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Tuesday 5 September 1972

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cari Shayne and Dirk Copeland. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Alone Again (Naturally) by Gilbert O'Sullivan. In UK Mama Weer All Crazee Now by Slade was in the top 5 hits. The Last House on the Left, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972 while George S. Kaufman by Howard Teichmann was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Patchwork Family. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hunt the Wumpus or Pong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

The Patchwork Family

Starring: Carol Corbett, Cary Antebi, John Canemaker, Joanna Pang

Country: United States

The Midnight Special

Starring: Wolfman Jack, Helen Reddy, Donna Summer, Tina Turner

Country: United States

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Tegtmeiers Reisen

Starring: Jürgen von Manger

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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Last House on the Left

Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Sandra Peabody, Lucy Grantham, David Hess

Country: United States

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Blacula

Directed by: William Crain

Starring: William Marshall, Vonetta McGee, Denise Nicholas

Country: United States

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And Now for Something Completely Different

Directed by: Ian MacNaughton

Starring: John Cleese, Michael Palin, Graham Chapman

Country: United States

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Super Fly

Directed by: Gordon Parks Jr.

Starring: Ron O'Neal, Carl Lee, Sheila Frazier

Country: United States

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Deliverance

Directed by: John Boorman

Starring: Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 September 1972 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Cari Shayne: Pennsylvania, United States -- Actress (Karen Cates- General Hospital).
  • Dirk Copeland: Los Angeles, California -- Pursuit cyclist (1992, 96 Olympics).
  • Jimmy Haynes: La Grange, Georgia -- Pitcher (Baltimore Orioles).
  • Tom Carter: NFL cornerback (Washington Redskins).
  • Shane Sewell: Canadian-American wrestler and referee.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 11 Israeli athletes are slain at Munich Olympics by Black Sept
  • Palestinian terrorists kill 11 Israelis at 1972 Munich Olympics
  • Chemical spill with fog sickens hundreds in Meuse Valley, Belgium.
  • Munich Massacre: A Palestinian terrorist group called ''Black September'' attack and take hostage 11 Israel athletes at the Munich Olympic Games. 2 die in the attack and 9 die the following day.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in September 1972?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Global War on Heroin -- Sep. 4, 1972
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8296
  • Life: Autoworker

Books

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

George S. Kaufman

By: Howard Teichmann

George S. Kaufman;: An intimate portrait

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I'M O.K.- You'Re O.K.

By: Thomas Harris

Hello, First printing/1973, This book is in nice condition, fresh, clean pages, no writing or marks inside this book. All pages are attached, no missing pages, no rips or tears.

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The Peter Prescription

By: Laurence J. Peter

Hardcover, minor wear to dust cover, otherwise a very nice copy.

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Report To The Commissioner

By: James Mills

Book by James Mills

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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

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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