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Tuesday 4 July 1972, US Independence Day

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Steve Giles and Nina Badric. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Lean On Me by Bill Withers. In UK Puppy Love by Donny Osmond was in the top 5 hits. Duck, You Sucker, directed by Sergio Leone, 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 Kikaida: Android of Justice. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Empire or Hunt the Wumpus.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1972 or at July 04 across the years.

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TV Series

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

Kikaida: Android of Justice

Written by: Shôtarô Ishinomori

Starring: Daisuke Ban, Jun Mizunoe, Masahiro Kamiya, Shun Ueda

Country: Japan

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El Chavo del Ocho

Written by: Roberto Gómez Bolaños

Starring: Ramón Valdés, Florinda Meza, Carlos Villagrán, Roberto Gómez Bolaños

Country: Mexico

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The Lotus Eaters

Written by: Michael J. Bird

Starring: Ian Hendry, Wanda Ventham, Stefan Gryff, Anthony Stamboulieh

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Obraz uz obraz

Starring: Milena Dravic, Dragan Nikolic

Kleinstadtbahnhof

Starring: Gunther Beth

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Duck, You Sucker

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Rod Steiger, James Coburn, Romolo Valli

Country: United States

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Conquest of the Planet of the Apes

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Starring: Roddy McDowall, Don Murray, Ricardo Montalban

Country: United States

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The Candidate

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Robert Redford, Peter Boyle, Melvyn Douglas

Country: United States

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Ben

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Lee Montgomery, Joseph Campanella, Arthur O'Connell

Country: United States

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Frenzy

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Jon Finch, Barry Foster, Alec McCowen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 July 1972 ?

Holidays:
  • Filipino-American Friendship Day
  • In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
  • United States and Denmark - Independence Day (1776)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Steve Giles: St. Stephens, New Brunswick -- Canoeist (1992, 96 Olympics - 6th Place).
  • Nina Badric: Croatian singer.
  • Oleg Prudius: Ukrainian professional wrestler.
  • Ben Tari: Australian actor most known for playing 'Jared Levine' in 235 consecutive episodes of All Saints, an Australian hospital drama, 1998-2003.
  • Nina Badrić: Croatian singer-songwriter and actress.
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Facts:
  • The first Rainbow Gathering is held in Colorado.

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Books

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

Eleanor And Franklin

By: Joseph P. Lash

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.

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Captains And The Kings

By: Taylor Caldwell

When Joseph Armagh first saw America in the early 1850s, he was a twelve-year-old Irish immigrant - a penniless orphan cast upon a hostile shore to make a home for himself.

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The Blue Knight

By: Joseph Wambaugh

Ex-cop turned #1 New York Times bestselling writer Joseph Wambaugh forged a new kind of literature with his great early police procedurals.

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The Coming Of Age

By: Simone de Beauvoir

As the definitive study of the universal problem of growing old, The Coming of Age is "a brilliant achievement" (Marc Slonin, New York Times).

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

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

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

Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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