Wednesday March 15, 1972
US date format: 3/15/1972, UK date format: 15/3/1972
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 15, 1972). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Mark Hoppus and Filip Dewulf.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Heart Of Gold by Neil Young.
In UK Without You by Nilsson was in the top 5 hits.
The Chinese Connection, directed by Wei Lo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
while The Defense Never Rests by F. Lee Bailey was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Number 96.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pong or Empire.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 15, 1972?
- International Day Against Police Brutality
- Turkey buzzards return to Hinckley, Ohio.
- Blessed Arnicus of Averbode
- For corporations in the United States that use the calendar year as their fiscal year, the date on which the corporation must file its corporate income tax return
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- NASA selects three-part configuration for Space Shuttle.
- Danish airliner hits mountain in Sheikdom of Oman killing 112.
- Assassination attempt on Governor George Wallace of Alabama.
- Aleksandr Ivanovich Laktionov: Russian painter (Born 1910).
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 15, 1972?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Neil Young - Heart Of Gold
- America - A Horse With No Name
- Robert John - The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh) (Mbube)
- Nilsson - Without You
- Bread - Everything I Own
- Paul Simon - Mother And Child Reunion
- Climax - Precious And Few
- Cher - The Way Of Love
- Donny Osmond - Puppy Love
- The Osmonds - Down By The Lazy River
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Joe Tex - I Gotcha
- The Dramatics - In The Rain
- Denise LaSalle - Now Run And Tell That
- Isaac Hayes - Do Your Thing
- Bobby Womack & Peace - That's The Way I Feel About Cha
- James Brown - Talking Loud And Saying Nothing - Part I
- The Supremes - Floy Joy
- Tyrone Davis - I Had It All The Time
- The Honey Cone - The Day I Found Myself
- The Stylistics - Betcha By Golly, Wow
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next March 15If March 15, 1972 is your birthday you're 48 years, 6 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 23 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?