Monday 10 April 1972
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face by Roberta Flack.
In UK Amazing Grace by Pipes & Drums & The Military Band Of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guard was in the top 5 hits.
Mark of the Devil, directed by Michael Armstrong, 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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Which were the important events of 10 April 1972 ?
- Sue Merz: Ice hockey defenseman (USA, Olympics - 1998).
- Sue Merz in Greenwich: Connecticut, USA; ice hockey defense (USA, Olympics-1998).
- Richard Wearne: Australian rower (Olympics-1996).
- Maurice Harrell: NFL tight end (San Diego Chargers).
- Ed Byrne: Irish actor producer and screenwriter.
- Priit Kasesalu: Estonian computer programmer co-created Skype
- 7.0 earthquake kills 1 / 5 of population of Iranian province of Fars
- US, USSR and 70 other nations agree to ban biological weapons.
- Vietnam War: For the first time since November 1967, American B-52 bombers reportedly begin bombing North Vietnam.
- Seventy-four nations sign the Biological Weapons Convention, the first multilateral disarmament treaty banning the production of biological weapons.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Roberta Flack - The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
- America - A Horse With No Name
- Joe Tex - I Gotcha
- Michael Jackson - Rockin' Robin
- Neil Young - Heart Of Gold
- The Dramatics - In The Rain
- Donny Osmond - Puppy Love
- The Stylistics - Betcha By Golly, Wow
- Aretha Franklin - Day Dreaming
- Sonny & Cher - A Cowboys Work Is Never Done
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