Tuesday February 22, 1972
US date format: 2/22/1972, UK date format: 22/2/1972
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 22, 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 Rolando Villazón and Michael Chang.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Without You by Nilsson.
In UK Son Of My Father by Chicory Tip was in the top 5 hits.
Brother Sun, Sister Moon, directed by Franco Zeffirelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
while The Defense Never Rests by F. Lee Bailey was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Tightrope.
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 February 22, 1972?
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- US President Richard Nixon meets with Chinese Premier Chou En-Lai in Beijing.
- The Official Irish Republican Army detonates a car bomb at Aldershot barracks, killing seven and injuring nineteen others.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 22, 1972?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Nilsson - Without You
- Carpenters - Hurting Each Other
- Climax - Precious And Few
- Al Green - Let's Stay Together
- The Osmonds - Down By The Lazy River
- Apollo 100 - Joy
- Robert John - The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh) (Mbube)
- Bread - Everything I Own
- Don McLean - American Pie (Parts 1 and 2)
- Carole King - Sweet Seasons
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Al Green - Let's Stay Together
- Wilson Pickett - Fire And Water
- Jerry Butler & Brenda Lee Eager - Ain't Understanding Mellow
- Bobby Womack & Peace - That's The Way I Feel About Cha
- Detroit Emeralds - You Want It, You Got It
- James Brown - Talking Loud And Saying Nothing - Part I
- Bobby Bland - Do What You Set Out To Do
- The Persuaders - Love Gonna Pack Up (And Walk Out)
- The Supremes - Floy Joy
- Little Milton - That's What Love Will Make You Do
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on February 22, 1972?
On February 22, 1972 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is February 22, 1972?
On February 22, 1972 the zodiac sign was Pisces.
Who was the US President on February 22, 1972?
On February 22, 1972 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 22, 1972?
On February 22, 1972 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on February 22, 1972?
On February 22, 1972 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on February 22, 1972?
On February 22, 1972 several famous people were born including, Rolando Villazón, Michael Chang, Laurence Leboucher.
What was the number one song in February 22, 1972?
The number one song in the week of February 22, 1972 was Without You by Nilsson in US and Son Of My Father by Chicory Tip in UK.
What were the top hits on February 22, 1972?
The top hits on February 22, 1972 were Without You by Nilsson, Hurting Each Other by Carpenters, Precious And Few by Climax in US and Son Of My Father by Chicory Tip, Telegram Sam by T Rex, Have You Seen Her by The Chi-Lites in UK.