Monday 29 May 1972
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bill Curley NBA forward (Portland Trail Blazers and David Hendrix.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to I'll Take You There by The Staple Singers.
In UK Amazing Grace by Pipes & Drums & The Military Band Of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guard was in the top 5 hits.
Play It Again, Sam, directed by Herbert Ross, 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.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Empire or Pong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 29 May 1972 ?
- Nigeria: Democracy Day.
- Saint Theodosia
- Bah�'f Faith: Ascension of Bah�'u'llah.
- United Kingdom: Oak Apple Day.
- Venezuela: Tree Day.
- Saint Erwin
- Saint Maximinus of Trier
- Argentina: Army Day.
- Blessed Adhemar
- Bill Curley NBA forward (Portland Trail Blazers: Minnesota Timberwolves).
- David Hendrix: NFL strong safety (San Diego Chargers).
- Kenny McEntyre: WLAF cornerback (London Monarchs).
- Kevin McDougal: Canadian Football League quarterback (Winnipeg Blue Bombers).
- Kozi: Japanese visual kei artist.
- Stanislas Renoult: French singer
- Bill Curley: American basketball player: forward, Timberwolves
- Közi : Japanese singer-songwriter and keyboard player (Malice Mizer and Eve of Destiny)
- Stanislas : French singer-songwriter (Circus)
- Simon Jones: English singer and bass player (The Verve The Shining and Black Submarine)
- Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Staple Singers - I'll Take You There
- The Chi-Lites - Oh Girl
- Roberta Flack - The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
- Sammy Davis Jr. - The Candy Man
- Dr. Hook - Sylvia's Mother
- Cat Stevens - Morning Has Broken
- The Rolling Stones - Tumbling Dice
- Gallery - Nice To Be With You
- Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen - Hot Rod Lincoln
- Al Green - Look What You Done For Me
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