Sunday April 09, 1972

US date format: 4/9/1972, UK date format: 9/4/1972

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 9, 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 Neve McIntosh and Neve McIntosh. In that special week of April people in US were listening to A Horse With No Name by America. In UK Amazing Grace by Pipes & Drums & The Military Band Of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guard was in the top 5 hits. Tomorrow, directed by Joseph Anthony, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972 while Open Marriage by Nena and George O'Neill was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Love Thy Neighbour. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pong or Empire.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Waltrudis
  • Saint Casilda
  • Saint Ingofried
  • Saint Hugo of Rouan
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Events

  • Sugar opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 506 performances
  • USSR and Iraq sign friendship treaty.
  • 36th Golf Masters Championship: Jack Nicklaus wins, shooting a 286.

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Movies

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Tomorrow

Tomorrow

Directed by: Joseph Anthony

Starring: Robert Duvall, Olga Bellin, Sudie Bond, Richard McConnell

The Chinese Connection

The Chinese Connection

Directed by: Wei Lo

Starring: Bruce Lee, Nora Miao, James Tien, Maria Yi

Country: United States of America

Eye in the Labyrinth

Eye in the Labyrinth

Directed by: Mario Caiano

Starring: Rosemary Dexter, Adolfo Celi, Horst Frank, Sybil Danning

The Biscuit Eater

The Biscuit Eater

Directed by: Vincent McEveety

Starring: Earl Holliman, Pat Crowley, Lew Ayres, Godfrey Cambridge

The Godfather

The Godfather

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Diane Keaton

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Love Thy Neighbour

Love Thy Neighbour

Directed by: Andy Smith

Number 96

Number 96

Directed by: Peter Bernardos

Tightrope

Tightrope

Directed by: Richard Tuggle

Kleinstadtbahnhof

Kleinstadtbahnhof

Starring: Gunther Beth

Pardon My Genie

Pardon My Genie

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Starring: Ellis Jones, Roy Barraclough, Lynnette Erving, Joe Dunlop

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Days to next April 09

If April 09, 1972 is your birthday you're 48 years, 5 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 15 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Open Marriage by Nena and George O'Neill

Open Marriage

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Souls On Fire by Elie Wiesel

Souls On Fire

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In Souls on Fire: Portraits and Legends of Hasidic Masters, Elie Wiesel reenters, like an impassioned pilgrim, the universe of Hasidism.

The Defense Never Rests by F. Lee Bailey

The Defense Never Rests

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The controversial defense lawyer reviews his career, focusing on the Boston Strangler case, the Sam Sheppard vindication, and the Great Plymouth Mail Robbery.

Message From Malaga by Helen MacInnes

Message From Malaga

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"That delay in the delivery of the message from Málaga could have been absolutely disastrous. As it was, there had been irreparable loss: an agent dead."Under

Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee by Dee Brown

Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee

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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

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


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