Monday 11 September 1972
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kip Simons and Mark Pope.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Black & White by Three Dog Night.
In UK Mama Weer All Crazee Now by Slade was in the top 5 hits.
The Last House on the Left, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
while I'M O.K.- You'Re O.K. by Thomas Harris 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Kip Simons: Media, Pennsylvania -- Gymnast (1996 Olympics - 5th Place).
- Mark Pope: NBA forward (Indiana Pacers).
- Matthew Gilmore: Belgian cyclist.
- Max Fleischer: Austrian-American animator and producer (d. 1972).
- BART begins service with a 26-mi (42-km) line from Oakland to Fremont
- Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) in San Francisco, California begins service with a 26-mile (42-km) line from Oakland to Fremont.
- The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit system has its opening day of passenger service.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Three Dog Night - Black & White
- Mac Davis - Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me
- Gilbert O'Sullivan - Alone Again (Naturally)
- Chicago - Saturday In The Park
- The O'Jays - Back Stabbers
- The Hollies - Long Cool Woman (In A Black Dress)
- Gary Glitter - Rock And Roll (Part 2)
- Looking Glass - Brandy (You're A Fine Girl)
- Elton John - Honky Cat
- Al Green - I'm Still In Love With You
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