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Sunday 16 April 1972

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jim Ballard and Conchita Martinez in Monzon. In that special week of April people in US were listening to The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face by Roberta Flack. In UK Amazing Grace by Pipes & Drums & The Military Band Of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guard was in the top 5 hits. Mark of the Devil, directed by Michael Armstrong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972 while Tracy And Hepburn by Garson Kanin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Lotus Eaters. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pong or Pong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

The Lotus Eaters

Written by: Michael J. Bird

Starring: Ian Hendry, Wanda Ventham, Stefan Gryff, Anthony Stamboulieh

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Obraz uz obraz

Starring: Milena Dravic, Dragan Nikolic

Kleinstadtbahnhof

Starring: Gunther Beth

Die Abenteuer des braven Soldaten Schwejk

Starring: Fritz Muliar, Heinz Marecek, Heinz Petters, Kurt Jaggberg

Split Second

Starring: Tom Kennedy, Jack Clark

Country: United States

Movies

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

Mark of the Devil

Directed by: Michael Armstrong

Starring: Herbert Lom, Udo Kier, Olivera Katarina

Country: United States

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Pink Flamingos

Directed by: John Waters

Starring: Divine, David Lochary, Mary Vivian Pearce

Country: United States

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Slaughterhouse-Five

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Michael Sacks, Ron Leibman, Eugene Roche

Country: United States

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The Godfather

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan

Country: United States

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Silent Running

Directed by: Douglas Trumbull

Starring: Bruce Dern, Cliff Potts, Ron Rifkin

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 April 1972 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Bernadette
  • Blessed HervT of Tours
  • Saint Turibius
  • Saint Fructuosus
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Yasunari Kawabata: Japanese novelist and short story writer whose lyrical prose works won him the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1968, the first Japanese author to receive the award.
Facts:
  • 1st Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Jane Blalock
  • 2 giants pandas arrive in US, from China
  • Apollo 16 is launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida; 5th manned lunar landing (Decartes Highlands).
  • China sends 2 giant pandas to US
  • Chicago Cubs' player Burt Hooton no-hits Philadelphia Phillies, 1-0.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 1972?

  • Life: Broiling steak
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: What It Means to be Jewish -- Apr. 10, 1972
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8275

Books

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

Tracy And Hepburn

By: Garson Kanin

This classic Hollywood memoir is again available, now with a new foreword by the author. Spence Tracy and Kate Hepburn were the couple everyone knew of but no one really knew

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The Double- Cross System

By: J. C. Masterman

The Double-cross system

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A World Beyond

By: Ruth Montgomery

From beyond the grave comes a startling message from one of the world's most renowned psychics, a message containing the answers to these questions and many more...What

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The Friends Of Eddie Coyle

By: George V. Higgins

The classic novel from "America's best crime novelist" (Time), with a new introduction by Dennis LehaneGeorge V. Higgins's seminal crime novel is a down-and-dirty tale of thieves, mobsters, and cops on

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Empire

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

Genre: 4X, wargame

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Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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Empire

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

Genre: 4X, wargame

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Hunt the Wumpus

Hunt the Wumpus

Platform: BASIC, TI-99/4A

Genre: Adventure game

Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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