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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 11, 1972?
- 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.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 11, 1972?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #5 R&B songs
- The Spinners - I'll Be Around
- Bill Withers - Use Me
- Curtis Mayfield - Freddie's Dead (Theme From "Superfly")
- James Brown - Get On The Good Foot-Part 1
- The Main Ingredient - Everybody Plays The Fool
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 11If 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.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
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.