Wednesday October 11, 1972

US date format: 10/11/1972, UK date format: 11/10/1972

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see zodiac on October 11, 1972). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Claudia Black and Kyoko Ina. In that special week of October people in US were listening to by . In UK by 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 O Jerusalem! by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching M*A*S*H. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pong or Empire.
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Historical Events

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  • 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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Movies

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The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie

The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie

Directed by: Luis Buñuel

Starring: Fernando Rey, Delphine Seyrig, Paul Frankeur, Bulle Ogier

Country: United States of America

Chloe in the Afternoon

Chloe in the Afternoon

Directed by: Éric Rohmer

Starring: Bernard Verley, Zouzou, Françoise Verley, Daniel Ceccaldi

Deliverance

Deliverance

Directed by: John Boorman

Starring: Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty, Ronny Cox

Country: United States of America

Sounder

Sounder

Directed by: Martin Ritt

Starring: Cicely Tyson, Paul Winfield, Kevin Hooks, Carmen Mathews

The Italian Connection

The Italian Connection

Directed by: Fernando Di Leo

Starring: Mario Adorf, Henry Silva, Woody Strode, Adolfo Celi

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TV Series

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M*A*S*H

M*A*S*H

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

Country: United States of America

The David Steinberg Show

The David Steinberg Show

Anna and the King

Anna and the King

Directed by: Andy Tennant

Jigsaw

Jigsaw

Directed by: Michael Spierig

Izdanci iz opaljenog grma

Izdanci iz opaljenog grma

Starring: Slavko Simic, Marija Sabo, Jovan-Burdus Janicijevic, Voja Miric

Days to next October 11

If October 11, 1972 is your birthday you're 48 years, 1 month, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 6 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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O Jerusalem! by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre

O Jerusalem!

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Now a major motion picture, this remarkable classic recounts, moment by moment, the spellbinding process that gave birth to the state of Israel.Collins

Captains And The Kings by Taylor Caldwell

Captains And The Kings

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When Joseph Armagh first saw America in the early 1850s, he was a twelve-year-old Irish immigrant - a penniless orphan cast upon a hostile shore to make a home for himself.

The Winds Of War by Herman Wouk

The Winds Of War

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Like no other masterpiece of historical fiction, Herman Wouk's sweeping epic of World War II is the great novel of America's Greatest Generation.Wouk's spellbinding narrative captures the tide of global events, as well as all the drama, romance, heroism, and …

Fire In The Lake by Frances Fitzgerald

Fire In The Lake

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This landmark work, based on Frances FitzGerald's own research and travels, takes us inside Vietnam-into the traditional, ancestor-worshiping villages and the corrupt crowded cities, into the conflicts between Communists and anti-Communists,

To Serve Them All My Days by R.F. Delderfield

To Serve Them All My Days

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To Serve Them All My Days is the moving saga of David Powlett-Jones, who returns from World War I injured and shell-shocked. He is hired to teach history at Bamfylde School, where he rejects the formal curriculum and teaches the …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Hunt the Wumpus

Hunt the Wumpus

Platform: BASIC, TI-99/4A

Genre: Adventure game

Pong

Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Empire

Empire

Platform: PDP 11/45 (1971), HP2000 (1973), HP3000 (1984), DOS, Commodore Amiga, Macintosh, Windows, Linux (2003)

Genre: 4X, wargame

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 11, 1972?

On October 11, 1972 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is October 11, 1972?

On October 11, 1972 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 11, 1972?

On October 11, 1972 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 11, 1972?

On October 11, 1972 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 11, 1972?

On October 11, 1972 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 11, 1972?

On October 11, 1972 several famous people were born including, Claudia Black, Kyoko Ina, Cherokee Parks.

What was the number one song in October 11, 1972?

The number one song in the week of October 11, 1972 was Ben by Michael Jackson in US and Mouldy Old Dough by Lieutenant Pigeon in UK.

What were the top hits on October 11, 1972?

The top hits on October 11, 1972 were Ben by Michael Jackson, Use Me by Bill Withers, Everybody Plays The Fool by The Main Ingredient in US and Mouldy Old Dough by Lieutenant Pigeon, How Can I Be Sure by David Cassidy, Donna by 10cc in UK.


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