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Saturday 22 July 1972

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mark Glidden and Colin Ferguson. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Lean On Me by Bill Withers. In UK Puppy Love by Donny Osmond was in the top 5 hits. Fat City, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972 while Report From Engine Co. 82 by Dennis Smith was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tegtmeiers Reisen. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Empire or Pong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Tegtmeiers Reisen

Starring: Jürgen von Manger

Kikaida: Android of Justice

Written by: Shôtarô Ishinomori

Starring: Daisuke Ban, Jun Mizunoe, Masahiro Kamiya, Shun Ueda

Country: Japan

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El Chavo del Ocho

Written by: Roberto Gómez Bolaños

Starring: Ramón Valdés, Florinda Meza, Carlos Villagrán, Roberto Gómez Bolaños

Country: Mexico

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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

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Fat City

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Stacy Keach, Jeff Bridges, Susan Tyrrell

Country: United States

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Trinity Is STILL My Name!

Directed by: E.B. Clucher

Starring: Terence Hill, Bud Spencer, Yanti Somer

Country: United States

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Joe Kidd

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Robert Duvall, John Saxon

Country: United States

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Le Samouraï

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Melville

Starring: Alain Delon, Nathalie Delon, Franois Prier

Country: United States

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Duck, You Sucker

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Rod Steiger, James Coburn, Romolo Valli

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 July 1972 ?

Holidays:
  • Swaziland - Birthday of former King Sobhuza II
  • Pi Approximation Day
  • St. Vandrille/Wandre Gisilus
  • St. Mineve
  • St. Joseph of Palestine (Count Joseph)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 10.84 (27.53 cm) of rainfall, Fort Ripley, Mn (state 24-hr record)
  • 27.53 cm (10.84 inches) of rainfall, Fort Ripley, Minnesota (state 24-hour record).
  • Venera 8 makes soft landing on Venus.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in July 1972?

  • Life: George McGovern and Grandson Matthew
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Kenneth Elstein -- July 17, 1972
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8289

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Report From Engine Co. 82

By: Dennis Smith

From his bawdy and brave fellow firefighters to the hopeful, hateful, beautiful and beleaguered residents of the poverty-stricken district where he works, Dennis Smith tells the story of a brutalising yet

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The Game Of The Foxes

By: Ladislas Farago

Great vintage book!

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My Name Is Asher Lev

By: Chaim Potok

Asher Lev is a Ladover Hasid who keeps kosher, prays three times a day and believes in the Ribbono Shel Olom, the Master of the Universe.

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Eleanor And Franklin

By: Joseph P. Lash

The #1 New York Times Bestseller—Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book AwardIn his extraordinary biography of the major political couple of the twentieth century, Joseph P.

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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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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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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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