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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 The Defense Never Rests by F. Lee Bailey was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tightrope. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pong or Empire.
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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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Eagle in a Cage

Directed by: Fielder Cook

Starring: John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson, Billie Whitelaw, Kenneth Haigh

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


Directed by: Richard Tuggle

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


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La malle de Hambourg

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

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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Bear Island

By: Alistair MacLean

Reissue of the classic tale of adventure and death on a mysterious Arctic island, from the acclaimed master of action and suspense.A

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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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Message From Malaga

By: Helen MacInnes

"That delay in the delivery of the message from Málaga could have been absolutely disastrous. As it was, there had been irreparable loss: an agent dead."Under

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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Hunt the Wumpus

Hunt the Wumpus

Platform: BASIC, TI-99/4A

Genre: Adventure game


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

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