Wednesday 15 March 1972
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Steve Danielson in Honolulu and Filip Dewulf.
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 Hunt the Wumpus.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 15 March 1972 ?
- International Day Against Police Brutality
- Turkey buzzards return to Hinckley, Ohio.
- Blessed Arnicus of Averbode
- For corporations in the United States that use the calendar year as their fiscal year, the date on which the corporation must file its corporate income tax return
- Constitution Day in Belarus
- National holiday in Hungary celebrating the 1848 Revolution. (See also Public holidays in Hungary)
- World Consumer Rights Day 
- In Japan, Hounen Matsuri
- Saint Clemens Maria Hofbauer (died 1820)
- Saint Lucretia
- Saint Luise of Marillac
- In the Roman calendar, the Ides of March.
- Steve Danielson in Honolulu: Hawaii, USA; field hockey defender (Olympics-1996).
- Filip Dewulf: in Belgium; tennis star.
- Casey Cristin: Mizell; Miss South Carolina-USA (1997).
- David Rhodes: WLAF wide receiver (Rhein Fire).
- Oliver Gibson: NFL defensive tackle (Pittsburgh Steelers).
- Constantin : Liechtenstein royalty, the third son of Prince Hans-Adam II and Princess Marie. He married civilly in Vaduz on 14 May 1999 and religiously in Číčov, Slovakia, on 18 July 1999 Countess Marie Gabriele Franziska Kálnoky de Kőröspatak. They have three children.
- Mike Tomlin: American football coach
- Mark Hoppus: American musician (+44 and blink-182)
- Ben Hunt-Davis: English rower
- Darren Dunstan: Canadian stage and voice actor and voice director
- Holger Stromberg: German chef
- Aleksandr Ivanovich Laktionov: Russian painter (Born 1910).
- NASA selects three-part configuration for Space Shuttle.
- Danish airliner hits mountain in Sheikdom of Oman killing 112.
- Assassination attempt on Governor George Wallace of Alabama.
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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