Saturday August 05, 1972
US date format: 8/5/1972, UK date format: 5/8/1972
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on August 5, 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 Darryl Yung and Arthur Reid.
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 The Boys Of Summer by Roger Kahn 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 Empire.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 05, 1972?
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 05, 1972?
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on August 05, 1972?
On August 05, 1972 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is August 05, 1972?
On August 05, 1972 the zodiac sign was Leo.
Who was the US President on August 05, 1972?
On August 05, 1972 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 05, 1972?
On August 05, 1972 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on August 05, 1972?
On August 05, 1972 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 05, 1972?
On August 05, 1972 several famous people were born including, Darryl Yung, Christian Olde Wolbers, Arthur Reid.
Which famous people died on August 05, 1972?
Famous people died on August 05, 1972 include, Frederic Tozere, Harry Hylton-Foster.
What was the number one song in August 05, 1972?
The number one song in the week of August 05, 1972 was Alone Again (Naturally) by Gilbert O'Sullivan in US and School's Out by Alice Cooper in UK.
What were the top hits on August 05, 1972?
The top hits on August 05, 1972 were Alone Again (Naturally) by Gilbert O'Sullivan, Brandy (You're A Fine Girl) by Looking Glass, (If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want To Be Right by Luther Ingram in US and School's Out by Alice Cooper, Seaside Shuffle by Terry Dactyl & The Dinosaurs, Puppy Love by Donny Osmond in UK.