Thursday February 03, 1972
US date format: 2/3/1972, UK date format: 3/2/1972
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 3, 1972). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Jean-Philippe Doux 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 Son Of My Father by Chicory Tip was in the top 5 hits.
Amar Prem, directed by Shakti Samanta, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
while Jennie, Volume Two by Ralph G. Martin was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Tightrope.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pong or Empire.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 03, 1972?
- 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.
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- 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.
- John Litel: Actor (Big Boss, Crime Doctor, My...
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 03, 1972?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Al Green - Let's Stay Together
- Betty Wright - Clean Up Woman
- Jackson 5 - Sugar Daddy
- Joe Simon - Drowning In The Sea Of Love
- Bobby Womack & Peace - That's The Way I Feel About Cha
- Wilson Pickett - Fire And Water
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Make Me The Woman That You Go Home To
- Jerry Butler & Brenda Lee Eager - Ain't Understanding Mellow
- Detroit Emeralds - You Want It, You Got It
- The Bar-Kays - Son Of Shaft
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 03If February 03, 1972 is your birthday you're 48 years, 7 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 10 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?