Thursday 3 February 1972
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jermaine Smith and Keith Elias.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to American Pie (Parts 1 and 2) by Don McLean.
In UK Telegram Sam by T Rex was in the top 5 hits.
Fritz the Cat, directed by Ralph Bakshi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
while The Winds Of War by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Semesterferien.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hunt the Wumpus or Pong.
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- Saints Berlindis, Celsa and Nona.
- Japan - the festival of Setsubun before spring.
- United States - Four Chaplains Day.
- Saint Blaise, Catholics visit churches to have their throats blessed.
- Saint Ansgar, patron saint of Denmark
- Mozambique - Heroes' Day.
- Saint Werburgh
- Saint Hadelin (+690)
- Jermaine Smith: NFL defensive tackle (Green Bay Packers - Super Bowl 31).
- Keith Elias: NFL running back (New York Giants).
- Tyrone Poole: NFL cornerback (Carolina Panthers).
- Annika Larsson: Multimedia Artist.
- Jesper Kyd: Danish film and video game music composer.
- Mart Poom: Estonian footballer
- John Litel: Actor (Big Boss, Crime Doctor, My Buddy), dies at 79.
- 11th Winter Olympic games opens in Sapporo, Japan (1st in Asia)
- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
- The first day of the seven-day 1972 Iran blizzard, which would kill at least 4,000 people, making it the deadliest snowstorm in history.
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