Monday 22 May 1972
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Oh Girl by The Chi-Lites.
In UK Amazing Grace by Pipes & Drums & The Military Band Of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guard was in the top 5 hits.
Play It Again, Sam, directed by Herbert Ross, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 May 1972 ?
- Saint Humilita
- Saint Rita of Cascia
- Victoria Day in Canada
- World Biodiversity Day.
- Republic of Yemen - National Day.
- National Heroes Day in Sri Lanka.
- National Maritime Day in the United States.()
- Saint Atto
- Saint Emile
- Saint Fulk
- Saint Lupus
- Saint Romanus
- Saint Julia
- Saint Renata of Bavaria
- Annabel Chong: Singapore-born pornographic actress.
- Mike Hollis: NFL kicker (Jacksonville Jaguars).
- Rich Owens: NFL defensive end (Washington Redskins).
- Andrus Aug: Estonian cyclist.
- Jaouad Gharib: Moroccan runner.
- Alison Eastwood: daughter of actor Clint Eastwood; actress (Tightrope).
- Anna Belknap: American actress
- Riley Dobi Noel: American convicted murderer (d. 2004)
- Ton Sijbrands becomes world checker champion.
- US President Richard Nixon begins visit to Moscow, Russia.
- Ceylon adopts a new constitution, thus becoming a Republic, changes its name to Sri Lanka, and joins the Commonwealth of Nations.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Roberta Flack - The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
- Sammy Davis Jr. - The Candy Man
- The Staple Singers - I'll Take You There
- The Chi-Lites - Oh Girl
- Joe Tex - I Gotcha
- Al Green - Look What You Done For Me
- Dr. Hook - Sylvia's Mother
- Cat Stevens - Morning Has Broken
- The Rolling Stones - Tumbling Dice
- Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen - Hot Rod Lincoln
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