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Sunday 9 January 1972

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 9, 1972). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Hervé Falciani and Vincent Riou. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Brand New Key by Melanie. In UK I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony) by The New Seekers was in the top 5 hits. The Cowboys, directed by Mark Rydell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972 while The Word by Irving Wallace was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Cadet Rousselle. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pong or Empire.
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What the sky looked like on 9 January 1972

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Cowboys

Directed by: Mark Rydell

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

Country: United States

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Eagle in a Cage

Directed by: Fielder Cook

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

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Fiddler on the Roof

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey, Molly Picon

Country: United States

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Play Misty for Me

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Jessica Walter, Donna Mills, John Larch

Country: United States

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The Organization

Directed by: Don Medford

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Barbara McNair, Gerald S. O'Loughlin, Sheree North

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TV Series

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

Cadet Rousselle

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The ABC Comedy Hour

Seigi wo ai suru mono: Gekkô kamen

Emergency!

Sanford and Son

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 January 1972 ?

Holidays:
  • Balloon Ascension Day
  • Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
  • 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
  • 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
  • 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Hervé Falciani: Franco-Italian system engineer who since 2009 has been colaborating with numerous European nations by providing information relating to more than 130,000 suspected tax evaders with Swiss bank accounts - specifically those with accounts in HSBC's (which is large UK-based international bank) Swiss subsidiary HSBC Private Bank.
  • Vincent Riou: French sailor, the skipper of PRB, a 60-foot monohull.
  • Jay Powell in Meridian: Mississippi, USA; pitcher (Florida Marlins).
  • Mat Hoffman: Professional BMX Rider.
  • Kristie Hicks in Bardstown: Kentucky, USA; Miss Kentucky-America (1995).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ted Shawn: American dancer known as "the father of modern dance.
Facts:
  • Passenger ship Queen Elizabeth destroyed by fire
  • Ted Shawn, American dancer, dies at age 80.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 09, 1972 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Word

By: Irving Wallace

"I, James of Jerusalem, brother of the Lord Jesus Christ, heir of the Lord, eldest of the Lord's surviving brethren and the son of Joseph of Nazareth...herewith...set

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Message From Malaga

By: Helen MacInnes

"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

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Eleanor And Franklin

By: Joseph P. Lash

The #1 New York Times Bestseller—Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book AwardIn his extraordinary biography of the major political couple of the twentieth century, Joseph P.

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The Day Of The Jackal

By: Frederick Forsyth

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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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Hunt the Wumpus

Hunt the Wumpus

Platform: BASIC, TI-99/4A

Genre: Adventure game

Empire

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

Genre: 4X, wargame

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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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