

Directed by: Ronald Neame

Starring: Gene Hackman, Ernest Borgnine, Shelley Winters

Country: United States

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Man of La Mancha

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Sophia Loren, James Coco

Country: United States

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Sleuth

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Michael Caine, Alec Cawthorne

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Arthur of the Britons

Starring: Oliver Tobias, Michael Gothard, Jack Watson

Country: United Kingdom

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Colditz

Starring: David McCallum, Richard Heffer, Paul Chapman, Jack Hedley

Country: United Kingdom

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The Long Chase

Written by: Gerard Glaister

Starring: Glyn Houston, Simon Fisher-Turner, Jan Francis, Brian Peck

Country: United Kingdom

M*A*S*H

Written by: Larry Gelbart

Starring: Alan Alda, Loretta Swit, Jamie Farr, William Christopher

Country: United States

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Search

Written by: Leslie Stevens

Starring: Hugh O'Brian, Doug McClure, Anthony Franciosa, Burgess Meredith

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 December 1972 ?

Holidays:
  • Anti-Corruption Day [1]
  • Calendar of saints: Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin : optional memorial
  • Peter Fourier, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame
  • Also see December 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics); specifically the conception of Saint Anne
  • Scandinavia (specifically Sweden): Anna's Day. Recognizes everyone named Anna, and marks the day to start the preparation process of the lutefisk to be consumed on Christmas Eve.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Fabrice Santoro: Former French tennis player, he grew up in Toulon.
  • Annalise Braakensiek: Australian model, actress, TV presenter, lingerie and jewellery designer, vegetarian chef and entrepreneur.
  • Tre Cool: German-born American drummer (Green Day).
  • Reiko Aylesworth: American actress.
  • Tré Cool: German-American drummer songwriter and actor (Green Day The Lookouts Foxboro Hot Tubs and The Network).
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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Day Of The Jackal

By: Frederick Forsyth

THE CLASSIC THRILLER FROM #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR FREDERICK FORSYTH“The Day of the Jackal makes such comparable books such as The Manchurian Candidate and The Spy Who Came in from the Cold seem like Hardy Boy mysteries.”—The

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The Winds Of War

By: Herman Wouk

A Masterpiece of Historical Fiction-The Great Novel of America's "Greatest Generation" Herman Wouk's sweeping epic of World War II, which begins with The Winds of War and continues in War and Remembrance, stands as the crowning achievement of one of ...

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Message From Malaga

By: Helen MacInnes

"That delay in the delivery of the message from Málaga could have been absolutely disastrous. As it was, there had been irreparable loss: an agent dead."Under

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The Exorcist

By: William Peter Blatty

Originally published in 1971, The Exorcist is now a major television series on FOX. It remains one of the most controversial novels ever written and went on to become a literary phenomenon: It spent fifty-seven weeks on the New York ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Empire

Platform: PDP 11/45 (1971), HP2000 (1973), HP3000 (1984), DOS, Commodore Amiga, Macintosh, Windows, Linux (2003)

Genre: 4X, wargame

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Hunt the Wumpus

Hunt the Wumpus

Platform: BASIC, TI-99/4A

Genre: Adventure game

Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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