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Monday August 14, 1972

US date format: 8/14/1972, UK date format: 14/8/1972

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 14, 1972). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jay Manuel and Ed O'Bannon. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Alone Again (Naturally) by Gilbert O'Sullivan. In UK School's Out by Alice Cooper was in the top 5 hits. Blacula, directed by William Crain, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972 while A Portion For Foxes by Jane McIlvaine McClary was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The David Steinberg Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hunt the Wumpus or Pong.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: William Crain

Starring: William Marshall, Vonetta McGee, Denise Nicholas, Thalmus Rasulala

Country: United States of America

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Directed by: Krishna Shah

Starring: Joan Hackett, Robert Klein, Scott Jacoby, Jeanne Tanzy Williams

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Grave of the Vampire

Directed by: John Hayes

Starring: William Smith, Michael Pataki, Lyn Peters, Diane Holden

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Directed by: Mike Hodges

Starring: Michael Caine, Mickey Rooney, Lionel Stander, Lizabeth Scott

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Last of the Red Hot Lovers

Directed by: Gene Saks

Starring: Alan Arkin, Sally Kellerman, Paula Prentiss, Renée Taylor

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TV Series

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

The David Steinberg Show

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Greenwich Village

Directed by: Laura Archibald|

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The Midnight Special

Starring: Wolfman Jack, Helen Reddy, Donna Summer, Tina Turner

Country: United States of America


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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 August 1972 ?

  • Paraguay - Flag Day
  • St. Maximilian Kolbe
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
  • United States - National Code talkers Day
  • Pakistan - Independence Day
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Famous Deaths:
  • Bloody Sunday: British soldiers fire into crowd, kill 13
  • East German Aeroflot Illyushin 62 crashes near Moscow, Russia, killing 156.
  • An East German Ilyushin Il-62 crashes during takeoff from East Berlin, killing 156.
  • An East German Ilyushin airliner crashes near East Berlin all 156 onboard perish.

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

A Portion For Foxes

By: Jane McIlvaine McClary

Romance. Classical

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George S. Kaufman

By: Howard Teichmann

George S. Kaufman;: An intimate portrait

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My Name Is Asher Lev

By: Chaim Potok

Asher Lev is a Ladover Hasid who keeps kosher, prays three times a day and believes in the Ribbono Shel Olom, the Master of the Universe.

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The Boys Of Summer

By: Roger Kahn

This is a book about young men who learned to play baseball during the 1930s and 1940s, and then went on to play for one of the most exciting major-league ball

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Hunt the Wumpus

Hunt the Wumpus

Platform: BASIC, TI-99/4A

Genre: Adventure game



Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.



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

Genre: 4X, wargame

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