Tuesday July 18, 1972

US date format: 7/18/1972, UK date format: 18/7/1972

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 Titoff (humorist) and Abel Korzeniowski. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Lean On Me by Bill Withers. In UK Puppy Love by Donny Osmond was in the top 5 hits. Raampur Ka Lakshman, directed by Manmohan Desai, 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 The David Steinberg Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hunt the Wumpus or Empire.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Uruguay - Constitution Day

Events

  • Egypt President Sadat throws 20,000 Russian military aids out
  • Mike Procter 8-73 with hat-trick, plus 51 and 102, Gloucs vs. Essex
  • 200,000 attend Mount Pocono rock festival in Pennsylvania.
  • Anwar Sadat expels 20,000 Soviet advisors from Egypt.
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Movies

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Raampur Ka Lakshman

Raampur Ka Lakshman

Directed by: Manmohan Desai

Starring: Randhir Kapoor, Rekha, Shatrughan Sinha, Padma Khanna

Ek Nazar

Ek Nazar

Directed by: B.R. Ishara

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bhaduri, Nadira, Tarun Bose

Joe Kidd

Joe Kidd

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Robert Duvall, John Saxon, Don Stroud

Country: United States of America

The Wrath of God

The Wrath of God

Directed by: Ralph Nelson

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Frank Langella, Rita Hayworth, John Colicos

Love Me Deadly

Love Me Deadly

Directed by: Jacques Lacerte

Starring: Mary Charlotte Wilcox, Lyle Waggoner, Christopher Stone, Timothy Scott

TV Series

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The David Steinberg Show

The David Steinberg Show

Greenwich Village

Greenwich Village

Directed by: Laura Archibald|

Dean Martin Presents: The Bobby Darin Amusement Co.

Dean Martin Presents: The Bobby Darin Amusement Co.

Them

Them

Taiyô ni hoero!

Taiyô ni hoero!

Days to next July 18

If July 18, 1972 is your birthday you're 48 years, 2 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 17 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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O Jerusalem! by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre

O Jerusalem!

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Now a major motion picture, this remarkable classic recounts, moment by moment, the spellbinding process that gave birth to the state of Israel.Collins

The Winds Of War by Herman Wouk

The Winds Of War

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Like no other masterpiece of historical fiction, Herman Wouk's sweeping epic of World War II is the great novel of America's Greatest Generation.Wouk's spellbinding narrative captures the tide of global events, as well as all the drama, romance, heroism, and …

Report From Engine Co. 82 by Dennis Smith

Report From Engine Co. 82

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From his bawdy and brave fellow firefighters to the hopeful, hateful, beautiful and beleaguered residents of the poverty-stricken district where he works, Dennis Smith tells the story of a brutalising yet

A Happy Death by Albert Camus

A Happy Death

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In his first novel, A Happy Death, written when he was in his early twenties and retrieved from his private papers following his death in I960, Albert Camus laid the foundation

My Name Is Asher Lev by Chaim Potok

My Name Is Asher Lev

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Asher Lev is a Ladover Hasid who keeps kosher, prays three times a day and believes in the Ribbono Shel Olom, the Master of the Universe.

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

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on July 18, 1972?

On July 18, 1972 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is July 18, 1972?

On July 18, 1972 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on July 18, 1972?

On July 18, 1972 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 18, 1972?

On July 18, 1972 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on July 18, 1972?

On July 18, 1972 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on July 18, 1972?

On July 18, 1972 several famous people were born including, Titoff (humorist), Abel Korzeniowski, Bernard Williams.

What was the number one song in July 18, 1972?

The number one song in the week of July 18, 1972 was Lean On Me by Bill Withers in US and Puppy Love by Donny Osmond in UK.

What were the top hits on July 18, 1972?

The top hits on July 18, 1972 were Lean On Me by Bill Withers, Too Late To Turn Back Now by Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose, Alone Again (Naturally) by Gilbert O'Sullivan in US and Puppy Love by Donny Osmond, Rock And Roll Parts 1 And 2 by Gary Glitter, Take Me Bak 'Ome by Slade in UK.


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