Friday 28 July 1972
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Brenda Schultz and Manley Woods.
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.
Super Fly, directed by Gordon Parks Jr., 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 28 July 1972 ?
- St. Celsus
- St. Victor
- St. Innocent
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Nazarius
- San Marino - Fall of the Fascist Government
- Peru - Independence Day
- Faroe Islands - �lavs�ka Eve
- Canada - Commemoration of the deportation of the Acadians
- St. Sampson (a bishop)
- Brenda Schultz: Netherlands -- Tennis star.
- Manley Woods: NFL / WLAF receiver (Seattle Seahawks, Rhein Fire).
- Stacy Evans: WLAF defensive end (Rhein Fire).
- Yeom Jeong-ah: South Korean actress.
- Walter Bénéteau: French cyclist, who raced in every Tour de France from 2000 until 2006.
- Petra Magoni: Italian singer, who participated in the Festival di Sanremo in 1996 and 1997.
- Elizabeth Berkley: American actress
- Robert Chapman: English cricketer
- Ayesha Jhulka: Indian actress
- Yum Jung-ah: South Korean actress
- Ed Templeton: American skateboarder and businessman
- 39th NFL Chicago All Star Game: Dallas 20, All Stars 7 (54,162)
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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