Tuesday 2 May 1972
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Dwayne Johnson and Alec Empire.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face by Roberta Flack.
In UK Amazing Grace by Pipes & Drums & The Military Band Of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guard was in the top 5 hits.
Play It Again, Sam, directed by Herbert Ross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
while The Moon'S A Balloon by David Niven was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Lotus Eaters.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hunt the Wumpus or Pong.
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Which were the important events of 2 May 1972 ?
- Saint Zoe
- Saint Mafalda
- Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
- Saint Germanus
- Saints Exuperius and Zoe
- Saint Boris
- Saint Athanasius
- Indonesia - Indonesia National Education Day
- Iran - Teacher's Day
- Slovenia - second day of Labour Day
- Madrid Region - Day of the Region.
- Bah�'f Faith: Last day of the Festival of Ridv�n
- Poland - Flag Day, an official holiday to honour the Flag of Poland
- saint tsar Boris
- Dwayne Johnson: American/Canadian actor, producer, and professional wrestler, also known by his ring name The Rock.
- Alec Empire
- Jennifer Miriam: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma -- Playmate (March, 1997).
- Jill Savery: Fort Lauderdale, Florida -- Synchronized swimmer (1996 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Peter Ogilvie in Vancouver: British Columbia, Canada; 100 metre sprinter (Olympics-1996).
- Dwayne ''The Rock'' Johnson: American professional wrestler and actor.
- Paul Adcock: English footballer.
- Pandora Boxx: American drag queen and reality TV personality.
- Ahti Heinla: Estonian programmer and businessman co-developed Skype.
- Erik Maes: Dutch soccer player (MVV).
- Electrical fire in Sunshine Silver mine - 126 die (Kellogg, Idaho, USA).
- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
- Lieutenant General Vernon A Walters becomes deputy director of US Central Intelligence Agency.
- In the early morning hours a fire broke out at the Sunshine mine located between Kellogg and Wallace, ID, killing 91 workers.
- Fire in a silver mine in Idaho kills 91.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Roberta Flack - The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
- Joe Tex - I Gotcha
- The Stylistics - Betcha By Golly, Wow
- Michael Jackson - Rockin' Robin
- Aretha Franklin - Day Dreaming
- America - A Horse With No Name
- The Staple Singers - I'll Take You There
- Jackson Browne - Doctor My Eyes
- Al Green - Look What You Done For Me
- Ringo Starr - Back Off Boogaloo
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