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Tuesday 19 December 1972

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alyssa Milano and Rosa Blasi. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Me And Mrs. Jones by Billy Paul. In UK My Ding-A-Ling by Chuck Berry was in the top 5 hits. Jeremiah Johnson, directed by Sydney Pollack, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972 while The Eiger Sanction by Trevanian was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Arthur of the Britons. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Empire or Empire.
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Movies

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Jeremiah Johnson

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Robert Redford, Will Geer, Delle Bolton

Country: United States

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Cries & Whispers

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Harriet Andersson, Liv Ullmann, Kari Sylwan

Country: United States

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The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Paul Newman, Ava Gardner, Roy Jenson

Country: United States

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Avanti!

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Juliet Mills, Clive Revill

Country: United States

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Andrei Rublev

Directed by: Andrey Tarkovskiy

Starring: Anatoliy Solonitsyn, Ivan Lapikov, Nikolay Grinko

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Arthur of the Britons

Starring: Oliver Tobias, Michael Gothard, Jack Watson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Colditz

Starring: David McCallum, Richard Heffer, Paul Chapman, Jack Hedley

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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M*A*S*H

Written by: Larry Gelbart

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

Country: United States

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Written by: Leslie Stevens

Starring: Hugh O'Brian, Doug McClure, Anthony Franciosa, Burgess Meredith

Country: United States

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The Midnight Special

Starring: Wolfman Jack, Helen Reddy, Donna Summer, Tina Turner

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 December 1972 ?

Holidays:
  • 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
  • Roman festivals - Opalia
  • Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Alyssa Milano: American actress, first noticed at age 11 in the hit TV show "Who's the Boss?" with Tony Danza.
  • Rosa Blasi: American actress.
  • Waverly Jackson: NFL defensive line (Carolina Panthers).
  • Alyssa Jane Milano in Brooklyn: New York, USA; actress (Samantha - Who's The Boss?, Jennifer - Melrose Place, Phoebe - Charmed).
  • Warren Sapp: Former American college and professional football player who was defensive tackle in the National Football League (NFL) for thirteen seasons.
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Facts:
  • Apollo 17 (last of Apollo Moon landing series) returns to Earth
  • Apollo program: The last manned lunar flight, Apollo 17, crewed by Eugene Cernan, Ron Evans and Harrison Schmitt, returns to Earth.
  • East Germany and West Germany recognize each other.
  • ZANLA troopers attack Altera Farm in north-east Rhodesia.
  • Two small earthquakes are felt at about 9:30 and 10:15 local time in Managua, Nicaragua.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Eiger Sanction

By: Trevanian

Jonathan Hemlock lives in a renovated Gothic church on Long Island. He is an art professor, a mountain climber, and a mercenary, performing assassinations (i.e.,

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I'M O.K.- You'Re O.K.

By: Thomas Harris

Hello, First printing/1973, This book is in nice condition, fresh, clean pages, no writing or marks inside this book. All pages are attached, no missing pages, no rips or tears.

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On The Night Of The Seventh Moon

By: Victoria Holt

For generations, Victoria Holt has dazzled and entertained millions of readers with her spine-tingling novels of romantic suspense. On the Night of the Seventh Moon is one of her most evocative,

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Journey To Ixtlan

By: Carlos Casteneda

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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Hunt the Wumpus

Hunt the Wumpus

Platform: BASIC, TI-99/4A

Genre: Adventure game

Empire

Platform: PDP 11/45 (1971), HP2000 (1973), HP3000 (1984), DOS, Commodore Amiga, Macintosh, Windows, Linux (2003)

Genre: 4X, wargame

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Empire

Platform: PDP 11/45 (1971), HP2000 (1973), HP3000 (1984), DOS, Commodore Amiga, Macintosh, Windows, Linux (2003)

Genre: 4X, wargame

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