Saturday February 05, 1972
US date format: 2/5/1972, UK date format: 5/2/1972
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 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 Mary Crown Princess of Denmark and Koriki Choshu.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to American Pie (Parts 1 and 2) by Don McLean.
In UK Son Of My Father by Chicory Tip was in the top 5 hits.
Amar Prem, directed by Shakti Samanta, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
while Honor Thy Father by Gay Talese was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Tightrope.
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 February 05, 1972?
- Kashmir Day observes as public holiday in Pakistan.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agatha of Sicily, patron saint of firework makers and glass blowers.
- Saint Bertolf
- Another Puff by Jerry Reed peaks at #65
- US airlines begin mandatory inspection of passengers and baggage.
- Bob Douglas becomes the first African American elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.
- Marianne Moore: American poet critic and translator (d....
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 05, 1972?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Al Green - Let's Stay Together
- Betty Wright - Clean Up Woman
- Jackson 5 - Sugar Daddy
- Joe Simon - Drowning In The Sea Of Love
- Bobby Womack & Peace - That's The Way I Feel About Cha
- Wilson Pickett - Fire And Water
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Make Me The Woman That You Go Home To
- Jerry Butler & Brenda Lee Eager - Ain't Understanding Mellow
- Detroit Emeralds - You Want It, You Got It
- The Bar-Kays - Son Of Shaft
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 05If February 05, 1972 is your birthday you're 48 years, 7 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 17 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?