Wednesday 14 June 1972
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Molly Parker and Jeff Kysar.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to The Candy Man by Sammy Davis Jr..
In UK Vincent by Don McLean was in the top 5 hits.
Frenzy, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 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 El Chavo del Ocho.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pong or Empire.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Flag Day (United States)
- Liberation Day (Falkland Islands)
- International Weblogger's Day ? Celebration of the work of webloggers around the world
- World Blood Donor Day  ? Celebration of blood donation on the birthdate of Karl Landsteiner, who discovered ABO blood groups
- Roman Empire ? eighth day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
- Mother's Day (Afghanistan)
- United States: Birthday of the U.S. Army
- Molly Parker
- Jeff Kysar: NFL tackle (Oakland Raiders).
- Rick Brunson: American basketball player and coach.
- Michael Cade: American actor.
- Matthias Ettrich: German computer scientist and engineer founded KDE.
- Dominic Brown: English guitarist and songwriter (Duran Duran).
- Claude Henderson: South African cricketer.
- Shaun Keaveny: English radio host.
- Danny McFarlane: Jamaican hurdler and sprinter.
- Hurricane Agnes kills 117
- June 23 – Hurricane Agnes kills 117 on the U.S. East Coast.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Sammy Davis Jr. - The Candy Man
- The Staple Singers - I'll Take You There
- Neil Diamond - Song Sung Blue
- The Chi-Lites - Oh Girl
- Gallery - Nice To Be With You
- Billy Preston - Outa-Space
- Jimmy Castor - Troglodyte (Cave Man)
- The 5th Dimension - (Last Night) I Didn't Get To Sleep At All
- Dr. Hook - Sylvia's Mother
- Bill Withers - Lean On Me
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