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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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TV Series

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

Top à...

Starring: Ballets Arthur Plasschaert, Sacha Distel, Marcel Amont, Claude Véga

Country: France

The Magic Garden

Starring: Cary Antebi, Carole Demas, Paula Janis

Country: United States

I geitonia mas

Starring: Vasos Andrianos, Babis Anthopoulos, Nikos Apergis, Giannis Argyris

Country: Greece

Clochemerle

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

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Semesterferien

Starring: Gerhart Lippert, Anne Stegmann, Raimund Harmstorf, Günther Kieslich

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Godfather

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan

Country: United States

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Slaughterhouse-Five

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Michael Sacks, Ron Leibman, Eugene Roche

Country: United States

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Frogs

Directed by: George McCowan

Starring: Ray Milland, Sam Elliott, Joan Van Ark

Country: United States

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Silent Running

Directed by: Douglas Trumbull

Starring: Bruce Dern, Cliff Potts, Ron Rifkin

Country: United States

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What's Up, Doc?

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Ryan O'Neal, Madeline Kahn

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 March 1972 ?

Holidays:
  • 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
Famous Birthdays:
  • 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.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 1st airship flown over Britain in 20 years (Europa)
  • 1st flight of the Goodyear blimp

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Magazine Covers

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  • Time: A stylization of the Chinese character for friendship
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8270
  • Life: Mao Tsetung

Books

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

Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee

By: Dee Brown

Immediately recognized as a revelatory and enormously controversial book since its first publication in 1971, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is universally recognized as one of those rare books that

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Open Marriage

By: Nena and George O'Neill

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The Double- Cross System

By: J. C. Masterman

The Double-cross system

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Tracy And Hepburn

By: Garson Kanin

This classic Hollywood memoir is again available, now with a new foreword by the author. Spence Tracy and Kate Hepburn were the couple everyone knew of but no one really knew

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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

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Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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Empire

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

Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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