Friday October 20, 1972
US date format: 10/20/1972, UK date format: 20/10/1972
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 20, 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 Oleg Fediukov and Dexter Coakley.
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 Pong or Empire.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 20, 1972?
- October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
- French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Queen Juliana visits Yugoslavia
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 20, 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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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on October 20, 1972?
On October 20, 1972 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is October 20, 1972?
On October 20, 1972 the zodiac sign was Libra.
Who was the US President on October 20, 1972?
On October 20, 1972 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 20, 1972?
On October 20, 1972 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on October 20, 1972?
On October 20, 1972 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on October 20, 1972?
On October 20, 1972 several famous people were born including, Oleg Fediukov, Michael Condrey, Dexter Coakley.
What was the number one song in October 20, 1972?
The number one song in the week of October 20, 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 20, 1972?
The top hits on October 20, 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.