Monday September 18, 1972

US date format: 9/18/1972, UK date format: 18/9/1972

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Brigitte Becue and Richard Huntley. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me by Mac Davis. In UK Mama Weer All Crazee Now by Slade was in the top 5 hits. Sounder, directed by Martin Ritt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972 while Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach 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 Pong.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Also see September 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Chile - Independence Day (first junta 1810)
  • RC Saints - Feast day of St Joseph of Cupertino and Methodius of Olympus
  • In ancient Greece, the fifth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries.

Events

  • 1st black NL umpire (Art Williams-Los Angeles vs. San Diego)
  • São Paulo Metro is inaugurated in Brazil.

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Movies

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Sounder

Sounder

Directed by: Martin Ritt

Starring: Cicely Tyson, Paul Winfield, Kevin Hooks, Carmen Mathews

Don't Torture a Duckling

Don't Torture a Duckling

Directed by: Lucio Fulci

Starring: Florinda Bolkan, Barbara Bouchet, Tomas Milian, Irene Papas

Horror Express

Horror Express

Directed by: Eugenio Martín

Starring: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Alberto de Mendoza, Silvia Tortosa

Country: United States of America

Hickey & Boggs

Hickey & Boggs

Directed by: Robert Culp

Starring: Bill Cosby, Robert Culp, Ta-Ronce Allen, Rosalind Cash

Hammer

Hammer

Directed by: Bruce D. Clark

Starring: Fred Williamson, Bernie Hamilton, Vonetta McGee, William Smith

Sport Games on September 18, 1972

Sport Games on September 18, 1972


NFL

American Football
  • Washington Redskins - Minnesota Vikings : 24 - 21
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TV Series

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M*A*S*H

M*A*S*H

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Starring: Alan Alda, Loretta Swit, Jamie Farr, William Christopher

Country: United States of America

Anna and the King

Anna and the King

Directed by: Andy Tennant

Jigsaw

Jigsaw

Directed by: Michael Spierig

The David Steinberg Show

The David Steinberg Show

Greenwich Village

Greenwich Village

Directed by: Laura Archibald|

Days to next September 18

If September 18, 1972 is your birthday you're 48 years, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 17 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach

Jonathan Livingston Seagull

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The new complete edition of a timeless classic that includes the never-before-published Part Four and Last Words by Richard Bach.This is the story for people who follow their hearts and make their own rules…people who get special pleasure out of …

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

George S. Kaufman by Howard Teichmann

George S. Kaufman

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George S. Kaufman;: An intimate portrait

Paris Was Yesterday by Janet Flanner

Paris Was Yesterday

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In 1925 Flanner began her New Yorker “Letter from Paris,” from which most of the pieces in this collection are drawn.

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 September 18, 1972?

On September 18, 1972 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is September 18, 1972?

On September 18, 1972 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on September 18, 1972?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on September 18, 1972?

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

Which famous people are born on September 18, 1972?

On September 18, 1972 several famous people were born including, Richard Huntley, Brigitte Becue, David Jefferies.

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

The number one song in the week of September 18, 1972 was Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me by Mac Davis in US and Mama Weer All Crazee Now by Slade in UK.

What were the top hits on September 18, 1972?

The top hits on September 18, 1972 were Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me by Mac Davis, Black & White by Three Dog Night, Saturday In The Park by Chicago in US and Mama Weer All Crazee Now by Slade, You Wear It Well by Rod Stewart, It's Four In The Morning by Faron Young in UK.


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