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..
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Which were the important events of 8 June 1972 ?
- 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]
- Trojecia, virgin (at Rodez)
- Roman Empire - second day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta.
- Blessed Chlodulph, bishop of Metz
- Blessed Gildard, bishop of Rouen, confessor
- Blessed Maximinus, bishop of Aix en Provence
- Blessed William, bishop of York, confessor
- Blessed Syra of Ireland, virgin
- Syria, virgin (at Troyes)
- saint Medard, bishop of Noyon, confessor [common]
- David Sloan: NFL tight end (Detroit Lions).
- P[eter] J[ason] Farley: Hackensack, New Jersey -- Bass (Trixter-Give It To Me Good).
- P(eter) J(ason) Farley in Hackensack: New Jersey, USA; bass (Trixter - "Give It To Me Good").
- Troy Duffy: American director (The Boondock Saints).
- Christian Mayrleb: Austrian footballer.
- Jimmy Rushing: American singer and bandleader (Oklahoma City Blue Devils) (d. 1972).
- Padres draft Dave Roberts #1, Indians draft Rick Manning #2
- Seven men and 3 women hijack a plane from Czechoslovakia to West Germany.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Sammy Davis Jr. - The Candy Man
- The Staple Singers - I'll Take You There
- The Chi-Lites - Oh Girl
- Neil Diamond - Song Sung Blue
- Dr. Hook - Sylvia's Mother
- Gallery - Nice To Be With You
- Roberta Flack - The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
- Cat Stevens - Morning Has Broken
- Billy Preston - Outa-Space
- The 5th Dimension - (Last Night) I Didn't Get To Sleep At All
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