Monday 20 November 1972
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to I Can See Clearly Now by Johnny Nash.
In UK Clair by Gilbert O'Sullivan was in the top 5 hits.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, directed by William Sterling, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
while Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 20 November 1972 ?
- Church of England - Edmund the Martyr
- Brazil - Zumbi Day (since 1978)
- United Kingdom - wedding day of Queen Elizabeth II (1947), official flag day
- Mexico - Anniversary of the Revolution (1910)
- UNICEF - Universal Children's Day
- Vietnam - Teacher's Day (Ngay nha gi�o Vi?t Nam)
- Transgender Day of Remembrance (since 1999) 
- Riddick Parker: WLAF defensive tackle (Rhein Fire, Seattle Seahawks).
- Trent Pollard: NFL guard (Cin Bengals).
- Yanick Dupre: Montreal, Quebec -- NHL left wing (Philadelphia Flyers).
- Jérôme Alonzo: French football (soccer) goalkeeper, who played for Paris-Saint Germain and was the back-up keeper to Lionel Letizi, but he signed with Rangers FC.
- Sheema Kalbasi: Iranian poet and activist.
- Corinne Niogret: French skier, a Olympic Gold Medal champion at Albertville 2/14/1992.
- David Malfara: American prison inmate who was convicted of forgery on 6/26/1992 and given five years in prison. Malfara was released only four months later on 10/17/1992.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Johnny Nash - I Can See Clearly Now
- Lobo - I'd Love You To Want Me
- The Spinners - I'll Be Around
- Helen Reddy - I Am Woman
- The Temptations - Papa Was A Rollin' Stone
- Seals and Crofts - Summer Breeze
- Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes - If You Don't Know Me By Now
- Al Green - You Ought To Be With Me
- The Moody Blues - Nights In White Satin
- The 5th Dimension - If I Could Reach You
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