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Tuesday 21 November 1972

1972-11-21

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. 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Directed by: William Sterling

Starring: Fiona Fullerton, Michael Jayston, Hywel Bennett

Country: United States

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The Mechanic

The Mechanic

Directed by: Michael Winner

Starring: Charles Bronson, Jan-Michael Vincent, Keenan Wynn

Country: United States

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1776

1776

Directed by: Peter H. Hunt

Starring: William Daniels, Howard Da Silva, Ken Howard

Country: United States

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The Chinese Connection

The Chinese Connection

Directed by: Wei Lo

Starring: Bruce Lee, Nora Miao, James Tien

Country: United States

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Solaris

Solaris

Directed by: Andrey Tarkovskiy

Starring: Natalya Bondarchuk, Donatas Banionis, Jri Jrvet

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Colditz

Colditz

Starring: David McCallum, Richard Heffer, Paul Chapman, Jack Hedley

Country: United Kingdom

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The Long Chase

The Long Chase

Written by: Gerard Glaister

Starring: Glyn Houston, Simon Fisher-Turner, Jan Francis, Brian Peck

Country: United Kingdom

M*A*S*H

M*A*S*H

Written by: Larry Gelbart

Starring: Alan Alda, Loretta Swit, Jamie Farr, William Christopher

Country: United States

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Written by: Leslie Stevens

Starring: Hugh O'Brian, Doug McClure, Anthony Franciosa, Burgess Meredith

Country: United States

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The Julie Andrews Hour

The Julie Andrews Hour

Starring: Julie Andrews

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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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
Famous Birthdays:
  • Rich Johnston: English author and critic.
  • Rain Phoenix: American actress and singer (The Causey Way).
  • David Tua: Samoan-New Zealand boxer.
  • Ellen Hidding: Dutch swimming champion who initially worked as a model in the Netherlands and for advertising in Israel, but her breakthrough came in Italy.
See other famous people born on 21 November
Facts:
  • Red Sox Carlton Fisk wins AL Rookie of Year, Mets Jon Matlack wins NL

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Day Of The Jackal by Frederick Forsyth

The Day Of The Jackal

By: Frederick Forsyth

THE CLASSIC THRILLER FROM #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR FREDERICK FORSYTH“The Day of the Jackal makes such comparable books such as The Manchurian Candidate and The Spy Who Came in from the Cold seem like Hardy Boy mysteries.”—The

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The Winds Of War by Herman Wouk

The Winds Of War

By: Herman Wouk

A Masterpiece of Historical Fiction-The Great Novel of America's "Greatest Generation" Herman Wouk's sweeping epic of World War II, which begins with The Winds of War and continues in War and Remembrance, stands as the crowning achievement of one of ...

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Message From Malaga by Helen MacInnes

Message From Malaga

By: Helen MacInnes

"That delay in the delivery of the message from Málaga could have been absolutely disastrous. As it was, there had been irreparable loss: an agent dead."Under

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The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty

The Exorcist

By: William Peter Blatty

Originally published in 1971, The Exorcist is now a major television series on FOX. It remains one of the most controversial novels ever written and went on to become a literary phenomenon: It spent fifty-seven weeks on the New York ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Empire

Empire

Platform: PDP 11/45 (1971), HP2000 (1973), HP3000 (1984), DOS, Commodore Amiga, Macintosh, Windows, Linux (2003)

Genre: 4X, wargame

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Hunt the Wumpus

Hunt the Wumpus

Platform: BASIC, TI-99/4A

Genre: Adventure game

Pong

Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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