It was Tuesday, 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. The Mechanic, directed by Michael Winner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972 .
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in November 1972 ?
  • Alice's Adventures in WonderlandAlice's Adventures in Wonderland
    directed by William Sterling
    starring: Fiona Fullerton, Michael Jayston, Hywel Bennett
  • The MechanicThe Mechanic
    directed by Michael Winner
    starring: Charles Bronson, Jan-Michael Vincent, Keenan Wynn
  • 17761776
    directed by Peter H. Hunt
    starring: William Daniels, Howard Da Silva, Ken Howard
  • The Chinese ConnectionThe Chinese Connection
    directed by Wei Lo
    starring: Bruce Lee, Nora Miao, James Tien
  • SolarisSolaris
    directed by Andrey Tarkovskiy
    starring: Natalya Bondarchuk, Donatas Banionis, Jri Jrvet
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Tuesday, 21 November 1972 ?

Holidays
  • Also see November 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Hello Day
  • Bangladesh - Armed Forces Day in Bangladesh
  • R.C. Saints - Presentation of Mary
  • World Television Day

Facts
  • Red Sox Carlton Fisk wins AL Rookie of Year, Mets Jon Matlack wins NL

Famous People born
David Tua: Samoan boxer
Rain Phoenix: American singer/actress

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Magazine

 Esquire Magazine cover
Esquire Magazine cover

Magazine

 Sports Illustrated: no.8307
Sports Illustrated: no.8307

Magazine

 TIME Magazine Cover: Richard Nixon -- Nov. 20, 1972
TIME Magazine Cover: Richard Nixon -- Nov. 20, 1972

Magazine

 Playboy Magazine cover
Playboy Magazine cover
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Books

Jonathan Livingston Seagull - Richard Bach

Jonathan Livingston Seagull - Richard Bach

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Books

August 1914 - Alexander Solzhenitsyn

August 1914 - Alexander Solzhenitsyn

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Books

The Odessa File - Frederick Forsyth

The Odessa File - Frederick Forsyth

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Books

The Day of the Jackal - Frederick Forsyth

The Day of the Jackal - Frederick Forsyth

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Old Journal Ads

Out of Head Onto Your BackOut of Head Onto Your Back
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Old Journal Ads

Johnson Outboard Motor Speed Boat (1972)Johnson Outboard Motor Speed Boat (1972)
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Old Journal Ads

Holiday Inn Washington Birthday Weekend Sale (1972)Holiday Inn Washington Birthday Weekend Sale (1972)
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