Monday 27 March 1972
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink and Kirby Dar.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to A Horse With No Name by America.
In UK Without You by Nilsson was in the top 5 hits.
Pink Flamingos, directed by John Waters, 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 Split Second.
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 27 March 1972 ?
- St. Augusta
- Angolan Victory Day.
- World Theatre Day
- St. John of Egypt
- St. Lydia
- Feast day of Rupert of Salzburg in the Roman Catholic Church.
- Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink: Dutch footballer.
- Kirby Dar: Dar; wide receiver (Miami Dolphins).
- David Bain: New Zealand murderer.
- Ignacio Garrido: Spanish golfer.
- Charlie Haas: American professional wrestler.
- Jérôme Minière: French-Canadian singer
- Anne-Kat Hærland: Norwegian comedian and television host
- Jimmy Hasselbaink: Surinamese-Dutch footballer and coach
- Kevin Hodson: Canadian ice hockey player
- Emily Kapnek: American actress producer and screenwriter
- Kieran Modra: Australian cyclist and swimmer
- Van Phillips: English golfer
- Simona Richter: Romanian martial artist
- Kazimír Verkin: Slovak race walker
- Serhan Yavaş: Turkish model and actor
- Venera 8 launched to Venus.
- Adolph Rupp retires after 42 years of coaching University of Kentucky.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- America - A Horse With No Name
- Neil Young - Heart Of Gold
- Donny Osmond - Puppy Love
- Paul Simon - Mother And Child Reunion
- Robert John - The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh) (Mbube)
- Joe Tex - I Gotcha
- Nilsson - Without You
- The Chakachas - Jungle Fever
- Michael Jackson - Rockin' Robin
- Roberta Flack - The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
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