Thursday October 05, 1972
US date format: 10/5/1972, UK date format: 5/10/1972
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 Grant Hill and Alain Goma.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me by Mac Davis.
In UK Mouldy Old Dough by Lieutenant Pigeon was in the top 5 hits.
Last Tango in Paris, directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
while Report To The Commissioner by James Mills was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching M*A*S*H.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pong or Empire.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 05, 1972?
- Herbert Mullin, serial killer, first kills, claiming to prevent earthquakes.
- The United Reformed Church is founded out of the Congregational and Presbyterian Churches.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 05, 1972?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- James Brown - Get On The Good Foot-Part 1
- Curtis Mayfield - Freddie's Dead (Theme From "Superfly")
- Bill Withers - Use Me
- The Spinners - I'll Be Around
- The Main Ingredient - Everybody Plays The Fool
- Michael Jackson - Ben
- Millie Jackson - My Man, A Sweet Man
- King Floyd - Woman Don't Go Astray
- Lyn Collins - Think (About It)
- Jerry Butler & Brenda Lee Eager - (They Long To Be) Close To You
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 05If October 05, 1972 is your birthday you're 47 years, 10 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 21 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?