Tuesday 21 March 1972
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Boris Mironov and Chris Ball in Costa Mesa.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to A Horse With No Name by America.
In UK Without You by Nilsson was in the top 5 hits.
Pink Flamingos, directed by John Waters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
while The Winds Of War by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Split Second.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Empire or Hunt the Wumpus.
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- Blessed Clementia of Hohenberg
- World Poetry Day - by UNESCO.
- St. Nicholas of Flue
- Astrology: First day of star sign Aries.
- China: Chunfen.
- Harmony Day in Australia.
- World Down Syndrome Day
- Earth Day.
- Ostara - Neopagan festival of Ostara.
- Bah�'f Faith - End of the 19-day sunrise-to-sunset.fast.
- Saints Philemon and Domnin
- The third day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- Iranian New Year's Day (Norouz): (also celebrated in many other countries of Asia) Iranian calendar.
- Traditional date of vernal equinox, used for reckoning Easter. The real equinox usually occurs one day earlier.
- South Africa: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
- Benito Ju�rez Day, a Fiesta Patria in Mexico.
- Namibia: Independence Day.
- Japan: Vernal Equinox Day (public holiday).
- Egypt: Mother's Day
- New Year of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Boris Mironov: Moscow, Russia -- NHL defenseman (Team Russia Olympics - Silver - 1998, Edmonton).
- Chris Ball in Costa Mesa: California, USA; kayak (alternate-Olympics-1996).
- Michele Michael: Miss Maryland-USA (1996).
- Frank West: Canadian Football League defensive back (Hamilton Tiger Cats).
- John Leach: Canadian Football League running back (Toronto Argonauts).
- Large Professor: American hip hop artist
- Chris Candido: American professional wrestler (d. 2005)
- Hain Helde: Estonian canoe racer
- Balázs Kiss: Hungarian hammer thrower
- Derartu Tulu: Ethiopian runner
- US Supreme Court rules states can't require one-year residency to vote.
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