Sunday 16 January 1972
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). 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 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 16 January 1972 ?
- National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
- Teacher's Day in Thailand
- Greg Page: Australian musician and actor.
- Lee McIntyre in Peak Hill: Australia; golfer (T3 1995 New South Wales Trainee Champ).
- Desiree Leipham in Spokane: Washington, USA; WPVA volleyball player (Nationals-17th-1995).
- Dameon Clarke: Canadian actor.
- Salah Hissou: Moroccan long-distance runner.
- Richard T Jones: American actor
- Ruben Bagger: Danish footballer
- Ang Christou: Australian rules footballer
- Yuri Drozdov: Russian footballer and manager
- Ezra Hendrickson: Vincentian footballer and manager
- Joe Horn: American football player and coach
- Richard Jones: Japanese-American actor and producer
- Alen Peternac: Croatian footballer
- Super Bowl VI: Dallas Cowboys-24, Miami-3 in New Orleans; Most Valuable Player: Roger Staubach, Quarterback.
- Atje Keulen-Deelstra becomes European all-round lady skating champ.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Don McLean - American Pie (Parts 1 and 2)
- Al Green - Let's Stay Together
- Jonathan Edwards - Sunshine
- Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Band - Scorpio
- Betty Wright - Clean Up Woman
- The New Seekers - I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony)
- Donny Osmond - Hey Girl
- Melanie - Brand New Key
- Sly & The Family Stone - Family Affair
- Michael Jackson - Got To Be There
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