Tuesday 11 April 1972
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Avo Avetisyan and Dietrich Jells.
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.
On TV people were watching Kleinstadtbahnhof.
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 11 April 1972 ?
- Saint Stanislas
- Juan Santamarfa Day, anniversary of his death in the Battle of Rivas (State holiday in Costa Rica).
- Saint Godeberta
- Saint Gemma of Lucca
- The Feast Day of Martyr Antipas in the Greek Orthodox Church.
- Saint Danidl of Grimbergen
- Avo Avetisyan: WLAF defensive linesman (Amsterdam Admirals).
- Dietrich Jells: wide receiver (New England Patriots).
- Kunihiko Sakurai: hockey forward (Team Japan 1998).
- Nicole Levesque: WNBA guard (Charlotte Sting).
- Natacha Régnier: Belgian actress, she was attracted to theatre and attended Insas, in Brussel.
- Allan Théo: French singer, particularly known for his hit "Emmène-moi" (1998), sold at more than 1 million copies (France, Belgium, Switzerland, Canada).
- Balls Mahoney: American professional wrestler
- Jason Varitek: American baseball player and manager
- Benjamin L Hooks is named to the US Federal Communications Commission.
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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