Thursday March 02, 1972
US date format: 3/2/1972, UK date format: 2/3/1972
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 2, 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 Mauricio Pochettino and John Salvi.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Without You by Nilsson.
What's Up, Doc?, directed by Peter Bogdanovich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
while The Defense Never Rests by F. Lee Bailey was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Tightrope.
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 March 02, 1972?
- Blessed Charles the Good, Count of Flanders (+Bruges 1127)
- saint Jovinus
- Saint Abdalon
- Church of England - Saint Chad's Day.
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- Pioneer 10 launched for Jupiter flyby.
- The Pioneer 10 space probe is launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida with a mission to explore the outer planets.
- Bill Lawrence: news anchor (ABC), dies at age 56.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 02, 1972?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Nilsson - Without You
- Carpenters - Hurting Each Other
- Climax - Precious And Few
- The Osmonds - Down By The Lazy River
- Bread - Everything I Own
- Robert John - The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh) (Mbube)
- Neil Young - Heart Of Gold
- Al Green - Let's Stay Together
- Carole King - Sweet Seasons
- T. Rex - Bang A Gong (Get It On)
Top #4 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Al Green - Let's Stay Together
- James Brown - Talking Loud And Saying Nothing - Part I
- Wilson Pickett - Fire And Water
- Bobby Womack & Peace - That's The Way I Feel About Cha
- Detroit Emeralds - You Want It, You Got It
- Bobby Bland - Do What You Set Out To Do
- Denise LaSalle - Now Run And Tell That
- The Supremes - Floy Joy
- Little Milton - That's What Love Will Make You Do
- The Honey Cone - The Day I Found Myself
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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 March 02, 1972?
On March 02, 1972 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is March 02, 1972?
On March 02, 1972 the zodiac sign was Pisces.
Who was the US President on March 02, 1972?
On March 02, 1972 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 02, 1972?
On March 02, 1972 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on March 02, 1972?
On March 02, 1972 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on March 02, 1972?
On March 02, 1972 several famous people were born including, Mauricio Pochettino, John Salvi, Rene Bitorajac.
Which famous people died on March 02, 1972?
Famous people died on March 02, 1972 include, Bill Lawrence.
What was the number one song in March 02, 1972?
The number one song in the week of March 02, 1972 was Without You by Nilsson in US and American Pie by Don McLean in UK.
What were the top hits on March 02, 1972?
The top hits on March 02, 1972 were Without You by Nilsson, Hurting Each Other by Carpenters, Precious And Few by Climax in US and American Pie by Don McLean, Beg, Steal Or Borrow by The New Seekers in UK.