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Friday 4 August 1972

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 4, 1972). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Stefan Brogren and Li Pamp. In that special week of August 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 Case of the Bloody Iris, directed by Giuliano Carnimeo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972 while My Name Is Asher Lev by Chaim Potok was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The David Steinberg Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pong or Hunt the Wumpus.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 4 August 1972

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Case of the Bloody Iris

Directed by: Giuliano Carnimeo

Starring: Edwige Fenech, George Hilton, Paola Quattrini, Giampiero Albertini

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Super Fly

Directed by: Gordon Parks Jr.

Starring: Ron O'Neal, Carl Lee, Sheila Frazier, Julius Harris

Country: United States

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The Big Bird Cage

Directed by: Jack Hill

Starring: Pam Grier, Anitra Ford, Candice Roman, Teda Bracci

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Kansas City Bomber

Directed by: Jerrold Freedman

Starring: Raquel Welch, Kevin McCarthy, Helena Kallianiotes, Norman Alden

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Raampur Ka Lakshman

Directed by: Manmohan Desai

Starring: Randhir Kapoor, Rekha, Shatrughan Sinha, Padma Khanna

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TV Series

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

The David Steinberg Show

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Greenwich Village

Directed by: Laura Archibald|

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Suchen Sie Dr. Suk!

El juego de la foca

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 August 1972 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
  • El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
  • Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
  • Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
  • St. Luanus/Lugid
Famous Birthdays:
  • Stefan Brogren: Canadian actor director producer and screenwriter.
  • Li Pamp: Swedish television presenter.
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Facts:
  • Arthur Bremer jailed for 63 years for shooting Alabama Gov Wallace

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 04, 1972 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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 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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O Jerusalem!

By: Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre

Now a major motion picture, this remarkable classic recounts, moment by moment, the spellbinding process that gave birth to the state of Israel.Collins

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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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


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