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Monday 2 October 1972

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Patricia Gauani and Rafael Carmona. 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. while My Name Is Asher Lev by Chaim Potok was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching La révolte des Haîdouks. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pong or Hunt the Wumpus.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

La révolte des Haîdouks

Starring: Florin Piersic, Marga Barbu, Aimee Iacobescu, Colea Rautu

Country: Romania

Algebra um acht

Starring: Günther Schramm, Dieter Borsche

The Long Chase

Written by: Gerard Glaister

Starring: Glyn Houston, Simon Fisher-Turner, Jan Francis, Brian Peck

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

George

Starring: Jack Mullaney, Trudy Young, Erna Sellmer, Volker Stewart

Country: Switzerland

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M*A*S*H

Written by: Larry Gelbart

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

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Last House on the Left

Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Sandra Peabody, Lucy Grantham, David Hess

Country: United States

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Blacula

Directed by: William Crain

Starring: William Marshall, Vonetta McGee, Denise Nicholas

Country: United States

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And Now for Something Completely Different

Directed by: Ian MacNaughton

Starring: John Cleese, Michael Palin, Graham Chapman

Country: United States

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Super Fly

Directed by: Gordon Parks Jr.

Starring: Ron O'Neal, Carl Lee, Sheila Frazier

Country: United States

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Deliverance

Directed by: John Boorman

Starring: Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 October 1972 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
  • World Farm Animal Day
  • Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
  • Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • From Israel with Love opens at Palace Theater NYC for 8 performances
  • Bill Stoneman of Montreal pitches his 2nd no-hitter, beating Mets, 7-0
  • Danish population votes for European Common Market membership
  • Ron Johnson becomes first New York Giants' player to score four touchdowns (vs Philadelphia Eagles).
  • Aeroflot Il-18 crashes near Black Sea resort of Sochi, kills 105.

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Sport Games on 2 October 1972

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  • New York Giants - Philadelphia Eagles : 27 - 12
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

My Name Is Asher Lev

By: Chaim Potok

Asher Lev is a Ladover Hasid who keeps kosher, prays three times a day and believes in the Ribbono Shel Olom, the Master of the Universe.

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Paris Was Yesterday

By: Janet Flanner

In 1925 Flanner began her New Yorker “Letter from Paris,” from which most of the pieces in this collection are drawn.

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On The Night Of The Seventh Moon

By: Victoria Holt

For generations, Victoria Holt has dazzled and entertained millions of readers with her spine-tingling novels of romantic suspense. On the Night of the Seventh Moon is one of her most evocative,

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The Super Lawyers

By: Joseph C. Goulden

The Super-Lawyers

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Empire

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

Genre: 4X, wargame

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Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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Empire

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

Genre: 4X, wargame

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Hunt the Wumpus

Hunt the Wumpus

Platform: BASIC, TI-99/4A

Genre: Adventure game

Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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