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Tuesday May 2, 1972

US date format: 5/2/1972, UK date format: 2/5/1972

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 2, 1972). 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. Fat City, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972 while The Game Of The Foxes by Ladislas Farago was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Love Thy Neighbour. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pong or Empire.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Fat City

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Stacy Keach, Jeff Bridges, Susan Tyrrell, Candy Clark

Country: United States

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Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Susannah York, Rene Auberjonois, Marcel Bozzuffi, Hugh Millais

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Hammersmith Is Out

Directed by: Peter Ustinov

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Peter Ustinov, Beau Bridges

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We Won't Grow Old Together

Directed by: Maurice Pialat

Starring: Marlène Jobert, Jean Yanne, Christine Fabréga, Patricia Pierangeli

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Gendai yakuza: hito-kiri yota

Directed by: Kinji Fukasaku

Starring: Bunta Sugawara, Noboru Andô, Mayumi Nagisa, Asao Koike

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Love Thy Neighbour

Directed by: Andy Smith

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Number 96

Directed by: Peter Bernardos

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The David Nixon Show


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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 May 1972 ?

  • Saint Zoe
  • Saint Mafalda
  • Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
  • Saint Germanus
  • Saints Exuperius and Zoe
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • 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.

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Game Of The Foxes

By: Ladislas Farago

Ladislas Farago, a lifelong student of espionage and an important figure in U.S. Naval Intelligence in World War II, writes the whole story of German espionage in the United States and Great Britain before and during World War II.

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Tracy And Hepburn

By: Garson Kanin

This classic Hollywood memoir is again available, now with a new foreword by the author. Spence Tracy and Kate Hepburn were the couple everyone knew of but no one really knew

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Bring Me A Unicorn

By: Anne Morrow Lindbergh

The first volume of Lindbergh’s diaries and letters, in which she meets her future husband. Introduction by the Author; Index; photographs.

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The Boys Of Summer

By: Roger Kahn

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

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Hunt the Wumpus

Hunt the Wumpus

Platform: BASIC, TI-99/4A

Genre: Adventure game



Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.



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

Genre: 4X, wargame

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