Wednesday March 08, 1972
US date format: 3/8/1972, UK date format: 8/3/1972
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 8, 1972). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Leticia Sabatella and Nicolas Fargues.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Without You by Nilsson.
In UK Without You by Nilsson was in the top 5 hits.
The Godfather, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, 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 Number 96.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hunt the Wumpus or Empire.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 08, 1972?
- Saint Philemon (d. 305)
- Albania, Romania - Mother's Day.
- Catholicism Saint John of God.
- Hudson's Birthday - The Second Coming Of Christmas.
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- 1st flight of the Goodyear blimp
- Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski: German Nazi official (Born 1899).
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 08, 1972?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Nilsson - Without You
- Neil Young - Heart Of Gold
- Robert John - The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh) (Mbube)
- The Osmonds - Down By The Lazy River
- Bread - Everything I Own
- Climax - Precious And Few
- America - A Horse With No Name
- Carpenters - Hurting Each Other
- Cher - The Way Of Love
- T. Rex - Bang A Gong (Get It On)
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- James Brown - Talking Loud And Saying Nothing - Part I
- Bobby Womack & Peace - That's The Way I Feel About Cha
- Denise LaSalle - Now Run And Tell That
- Isaac Hayes - Do Your Thing
- The Supremes - Floy Joy
- The Dramatics - In The Rain
- Wilson Pickett - Fire And Water
- Joe Tex - I Gotcha
- The Honey Cone - The Day I Found Myself
- Al Green - Let's Stay Together
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next March 08If March 08, 1972 is your birthday you're 48 years, 6 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 13 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?