Wednesday September 06, 1972

US date format: 9/6/1972, UK date format: 6/9/1972

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 6, 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 Idris Elba and Eugene Hütz. 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 Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie, directed by Luis Buñuel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972 while A Portion For Foxes by Jane McIlvaine McClary was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The David Steinberg Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pong or Empire.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • United States - National Stillbirth Remembrance Day in 39 states
  • RC Saints - a Saint Bega or Bee of Cumbria and a Sankt Mang of Fnssen
  • Bulgaria - Unification Day
  • Canada - Stillbirth Remembrance Day in New Brunswick, Quebec, and Ontario
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Events

  • Summer Olympics resume in Munich Germany after massacre
  • Munich Massacre: 9 Israel athletes taken hostage at the Munich Olympic Games by the Palestinian ''Black September'' terrorist group died (as did a German policeman) at the hands of the kidnappers during a failed rescue attempt. 2 other Israeli athletes are slain in the initial attack the previous day.

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Movies

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The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie

The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie

Directed by: Luis Buñuel

Starring: Fernando Rey, Delphine Seyrig, Paul Frankeur, Bulle Ogier

Country: United States of America

The Boy Who Turned Yellow

The Boy Who Turned Yellow

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: Mark Dightam, Robert Eddison, Helen Weir, Brian Worth

Night of the Lepus

Night of the Lepus

Directed by: William F. Claxton

Starring: Stuart Whitman, Janet Leigh, Rory Calhoun, DeForest Kelley

Chloe in the Afternoon

Chloe in the Afternoon

Directed by: Éric Rohmer

Starring: Bernard Verley, Zouzou, Françoise Verley, Daniel Ceccaldi

The Italian Connection

The Italian Connection

Directed by: Fernando Di Leo

Starring: Mario Adorf, Henry Silva, Woody Strode, Adolfo Celi

TV Series

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The David Steinberg Show

The David Steinberg Show

Greenwich Village

Greenwich Village

Directed by: Laura Archibald|

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Starring: Hugh O'Brian, Doug McClure, Anthony Franciosa, Burgess Meredith

Country: United States of America

The Bob Newhart Show

The Bob Newhart Show

Wait Till Your Father Gets Home

Wait Till Your Father Gets Home

Days to next September 06

If September 06, 1972 is your birthday you're 48 years, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 8 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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A Portion For Foxes by Jane McIlvaine McClary

A Portion For Foxes

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Romance. Classical

The Boys Of Summer by Roger Kahn

The Boys Of Summer

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This is a book about young men who learned to play baseball during the 1930s and 1940s, and then went on to play for one of the most exciting major-league ball

The Peter Prescription by Laurence J. Peter

The Peter Prescription

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Blending wit and wisdom, Dr. Peter discusses the need for individuals to realize their potential if they are to achieve happiness in life

Captains And The Kings by Taylor Caldwell

Captains And The Kings

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When Joseph Armagh first saw America in the early 1850s, he was a twelve-year-old Irish immigrant - a penniless orphan cast upon a hostile shore to make a home for himself.

Paris Was Yesterday by Janet Flanner

Paris Was Yesterday

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In 1925 Flanner began her New Yorker “Letter from Paris,” from which most of the pieces in this collection are drawn.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Hunt the Wumpus

Hunt the Wumpus

Platform: BASIC, TI-99/4A

Genre: Adventure game

Pong

Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Empire

Empire

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

Genre: 4X, wargame

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on September 06, 1972?

On September 06, 1972 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is September 06, 1972?

On September 06, 1972 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on September 06, 1972?

On September 06, 1972 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on September 06, 1972?

On September 06, 1972 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on September 06, 1972?

On September 06, 1972 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on September 06, 1972?

On September 06, 1972 several famous people were born including, Idris Elba, Eugene Hütz, Justina Machado.

What was the number one song in September 06, 1972?

The number one song in the week of September 06, 1972 was Alone Again (Naturally) by Gilbert O'Sullivan in US and Mama Weer All Crazee Now by Slade in UK.

What were the top hits on September 06, 1972?

The top hits on September 06, 1972 were Alone Again (Naturally) by Gilbert O'Sullivan, Long Cool Woman (In A Black Dress) by The Hollies, I'm Still In Love With You by Al Green in US and Mama Weer All Crazee Now by Slade, You Wear It Well by Rod Stewart, It's Four In The Morning by Faron Young in UK.


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