It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). 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.
The Cowboys, directed by Mark Rydell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of Thursday, 20 January 1972 ?
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
- Saint Fabian
- Epiphanius of Pavia
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Sebastian
- Presidential Inauguration Day in the United States.
- The Eve of St. Agnes.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1972 ?
Esquire Magazine cover
Playboy Magazine cover
Sports Illustrated: no.8263
TIME Magazine Cover: Roger Staubach and Bob Griese -- Jan. 17, 1972
Jonathan Livingston Seagull - Richard Bach
August 1914 - Alexander Solzhenitsyn
The Odessa File - Frederick Forsyth
The Day of the Jackal - Frederick Forsyth
Tanner Dress Colorful Fashion (1972)
Bulova Accutron Date and Day Watch (1972)
Aetna Insurance Two Weeks in the Hospital (1972)
Tell the world why Thursday, 20 January 1972 is such a special date for you!