Wednesday 15 November 1972
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Christian van der Weerden and Greg Bloedorn.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to I Can See Clearly Now by Johnny Nash.
In UK Clair by Gilbert O'Sullivan was in the top 5 hits.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, directed by William Sterling, 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 Fleksnes fataliteter.
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 November 1972 ?
- Austria - Saint Leopold's day -- no school in Vienna, Lower Austria and Upper Austria
- USA - America Recycles Day
- Norway - The official skolebr�d-day on Sunnland skole
- Roman festivals - Festival in honor of Feronia (others say 13 November)
- Brazil - Republic Proclamation Day (1889)
- R.C. Saints - Albert the Great
- Palestine - Independence Day (declared 1988)
- Eastern Orthodoxy - Feast of Saint Philip the Apostle and the beginning of Winter Lent; also see November 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Christian van der Weerden: Dutch soccer player (NEC, Vitesse).
- Greg Bloedorn: NFL center (Seattle Seahawks).
- Jonny Lee Miller: English actor.
- Ngo Bao Chau: Vietnamese mathematician, Fields medalist.
- Jonny Miller: TV Actor.
- Jessica Hynes: English actress producer and screenwriter
- Circle-in the-Square Theater opens at 1633 Broadway, New York City
- Small Astronomy Satellite Explorer 48 is launched to study gamma rays.
- White Sox Dick Allen wins AL MVP
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Johnny Nash - I Can See Clearly Now
- Lobo - I'd Love You To Want Me
- The Spinners - I'll Be Around
- Helen Reddy - I Am Woman
- The Moody Blues - Nights In White Satin
- The Temptations - Papa Was A Rollin' Stone
- Curtis Mayfield - Freddie's Dead (Theme From Superfly)
- The Delegates - Convention 72
- Eagles - Witchy Woman
- Seals and Crofts - Summer Breeze
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