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Tuesday 9 May 1972

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 9, 1972). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lisa Ann and Dana Perino. In that special week of May people in US were listening to The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face by Roberta Flack. In UK Amazing Grace by Pipes & Drums & The Military Band Of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guard was in the top 5 hits. Frenzy, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972 while Wheels by Arthur Hailey was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Love Thy Neighbour. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hunt the Wumpus or Empire.
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Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Jon Finch, Barry Foster, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Anna Massey

Country: United States

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King, Queen, Knave

Directed by: Jerzy Skolimowski

Starring: David Niven, Gina Lollobrigida, John Moulder-Brown, Mario Adorf

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Justine de Sade

Directed by: Claude Pierson

Starring: Alice Arno, Yves Arcanel, Michel Bertay, Georges Beauvilliers

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Jeremiah Johnson

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Robert Redford, Will Geer, Delle Bolton, Josh Albee

Country: United States

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Fat City

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Stacy Keach, Jeff Bridges, Susan Tyrrell, Candy Clark

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Love Thy Neighbour

Directed by: Andy Smith

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Number 96

Directed by: Peter Bernardos

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WWF Championship Wrestling

Chelovek v prokhodnom dvore

Three on a Match

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 May 1972 ?

  • Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
  • Our Lady of Flanders
  • Saint Tudi
  • Saint Pachomius (died 346)
  • Saint Gerontius (died 501)
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 09, 1972 - Geocentric view

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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1972 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Roberta Flack - The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
  2. I Gotcha - Joe Tex
  3. The Chi-Lites - Oh Girl
  4. I'll Take You There - The Staple Singers
  5. Rockin' Robin - Michael Jackson
  6. The Stylistics - Betcha By Golly, Wow
  7. Look What You Done For Me - Al Green
  8. Day Dreaming - Aretha Franklin
  9. Back Off Boogaloo - Ringo Starr
  10. A Horse With No Name - America
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. I'll Take You There - The Staple Singers
  2. Look What You Done For Me - Al Green
  3. Chi-Lites - Oh Girl
  4. Day Dreaming - Aretha Franklin
  5. Roberta Flack - The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
  6. Ask Me What You Want - Millie Jackson
  7. Walkin' In The Rain With The One I Love - Love Unlimited
  8. Hearsay - The Soul Children
  9. Little Bitty Pretty One - Jackson 5
  10. Walk In The Night - Jr. Walker & The All Stars


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?


By: Arthur Hailey

A story of the supercharged world of the American car industry. From the grime and crime of a Detroit assembly line, through to the top-secret design studios and executive boardrooms and

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Jonathan Livingston Seagull

By: Richard Bach

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 ...

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Bring Me A Unicorn

By: Anne Morrow Lindbergh

The first volume of Lindbergh’s diaries and letters, in which she meets her future husband. Introduction by the Author; Index; photographs.

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A World Beyond

By: Ruth Montgomery

From beyond the grave comes a startling message from one of the world's most renowned psychics, a message containing the answers to these questions and many more...What

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Hunt the Wumpus

Hunt the Wumpus

Platform: BASIC, TI-99/4A

Genre: Adventure game



Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.



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

Genre: 4X, wargame

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