Sunday 15 October 1972
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Shandor Garrison and Fred Hoiberg.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Ben by Michael Jackson.
In UK Mouldy Old Dough by Lieutenant Pigeon was in the top 5 hits.
Boot Hill, directed by Giuseppe Colizzi, 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 Colditz.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Empire or Hunt the Wumpus.
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Which were the important events of 15 October 1972 ?
- United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
- R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
- Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
- French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Shandor Garrison: American independent filmmaker , he shot his first film, "No One’s a Mystery," entirely inside a truck.
- Fred Hoiberg: American basketball player: guard, Pacers.
- Karla Alvarez: Soap Opera Actress.
- Karla Álvarez: Mexican actress (d. 2013).
- Matt Keeslar: American actor.
- 61st Davis Cup: USA beats Romania in Bucharest (3-2)
- Omni in Atlanta opens - Hawks beat the New York Knicks 109-101
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Michael Jackson - Ben
- Bill Withers - Use Me
- The Main Ingredient - Everybody Plays The Fool
- Elvis Presley - Burning Love
- Raspberries - Go All The Way
- Mac Davis - Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me
- Chuck Berry - My Ding-A-Ling
- The Moody Blues - Nights In White Satin
- The O'Jays - Back Stabbers
- Hot Butter - Popcorn
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