Tuesday 15 February 1972
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Without You by Nilsson.
In UK Son Of My Father by Chicory Tip was in the top 5 hits.
Cabaret, directed by Bob Fosse, 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 15 February 1972 ?
- John Frum Day in Vanuatu 
- Gummy Bear Day in United States
- National Day in Serbia
- Candlemas in Russia and other Eastern Orthodox countries
- Saint Siegfried of Sweden
- Saints Faustin and Jovita
- Saint Georgia
- Blessed Claude de la ColombiFre
- Flag Day in Canada
- Lance Scott: NFL offensive linesman (Arizona Cardinals).
- Jaromir Jagr in Kladno: Czechoslovakia; NHL right wing (Pittsburgh Penguins, Czechoslovakia Olympics-gold-1998).
- Anna-Jane Casey: English actress singer and dancer.
- Jaromír Jágr: Czech ice hockey player.
- Jaromir Jagr: Czech professional ice hockey right winger currently playing for the Florida Panthers of the National Hockey League.
- Dimitrios Papadopoulos becomes metropolitan of Imbros / Tenedos
- Bill Torrey becomes first New York Islanders' General Manager.
- President Velasco Ibarra of Ecuador deposed for fourth time.
- Jose Maria Velasco Ibarra, serving as President of Ecuador for the fifth time, is overthrown by the military for the fourth time.
- Sound recordings are granted U.S. federal copyright protection for the first time.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Nilsson - Without You
- Al Green - Let's Stay Together
- Carpenters - Hurting Each Other
- Climax - Precious And Few
- Three Dog Night - Never Been To Spain
- The Osmonds - Down By The Lazy River
- Don McLean - American Pie (Parts 1 and 2)
- Apollo 100 - Joy
- Robert John - The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh) (Mbube)
- Bread - Everything I Own
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