Saturday 26 February 1972
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Scott Turner and Clint McDaniel.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Without You by Nilsson.
In UK Son Of My Father by Chicory Tip was in the top 5 hits.
Cabaret, directed by Bob Fosse, 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.
On TV people were watching Top à....
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hunt the Wumpus or Pong.
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Which were the important events of 26 February 1972 ?
- Bah�'f Faith - February 26, Day 1 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Blessed Edigna
- Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
- Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
- Saint Victor
- Saint Alexander of Alexandria
- Saint Nestor (died 251)
- Liberation Day in Kuwait (1991).
- Nation of Islam - Savior's Day - commemoration of the birthdate of Wallace Fard Muhammad, believed to be Allah in human form, the saviour of the black race.
- Scott Turner: NFL cornerback / safety (Washington Redskins).
- Clint McDaniel: NBA guard (Sacramento Kings).
- Bertrand Vecten: French rower who competed at the Atlanta Olympics.
- John Campea: Blogger.
- Maz Jobrani: Comedian.
- Jonny Quinn: Irish drummer (Snow Patrol)
- Tom Manders: Dutch cabaret artist (Dorus), dies at age 50.
- Dam break in WV kills 107
- Slag heap dam collapses above Buffalo Creek, West Virginia, USA, kills 125.
- The Buffalo Creek Flood caused by a burst dam kills 125 in West Virginia.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Nilsson - Without You
- Carpenters - Hurting Each Other
- Climax - Precious And Few
- Al Green - Let's Stay Together
- The Osmonds - Down By The Lazy River
- Apollo 100 - Joy
- Robert John - The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh) (Mbube)
- Bread - Everything I Own
- Don McLean - American Pie (Parts 1 and 2)
- Carole King - Sweet Seasons
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