Wednesday 20 December 1972
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 20 December 1972 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
- Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
- Anders Odden: Norwegian guitarist songwriter and producer (Cadaver Magenta Satyricon and Doctor Midnight & The Mercy Cult).
- Anja Rücker: German sprinter.
- Jan Caloun: hockey forward (Team Czechoslovakia Olympics-gold-1998).
- Jonathan Wyatt in Lower Hutt: New Zealand; 5000 metre (Olympics-1996).
- Neil Simons Sunshine Boys, premieres in New York City
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Carly Simon - You're So Vain
- Donna Fargo - Funny Face
- Johnny Rivers - Rockin' Pneumonia - Boogie Woogie Flu
- Billy Paul - Me And Mrs. Jones
- Helen Reddy - I Am Woman
- The Temptations - Papa Was A Rollin' Stone
- Gilbert O'Sullivan - Clair
- Al Green - You Ought To Be With Me
- Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes - If You Don't Know Me By Now
- Albert Hammond - It Never Rains In Southern California
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?