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.
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Movies

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Bad Company

Bad Company

Directed by: Robert Benton

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Barry Brown, Jim Davis, David Huddleston

Sounder

Sounder

Directed by: Martin Ritt

Starring: Cicely Tyson, Paul Winfield, Kevin Hooks, Carmen Mathews

Don't Torture a Duckling

Don't Torture a Duckling

Directed by: Lucio Fulci

Starring: Florinda Bolkan, Barbara Bouchet, Tomas Milian, Irene Papas

Horror Express

Horror Express

Directed by: Eugenio Martín

Starring: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Alberto de Mendoza, Silvia Tortosa

Country: United States of America

Hickey & Boggs

Hickey & Boggs

Directed by: Robert Culp

Starring: Bill Cosby, Robert Culp, Ta-Ronce Allen, Rosalind Cash

history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 01, 1972?


Holidays

  • 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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Events

  • 3rd NYC Marathon won by Sheldon Karlin in 2:27:52

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

Sport Games on October 01, 1972

Sport Games on October 01, 1972


NFL

American Football
  • 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
See all American Football game results of October 01, 1972

TV Series

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M*A*S*H

M*A*S*H

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Starring: Alan Alda, Loretta Swit, Jamie Farr, William Christopher

Country: United States of America

Anna and the King

Anna and the King

Directed by: Andy Tennant

Jigsaw

Jigsaw

Directed by: Michael Spierig

The David Steinberg Show

The David Steinberg Show

Kagaku ninja tai Gatchaman

Kagaku ninja tai Gatchaman

Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Winds Of War by Herman Wouk

The Winds Of War

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Like no other masterpiece of historical fiction, Herman Wouk's sweeping epic of World War II is the great novel of America's Greatest Generation.Wouk's spellbinding narrative captures the tide of global events, as well as all the drama, romance, heroism, and …

Open Marriage by Nena and George O'Neill

Open Marriage

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A Portion For Foxes by Jane McIlvaine McClary

A Portion For Foxes

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Romance. Classical

The Boys Of Summer by Roger Kahn

The Boys Of Summer

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This is a book about young men who learned to play baseball during the 1930s and 1940s, and then went on to play for one of the most exciting major-league ball

To Serve Them All My Days by R.F. Delderfield

To Serve Them All My Days

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To Serve Them All My Days is the moving saga of David Powlett-Jones, who returns from World War I injured and shell-shocked. He is hired to teach history at Bamfylde School, where he rejects the formal curriculum and teaches the …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Hunt the Wumpus

Hunt the Wumpus

Platform: BASIC, TI-99/4A

Genre: Adventure game

Pong

Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Empire

Empire

Platform: PDP 11/45 (1971), HP2000 (1973), HP3000 (1984), DOS, Commodore Amiga, Macintosh, Windows, Linux (2003)

Genre: 4X, wargame


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