Thursday 19 October 1972
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Glen Anthony Mitchell and Marc Newfield.
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.
Boot Hill, directed by Giuseppe Colizzi, 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 Colditz.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hunt the Wumpus or Hunt the Wumpus.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 October 1972 ?
- Niue - Constitution Day in honour of the country's independence (self-governing in free association with New Zealand) in 1974.
- Brazil - Independence Day of State of Piauf
- Albania - Mother Teresa Day.
- Also see October 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Roman Catholic Saints - Saints Jean de BrTbeuf, Isaac Jogues, and Companions; Saint Frideswide
- Roman festivals - Armilustrium in honor of Mars
- French Republican Calendar - Tomate (Tomato) Day, twenty-eighth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Glen Anthony Mitchell: Hamilton, New Zealand -- Road race cyclist (1996 Olympics).
- Marc Newfield: Sacramento, California -- Outfielder (San Diego Padres).
- Megan Still: Australian rower (1996 Olympics).
- Otto Steffers: Louisville, Kentucky -- Field hockey defender (1996 Olympics).
- Reggie Rusk: Cornerback (Tampa Bay Buccaneers).
- Mother Earth opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 12 performances
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Chuck Berry - My Ding-A-Ling
- Bill Withers - Use Me
- Elvis Presley - Burning Love
- The Main Ingredient - Everybody Plays The Fool
- The Moody Blues - Nights In White Satin
- Michael Jackson - Ben
- Mac Davis - Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me
- Rick Nelson - Garden Party
- Hot Butter - Popcorn
- Raspberries - Go All The Way
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