Sunday October 15, 1972
US date format: 10/15/1972, UK date format: 15/10/1972
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 Fred Hoiberg and Mathieu Demy.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Ben by Michael Jackson.
In UK Mouldy Old Dough by Lieutenant Pigeon was in the top 5 hits.
Sbatti il mostro in prima pagina, directed by Marco Bellocchio, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
while O Jerusalem! by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching M*A*S*H.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hunt the Wumpus or Empire.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 15, 1972?
- United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
- R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
- Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
- French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- 61st Davis Cup: USA beats Romania in Bucharest (3-2)
- Omni in Atlanta opens - Hawks beat the New York Knicks 109-101
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 15, 1972?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Spinners - I'll Be Around
- Bill Withers - Use Me
- Curtis Mayfield - Freddie's Dead (Theme From "Superfly")
- James Brown - Get On The Good Foot-Part 1
- The Main Ingredient - Everybody Plays The Fool
- Michael Jackson - Ben
- King Floyd - Woman Don't Go Astray
- Four Tops - (It's The Way) Nature Planned It
- Millie Jackson - My Man, A Sweet Man
- Lyn Collins - Think (About It)
Sport Games on October 15, 1972
- Atlanta Falcons - New Orleans Saints : 21 - 14
- Buffalo Bills - Oakland Raiders : 16 - 28
- Chicago Bears - Cleveland Browns : 17 - 0
- Cincinnati Bengals - Kansas City Chiefs : 23 - 16
- Dallas Cowboys - Baltimore Colts : 21 - 0
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 15If October 15, 1972 is your birthday you're 47 years, 11 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 25 days.
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?