Wednesday 22 November 1972
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. 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..
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Which were the important events of 22 November 1972 ?
- R.C. Saints - Feast of Saint Cecilia
- Also see November 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Lebanon - Independence Day (from France, 1943)
- Family Day begins in 2005
- Astrology: usually the first day of sun sign Sagittarius
- Russell Hoult: English footballer coach and manager.
- Jay Payton: American baseball player and sportscaster.
- Thony Hemery: French freestyle skier.
- Tricia Tan: Miss Singapore Universe (1997).
- Flyers start Islanders on 15 game winless streak
- US ends 22 year travel ban to China
- Pittsburgh Penguins set NHL record for scoring fastest five goals (2 minutes 7 seconds).
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Johnny Nash - I Can See Clearly Now
- Lobo - I'd Love You To Want Me
- The Spinners - I'll Be Around
- Helen Reddy - I Am Woman
- The Temptations - Papa Was A Rollin' Stone
- Seals and Crofts - Summer Breeze
- Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes - If You Don't Know Me By Now
- Al Green - You Ought To Be With Me
- The Moody Blues - Nights In White Satin
- The 5th Dimension - If I Could Reach You
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