Monday 30 October 1972
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to I Can See Clearly Now by Johnny Nash.
In UK Mouldy Old Dough by Lieutenant Pigeon was in the top 5 hits.
Solaris, directed by Andrey Tarkovskiy, 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 30 October 1972 ?
- St. Macarius
- Also see October 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Zenobius & Zenobia
- St. Theonestus
- St. Talacrian
- St. Serapion
- USA - Mischief Night in some areas (known as Devil's Night in Detroit)
- St. Saturninus
- St. Marcel
- Bl. John Slade
- St. Herbert
- St. Dorothy of Montau
- St. Artemas
- St. Arilda
- St. Alfonso Rodrfguez
- Calendar of Saints - October 30th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: Bl. Angelus of Acri
- St. Maximus
- Georgina Douglas: Australian rower (1996 Olympics).
- Patrice Denis: CFL linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos).
- Trevor Wilmot: NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts, Amsterdam Admirals).
- Jessica Hynes: English actress producer and screenwriter.
- Alan Roth: Orchestra leader (Milton Berle Show), dies at 68.
- 45 die in a train crash in Chicago, Illinois
- A collision between two commuter trains in Chicago, Illinois kills 45 and injures 332.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Johnny Nash - I Can See Clearly Now
- Chuck Berry - My Ding-A-Ling
- Michael Jackson - Ben
- The Moody Blues - Nights In White Satin
- Lobo - I'd Love You To Want Me
- Elvis Presley - Burning Love
- The Spinners - I'll Be Around
- Curtis Mayfield - Freddie's Dead (Theme From Superfly)
- Rick Nelson - Garden Party
- Danny O'Keefe - Good Time Charlie's Got The Blues
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