Saturday 11 March 1972
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Karine Fauconnier and Benjamin Diamond.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Without You by Nilsson.
Pink Flamingos, directed by John Waters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
while Open Marriage by Nena and George O'Neill was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Top à....
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hunt the Wumpus or Pong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 11 March 1972 ?
- Zambia - Youth Day.
- Saint Rosina
- Saint Alberta
- Saint Vindician
- Blessed Auria
- Lesotho - Moshoeshoe Day.
- Lithuania - Reestablishment of Lithuania's Independence.
- United States - Johnny Appleseed Day, 311 Day
- Blessed John Righi
- Karine Fauconnier: French sailor, who has sailed in various events: monohull, multihull, in solo regattas, and on lakes.
- Benjamin Diamond
- Fabrice Barrao
- Jamal Duff
- Paolo Ponzo: Italian footballer (d. 2013).
- Carl Greenwood: NFL cornerback (New York Jets).
- Jamal Duff NFL defensive end (New York Giants: Washington Redskins).
- Ua : Japanese singer-songwriter producer and actress (Ajico).
- Fredric [William] Brown: Sci-fi Author (Martians Go Home), dies at 65.
- Inner City closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 97 performances
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Nilsson - Without You
- Neil Young - Heart Of Gold
- Robert John - The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh) (Mbube)
- The Osmonds - Down By The Lazy River
- Bread - Everything I Own
- Climax - Precious And Few
- America - A Horse With No Name
- Carpenters - Hurting Each Other
- Cher - The Way Of Love
- T. Rex - Bang A Gong (Get It On)
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?