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Friday 6 October 1972

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include J J Stokes and Ryu Shi-won. 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. The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie, directed by Luis Bunuel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972 while The Peter Prescription by Laurence J. Peter was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Izdanci iz opaljenog grma. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pong or Empire.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Izdanci iz opaljenog grma

Starring: Slavko Simic, Marija Sabo, Jovan-Burdus Janicijevic, Voja Miric

La révolte des Haîdouks

Starring: Florin Piersic, Marga Barbu, Aimee Iacobescu, Colea Rautu

Country: Romania

Algebra um acht

Starring: Günther Schramm, Dieter Borsche

The Long Chase

Written by: Gerard Glaister

Starring: Glyn Houston, Simon Fisher-Turner, Jan Francis, Brian Peck

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

George

Starring: Jack Mullaney, Trudy Young, Erna Sellmer, Volker Stewart

Country: Switzerland

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Movies

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

The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie

Directed by: Luis Bunuel

Starring: Fernando Rey, Delphine Seyrig, Paul Frankeur

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 October 1972 ?

Holidays:
  • Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
  • Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
  • U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
  • French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Ireland - Ivy Day, formerly honoring the Irish revolutionary Padraig Pearse, commemmorates the death of Charles Stewart Parnell.
Famous Birthdays:
  • J J Stokes: NFL wide receiver (SF 49ers).
  • Ryu Shi-won: South Korean actor and singer.
  • Tom Carradine: American special effects artist and noted family, the son of David Carradine and Barbara Hershey.
  • JJ Stokes: American football player, a wide receiver who played with the San Francisco 49ers (1995–2002), Jacksonville Jaguars (2003), and New England Patriots (2003).
  • Daniel Cavanagh: English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Anathema).
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Facts:
  • 22-car train carrying 2,000 pilgrims derails, kills 208 in Mexico.
  • A train crash in Saltillo, Mexico kills 208 people.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Dallas Cowboys tackle Bob Lilly football
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Nixon and McGovern -- Oct. 2, 1972
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8300

Books

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

The Peter Prescription

By: Laurence J. Peter

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

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O Jerusalem!

By: Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre

Now a major motion picture, this remarkable classic recounts, moment by moment, the spellbinding process that gave birth to the state of Israel.Collins

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Jonathan Livingston Seagull

By: Richard Bach

The new complete edition of a timeless classic that includes the never-before-published Part Four and Last Words by Richard Bach.This is the story for people who follow their hearts and make their own rules…people who get special pleasure out of ...

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Fire In The Lake

By: Frances Fitzgerald

This landmark work, based on Frances FitzGerald's own research and travels, takes us inside Vietnam-into the traditional, ancestor-worshiping villages and the corrupt crowded cities, into the conflicts between Communists and anti-Communists,

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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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Empire

Platform: PDP 11/45 (1971), HP2000 (1973), HP3000 (1984), DOS, Commodore Amiga, Macintosh, Windows, Linux (2003)

Genre: 4X, wargame

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Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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