Friday 20 October 1972
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Dexter Coakley and Oleg Fediukov.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to My Ding-A-Ling by Chuck Berry.
In UK Mouldy Old Dough by Lieutenant Pigeon was in the top 5 hits.
Boot Hill, directed by Giuseppe Colizzi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
while Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Das Licht der schwarzen Kerze.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Empire or Pong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 October 1972 ?
- October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
- French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Dexter Coakley: Linebacker (Dallas Cowboys).
- Oleg Fediukov: Moscow, Russia -- Dance skater (with Debbie Koegel).
- Michael Condrey: Game Designer.
- Sonu Sood: Movie Actor.
- Pie Geelen: Dutch swimmer.
- Will Greenwood: English rugby player and sportscaster
- Brian Schatz: American academic and politician 11th Lieutenant Governor of Hawaii
- Queen Juliana visits Yugoslavia
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Chuck Berry - My Ding-A-Ling
- Bill Withers - Use Me
- Elvis Presley - Burning Love
- The Main Ingredient - Everybody Plays The Fool
- The Moody Blues - Nights In White Satin
- Michael Jackson - Ben
- Mac Davis - Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me
- Rick Nelson - Garden Party
- Hot Butter - Popcorn
- Raspberries - Go All The Way
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