Friday 21 April 1972
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include David Williams in Bedford and Lori Flick in Boston.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face by Roberta Flack.
In UK Amazing Grace by Pipes & Drums & The Military Band Of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guard was in the top 5 hits.
Mark of the Devil, directed by Michael Armstrong, 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.
On TV people were watching The Lotus Eaters.
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 21 April 1972 ?
- Rome - city birthday.
- Saint Wolbodo
- Saint Konrad von Parzham
- Saint Anastasius I
- Saint Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury
- Texas-San Jacinto Day
- Grounation Day in Rastafari movement.
- Sunni Islam - Mawlid, Prophet Muhammad's birthday (2005).
- Roman Empire - the Parilia was held in honor of Pales.
- Bah�'f Faith - First day of the festival of Ridv�n.
- Tiradentes - Brazil.
- David Williams in Bedford: Pennsylvania, USA; outfielder (San Francisco Giants).
- Lori Flick in Boston: Massachusetts, USA; Miss Massachusetts-America (1997).
- Tia Jackson: WNBA forward (Phoenix Mercury).
- Gwendal Peizerat: French former competitive ice dancer.
- Sandy Jobin-bevans: TV Actor.
- Severina Vuckovic: Croatian singer
- Richard Chelimo: Kenyan runner (d. 2001)
- Severina Vučković: Croatian pop-folk singer
- John Young and Charles Duke explores Moon (Apollo 16)
- Orbiting Astronomical Observatory 4 (Copernicus) launched.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Roberta Flack - The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
- Michael Jackson - Rockin' Robin
- Joe Tex - I Gotcha
- America - A Horse With No Name
- The Dramatics - In The Rain
- The Stylistics - Betcha By Golly, Wow
- Aretha Franklin - Day Dreaming
- Neil Young - Heart Of Gold
- Sonny & Cher - A Cowboys Work Is Never Done
- Jackson Browne - Doctor My Eyes
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