Saturday December 09, 1972

US date format: 12/9/1972, UK date format: 9/12/1972

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 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 Fabrice Santoro and Tré Cool. In that special week of December people in US were listening to I Am Woman by Helen Reddy. In UK My Ding-A-Ling by Chuck Berry was in the top 5 hits. Sleuth, directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972 while On The Night Of The Seventh Moon by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wild Country. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pong or Empire.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Anti-Corruption Day [1]
  • Calendar of saints: Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin : optional memorial
  • Peter Fourier, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame
  • Also see December 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics); specifically the conception of Saint Anne
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Movies

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Sleuth

Sleuth

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Michael Caine, Alec Cawthorne, John Matthews

Country: United States of America

The Getaway

The Getaway

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: Steve McQueen, Ali MacGraw, Ben Johnson, Sally Struthers

Country: United States of America

The Poseidon Adventure

The Poseidon Adventure

Directed by: Ronald Neame

Starring: Gene Hackman, Ernest Borgnine, Shelley Winters, Red Buttons

Country: United States of America

Man of La Mancha

Man of La Mancha

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Sophia Loren, James Coco, Harry Andrews

Country: United States of America

Child's Play

Child's Play

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: James Mason, Robert Preston, Beau Bridges, Ron Weyand

Sport Games on December 09, 1972

Sport Games on December 09, 1972


NFL

American Football
  • Cleveland Browns - Cincinnati Bengals : 27 - 24
  • Washington Redskins - Dallas Cowboys : 24 - 34
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TV Series

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Wild Country

Wild Country

Directed by: Craig Strachan

Double Identity

Double Identity

Directed by: Dennis Dimster

Die lieben Mitmenschen

Die lieben Mitmenschen

Dead of Night

Dead of Night

Directed by: Dan Curtis

Eine Frau bleibt eine Frau

Eine Frau bleibt eine Frau

Days to next December 09

If December 09, 1972 is your birthday you're 47 years, 9 months, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 10 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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On The Night Of The Seventh Moon by Victoria Holt

On The Night Of The Seventh Moon

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For generations, Victoria Holt has dazzled and entertained millions of readers with her spine-tingling novels of romantic suspense. On the Night of the Seventh Moon is one of her most evocative,

The Persian Boy by Mary Renault

The Persian Boy

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“It takes skill to depict, as Miss Renault has done, this half-man, half Courtesan who is so deeply in love with the warrior.”–The

The Best And The Brightest by David Halberstam

The Best And The Brightest

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"A rich, entertaining, and profound reading experience." -- The New York Times"[The] most comprehensive saga of how America became involved in Vietnam.

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

Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach

Jonathan Livingston Seagull

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The new complete edition of a timeless classic that includes the never-before-published Part Four and Last Words by Richard Bach.This is the story for people who follow their hearts and make their own rules…people who get special pleasure out of …

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 December 09, 1972?

On December 09, 1972 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is December 09, 1972?

On December 09, 1972 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 09, 1972?

On December 09, 1972 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 09, 1972?

On December 09, 1972 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 09, 1972?

On December 09, 1972 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 09, 1972?

On December 09, 1972 several famous people were born including, Fabrice Santoro, Tré Cool, Reiko Aylesworth.

Which famous people died on December 09, 1972?

Famous people died on December 09, 1972 include, Louella Parsons.

What was the number one song in December 09, 1972?

The number one song in the week of December 09, 1972 was I Am Woman by Helen Reddy in US and My Ding-A-Ling by Chuck Berry in UK.

What were the top hits on December 09, 1972?

The top hits on December 09, 1972 were I Am Woman by Helen Reddy, Papa Was A Rollin' Stone by The Temptations, If You Don't Know Me By Now by Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes in US and My Ding-A-Ling by Chuck Berry, Crazy Horses by The Osmonds, Long Haired Lover From Liverpool by Little Jimmy Osmond in UK.


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