Tuesday January 04, 1972

US date format: 1/4/1972, UK date format: 4/1/1972

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 4, 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 Charlotte Hudson and John Ruiz. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Brand New Key by Melanie. In UK I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony) by The New Seekers was in the top 5 hits. The Cowboys, directed by Mark Rydell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972 while Eleanor And Franklin by Joseph P. Lash was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Hilarious House of Frightenstein. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hunt the Wumpus or Pong.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Spaghetti Day
  • Ogoni Day
  • The eleventh night and tenth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • Feast day of St Elizabeth Ann Seton

Events

  • Rose Heilbron becomes the first female judge to sit at the Old Bailey in London.

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Movies

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The Cowboys

The Cowboys

Directed by: Mark Rydell

Starring: John Wayne, Roscoe Lee Browne, Bruce Dern, Colleen Dewhurst

Country: United States of America

Eagle in a Cage

Eagle in a Cage

Directed by: Fielder Cook

Starring: John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson, Billie Whitelaw, Kenneth Haigh

The Velvet Vampire

The Velvet Vampire

Directed by: Stephanie Rothman

Starring: Michael Blodgett, Sherry E. DeBoer, Celeste Yarnall, Gene Shane

Fiddler on the Roof

Fiddler on the Roof

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey, Molly Picon

Country: United States of America

Trinity Is STILL My Name!

Trinity Is STILL My Name!

Directed by: Enzo Barboni

Starring: Terence Hill, Bud Spencer, Yanti Somer, Enzo Tarascio

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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The Hilarious House of Frightenstein

The Hilarious House of Frightenstein

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

Country: Canada

The ABC Comedy Hour

The ABC Comedy Hour

Seigi wo ai suru mono: Gekkô kamen

Seigi wo ai suru mono: Gekkô kamen

Emergency!

Emergency!

Sanford and Son

Sanford and Son

Days to next January 04

If January 04, 1972 is your birthday you're 48 years, 8 months, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 3 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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.

Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach

Jonathan Livingston Seagull

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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 …

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 Word by Irving Wallace

The Word

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"I, James of Jerusalem, brother of the Lord Jesus Christ, heir of the Lord, eldest of the Lord's surviving brethren and the son of Joseph of Nazareth...herewith...set

Honor Thy Father by Gay Talese

Honor Thy Father

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A classic masterwork newly updatedThe electrifying true story of the rise and fall of New York's notorious Bonanno crime familyOn New York's Park Avenue on a rainy Tuesday night in October

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 January 04, 1972?

On January 04, 1972 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is January 04, 1972?

On January 04, 1972 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 04, 1972?

On January 04, 1972 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 04, 1972?

On January 04, 1972 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 04, 1972?

On January 04, 1972 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 04, 1972?

On January 04, 1972 several famous people were born including, Charlotte Hudson, John Ruiz, James Longley.

Which famous people died on January 04, 1972?

Famous people died on January 04, 1972 include, Carl-Olof Anderberg.

What was the number one song in January 04, 1972?

The number one song in the week of January 04, 1972 was Brand New Key by Melanie in US and I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony) by The New Seekers in UK.

What were the top hits on January 04, 1972?

The top hits on January 04, 1972 were Brand New Key by Melanie, American Pie (Parts 1 and 2) by Don McLean, Family Affair by Sly & The Family Stone in US and I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony) by The New Seekers, Mother Of Mine by Neil Reid, Ernie (The Fastest Milkman In The West) by Benny Hill in UK.


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