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Tuesday 18 July 1972

1972-07-18

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Lean On Me by Bill Withers. In UK Puppy Love by Donny Osmond was in the top 5 hits. Late Spring, directed by Yasujir Ozu, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972 while Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Late Spring

Directed by: Yasujir Ozu

Starring: Chish Ry, Setsuko Hara, Yumeji Tsukioka

Country: United States

Trinity Is STILL My Name!

Directed by: E.B. Clucher

Starring: Terence Hill, Bud Spencer, Yanti Somer

Country: United States

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Joe Kidd

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Robert Duvall, John Saxon

Country: United States

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Le Samouraï

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Melville

Starring: Alain Delon, Nathalie Delon, Franois Prier

Country: United States

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Duck, You Sucker

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Rod Steiger, James Coburn, Romolo Valli

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Tegtmeiers Reisen

Starring: Jürgen von Manger

Kikaida: Android of Justice

Written by: Shôtarô Ishinomori

Starring: Daisuke Ban, Jun Mizunoe, Masahiro Kamiya, Shun Ueda

Country: Japan

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El Chavo del Ocho

Written by: Roberto Gómez Bolaños

Starring: Ramón Valdés, Florinda Meza, Carlos Villagrán, Roberto Gómez Bolaños

Country: Mexico

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The Lotus Eaters

Written by: Michael J. Bird

Starring: Ian Hendry, Wanda Ventham, Stefan Gryff, Anthony Stamboulieh

Country: United Kingdom

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Obraz uz obraz

Starring: Milena Dravic, Dragan Nikolic

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 July 1972 ?

Holidays:
  • Uruguay - Constitution Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Mico Olmos: American noted family, the son of actor Edward James Olmos and his wife Kaija Keel.
  • Titoff : French humourist (one-man-show) and actor, he wanted to become a football goalkeeper.
  • Bernard Williams: NFL tackle (Philadelphia Eagles).
  • Bruce Walker: NFL nose tackle (NE Patriots).
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Facts:
  • Egypt President Sadat throws 20,000 Russian military aids out
  • Mike Procter 8-73 with hat-trick, plus 51 and 102, Gloucs vs. Essex
  • 200,000 attend Mount Pocono rock festival in Pennsylvania.
  • Anwar Sadat expels 20,000 Soviet advisors from Egypt.
  • Bloody Friday: 22 bombs planted by the Provisional IRA explode in Belfast, Northern Ireland nine people are killed and 130 seriously injured.ampref name=ampquotCAIN1972ampquotamp

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in July 1972?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Kenneth Elstein -- July 17, 1972
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8289
  • Life: Mick Jagger

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Day Of The Jackal

By: Frederick Forsyth

THE CLASSIC THRILLER FROM #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR FREDERICK FORSYTH“The Day of the Jackal makes such comparable books such as The Manchurian Candidate and The Spy Who Came in from the Cold seem like Hardy Boy mysteries.”—The

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The Winds Of War

By: Herman Wouk

A Masterpiece of Historical Fiction-The Great Novel of America's "Greatest Generation" Herman Wouk's sweeping epic of World War II, which begins with The Winds of War and continues in War and Remembrance, stands as the crowning achievement of one of ...

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Message From Malaga

By: Helen MacInnes

"That delay in the delivery of the message from Málaga could have been absolutely disastrous. As it was, there had been irreparable loss: an agent dead."Under

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The Exorcist

By: William Peter Blatty

Originally published in 1971, The Exorcist is now a major television series on FOX. It remains one of the most controversial novels ever written and went on to become a literary phenomenon: It spent fifty-seven weeks on the New York ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Empire

Platform: PDP 11/45 (1971), HP2000 (1973), HP3000 (1984), DOS, Commodore Amiga, Macintosh, Windows, Linux (2003)

Genre: 4X, wargame

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Hunt the Wumpus

Hunt the Wumpus

Platform: BASIC, TI-99/4A

Genre: Adventure game

Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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