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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.
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What the sky looked like on 8 February 1972

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


Directed by: Bob Fosse

Starring: Liza Minnelli, Michael York, Helmut Griem, Joel Grey

Country: United States

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The Seduction of Mimi

Directed by: Lina Wertmüller

Starring: Giancarlo Giannini, Mariangela Melato, Turi Ferro, Agostina Belli

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I Love You Rosa

Directed by: Moshé Mizrahi

Starring: Michal Bat-Adam, Gabi Otterman, Joseph Shiloach, Levana Finkelstein

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Amar Prem

Directed by: Shakti Samanta

Starring: Rajesh Khanna, Sharmila Tagore, Sujit Kumar, Bindu

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Fritz the Cat

Directed by: Ralph Bakshi

Starring: Skip Hinnant, Rosetta LeNoire, John McCurry, Judy Engles

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Einmal im Leben - Geschichte eines Eigenheims

Starring: Antje Hagen, Fritz Lichtenhahn, Mike Henning, Günter Strack

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Directed by: Richard Tuggle

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The Hilarious House of Frightenstein

Starring: Billy Van, Julius Sumner Miller, Vincent Price, Fishka Rais

Country: Canada

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Starring: Peter Ustinov, Roy Dotrice, Wendy Hiller, Michael Golden


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Historical Events

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)
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Famous Deaths:
  • Josh Gibson and Buck Leonard selected to Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 08, 1972 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1972 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Al Green - Let's Stay Together
  2. American Pie (Parts 1 and 2) - Don McLean
  3. Without You - Nilsson
  4. Precious And Few - Climax
  5. Never Been To Spain - Three Dog Night
  6. Hurting Each Other - Carpenters
  7. Down By The Lazy River - The Osmonds
  8. Apollo 100 - Joy
  9. Brand New Key - Melanie
  10. Badfinger - Day After Day
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Al Green - Let's Stay Together
  2. Betty Wright - Clean Up Woman
  3. Gladys Knight And The Pips - Make Me The Woman That You Go Home To
  4. Fire And Water - Wilson Pickett
  5. That's The Way I Feel About Cha - Bobby Womack & Peace
  6. Sugar Daddy - Jackson 5
  7. Ain't Understanding Mellow - Jerry Butler & Brenda Lee Eager
  8. Joe Simon - Drowning In The Sea Of Love
  9. You Want It, You Got It - Detroit Emeralds
  10. The Supremes - Floy Joy
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Son Of My Father - Chicory Tip
  2. Telegram Sam - T Rex
  3. Have You Seen Her - The Chi-Lites
  4. American Pie - Don McLean
  5. Neil Reid - Mother Of Mine


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

Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee

By: Dee Brown

Immediately recognized as a revelatory and enormously controversial book since its first publication in 1971, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is universally recognized as one of those rare books that

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Honor Thy Father

By: Gay Talese

A classic masterwork newly updatedThe electrifying true story of the rise and fall of New York's notorious Bonanno crime familyOn New York's Park Avenue on a rainy Tuesday night in October

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Wunnerful, Wunnerful!

By: Lawrence Welk with Bernice McGeehan

music, band

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Tracy And Hepburn

By: Garson Kanin

This classic Hollywood memoir is again available, now with a new foreword by the author. Spence Tracy and Kate Hepburn were the couple everyone knew of but no one really knew

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Hunt the Wumpus

Hunt the Wumpus

Platform: BASIC, TI-99/4A

Genre: Adventure game



Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.



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

Genre: 4X, wargame

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