Wednesday November 15, 1972

US date format: 11/15/1972, UK date format: 15/11/1972

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 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 Jonny Lee Miller and Mistress Persephone. In that special week of November people in US were listening to I Can See Clearly Now by Johnny Nash. In UK Clair by Gilbert O'Sullivan was in the top 5 hits. They Only Kill Their Masters, directed by James Goldstone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972 while On The Night Of The Seventh Moon by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Double Identity. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pong or Empire.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Austria - Saint Leopold's day -- no school in Vienna, Lower Austria and Upper Austria
  • USA - America Recycles Day
  • Norway - The official skolebr�d-day on Sunnland skole
  • Roman festivals - Festival in honor of Feronia (others say 13 November)
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Events

  • Circle-in the-Square Theater opens at 1633 Broadway, New York City
  • Small Astronomy Satellite Explorer 48 is launched to study gamma rays.
  • White Sox Dick Allen wins AL MVP

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Movies

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They Only Kill Their Masters

They Only Kill Their Masters

Directed by: James Goldstone

Starring: James Garner, Katharine Ross, Hal Holbrook, Harry Guardino

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Directed by: William Sterling

Starring: Fiona Fullerton, Michael Jayston, Hywel Bennett, Michael Crawford

Country: United States of America

Lady Caroline Lamb

Lady Caroline Lamb

Directed by: Robert Bolt

Starring: Sarah Miles, Jon Finch, Richard Chamberlain, John Mills

Ulzana's Raid

Ulzana's Raid

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Bruce Davison, Jorge Luke, Richard Jaeckel

Country: United States of America

Sisters

Sisters

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Margot Kidder, Jennifer Salt, Charles Durning, William Finley

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Double Identity

Double Identity

Directed by: Dennis Dimster

Die lieben Mitmenschen

Die lieben Mitmenschen

Dead of Night

Dead of Night

Directed by: Dan Curtis

Eine Frau bleibt eine Frau

Eine Frau bleibt eine Frau

M*A*S*H

M*A*S*H

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Starring: Alan Alda, Loretta Swit, Jamie Farr, William Christopher

Country: United States of America

Days to next November 15

If November 15, 1972 is your birthday you're 47 years, 10 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 25 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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On The Night Of The Seventh Moon by Victoria Holt

On The Night Of The Seventh Moon

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For generations, Victoria Holt has dazzled and entertained millions of readers with her spine-tingling novels of romantic suspense. On the Night of the Seventh Moon is one of her most evocative,

Captains And The Kings by Taylor Caldwell

Captains And The Kings

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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.

Paris Was Yesterday by Janet Flanner

Paris Was Yesterday

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In 1925 Flanner began her New Yorker “Letter from Paris,” from which most of the pieces in this collection are drawn.

A Nation Of Strangers by Vance Packard

A Nation Of Strangers

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McKay, 1972, Very good., Hardcover. 368 pages. Very good in dust jacket. Light wear. Third McKay printing. [Sociology, Family, Community] Out-of-print and antiquarian booksellers since 1933.

Luce And His Empire by W. A. Swanberg

Luce And His Empire

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Scribner's, 1972, Very good., Clean, tight, in edgeworn dust jacket. Book Club edition. Photo illustrations. [Biography, Henry R.Luce, Time Inc., Publishing, Politics] Out-of-print and antiquarian booksellers since 1933.

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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