Saturday March 18, 1972
US date format: 3/18/1972, UK date format: 18/3/1972
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 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 Dane Cook and Reince Priebus.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Heart Of Gold by Neil Young.
In UK Without You by Nilsson was in the top 5 hits.
The Chinese Connection, directed by Wei Lo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
while The Defense Never Rests by F. Lee Bailey was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Number 96.
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 March 18, 1972?
- Saint Edward (d.978)
- Aruba - Flag Day (1976)
- Ancient Latvia - Bindus Diena
- Saint Cyril of Jerusalem (d.386)
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- Cornell NCAA hockey team shut out for first time in 225 games (Boston University).
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 18, 1972?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Neil Young - Heart Of Gold
- America - A Horse With No Name
- Robert John - The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh) (Mbube)
- Nilsson - Without You
- Bread - Everything I Own
- Paul Simon - Mother And Child Reunion
- Climax - Precious And Few
- Cher - The Way Of Love
- Donny Osmond - Puppy Love
- The Osmonds - Down By The Lazy River
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Joe Tex - I Gotcha
- The Dramatics - In The Rain
- Denise LaSalle - Now Run And Tell That
- Isaac Hayes - Do Your Thing
- Bobby Womack & Peace - That's The Way I Feel About Cha
- James Brown - Talking Loud And Saying Nothing - Part I
- The Supremes - Floy Joy
- Tyrone Davis - I Had It All The Time
- The Honey Cone - The Day I Found Myself
- The Stylistics - Betcha By Golly, Wow
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