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Thursday 20 April 1972

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Zeljko Joksimovic and Le Huynh ?uc. In that special week of April people in US were listening to The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face by Roberta Flack. In UK Amazing Grace by Pipes & Drums & The Military Band Of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guard was in the top 5 hits. Mark of the Devil, directed by Michael Armstrong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972 while A World Beyond by Ruth Montgomery was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Lotus Eaters. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Empire or Pong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

The Lotus Eaters

Written by: Michael J. Bird

Starring: Ian Hendry, Wanda Ventham, Stefan Gryff, Anthony Stamboulieh

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Obraz uz obraz

Starring: Milena Dravic, Dragan Nikolic

Kleinstadtbahnhof

Starring: Gunther Beth

Die Abenteuer des braven Soldaten Schwejk

Starring: Fritz Muliar, Heinz Marecek, Heinz Petters, Kurt Jaggberg

Split Second

Starring: Tom Kennedy, Jack Clark

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Mark of the Devil

Directed by: Michael Armstrong

Starring: Herbert Lom, Udo Kier, Olivera Katarina

Country: United States

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Pink Flamingos

Directed by: John Waters

Starring: Divine, David Lochary, Mary Vivian Pearce

Country: United States

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Slaughterhouse-Five

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Michael Sacks, Ron Leibman, Eugene Roche

Country: United States

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The Godfather

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan

Country: United States

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Silent Running

Directed by: Douglas Trumbull

Starring: Bruce Dern, Cliff Potts, Ron Rifkin

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 April 1972 ?

Holidays:
  • USA- National High Five Day
  • Blessed Oda (d. 1158)
  • Saint Victor (d.303)
  • Saint Marcellinus
  • Ridv�n begins at sunset (Bah�'f Faith).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Zeljko Joksimovic: Serbian singer, songwriter and producer.
  • Le Huynh ?uc: Vietnamese footballer.
  • Carmen Electra: American actress who has carved out a relatively successful career as a replacement for departing stars like MTV’s Jenny McCarthy and "Baywatch" star, Pamela Anderson Lee.
  • Audry Maupin: French homicide perpetrator, accomplice of Florence Rey.
  • Stephen Marley: Jamaican musician.
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Facts:
  • Apollo 16 with John Young and Charles Duke lands on Moon with Boeing Lunar Rover #2.

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Books

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A World Beyond

By: Ruth Montgomery

From beyond the grave comes a startling message from one of the world's most renowned psychics, a message containing the answers to these questions and many more...What

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Monday The Rabbi Took Off

By: Harry Kemelman

A bomb plot draws Rabbi Small into international intrigue while he’s vacationing in the Holy Land in this New York Times–bestselling novel David Small has spent 6 years as the rabbi of

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Open Marriage

By: Nena and George O'Neill

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The Double- Cross System

By: J. C. Masterman

The Double-cross system

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Empire

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

Genre: 4X, wargame

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Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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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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Hunt the Wumpus

Hunt the Wumpus

Platform: BASIC, TI-99/4A

Genre: Adventure game

Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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