Tuesday 31 October 1972
It was Tuesday, 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.
The Chinese Connection, directed by Wei Lo, 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 31 October 1972 ?
- October 31st is Nevada Day
- Protestant Church - Reformation Day: Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on the Wittenberg church on this day in 1517
- Wikipedia - Wikipedia:Tim Starling Day
- Cornwall - Allantide
- October 31st is Halloween; also see Samhain (an approximate date)
- St. Wolfgang
- St Urban
- St. Quentin
- St. Notburga
- St. Bega
- Paganism and Celts - Samhain
- St. Arnulf
- Also see October 31 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - October 31 is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Antoninus
- Clifford Rozier: NBA center / forward (Golden State Warriors).
- Jamie Asher: NFL tight end (Washington Redskins).
- Shaun Bartlett: South African footballer and manager.
- Matt Dawson: English rugby union footballer.
- Grigoris Georgatos: Greek footballer.
- Bill Durnan: Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 1972).
- Gaylord Perry wins AL Cy Young award
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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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