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Tuesday August 15, 1972

US date format: 8/15/1972, UK date format: 15/8/1972

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 15, 1972). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ben Affleck and Vince Poletto. 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 Report To The Commissioner by James Mills was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The David Steinberg Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pong or Empire.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Blacula

Directed by: William Crain

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

Country: United States of America

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Rivals

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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Pulp

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 15 August 1972 ?

Holidays:
  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
  • Acadie ? National Day
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Planetary positions on August 15, 1972 - Geocentric view

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

Report To The Commissioner

By: James Mills

Book by James Mills

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Captains And The Kings

By: Taylor Caldwell

When Joseph Armagh first saw America in the early 1850s, he was a twelve-year-old Irish immigrant - a penniless orphan cast upon a hostile shore to make a home for himself.

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A Portion For Foxes

By: Jane McIlvaine McClary

Romance. Classical

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The Terminal Man

By: Michael Crichton

From the bestselling author of Jurassic Park, Timeline, and Sphere comes a neurological thriller about the dangers of cutting-edge medical experimentation. Harry Benson suffers from violent seizures.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Hunt the Wumpus

Hunt the Wumpus

Platform: BASIC, TI-99/4A

Genre: Adventure game

Pong

Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Empire

Empire

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

Genre: 4X, wargame


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