Monday 13 March 1972
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Avrom Smith and Brian Saxton.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Heart Of Gold by Neil Young.
In UK Without You by Nilsson was in the top 5 hits.
Pink Flamingos, directed by John Waters, 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 Split Second.
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 13 March 1972 ?
- Avrom Smith: WLAF running back (London Monarchs).
- Brian Saxton: NFL tight end (New York Giants).
- Rickey Brady: NFL tight end (New Orleans Saints).
- Ryan McCoy: WLAF linebacker (London Monarchs).
- Shea Olliff in Augusta: Georgia, USA; Miss Georgia-America (1996).
- Trent Dilfer: NFL quarterback (Tampa Bay Buccaneers).
- François-René Carluer: French sailor, a professional skipper.
- Common : American hip hop recording artist, actor, and poet from Chicago, Illinois. Common debuted in 1992 with the album Can I Borrow a Dollar? and maintained a significant underground following into the late 1990s, after which he gained notable mainstream success through his work with the Soulquarians. In 2011, Common launched Think Common Entertainment, his own record label imprint, and, in the past, has released music under various other labels such as Relativity, Geffen and GOOD Music, among others.
- Leigh-Allyn Baker: TV Actress
- Khujo : American rapper (Goodie Mob and The Lumberjacks)
- Augenijus Vaškys: Lithuanian basketball player and coach
- Tony Ray-Jones: British photographer (Born 1941).
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Neil Young - Heart Of Gold
- America - A Horse With No Name
- Robert John - The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh) (Mbube)
- Nilsson - Without You
- Bread - Everything I Own
- Paul Simon - Mother And Child Reunion
- Climax - Precious And Few
- Cher - The Way Of Love
- Donny Osmond - Puppy Love
- The Osmonds - Down By The Lazy River
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