Monday 24 July 1972
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kaio Hiroyuki and Rev Jen Miller.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Alone Again (Naturally) by Gilbert O'Sullivan.
In UK Puppy Love by Donny Osmond was in the top 5 hits.
Deliverance, directed by John Boorman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
while Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Tegtmeiers Reisen.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hunt the Wumpus or Pong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Utah - Pioneer Day (1847)
- St. Ruffin
- St. Wulfhad
- St. David
- St. Romanus, 2nd bishop of Rochester.
- St. Lewine
- St. Kinga/Cunegundes
- St. Francis Solano
- St. Saint Christina the Astonishing
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 9 saints: St. Lupus
- Ancient Latvia - Jekaupa Diena held
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Leo
- Vanuatu - Children's Day
- Ecuador - Sim=n Bolfvar Day
- Venezuela - the Libertador (Sim=n Bolfvar Day)
Famous Birthdays:24 July
- Bobby Ramirez: drummer (White Trash), killed at age 23 in bar brawl.
- Jigme Singye Wangchuk becomes king of Bhutan at age 16.
- Bugojno group is caught by Yugoslav security forces.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Gilbert O'Sullivan - Alone Again (Naturally)
- Looking Glass - Brandy (You're A Fine Girl)
- Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose - Too Late To Turn Back Now
- Luther Ingram - (If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want To Be Right
- Wayne Newton - Daddy Don't You Walk So Fast
- Roberta Flack - Where Is The Love
- Alice Cooper - School's Out
- Mouth and MacNeal - How Do You Do?
- Bill Withers - Lean On Me
- The Hollies - Long Cool Woman (In A Black Dress)
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