Sunday 31 December 1972, NewYear’s Eve
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Chris Parker and Kelvin Kinney.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Me And Mrs. Jones by Billy Paul.
Cries & Whispers, directed by Ingmar Bergman, 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 Peter ist der Boß.
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 31 December 1972 ?
- New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
- Chris Parker: running back (Jacksonville Jaguars).
- Kelvin Kinney: defensive end (Washington Redskins).
- Grégory Coupet: French association football goalkeeper, who played for Saint-Étienne, Lyon, Atlético Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain and represented France.
- Joey McIntyre: American musician who is most noted for being the cupid-faced baby of the group "New Kids On The Block.
- Joe McIntyre: American singer (New Kids on the Block).
- Roberto Clemente: Puerto Rican baseball broadcaster and former professional baseball player.
- Leap second day; also in 1973-79, 1987
- Washington Redskins beat Dallas Cowboys 26-3 in NFC championship game.
- 39th Sugar Bowl: Oklahoma beats Penn State 14-0.
- Miami Dolphins beat Pittsburgh Steelers 21-7 in AFC championship game.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Billy Paul - Me And Mrs. Jones
- Gilbert O'Sullivan - Clair
- Al Green - You Ought To Be With Me
- Carly Simon - You're So Vain
- Albert Hammond - It Never Rains In Southern California
- Donna Fargo - Funny Face
- Helen Reddy - I Am Woman
- Johnny Rivers - Rockin' Pneumonia - Boogie Woogie Flu
- Curtis Mayfield - Superfly
- Kenny Loggins - Your Mama Don't Dance
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