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Friday August 4, 1972

US date format: 8/4/1972, UK date format: 4/8/1972

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 George S. Kaufman by Howard Teichmann was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The David Steinberg Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hunt the Wumpus or Pong.
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What the sky looked like on 4 August 1972

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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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Directed by: John Boorman

Starring: Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty, Ronny Cox

Country: United States

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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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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

Suivez Budart

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 August 1972 ?

  • 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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  • Arthur Bremer jailed for 63 years for shooting Alabama Gov Wallace

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 04, 1972 - Geocentric view

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

George S. Kaufman

By: Howard Teichmann

George S. Kaufman;: An intimate portrait

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Jonathan Livingston Seagull

By: Richard Bach

The new complete edition of a timeless classic that includes the never-before-published Part Four and Last Words by Richard Bach.This is the story for people who follow their hearts and make their own rules…people who get special pleasure out of ...

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Open Marriage

By: Nena and George O'Neill


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The Boys Of Summer

By: Roger Kahn

This is a book about young men who learned to play baseball during the 1930s and 1940s, and then went on to play for one of the most exciting major-league ball

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Hunt the Wumpus

Hunt the Wumpus

Platform: BASIC, TI-99/4A

Genre: Adventure game



Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.



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

Genre: 4X, wargame

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