Tuesday 12 December 1972
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Missy Francis in Los Angeles and Kara Williams.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Me And Mrs. Jones by Billy Paul.
In UK My Ding-A-Ling by Chuck Berry was in the top 5 hits.
The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean, directed by John Huston, 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 Arthur of the Britons.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Empire or Hunt the Wumpus.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 December 1972 ?
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
- Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
- Missy Francis in Los Angeles: California, USA; actress (Little House on the Prairie).
- Kara Williams: Miss Texas USA (1996).
- Greg Randolph in Denver: Colorado, USA; road cyclist (Olympics-74th-1996).
- Jamal Willis: NFL running back (San Francisco 49ers).
- Oliver Quass: WLAF kicker (Amsterdam Admirals).
- Yeoryios Theodoridis: Greek sprinter
- Kevin Parent: French Canadian singer and songwriter
- Hank Williams: Metal Singer
- Nicky Eaden: English footballer and coach
- Wilson Kipketer: Danish middle-distance runner
- Brandon Teena: American murder victim (Born 1972)
- Georgios Theodoridis: Greek sprinter
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Billy Paul - Me And Mrs. Jones
- Helen Reddy - I Am Woman
- Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes - If You Don't Know Me By Now
- Al Green - You Ought To Be With Me
- Albert Hammond - It Never Rains In Southern California
- The Temptations - Papa Was A Rollin' Stone
- Gilbert O'Sullivan - Clair
- America - Ventura Highway
- Johnny Nash - I Can See Clearly Now
- The Stylistics - I'm Stone In Love With You
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