Wednesday 12 April 1972
It was Wednesday, 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 12 April 1972 ?
- Saint Julius I
- Saint Zeno of Verona
- Saint Erkembode
- Saint Damian
- Yuri's Night, an international celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin; in Russia (and formerly in USSR), the Cosmonautics Day.
- The Roman holiday of Cerealia begins.
- Sebnem Ferah: Turkish singer.
- Paul Lo Duca: American baseball player.
- Ron Shirley: Reality Star.
- Inaki Aizpitarte: French restaurateur, the chef owner of Le Chateaurbriand bistro in Paris and Le Dauphin, a French tapas bar.
- Şebnem Ferah: Turkish singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- Dimitrios Kokotis: Greek high jumper
- Paul Duca: American baseball player and sportscaster
- Julien Lorcy: French professional boxer, nicknamed "Bobo," who held the WBA lightweight title twice (1991 and 2001).
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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
- Neil Young - Heart Of Gold
- Joe Tex - I Gotcha
- Michael Jackson - Rockin' Robin
- The Stylistics - Betcha By Golly, Wow
- Donny Osmond - Puppy Love
- Aretha Franklin - Day Dreaming
- The Dramatics - In The Rain
- Sonny & Cher - A Cowboys Work Is Never Done
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