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.
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.But much more happened that day: find out below..
Have a look at the old newspapers from 20 January 1972 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Directed by: Ralph Bakshi
Starring: Skip Hinnant, Rosetta LeNoire, John McCurry
Country: United States
Directed by: Mark Rydell
Starring: John Wayne, Roscoe Lee Browne, Bruce Dern
Directed by: Sam Peckinpah
Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Susan George, Peter Vaughan
Directed by: Don Siegel
Starring: Clint Eastwood, Andrew Robinson, John Vernon
Directed by: Hal Ashby
Starring: Ruth Gordon, Bud Cort, Vivian Pickles
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Written by: Ward Kimball
Starring: Johnny Brown, Jim Backus, Wally Cox, Annette Funicello
Starring: John Berger
Country: United Kingdom
Starring: Iris Chacón, Jay Santiago, Ludo Vika
Written by: Bob Block
Starring: Ellis Jones, Roy Barraclough, Lynnette Erving, Joe Dunlop
Written by: Edward Boyd
Starring: Roddy McMillan, David Gallacher
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Which were the important events of Thursday, 20 January 1972 ?
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1972 ?
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What news were making the headlines those days in January 1972 ?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
By: Richard Bach
The new complete edition of a timeless classic that includes the never-before-published Part Four and Last Words by Richard Bach.This is the story for people who follow their hearts and make their own rules…people who get special pleasure out of ...
By: Alexander Solzhenitsyn
The first of a series of interlinked novels whose grand theme is the birth of modern Russia, this book describes the advance by the Russian army into East Prussia at the outbreak of World War I, and its virtual annihilation ...
By: Frederick Forsyth
The suicide of an elderly German Jew explodes into revelation after revelation: of a Mafia-like organization called Odessa ...of a real-life fugitive known as the "Butcher of Riga"..of a young German journalist tumed obsessed avenger.......and,
The Jackal. A tall, blond Englishman with opaque, gray eyes. A killer at the top of his profession. A man unknown to any secret service in the world. An assassin with a contract to kill the world's most heavily guarded ...
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 20 January 1972 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Platform: PDP 11/45 (1971), HP2000 (1973), HP3000 (1984), DOS, Commodore Amiga, Macintosh, Windows, Linux (2003)
Genre: 4X, wargame
Platform: BASIC, TI-99/4A
Genre: Adventure game
Publisher: Atari Inc.