Saturday April 01, 1972
US date format: 4/1/1972, UK date format: 1/4/1972
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 1, 1972). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include François Even and Albert Hughes.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to A Horse With No Name by America.
In UK Amazing Grace by Pipes & Drums & The Military Band Of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guard was in the top 5 hits.
The Chinese Connection, directed by Wei Lo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
while The Blue Knight by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Number 96.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hunt the Wumpus or Pong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 01, 1972?
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- Major league baseball players stage first collective strike.
- 30,000 attend Mar Y Sol rock concert, Vega Baja, Puerto Rico.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 01, 1972?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- America - A Horse With No Name
- Neil Young - Heart Of Gold
- Donny Osmond - Puppy Love
- Paul Simon - Mother And Child Reunion
- Robert John - The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh) (Mbube)
- Joe Tex - I Gotcha
- Nilsson - Without You
- The Chakachas - Jungle Fever
- Michael Jackson - Rockin' Robin
- Roberta Flack - The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on April 01, 1972?
On April 01, 1972 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is April 01, 1972?
On April 01, 1972 the zodiac sign was Aries.
Who was the US President on April 01, 1972?
On April 01, 1972 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 01, 1972?
On April 01, 1972 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on April 01, 1972?
On April 01, 1972 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on April 01, 1972?
On April 01, 1972 several famous people were born including, François Even, Kenny Gales, Albert Hughes.
What was the number one song in April 01, 1972?
The number one song in the week of April 01, 1972 was A Horse With No Name by America in US and Amazing Grace by Pipes & Drums & The Military Band Of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guard in UK.
What were the top hits on April 01, 1972?
The top hits on April 01, 1972 were A Horse With No Name by America, Heart Of Gold by Neil Young, Puppy Love by Donny Osmond in US and Amazing Grace by Pipes & Drums & The Military Band Of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guard, Without You by Nilsson, Back Off Boogaloo by Ringo Starr in UK.