Monday 28 August 1972
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Alone Again (Naturally) by Gilbert O'Sullivan.
In UK School's Out by Alice Cooper was in the top 5 hits.
The Last House on the Left, directed by Wes Craven, 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 28 August 1972 ?
- Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
- Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
- Ravindu Shah: Kenyan cricketer.
- Jay Witasick: American baseball player and coach.
- Franck Boidin: French fencing master, the winner of a Bronze Medal in foils at the Atlanta Olympics 7/22/1996.
- Darby Hendrickson: Richfield, Minnesota -- US hockey forward (1994 Olympics).
- Mike Cawley: CFL quarterback (Hamilton Tiger Cats).
- William HAF: Engl prince / grandson of George V, dies in accident at 29.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Gilbert O'Sullivan - Alone Again (Naturally)
- Mac Davis - Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me
- Looking Glass - Brandy (You're A Fine Girl)
- The Hollies - Long Cool Woman (In A Black Dress)
- Al Green - I'm Still In Love With You
- The O'Jays - Back Stabbers
- Argent - Hold Your Head Up
- Gary Glitter - Rock And Roll (Part 2)
- Carpenters - Goodbye To Love
- Jim Croce - You Don't Mess Around With Jim
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