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Sunday 7 May 1972

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 7, 1972). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Fili Houtteman and John Holecek. In that special week of May people in US were listening to The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face by Roberta Flack. In UK Amazing Grace by Pipes & Drums & The Military Band Of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guard was in the top 5 hits. Fat City, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972 while Eleanor And Franklin by Joseph P. Lash was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Love Thy Neighbour. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Empire or Hunt the Wumpus.
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What the sky looked like on 7 May 1972

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Movies

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

Fat City

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Stacy Keach, Jeff Bridges, Susan Tyrrell, Candy Clark

Country: United States

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Images

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Susannah York, Rene Auberjonois, Marcel Bozzuffi, Hugh Millais

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Hammersmith Is Out

Directed by: Peter Ustinov

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Peter Ustinov, Beau Bridges

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We Won't Grow Old Together

Directed by: Maurice Pialat

Starring: Marlène Jobert, Jean Yanne, Christine Fabréga, Patricia Pierangeli

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Gendai yakuza: hito-kiri yota

Directed by: Kinji Fukasaku

Starring: Bunta Sugawara, Noboru Andô, Mayumi Nagisa, Asao Koike

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TV Series

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

Love Thy Neighbour

Directed by: Andy Smith

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Number 96

Directed by: Peter Bernardos

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The David Nixon Show

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 May 1972 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - National Masturbation Day (Declared by Good_Vibrations_(sex_toy_business)) Now in its 11th year - [1][2][3][4][5]
  • Blessed Gisela (died 1060)
  • Saint Domitian of Huy, apostle of the Meuse valley
  • Bulgaria - Radio and Television Day (see above)
  • Russia - Radio Day (commemorating the work of Alexander Popov)
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Facts:
  • Betty Burfeindt wins Sealy LPGA Golf Classic.
  • 26th NBA Championship: Los Angeles Lakers beat New York Knicks, 4 games to 1.
  • General elections are held in Italy.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 07, 1972 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Eleanor And Franklin

By: Joseph P. Lash

The #1 New York Times Bestseller—Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book AwardIn his extraordinary biography of the major political couple of the twentieth century, Joseph P.

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The Assassins

By: Elia Kazan

Master Sergeant Cesario Flores is a troubled man. A career non-com, he feels safe in his well-ordered life. So when his precious daughter Juana joins the tuned-in, dropped-out generation, Flores breaks

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Report From Engine Co. 82

By: Dennis Smith

From his bawdy and brave fellow firefighters to the hopeful, hateful, beautiful and beleaguered residents of the poverty-stricken district where he works, Dennis Smith tells the story of a brutalising yet

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The Defense Never Rests

By: F. Lee Bailey

The controversial defense lawyer reviews his career, focusing on the Boston Strangler case, the Sam Sheppard vindication, and the Great Plymouth Mail Robbery.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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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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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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