Tuesday 8 February 1972
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 8, 1972). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Paul Wight and Guillaume Gallienne.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Let's Stay Together by Al Green.
In UK Son Of My Father by Chicory Tip was in the top 5 hits.
Cabaret, directed by Bob Fosse, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
while Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee by Dee Brown was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Einmal im Leben - Geschichte eines Eigenheims.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hunt the Wumpus or Pong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 8 February 1972
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Which were the important events of 8 February 1972 ?
- Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
- Saint Jerome Emiliani.
- Saint Juventius
- Saint Mengold of Huy
- Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
- Slovenia - Pre?eren Day, the Slovenian cultural holiday.
- Boy Scouts of America - Scout Sunday; The Sunday preceding February 8 is designated as Scout Sunday and the following Saturday is designated as Scout Sabbath.
- Paul Wight: American professional wrestler.
- Guillaume Gallienne
- Marcus Pollard: NFL tight end (Indianapolis Colts).
- Big Show: Wrestler.
- Hiroshi Tsuchida: Japanese voice actor and actor.
- Markos Vamvakaris: Greek singer-songwriter and bouzouki player (d. 1972).
- Josh Gibson and Buck Leonard selected to Baseball Hall of Fame.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Al Green - Let's Stay Together
- Betty Wright - Clean Up Woman
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Make Me The Woman That You Go Home To
- Fire And Water - Wilson Pickett
- That's The Way I Feel About Cha - Bobby Womack & Peace
- Sugar Daddy - Jackson 5
- Ain't Understanding Mellow - Jerry Butler & Brenda Lee Eager
- Joe Simon - Drowning In The Sea Of Love
- You Want It, You Got It - Detroit Emeralds
- The Supremes - Floy Joy
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Son Of My Father - Chicory Tip
- Telegram Sam - T Rex
- Have You Seen Her - The Chi-Lites
- American Pie - Don McLean
- Neil Reid - Mother Of Mine
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?