Sunday October 01, 1972
US date format: 10/1/1972, UK date format: 1/10/1972
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 Leila Hatami and Jean Paulo Fernandes.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me by Mac Davis.
In UK Mouldy Old Dough by Lieutenant Pigeon was in the top 5 hits.
Bad Company, directed by Robert Benton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
while The Winds Of War by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching M*A*S*H.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pong or Empire.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 01, 1972?
- Singapore - Children's Day
- Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- World Vegetarian Day
- French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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- 3rd NYC Marathon won by Sheldon Karlin in 2:27:52
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 01, 1972?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- James Brown - Get On The Good Foot-Part 1
- The Main Ingredient - Everybody Plays The Fool
- Curtis Mayfield - Freddie's Dead (Theme From "Superfly")
- Bill Withers - Use Me
- The Spinners - I'll Be Around
- Jerry Butler & Brenda Lee Eager - (They Long To Be) Close To You
- Millie Jackson - My Man, A Sweet Man
- Michael Jackson - Ben
- King Floyd - Woman Don't Go Astray
- Lyn Collins - Think (About It)
Sport Games on October 01, 1972
- Baltimore Colts - Buffalo Bills : 17 - 0
- Cincinnati Bengals - Cleveland Browns : 6 - 27
- Dallas Cowboys - Green Bay Packers : 13 - 16
- Detroit Lions - Chicago Bears : 38 - 24
- Kansas City Chiefs - Denver Broncos : 45 - 24
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?