Friday February 18, 1972
US date format: 2/18/1972, UK date format: 18/2/1972
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 18, 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 Jennifer Brown and Paulina Nemcova.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Without You by Nilsson.
In UK Son Of My Father by Chicory Tip was in the top 5 hits.
Piya Ka Ghar, directed by Basu Chatterjee, 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 Tightrope.
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 February 18, 1972?
- Independence Day in The Gambia (1965)
- John andYoko end a week of co-hosting Mike Douglas Show
- Giulio Andreotti sworn in as premier of Italy.
- California Supreme Court abolishes death penalty.
- The California Supreme Court in the case of People v. Anderson, 6 Cal.3d 628 invalidates the state's death penalty and commutes the sentences of all death row inmates to life imprisonment.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 18, 1972?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Nilsson - Without You
- Al Green - Let's Stay Together
- Carpenters - Hurting Each Other
- Climax - Precious And Few
- Three Dog Night - Never Been To Spain
- The Osmonds - Down By The Lazy River
- Don McLean - American Pie (Parts 1 and 2)
- Apollo 100 - Joy
- Robert John - The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh) (Mbube)
- Bread - Everything I Own
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Al Green - Let's Stay Together
- Wilson Pickett - Fire And Water
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Make Me The Woman That You Go Home To
- Jerry Butler & Brenda Lee Eager - Ain't Understanding Mellow
- Bobby Womack & Peace - That's The Way I Feel About Cha
- Betty Wright - Clean Up Woman
- Detroit Emeralds - You Want It, You Got It
- The Persuaders - Love Gonna Pack Up (And Walk Out)
- The Supremes - Floy Joy
- Jackson 5 - Sugar Daddy
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 18If February 18, 1972 is your birthday you're 48 years, 7 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 22 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on February 18, 1972?
On February 18, 1972 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is February 18, 1972?
On February 18, 1972 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.
Who was the US President on February 18, 1972?
On February 18, 1972 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 18, 1972?
On February 18, 1972 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on February 18, 1972?
On February 18, 1972 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on February 18, 1972?
On February 18, 1972 several famous people were born including, Jennifer Brown, Paulina Nemcova, Shani Lynn Nielsen in New Albany
What was the number one song in February 18, 1972?
The number one song in the week of February 18, 1972 was Without You by Nilsson in US and Son Of My Father by Chicory Tip in UK
What were the top hits on February 18, 1972?
The top hits on February 18, 1972 were Without You by Nilsson, Let's Stay Together by Al Green, Hurting Each Other by Carpenters in US and Son Of My Father by Chicory Tip, Telegram Sam by T Rex, Have You Seen Her by The Chi-Lites in UK