Wednesday 8 March 1972
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Pat Riley and Craig Johnson in Saint Paul.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Without You by Nilsson.
Slaughterhouse-Five, directed by George Roy Hill, 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 Top à....
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pong or Pong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 March 1972 ?
- Saint Philemon (d. 305)
- Albania, Romania - Mother's Day.
- Catholicism Saint John of God.
- Hudson's Birthday - The Second Coming Of Christmas.
- Saint Humfried of Terwaan
- Saint Cyrillus of Africa
- Pat Riley: NFL defensive end (Chicago Bears, Seattle Seahawks).
- Craig Johnson in Saint Paul: Minnesota, USA; NHL left wing (Los Angeles Kings/Olympics-1994).
- Takuro Abe: WLAF linebacker (Amsterdam Admirals).
- Nicolas Fargues: French novelist, who had various jobs in journalism, libraries and publishing before achieving his first major public and critical success with "One Man Show" published in 2002.
- Ramona Rizzo: Reality Star.
- Georgios Georgiadis: Greek footballer and manager
- Angie Hart: Australian singer (Frente! and Splendid)
- Fergal O'Brien: Irish snooker player
- Matthew Nable: Australian rugby player and actor
- Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski: German Nazi official (Born 1899).
- 1st airship flown over Britain in 20 years (Europa)
- 1st flight of the Goodyear blimp
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1972 ?
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)
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