Wednesday June 07, 1972

US date format: 6/7/1972, UK date format: 7/6/1972

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 7, 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 Indianapolis (Indiana) and Karl Urban. In that special week of June people in US were listening to The Candy Man by Sammy Davis Jr.. In UK Vincent by Don McLean was in the top 5 hits. Boxcar Bertha, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972 while Captains And The Kings by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Love Thy Neighbour. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hunt the Wumpus or Pong.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Luciana, virgin, martyr [WTS (Bruges)]
  • Blessed Maria Theresia of Soubiran (died 1889)
  • Saint Procopius [PCP (Paris), as Proces]
  • Saint Wulstan, bishop of Worcester, confessor (Translation day)
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Events

  • Grease opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 3,388 performances
  • Hsan Hua, Zen teacher, conducted 1st ordination ceremony in America
  • German Chancellor Willy Brandt visits Israel.

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Movies

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Boxcar Bertha

Boxcar Bertha

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Barbara Hershey, David Carradine, Barry Primus, Bernie Casey

Country: United States of America

Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things

Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things

Directed by: Bob Clark

Starring: Alan Ormsby, Valerie Mamches, Jeff Gillen, Anya Ormsby

Virgin Witch

Virgin Witch

Directed by: Ray Austin

Starring: Ann Michelle, Vicki Michelle, Keith Buckley, Patricia Haines

The Way of the Dragon

The Way of the Dragon

Directed by: Bruce Lee

Starring: Bruce Lee, Chuck Norris, Nora Miao, Ping Ou Wei

Country: United States of America

Sitting Target

Sitting Target

Directed by: Douglas Hickox

Starring: Oliver Reed, Jill St. John, Ian McShane, Edward Woodward

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TV Series

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Love Thy Neighbour

Love Thy Neighbour

Directed by: Andy Smith

Number 96

Number 96

Directed by: Peter Bernardos

The Sextet

The Sextet

The Baseball World of Joe Garagiola

The Baseball World of Joe Garagiola

The Burke Special

The Burke Special

Days to next June 07

If June 07, 1972 is your birthday you're 48 years, 3 months, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 12 days.
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Books

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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.

The Game Of The Foxes by Ladislas Farago

The Game Of The Foxes

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Ladislas Farago, a lifelong student of espionage and an important figure in U.S. Naval Intelligence in World War II, writes the whole story of German espionage in the United States and Great Britain before and during World War II.

Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach

Jonathan Livingston Seagull

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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 …

Bring Me A Unicorn by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Bring Me A Unicorn

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The first volume of Lindbergh’s diaries and letters, in which she meets her future husband. Introduction by the Author; Index; photographs.

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

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


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