Wednesday 11 October 1972
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Brigitte Soucy and Kyoko Ina.
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.
Ulzana's Raid, directed by Robert Aldrich, 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 Izdanci iz opaljenog grma.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hunt the Wumpus or Hunt the Wumpus.
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Which were the important events of 11 October 1972 ?
- Brigitte Soucy: Moncton, New Brunswick -- Volleyballer (1996 Olympics).
- Kyoko Ina: Tokyo, Japan -- Figure skater (1993 North Atlantic Sr Champ).
- Cherokee Parks: American basketball player: forward/center, Timberwolves.
- Isis Gee: Pop Singer.
- Claudia Black: Australian actress.
- Marcus Bai: Papua New Guinean rugby player
- Panama adopts constitution
- Reads beat Pirates in NLCS
- Prison uprising at Washington DC jail.
- A race riot occurs on the United States Navy aircraft carrier Kitty Hawk off the coast of Vietnam during Operation Linebacker.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Michael Jackson - Ben
- Bill Withers - Use Me
- The Main Ingredient - Everybody Plays The Fool
- Elvis Presley - Burning Love
- Raspberries - Go All The Way
- Mac Davis - Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me
- Chuck Berry - My Ding-A-Ling
- The Moody Blues - Nights In White Satin
- The O'Jays - Back Stabbers
- Hot Butter - Popcorn
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