Friday March 03, 1972

US date format: 3/3/1972, UK date format: 3/3/1972

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 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 Christian Oliver and Martin Prochazka in Slany. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Without You by Nilsson. What's Up, Doc?, directed by Peter Bogdanovich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972 while The Defense Never Rests by F. Lee Bailey was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tightrope. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pong or Empire.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day
  • Bulgaria - Liberation Day.
  • Malawi - Martyr's Day.
  • Hinamatsuri - Japanese celebration day for girls.

Events

  • Sculpted figures of Jefferson Davis, Robert E Lee, and Stonewall Jackson are completed at Stone Mountain, Georgia, USA.
  • Mohawk Airlines Flight 405 crashes as a result of a control malfunction and insufficient training in emergency procedures.
  • Libya and the Soviet Union sign a cooperation treaty.
  • The Organisation of the Islamic Conference Charter is signed (effective 28 February 1973).

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Movies

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What's Up, Doc?

What's Up, Doc?

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Ryan O'Neal, Madeline Kahn, Kenneth Mars

Country: United States of America

Silent Running

Silent Running

Directed by: Douglas Trumbull

Starring: Bruce Dern, Cliff Potts, Ron Rifkin, Jesse Vint

Country: United States of America

Frogs

Frogs

Directed by: George McCowan

Starring: Ray Milland, Sam Elliott, Joan Van Ark, Adam Roarke

Country: United States of America

Brother Sun, Sister Moon

Brother Sun, Sister Moon

Directed by: Franco Zeffirelli

Starring: Graham Faulkner, Judi Bowker, Leigh Lawson, Kenneth Cranham

Dastaan

Dastaan

Directed by: B.R. Chopra

Starring: Dilip Kumar, Sharmila Tagore, Prem Chopra, Bindu

TV Series

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Tightrope

Tightrope

Directed by: Richard Tuggle

The Hilarious House of Frightenstein

The Hilarious House of Frightenstein

Starring: Billy Van, Julius Sumner Miller, Vincent Price, Fishka Rais

Country: Canada

The Brothers

The Brothers

Gradjani sela Luga

Gradjani sela Luga

Rolando Rivas, taxista

Rolando Rivas, taxista

Days to next March 03

If March 03, 1972 is your birthday you're 48 years, 6 months, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 3 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Defense Never Rests by F. Lee Bailey

The Defense Never Rests

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The controversial defense lawyer reviews his career, focusing on the Boston Strangler case, the Sam Sheppard vindication, and the Great Plymouth Mail Robbery.

Jennie, Volume Two by Ralph G. Martin

Jennie, Volume Two

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Paperback - Nonfiction Volume II of the life of Lady Randolph Churchill 1895-1921

The Day Of The Jackal by Frederick Forsyth

The Day Of The Jackal

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THE CLASSIC THRILLER FROM #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR FREDERICK FORSYTH“The Day of the Jackal makes such comparable books such as The Manchurian Candidate and The Spy Who Came in from the Cold seem like Hardy Boy mysteries.”—The

Eleanor And Franklin by Joseph P. Lash

Eleanor And Franklin

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The #1 New York Times Bestseller—Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book AwardIn his extraordinary biography of the major political couple of the twentieth century, Joseph P.

The Moon'S A Balloon by David Niven

The Moon'S A Balloon

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Color Niven photo front and back First Complete Unabridged hardcover Octopus Limited ed both books 1985 Dark Green Cloth binding

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Hunt the Wumpus

Hunt the Wumpus

Platform: BASIC, TI-99/4A

Genre: Adventure game

Pong

Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Empire

Empire

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

Genre: 4X, wargame

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on March 03, 1972?

On March 03, 1972 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is March 03, 1972?

On March 03, 1972 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on March 03, 1972?

On March 03, 1972 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 03, 1972?

On March 03, 1972 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on March 03, 1972?

On March 03, 1972 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on March 03, 1972?

On March 03, 1972 several famous people were born including, Christian Oliver, Martin Prochazka in Slany, Michaël Milon.

What was the number one song in March 03, 1972?

The number one song in the week of March 03, 1972 was Without You by Nilsson in US and American Pie by Don McLean in UK.

What were the top hits on March 03, 1972?

The top hits on March 03, 1972 were Without You by Nilsson, Hurting Each Other by Carpenters, Precious And Few by Climax in US and American Pie by Don McLean, Beg, Steal Or Borrow by The New Seekers in UK.


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