Friday September 08, 1972

US date format: 9/8/1972, UK date format: 8/9/1972

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Phil Laak and Lisa Kennedy Montgomery. In that special week of September people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie, directed by Luis Buñuel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972 while A Portion For Foxes by Jane McIlvaine McClary was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The David Steinberg Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hunt the Wumpus or Pong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1972, at September 08 across the years or at September 1972 calendar.

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Historical Events

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  • Chicago Cubs' Ferguson Jenkins wins his 20th game for 6th straight year.

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Movies

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The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie

The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie

Directed by: Luis Buñuel

Starring: Fernando Rey, Delphine Seyrig, Paul Frankeur, Bulle Ogier

Country: United States of America

The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant

The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant

Directed by: Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Starring: Margit Carstensen, Hanna Schygulla, Katrin Schaake, Eva Mattes

Country: United States of America

Chloe in the Afternoon

Chloe in the Afternoon

Directed by: Éric Rohmer

Starring: Bernard Verley, Zouzou, Françoise Verley, Daniel Ceccaldi

Deliverance

Deliverance

Directed by: John Boorman

Starring: Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty, Ronny Cox

Country: United States of America

The Italian Connection

The Italian Connection

Directed by: Fernando Di Leo

Starring: Mario Adorf, Henry Silva, Woody Strode, Adolfo Celi

TV Series

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The David Steinberg Show

The David Steinberg Show

Greenwich Village

Greenwich Village

Directed by: Laura Archibald|

The Midnight Special

The Midnight Special

Starring: Wolfman Jack, Helen Reddy, Donna Summer, Tina Turner

Country: United States of America

The Patchwork Family

The Patchwork Family

Starring: Carol Corbett, Cary Antebi, John Canemaker, Joanna Pang

Country: United States of America

El Chavo del Ocho

El Chavo del Ocho

Written by:

Starring: Ramón Valdés, Florinda Meza, Carlos Villagrán, Roberto Gómez Bolaños

Country: Mexico

Days to next September 08

If September 08, 1972 is your birthday you're 48 years, 2 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 15 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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A Portion For Foxes by Jane McIlvaine McClary

A Portion For Foxes

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Romance. Classical

The Boys Of Summer by Roger Kahn

The Boys Of Summer

By:

This is a book about young men who learned to play baseball during the 1930s and 1940s, and then went on to play for one of the most exciting major-league ball

The Peter Prescription by Laurence J. Peter

The Peter Prescription

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Blending wit and wisdom, Dr. Peter discusses the need for individuals to realize their potential if they are to achieve happiness in life

Captains And The Kings by Taylor Caldwell

Captains And The Kings

By:

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.

Paris Was Yesterday by Janet Flanner

Paris Was Yesterday

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In 1925 Flanner began her New Yorker “Letter from Paris,” from which most of the pieces in this collection are drawn.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Hunt the Wumpus

Hunt the Wumpus

Platform: BASIC, TI-99/4A

Genre: Adventure game

Pong

Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Empire

Empire

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

Genre: 4X, wargame

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on September 08, 1972?

On September 08, 1972 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is September 08, 1972?

On September 08, 1972 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on September 08, 1972?

On September 08, 1972 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on September 08, 1972?

On September 08, 1972 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on September 08, 1972?

On September 08, 1972 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on September 08, 1972?

On September 08, 1972 several famous people were born including, Phil Laak, Lisa Kennedy Montgomery, David Vonderhaar.

What was the number one song in September 08, 1972?

The number one song in the week of September 08, 1972 was Alone Again (Naturally) by Gilbert O'Sullivan in US and Mama Weer All Crazee Now by Slade in UK.

What were the top hits on September 08, 1972?

The top hits on September 08, 1972 were Alone Again (Naturally) by Gilbert O'Sullivan, Long Cool Woman (In A Black Dress) by The Hollies, I'm Still In Love With You by Al Green in US and Mama Weer All Crazee Now by Slade, You Wear It Well by Rod Stewart, It's Four In The Morning by Faron Young in UK.


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