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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Which were the important events of 12 March 1972 ?
- 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.
- St. Justina
- St. Jozefina
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast day of: St. Theophanes the Confessor
- Arbor Day in China.
- St. Maximilian
- Hector Luis Bustamante: Colombian actor.
- Alisa Castillo: Miss Nevada-USA (1996).
- Hector Bustamante: Colombian-American actor director producer and screenwriter.
- James Maritato: American wrestler.
- NHL great Gordie Howe retires after 26 seasons.
- Judy Rankin wins LPGA Lady Eve Golf Open.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Nilsson - Without You
- Neil Young - Heart Of Gold
- Robert John - The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh) (Mbube)
- The Osmonds - Down By The Lazy River
- Bread - Everything I Own
- Climax - Precious And Few
- America - A Horse With No Name
- Carpenters - Hurting Each Other
- Cher - The Way Of Love
- T. Rex - Bang A Gong (Get It On)
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