Wednesday 26 July 1972
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ryan Christopherson and Sean Graham.
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.
Early Summer, directed by Yasujir Ozu, 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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Which were the important events of 26 July 1972 ?
- Ryan Christopherson: NFL running back (Jacksonville Jaguars).
- Sean Graham: CFL slot back (Winnipeg Blue Bombers).
- Tydus Winans: NFL / CFL wide receiver (Washington Redskins, Roughriders).
- Wayne Wonder': Jamaican singer.
- Nathan Buckley: Australian sportsman, a former professional Australian rules football player, commentator and coach, best known for his time as captain of the Collingwood Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL).
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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