Monday 10 July 1972
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Damon Sharpe in Cleveland and Sofia Vergara.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Lean On Me by Bill Withers.
In UK Puppy Love by Donny Osmond was in the top 5 hits.
Joe Kidd, directed by John Sturges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
while Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Tegtmeiers Reisen.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Empire or Pong.
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Which were the important events of 10 July 1972 ?
- Mauritania - Armed Forces Day
- Bahamas - Independence Day
- Silence Day - celebrated by followers of Meher Baba
- Ancient Latvia - Septinu Bralu Diena observed
- Damon Sharpe in Cleveland: Ohio, USA; actor/musician (Guys Next Door).
- Sofia Vergara: Colombian actress.
- Peter Serafinowicz: English actor producer and screenwriter.
- Sofía Vergara: Colombian-American actress and producer.
- Tilo Wolff: German-Swiss singer-songwriter pianist and producer (Lacrimosa).
- Lovie Austin: American pianist composer and bandleader (d. 1972).
- Democratic convention opens in Miami Beach, Florida (George McGovern wins).
- Herd of stampeding elephants kills 24, Chandka Forest, India.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bill Withers - Lean On Me
- Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose - Too Late To Turn Back Now
- Billy Preston - Outa-Space
- Neil Diamond - Song Sung Blue
- Looking Glass - Brandy (You're A Fine Girl)
- Elton John - Rocket Man
- Wayne Newton - Daddy Don't You Walk So Fast
- Gilbert O'Sullivan - Alone Again (Naturally)
- Luther Ingram - (If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want To Be Right
- Roberta Flack - Where Is The Love
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