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Saturday 2 September 1972

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include James Willis and Katarina Studenikova. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Alone Again (Naturally) by Gilbert O'Sullivan. In UK School's Out by Alice Cooper was in the top 5 hits. The Last House on the Left, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972 while Report To The Commissioner by James Mills was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Patchwork Family. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hunt the Wumpus or Pong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1972 or at September 02 across the years.

Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

The Patchwork Family

Starring: Carol Corbett, Cary Antebi, John Canemaker, Joanna Pang

Country: United States

The Midnight Special

Starring: Wolfman Jack, Helen Reddy, Donna Summer, Tina Turner

Country: United States

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Tegtmeiers Reisen

Starring: Jürgen von Manger

Kikaida: Android of Justice

Written by: Shôtarô Ishinomori

Starring: Daisuke Ban, Jun Mizunoe, Masahiro Kamiya, Shun Ueda

Country: Japan

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El Chavo del Ocho

Written by: Roberto Gómez Bolaños

Starring: Ramón Valdés, Florinda Meza, Carlos Villagrán, Roberto Gómez Bolaños

Country: Mexico

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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 September 1972 ?

Holidays:
  • Mauritius - Ganesh Chaturthi
  • Also see September 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Sophia
  • Sedan Day (Sedantag) - traditional national German holiday (see Sedan, France) that commemorates Prussia's victory over France in 1870, making the German Empire a reality.
  • Transnistria - Independence day, note Transnistria is not an internationally recognized independent state
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Renate Stecher runs 100m European female record (11.07 seconds)
  • Chicago White Sox player Milt Pappas no-hits San Diego Padres, 1-0.

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Books

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

Report To The Commissioner

By: James Mills

Book by James Mills

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The Terminal Man

By: Michael Crichton

From the bestselling author of Jurassic Park, Timeline, and Sphere comes a neurological thriller about the dangers of cutting-edge medical experimentation. Harry Benson suffers from violent seizures.

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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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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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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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Hunt the Wumpus

Hunt the Wumpus

Platform: BASIC, TI-99/4A

Genre: Adventure game

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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