Tuesday 22 August 1972
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Brandy (You're A Fine Girl) by Looking Glass.
In UK School's Out by Alice Cooper was in the top 5 hits.
Blacula, directed by William Crain, 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..
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Which were the important events of 22 August 1972 ?
- RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
- Stephen Boyd: NFL linebacker (Detroit Lions).
- Okkert Brits: South African pole vaulter.
- Paul Doucette: American singer-songwriter guitarist and drummer (Matchbox Twenty The Break and Repair Method and Tabitha's Secret).
- Steve Kline: American baseball player and coach.
- Pontus Schultz: Swedish journalist (d. 2012).
- Max Wilson: German-Brazilian race car driver
- International Olympic Committee exspells Rhodesia
- Rhodesia is expelled by the IOC for its racist policies.
- John Wojtowicz, 27, and Sal Naturile, 18, hold several Chase Manhattan Bank employees hostage for 17 hours in Gravesend, Brooklyn, N.Y, an event later dramatized in the film ''Dog Day Afternoon''.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Gilbert O'Sullivan - Alone Again (Naturally)
- Mac Davis - Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me
- Looking Glass - Brandy (You're A Fine Girl)
- The Hollies - Long Cool Woman (In A Black Dress)
- Luther Ingram - (If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want To Be Right
- Al Green - I'm Still In Love With You
- Argent - Hold Your Head Up
- Carpenters - Goodbye To Love
- Jim Croce - You Don't Mess Around With Jim
- Nilsson - Coconut
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