Friday 4 February 1972
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Leila Feinstein and Dara Ó Briain.
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 Day Of The Jackal by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Mouse Factory.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Empire or Pong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Saint Veronica, patron saint of photographers
- Ancient Latvia - Biezputras Diena observed.
- Independence Day in Sri Lanka (1948).
- Angolan Anniversary of the Outbreak of Armed Struggle against Portuguese Colonialism.
- Saint Gilbert (d. 1189)
- Saint John Hector de Britto
- Saint Rembert of Torhout
- Leila Feinstein
- Dara Ó Briain
- Dara O Briain: Irish comedian.
- Dara Briain: Comedian.
- Giovanni de Oliveira: Brazilian footballer and manager.
- Kelvin Anderson: Canadian Football League running back (Calgary Stampeders).
- Giovanni Silva De Oliveira: Brazilian footballer.
- Sen Strom Thurmond suggests John Lennon be deported
- 6th round of Strategic Arms Limitation Talks ends in Vienna, Austria.
- ''Mariner 9'' sends pictures as it orbits Mars.
- U.S. airlines begin mandatory inspection of passengers and baggage.
- Bob Douglas becomes the first African American elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.
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