Thursday 3 August 1972
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Alain Bolduc and Jeff Nygaard.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Alone Again (Naturally) by Gilbert O'Sullivan.
In UK Puppy Love by Donny Osmond was in the top 5 hits.
Every Thing You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
while Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Tegtmeiers Reisen.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Empire or Hunt the Wumpus.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 3 August 1972 ?
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Gamaliel
- Equatorial Guinea - Armed Forces Day
- St. Nicodemus
- Niger - Independence Day
- St. Walthen
- Alain Bolduc: Montreal, Quebec -- Yachter (1996 Olympics).
- Jeff Nygaard: Madison, Wisconsin -- Volleyball middle blocker (1996 Olympics).
- John Lilley: Wakefield, Massachusetts -- US hockey forward (1994 Olympics).
- Sandis Ozolinsh: Riga, Latvia -- NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche).
- Travis Hall: Defensive tackle (Atlanta Falcons).
- Melissa Ponzio: TV Actress
- Brigid Brannagh: American actress
- Erika Marozsán: Hungarian actress
- Sandis Ozoliņš: Latvian ice hockey player and politician
- Giannis Papaioannou: Turkey-born Greek musician and composer (Born 1913).
- British Premier Heath proclaims emergency crisis due to harbor strike
- Chozen-ji / International Zen Dojo founded by Omori Sogen Roshi, in Hawaii
- The United States Senate ratifies the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Gilbert O'Sullivan - Alone Again (Naturally)
- Looking Glass - Brandy (You're A Fine Girl)
- Luther Ingram - (If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want To Be Right
- Wayne Newton - Daddy Don't You Walk So Fast
- Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose - Too Late To Turn Back Now
- Roberta Flack - Where Is The Love
- Alice Cooper - School's Out
- Mouth and MacNeal - How Do You Do?
- The Hollies - Long Cool Woman (In A Black Dress)
- Derek and the Dominos - Layla
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