Saturday 9 September 1972
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Goran Visnjic and Natasha Kaplinsky.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Alone Again (Naturally) by Gilbert O'Sullivan.
In UK Mama Weer All Crazee Now by Slade was in the top 5 hits.
The Last House on the Left, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
while Paris Was Yesterday by Janet Flanner was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Search.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hunt the Wumpus or Pong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- North Korea - Republic Day (1948)
- Eastern Orthodoxy - Synaxis of the Theopatores Joachim and Anna
- California - Admission Day (to commemorate the state's admission to the USA)
- Japan - Chrysanthemum Day (Kiku no Sekku)
- Tajikistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- Goran Visnjic: Croatian actor.
- Natasha Kaplinsky: English journalist.
- Frédéric Joly
- Mike Hampton: Brooksville, Florida -- Pitcher (Houston Astros).
- Miriam Oremans: Berlicum, Netherlands -- Tennis star.
- Félix Rodríguez: Dominican baseball player.
- Goran Višnjić: Croatian-American actor and producer.
- Ben Bronson: NFL wide receiver (Detroit Lions).
- Felix Rodriguez: Dominican baseball player.
- Jakko Leeuwangh: Dutch speed skater.
- 86th US Womens Tennis: Billie Jean M King beats K Melville (63 75)
- Terry Anne Meeuwsen (Wisc), 23, crowned 45th Miss America 1973
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Gilbert O'Sullivan - Alone Again (Naturally)
- The Hollies - Long Cool Woman (In A Black Dress)
- Al Green - I'm Still In Love With You
- Mac Davis - Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me
- Looking Glass - Brandy (You're A Fine Girl)
- The O'Jays - Back Stabbers
- Gary Glitter - Rock And Roll (Part 2)
- Jim Croce - You Don't Mess Around With Jim
- Three Dog Night - Black & White
- Chicago - Saturday In The Park
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