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Monday 12 June 1972

1972-06-12

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of June people in US were listening to The Candy Man by Sammy Davis Jr.. In UK Vincent by Don McLean was in the top 5 hits. Deep Throat, directed by Jerry Gerard, 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.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Deep Throat

Directed by: Jerry Gerard

Starring: Linda Lovelace, Harry Reems, Dolly Sharp

Country: United States

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Play It Again, Sam

Directed by: Herbert Ross

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts

Country: United States

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Mark of the Devil

Directed by: Michael Armstrong

Starring: Herbert Lom, Udo Kier, Olivera Katarina

Country: United States

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Pink Flamingos

Directed by: John Waters

Starring: Divine, David Lochary, Mary Vivian Pearce

Country: United States

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Slaughterhouse-Five

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Michael Sacks, Ron Leibman, Eugene Roche

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Lotus Eaters

Written by: Michael J. Bird

Starring: Ian Hendry, Wanda Ventham, Stefan Gryff, Anthony Stamboulieh

Country: United Kingdom

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Split Second

Starring: Tom Kennedy, Jack Clark

Country: United States

The Magic Garden

Starring: Cary Antebi, Carole Demas, Paula Janis

Country: United States

The Mouse Factory

Written by: Ward Kimball

Starring: Johnny Brown, Jim Backus, Wally Cox, Annette Funicello

Country: United States

Ways of Seeing

Starring: John Berger

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 June 1972 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Ternan, bishop, confessor [ GTZ: Scotland]
  • Blessed John of Sahagun, hermit, confessor
  • Roman Empire ? sixth day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
  • Philippines ? Araw ng Kalayaan (Independence Day) 1898
  • Russian Federation ? Russia Day (Independence Day) 1990
Famous Birthdays:
  • Sophie Lawrence: British actress, seen in the TV soap "Eastenders" in 1988-1991, when she left the series to pursue an acting career.
  • Inger Miller: Los Angeles, California -- 100m runner.
  • Nathalie Baudone: Rocurt, Belgium -- Tennis star (3rd round 1995 US Open).
  • Patrick van Diemen: Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht, NEC).
  • Scott Dawes: Australian baseball catcher (1996 Olympics).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Edmund Wilson: American critic and essayist recognized as one of the leading literary journalists of his time.
  • Saul David Alinsky: radical writer (John L Lewis), dies at age 63.
Facts:
  • George P. Shultz begins term as 60th Treasury Secretary of the US.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in June 1972?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Kemmons Wilson -- June 12, 1972
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8284
  • Life: Congresswoman Bella Abzug

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Day Of The Jackal

By: Frederick Forsyth

THE CLASSIC THRILLER FROM #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR FREDERICK FORSYTH“The Day of the Jackal makes such comparable books such as The Manchurian Candidate and The Spy Who Came in from the Cold seem like Hardy Boy mysteries.”—The

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The Winds Of War

By: Herman Wouk

A Masterpiece of Historical Fiction-The Great Novel of America's "Greatest Generation" Herman Wouk's sweeping epic of World War II, which begins with The Winds of War and continues in War and Remembrance, stands as the crowning achievement of one of ...

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Message From Malaga

By: Helen MacInnes

"That delay in the delivery of the message from Málaga could have been absolutely disastrous. As it was, there had been irreparable loss: an agent dead."Under

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The Exorcist

By: William Peter Blatty

Originally published in 1971, The Exorcist is now a major television series on FOX. It remains one of the most controversial novels ever written and went on to become a literary phenomenon: It spent fifty-seven weeks on the New York ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Empire

Platform: PDP 11/45 (1971), HP2000 (1973), HP3000 (1984), DOS, Commodore Amiga, Macintosh, Windows, Linux (2003)

Genre: 4X, wargame

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Hunt the Wumpus

Hunt the Wumpus

Platform: BASIC, TI-99/4A

Genre: Adventure game

Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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