Sunday 17 December 1972
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Don Davis and Ivan Pedroso.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Me And Mrs. Jones by Billy Paul.
In UK My Ding-A-Ling by Chuck Berry was in the top 5 hits.
Cries & Whispers, directed by Ingmar Bergman, 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 Arthur of the Britons.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Empire or Hunt the Wumpus.
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Which were the important events of 17 December 1972 ?
- Don Davis: Linebacker (New Orleans Saints).
- Ivan Pedroso: Cuba -- Long jumper (1992 Olympics - 4th Place).
- John Abraham: Indian actor.
- Laurie Holden: American-Canadian actress and producer.
- Iván Pedroso: Cuban long jumper and coach.
- Erwin Dressel: Composer, dies at 63.
- WGVC (now WUCX) TV channel 35 in Grand Rapids, MI (PBS) 1st broadcast
- New line of control agreed to in Kashmir between India and Pakistan.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Billy Paul - Me And Mrs. Jones
- Helen Reddy - I Am Woman
- Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes - If You Don't Know Me By Now
- Al Green - You Ought To Be With Me
- Albert Hammond - It Never Rains In Southern California
- The Temptations - Papa Was A Rollin' Stone
- Gilbert O'Sullivan - Clair
- America - Ventura Highway
- Johnny Nash - I Can See Clearly Now
- The Stylistics - I'm Stone In Love With You
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