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Saturday 15 January 1972

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ernie Reyes Jr in San Jose and Kimberly Anne Massaro in Saint Louis. In that special week of January people in US were listening to American Pie (Parts 1 and 2) by Don McLean. In UK I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony) by The New Seekers was in the top 5 hits. The Cowboys, directed by Mark Rydell, 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 Boney. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Empire or Pong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Cowboys

Directed by: Mark Rydell

Starring: John Wayne, Roscoe Lee Browne, Bruce Dern

Country: United States

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Straw Dogs

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Susan George, Peter Vaughan

Country: United States

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Dirty Harry

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Andrew Robinson, John Vernon

Country: United States

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Harold and Maude

Directed by: Hal Ashby

Starring: Ruth Gordon, Bud Cort, Vivian Pickles

Country: United States

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A Clockwork Orange

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee, Michael Bates

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Ways of Seeing

Starring: John Berger

Country: United Kingdom

Pardon My Genie

Written by: Bob Block

Starring: Ellis Jones, Roy Barraclough, Lynnette Erving, Joe Dunlop

Country: United Kingdom

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El show de Iris Chacon

Starring: Iris Chacón, Jay Santiago, Ludo Vika

Country: United States

The View from Daniel Pike

Written by: Edward Boyd

Starring: Roddy McMillan, David Gallacher

Country: United Kingdom

The Electric Company

Starring: Jim Boyd, Morgan Freeman, Judy Graubart, Skip Hinnant

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 January 1972 ?

Holidays:
  • Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
  • Jallikattu in South India.
  • United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
  • North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
  • Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Daisy Ashford: English child writer (The Young Visiters) (Born 1881).
Facts:
  • Heavyweight Joe Frazier knocks out Terry Daniels.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Dallas Cowboys Roger Staubach and Tom Landry football
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: I.R.A. Fighter -- Jan. 10, 1972
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8262

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

Like no other masterpiece of historical fiction, Herman Wouk's sweeping epic of World War II is the great novel of America's Greatest Generation.Wouk's spellbinding narrative captures the tide of global events, as well as all the drama, romance, heroism, and ...

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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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