Wednesday October 18, 1972
US date format: 10/18/1972, UK date format: 18/10/1972
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 Angie Marzetta and James Stream Thurmond Jr.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to My Ding-A-Ling by Chuck Berry.
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 The Peter Prescription by Laurence J. Peter 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 18, 1972?
- Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
- USA : Alaska: Alaska Day
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 18, 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
- Michael Jackson - Ben
- King Floyd - Woman Don't Go Astray
- The Main Ingredient - Everybody Plays The Fool
- Four Tops - (It's The Way) Nature Planned It
- Lyn Collins - Think (About It)
- The Manhattans - One Life To Live
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 18If October 18, 1972 is your birthday you're 47 years, 11 months, 10 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 20 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 October 18, 1972?
On October 18, 1972 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is October 18, 1972?
On October 18, 1972 the zodiac sign was Libra.
Who was the US President on October 18, 1972?
On October 18, 1972 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 18, 1972?
On October 18, 1972 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on October 18, 1972?
On October 18, 1972 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on October 18, 1972?
On October 18, 1972 several famous people were born including, Angie Marzetta, James Stream Thurmond Jr, Mika Ninagawa.
What was the number one song in October 18, 1972?
The number one song in the week of October 18, 1972 was My Ding-A-Ling by Chuck Berry in US and Mouldy Old Dough by Lieutenant Pigeon in UK.
What were the top hits on October 18, 1972?
The top hits on October 18, 1972 were My Ding-A-Ling by Chuck Berry, Use Me by Bill Withers, Burning Love by Elvis Presley in US and Mouldy Old Dough by Lieutenant Pigeon, How Can I Be Sure by David Cassidy, Donna by 10cc in UK.