Tuesday 21 November 1972
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ellen Hidding and Rich Johnston.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to I Can See Clearly Now by Johnny Nash.
In UK Clair by Gilbert O'Sullivan was in the top 5 hits.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, directed by William Sterling, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
while The Camerons by Robert Crichton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fleksnes fataliteter.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Empire or Hunt the Wumpus.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Also see November 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- World Hello Day
- Bangladesh - Armed Forces Day in Bangladesh
- R.C. Saints - Presentation of Mary
- World Television Day
- Ellen Hidding: Dutch swimming champion who initially worked as a model in the Netherlands and for advertising in Israel, but her breakthrough came in Italy.
- Rich Johnston: English author and critic.
- Rain Phoenix: American actress and singer (The Causey Way).
- David Tua: Samoan-New Zealand boxer.
- Red Sox Carlton Fisk wins AL Rookie of Year, Mets Jon Matlack wins NL
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Johnny Nash - I Can See Clearly Now
- Lobo - I'd Love You To Want Me
- The Spinners - I'll Be Around
- Helen Reddy - I Am Woman
- The Temptations - Papa Was A Rollin' Stone
- Seals and Crofts - Summer Breeze
- Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes - If You Don't Know Me By Now
- Al Green - You Ought To Be With Me
- The Moody Blues - Nights In White Satin
- The 5th Dimension - If I Could Reach You
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