Tuesday 18 January 1972
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Dwayne Carswell and Steven Conley.
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.
Fritz the Cat, directed by Ralph Bakshi, 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 Boney.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hunt the Wumpus or Pong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 January 1972 ?
- Winnie The Pooh Day (In observance of the birthday of Alan Alexander Milne, 1882.)
- Christian ecumenism - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins
- Dwayne Carswell: NFL tight end (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl XXXII).
- Steven Conley: linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers).
- Mike Lieberthal in Glendale: California, USA; catcher (Philadelphia Phillies).
- Ryan Kuehl: defensive tackle (Washington Redskins).
- Jason Gray: Rock Singer.
- Vinod Kambli: Indian cricketer sportscaster and actor
- Mike Lieberthal: American baseball player
- Kjersti Plätzer: Norwegian race walker
- Rudolf Wittelsbach: Composer, dies at 69.
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)
- Melanie - Brand New Key
- Al Green - Let's Stay Together
- Jonathan Edwards - Sunshine
- Badfinger - Day After Day
- Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Band - Scorpio
- The New Seekers - I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony)
- Betty Wright - Clean Up Woman
- The Stylistics - You Are Everything
- The Jackson 5 - Sugar Daddy
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