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 by Don McLean.
In UK American Pie by Don McLean was in the top 5 hits.
The Godfather, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, was one of the most successful movies released in 1972
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in January 1972 ?
- The Godfather
directed by Francis Ford Coppola
starring: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan
directed by John Boorman
starring: Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty
- Last Tango in Paris
directed by Bernardo Bertolucci
starring: Marlon Brando, Maria Schneider, Maria Michi
- Deep Throat
directed by Jerry Gerard
starring: Linda Lovelace, Harry Reems, Dolly Sharp
- Jeremiah Johnson
directed by Sydney Pollack
starring: Robert Redford, Will Geer, Delle Bolton
Which were the important events of Thursday, 20 January 1972 ?
Famous People born
- 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.
: NFL outside linebacker (NE Patriots)
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1972 ?
Jonathan Livingston Seagull - Richard Bach
August 1914 - Alexander Solzhenitsyn
The Odessa File - Frederick Forsyth
The Day of the Jackal - Frederick Forsyth
Playboy Magazine cover
Esquire Magazine cover
TIME Magazine Cover: Roger Staubach and Bob Griese -- Jan. 17, 1972
Sports Illustrated: no.8263
Manitoba Canada Tourism Friendly Faces (1972)
Bertram 46 Convertible Yacht Boat (1972)
CalComp 1015 Dual Density Disk Computer System (1972)
Tell the world why Thursday, 20 January 1972 is such a special date for you!