#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Thursday 8 June 1972

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include David Sloan and P[eter] J[ason] Farley. 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. Deep Throat, directed by Jerry Gerard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972 while I'M O.K.- You'Re O.K. by Thomas Harris was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Empire or Hunt the Wumpus.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1972 or at June 08 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 8 June 1972 and get them!

TV Series

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

The Lotus Eaters

Written by: Michael J. Bird

Starring: Ian Hendry, Wanda Ventham, Stefan Gryff, Anthony Stamboulieh

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

More info

Obraz uz obraz

Starring: Milena Dravic, Dragan Nikolic

Kleinstadtbahnhof

Starring: Gunther Beth

Die Abenteuer des braven Soldaten Schwejk

Starring: Fritz Muliar, Heinz Marecek, Heinz Petters, Kurt Jaggberg

Split Second

Starring: Tom Kennedy, Jack Clark

Country: United States

Movies

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

Deep Throat

Directed by: Jerry Gerard

Starring: Linda Lovelace, Harry Reems, Dolly Sharp

Country: United States

More info

Play It Again, Sam

Directed by: Herbert Ross

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts

Country: United States

More info

Mark of the Devil

Directed by: Michael Armstrong

Starring: Herbert Lom, Udo Kier, Olivera Katarina

Country: United States

More info

Pink Flamingos

Directed by: John Waters

Starring: Divine, David Lochary, Mary Vivian Pearce

Country: United States

More info

Slaughterhouse-Five

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Michael Sacks, Ron Leibman, Eugene Roche

Country: United States

More info

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 8 June 1972!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 June 1972 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
  • World Ocean Day.
  • Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
  • Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
  • Saint Marius, hermit [GTZ: Clermont]
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 08 June
Famous Deaths:
  • Jimmy Rushing: American singer and bandleader (Oklahoma City Blue Devils) (d. 1972).
Facts:
  • Padres draft Dave Roberts #1, Indians draft Rick Manning #2
  • Seven men and 3 women hijack a plane from Czechoslovakia to West Germany.

Featured Contents

Would you like to write an original contribution on a topic related to this specific date and get featured on Takemeback.to ? Send us your proposal!

Search For Your Ancestors

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 8 June 1972 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in June 1972?

  • Time: On cover (Top L-R) Soviet president Podgorny, Nixon and Brezhnev (Bottom) Pat Nixon talking w/ Russi
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8283
  • Life: Raquel Welch

Books

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

I'M O.K.- You'Re O.K.

By: Thomas Harris

Hello, First printing/1973, This book is in nice condition, fresh, clean pages, no writing or marks inside this book. All pages are attached, no missing pages, no rips or tears.

More info

Oh Jerusalem!

By: Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre

Una obra fundamental para comprender las raíces del problema israeli-palestinoOh, Jerusalén narra el nacimiento del Estado de Israel en 1948, tras la cruenta lucha entre árabes y judíos.

More info

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.

More info

Captains And The Kings

By: Taylor Caldwell

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.

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Empire

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

Genre: 4X, wargame

More info
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

More info
Hunt the Wumpus

Hunt the Wumpus

Platform: BASIC, TI-99/4A

Genre: Adventure game

Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.

More info

#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 8 June 1972 is such a special date for you!