Tuesday 18 July 1972
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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Which were the important events of 18 July 1972 ?
- Uruguay - Constitution Day
- 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).
- 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
- Comedian George Carlin is arrested by Milwaukee police for public obscenity, for reciting his ampquotSeven Words You Can Never Say On Televisionampquot at Summerfest.
- A collision between two trains near Sevilla, Spain kills 76 people.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Gilbert O'Sullivan - Alone Again (Naturally)
- Bill Withers - Lean On Me
- Looking Glass - Brandy (You're A Fine Girl)
- Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose - Too Late To Turn Back Now
- Luther Ingram - (If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want To Be Right
- Wayne Newton - Daddy Don't You Walk So Fast
- Roberta Flack - Where Is The Love
- Elton John - Rocket Man
- Alice Cooper - School's Out
- Mouth and MacNeal - How Do You Do?
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