Sunday 10 September 1972
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mariano Bombarda and Katarina Hasprova.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Alone Again (Naturally) by Gilbert O'Sullivan.
In UK Mama Weer All Crazee Now by Slade was in the top 5 hits.
The Last House on the Left, directed by Wes Craven, 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 M*A*S*H.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Empire or Pong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 10 September 1972 ?
- Mariano Bombarda: Soccer Player (ACV, FC Groningen).
- Katarina Hasprova: Slovak singer.
- James Duval: American actor and producer.
- Katarína Hasprová: Slovak singer and actress.
- Ghada Shouaa: Syrian heptathlete.
- Bente Skari: Norwegian cross-country skier
- 20th Olympic games close at Munich, German FR
- 92nd US Mens Tennis: Ilie Nastase beats Arthur Ashe (36 63 67 64 63)
- Frank Shorter wins 17th Olympic marathon (2:12:19.8)
- Jane Blalock wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open
- WKAR TV channel 23 in East Lansing, MI (PBS) begins broadcasting
- Emerson Fittipaldi is youngest to win an auto race World Championship.
- The United States suffers its first loss of an international basketball game in a disputed match against the Soviet Union at Munich, Germany.
- The Brazilian driver Emerson Fittipaldi wins the Italian Grand Prix at Monza and becomes the youngest Formula One World Champion.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Gilbert O'Sullivan - Alone Again (Naturally)
- The Hollies - Long Cool Woman (In A Black Dress)
- Al Green - I'm Still In Love With You
- Mac Davis - Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me
- Looking Glass - Brandy (You're A Fine Girl)
- The O'Jays - Back Stabbers
- Gary Glitter - Rock And Roll (Part 2)
- Jim Croce - You Don't Mess Around With Jim
- Three Dog Night - Black & White
- Chicago - Saturday In The Park
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