Tuesday October 10, 1972

US date format: 10/10/1972, UK date format: 10/10/1972

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 10, 1972). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Yinka Dare and Ricardo Sá Pinto. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Ben by Michael Jackson. In UK Mouldy Old Dough by Lieutenant Pigeon was in the top 5 hits. Sbatti il mostro in prima pagina, directed by Marco Bellocchio, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972 while On The Night Of The Seventh Moon by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching M*A*S*H. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hunt the Wumpus or Pong.
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Sbatti il mostro in prima pagina

Directed by: Marco Bellocchio

Starring: Gian Maria Volontè, Fabio Garriba, Carla Tatò, Jacques Herlin

Wedding in White

Directed by: William Fruet

Starring: Donald Pleasence, Carol Kane, Doris Petrie, Leo Phillips

Last Tango in Paris

Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci

Starring: Marlon Brando, Maria Schneider, Maria Michi, Giovanna Galletti

Country: United States of America

Lady Sings the Blues

Directed by: Sidney J. Furie

Starring: Diana Ross, Billy Dee Williams, Richard Pryor, James T. Callahan

The Adventures of Barry McKenzie

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Barry Crocker, Barry Humphries, Spike Milligan, Peter Cook


Historical Events

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  • Judy Rankin wins LPGA Heritage Village Golf Open

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?


Written by: Larry Gelbart

Starring: Alan Alda, Loretta Swit, Jamie Farr, William Christopher

Country: United States of America

Anna and the King

Directed by: Andy Tennant


Directed by: Michael Spierig

The David Steinberg Show


Starring: David McCallum, Richard Heffer, Paul Chapman, Jack Hedley

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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

On The Night Of The Seventh Moon

By: Victoria Holt

For generations, Victoria Holt has dazzled and entertained millions of readers with her spine-tingling novels of romantic suspense. On the Night of the Seventh Moon is one of her most evocative,

Super Money

By: Adam Smith

Hardcover - 1972

My Name Is Asher Lev

By: Chaim Potok

Asher Lev is a Ladover Hasid who keeps kosher, prays three times a day and believes in the Ribbono Shel Olom, the Master of the Universe.

Paris Was Yesterday

By: Janet Flanner

In 1925 Flanner began her New Yorker “Letter from Paris,” from which most of the pieces in this collection are drawn.

The Peter Prescription

By: Laurence J. Peter

Blending wit and wisdom, Dr. Peter discusses the need for individuals to realize their potential if they are to achieve happiness in life


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

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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