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Monday 14 August 1972

1972-08-14

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Alone Again (Naturally) by Gilbert O'Sullivan. In UK School's Out by Alice Cooper was in the top 5 hits. Every Thing You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972 while Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Every Thing You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Gene Wilder, Louise Lasser

Country: United States

Super Fly

Directed by: Gordon Parks Jr.

Starring: Ron O'Neal, Carl Lee, Sheila Frazier

Country: United States

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Early Summer

Directed by: Yasujir Ozu

Starring: Setsuko Hara, Chish Ry, Chikage Awashima

Country: United States

Behind the Green Door

Directed by: Artie J. Mitchell

Starring: Marilyn Chambers, George S. McDonald, Johnnie Keyes

Country: United States

Deliverance

Directed by: John Boorman

Starring: Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Midnight Special

Starring: Wolfman Jack, Helen Reddy, Donna Summer, Tina Turner

Country: United States

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Tegtmeiers Reisen

Starring: Jürgen von Manger

Kikaida: Android of Justice

Written by: Shôtarô Ishinomori

Starring: Daisuke Ban, Jun Mizunoe, Masahiro Kamiya, Shun Ueda

Country: Japan

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El Chavo del Ocho

Written by: Roberto Gómez Bolaños

Starring: Ramón Valdés, Florinda Meza, Carlos Villagrán, Roberto Gómez Bolaños

Country: Mexico

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The Lotus Eaters

Written by: Michael J. Bird

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

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 August 1972 ?

Holidays:
  • Paraguay - Flag Day
  • St. Maximilian Kolbe
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
  • United States - National Code talkers Day
  • Pakistan - Independence Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Pierre Brasseur: French actor, poet and playwright from an acting family famed in France since 1820.
  • Jules Romains: French author of a series of some 27 novels, "Men of Good Will," 1932-48.
  • Oscar Levant: American composer, author, entertainer, pianist, film actor and radio and TV personality.
Facts:
  • Bloody Sunday: British soldiers fire into crowd, kill 13
  • East German Aeroflot Illyushin 62 crashes near Moscow, Russia, killing 156.
  • An East German Ilyushin Il-62 crashes during takeoff from East Berlin, killing 156.
  • An East German Ilyushin airliner crashes near East Berlin all 156 onboard perish.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sargent Shriver and George McGovern -- Aug. 14, 1972
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8293
  • Life: Escape hatch for Skyjackers

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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