Monday 28 February 1972
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Melisa Moses and Scott Gragg.
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 28 February 1972 ?
- Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
- Saint Silvana
- Saint Rufinus
- Saint Oswald (d. 992)
- Bah�'f Faith - Day 3 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Saint Romanus (died 463)
- Melisa Moses: Jacksonville, Florida -- Diver (1996 Olympics - 4th Place).
- Scott Gragg: NFL tackle (New York Giants).
- Rory Cochrane: American actor.
- Ville Haapasalo: Finnish actor and screenwriter.
- Victor Barna: Table tennis champ.
- George Harrison is involved in a minor car accident
- Last broadcast of M*A*S*H on NBC-TV
- President Richard Nixon ends historic week-long visit to China
- US President Richard Nixon ends historic week-long visit to China.
- Sino-American relations: The United States and People's Republic of China sign the Shanghai Communique.
- The Asama-Sanso incident ends in a standoff between five members of the Japanese United Red Army and the authorities, in which two policemen are killed and 12 injured.
- The Thai province Yasothon is created after being split off from the Ubon Ratchathani Province.
- The Club of Rome publishes its report ''Limits to Growth''.
- The ''Pioneer 10'' spacecraft is launched from Cape Kennedy, to be the first man-made satellite to leave the solar system.
- Jean-Bédel Bokassa becomes President of the Central African Republic.
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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
- The Osmonds - Down By The Lazy River
- Bread - Everything I Own
- Robert John - The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh) (Mbube)
- Neil Young - Heart Of Gold
- Al Green - Let's Stay Together
- Carole King - Sweet Seasons
- T. Rex - Bang A Gong (Get It On)
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