Wednesday 30 August 1972
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ryan Leahy and Shonte Peoples.
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.
On TV people were watching The Patchwork Family.
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 30 August 1972 ?
- International Day of the Disappeared
- Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
- Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
- Ryan Leahy: WLAF OL (Amsterdam Admirals).
- Shonte Peoples: CFL linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers).
- Cameron Diaz: American actress, producer, and former fashion model.
- Pavel Nedved: Czech footballer.
- Pavel Nedvěd: Czech footballer.
- John Lennon andYoko Ono perform at Madison Square Garden
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Gilbert O'Sullivan - Alone Again (Naturally)
- The Hollies - Long Cool Woman (In A Black Dress)
- Al Green - I'm Still In Love With You
- Looking Glass - Brandy (You're A Fine Girl)
- Argent - Hold Your Head Up
- Mac Davis - Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me
- Carpenters - Goodbye To Love
- Jim Croce - You Don't Mess Around With Jim
- Gary Glitter - Rock And Roll (Part 2)
- The O'Jays - Back Stabbers
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