Wednesday February 09, 1972

US date format: 2/9/1972, UK date format: 9/2/1972

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 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 Jason George and Jason Winston George. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Let's Stay Together by Al Green. In UK Son Of My Father by Chicory Tip was in the top 5 hits. Cabaret, directed by Bob Fosse, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972 while The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tightrope. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hunt the Wumpus or Pong.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Apollonia, patron saint of dentists and dental technicians
  • Saint Ansbert of Rouen
  • Saint Maroon's Day - Lebanon

Events

  • President of Ecuador José María Velasco Ibarra is deposed for the fourth time.
  • Phonorecords are granted U.S. federal copyright protection for the first time.

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Movies

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Cabaret

Cabaret

Directed by: Bob Fosse

Starring: Liza Minnelli, Michael York, Helmut Griem, Joel Grey

Country: United States of America

The Seduction of Mimi

The Seduction of Mimi

Directed by: Lina Wertmüller

Starring: Giancarlo Giannini, Mariangela Melato, Turi Ferro, Agostina Belli

Amar Prem

Amar Prem

Directed by: Shakti Samanta

Starring: Rajesh Khanna, Sharmila Tagore, Sujit Kumar, Bindu

The Cowboys

The Cowboys

Directed by: Mark Rydell

Starring: John Wayne, Roscoe Lee Browne, Bruce Dern, Colleen Dewhurst

Country: United States of America

Eagle in a Cage

Eagle in a Cage

Directed by: Fielder Cook

Starring: John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson, Billie Whitelaw, Kenneth Haigh

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TV Series

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Tightrope

Tightrope

Directed by: Richard Tuggle

The Hilarious House of Frightenstein

The Hilarious House of Frightenstein

Starring: Billy Van, Julius Sumner Miller, Vincent Price, Fishka Rais

Country: Canada

Clochemerle

Clochemerle

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

Fingerbobs

Fingerbobs

Romany Jones

Romany Jones

Days to next February 09

If February 09, 1972 is your birthday you're 48 years, 7 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 13 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty

The Exorcist

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Originally published in 1971, The Exorcist is now a major television series on FOX. It remains one of the most controversial novels ever written and went on to become a literary phenomenon: It spent fifty-seven weeks on the New York …

Wunnerful, Wunnerful! by Lawrence Welk with Bernice McGeehan

Wunnerful, Wunnerful!

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music, band

Honor Thy Father by Gay Talese

Honor Thy Father

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A classic masterwork newly updatedThe electrifying true story of the rise and fall of New York's notorious Bonanno crime familyOn New York's Park Avenue on a rainy Tuesday night in October

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.

The Day Of The Jackal by Frederick Forsyth

The Day Of The Jackal

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THE CLASSIC THRILLER FROM #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR FREDERICK FORSYTH“The Day of the Jackal makes such comparable books such as The Manchurian Candidate and The Spy Who Came in from the Cold seem like Hardy Boy mysteries.”—The

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 February 09, 1972?

On February 09, 1972 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is February 09, 1972?

On February 09, 1972 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 09, 1972?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on February 09, 1972?

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

Which famous people are born on February 09, 1972?

On February 09, 1972 several famous people were born including, Jason George, Paolo Casiraghi, Jason Winston George

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

The number one song in the week of February 09, 1972 was Let's Stay Together by Al Green in US and Son Of My Father by Chicory Tip in UK

What were the top hits on February 09, 1972?

The top hits on February 09, 1972 were Let's Stay Together by Al Green, American Pie (Parts 1 and 2) by Don McLean, Without You by Nilsson in US and Son Of My Father by Chicory Tip, Telegram Sam by T Rex, Have You Seen Her by The Chi-Lites in UK


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