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Sunday 12 March 1972

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Hector Luis Bustamante and Alisa Castillo. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Without You by Nilsson. In UK Without You by Nilsson was in the top 5 hits. Pink Flamingos, directed by John Waters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972 while Our Gang by Philip Roth 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..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Top à...

Starring: Ballets Arthur Plasschaert, Sacha Distel, Marcel Amont, Claude Véga

Country: France

The Magic Garden

Starring: Cary Antebi, Carole Demas, Paula Janis

Country: United States

I geitonia mas

Starring: Vasos Andrianos, Babis Anthopoulos, Nikos Apergis, Giannis Argyris

Country: Greece

Clochemerle

Starring: Peter Ustinov, Roy Dotrice, Wendy Hiller, Michael Golden

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Semesterferien

Starring: Gerhart Lippert, Anne Stegmann, Raimund Harmstorf, Günther Kieslich

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Pink Flamingos

Directed by: John Waters

Starring: Divine, David Lochary, Mary Vivian Pearce

Country: United States

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The Godfather

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan

Country: United States

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Slaughterhouse-Five

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Michael Sacks, Ron Leibman, Eugene Roche

Country: United States

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Frogs

Directed by: George McCowan

Starring: Ray Milland, Sam Elliott, Joan Van Ark

Country: United States

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Silent Running

Directed by: Douglas Trumbull

Starring: Bruce Dern, Cliff Potts, Ron Rifkin

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 March 1972 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
  • Flag Day in Venezuela.
  • "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
  • Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
  • Mauritius - National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • NHL great Gordie Howe retires after 26 seasons.
  • Judy Rankin wins LPGA Lady Eve Golf Open.

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Magazine Covers

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  • Life: Marlon Brando
  • Time: A stylization of the Chinese character for friendship
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8270

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Our Gang

By: Philip Roth

A ferocious political satire in the great tradition, Our Gang is Philip Roth’s brilliantly indignant response to the phenomenon of Richard M.

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The Exorcist

By: William Peter Blatty

Originally published in 1971, The Exorcist is now a major television series on FOX. It remains one of the most controversial novels ever written and went on to become a literary phenomenon: It spent fifty-seven weeks on the New York ...

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Open Marriage

By: Nena and George O'Neill

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The Moon'S A Balloon

By: David Niven

Takes readers back to David Niven's childhood days, his humiliating expulsion from school and to his army years and wartime service.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Empire

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

Genre: 4X, wargame

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Hunt the Wumpus

Hunt the Wumpus

Platform: BASIC, TI-99/4A

Genre: Adventure game

Empire

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

Genre: 4X, wargame

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Hunt the Wumpus

Hunt the Wumpus

Platform: BASIC, TI-99/4A

Genre: Adventure game

Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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