Wednesday March 22, 1972
US date format: 3/22/1972, UK date format: 22/3/1972
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 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 Elvis Stojko and Shawn Bradley.
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.
The Chinese Connection, directed by Wei Lo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
while Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee by Dee Brown was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Number 96.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hunt the Wumpus or Pong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 22, 1972?
- Blessed Genta of Maaseik
- The fourth day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- World Water Day.
- Easter Sunday - 1818, 2285. In the Gregorian Calendar 22 March is the earliest date on which Easter Sunday can fall (25th April is the latest).
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- Selling of the President opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 5 performances
- Nick Mileti purchases Cleveland Indians for US$9 million.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar named NBA Most Valuable Player.
- US Congress approves Equal Rights Amendment (never ratified).
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- Elvis Stojko: Canadian ice-skater, winning medals from...
- Shawn Bradley: American basketball player, a center for...
- Jocelyn Gourvennec: French football (soccer) player in...
- Prince Pieter-Christiaan of Orange-Nassau van Vollenhoven
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 22, 1972?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Dramatics - In The Rain
- Joe Tex - I Gotcha
- Denise LaSalle - Now Run And Tell That
- Isaac Hayes - Do Your Thing
- Tyrone Davis - I Had It All The Time
- The Stylistics - Betcha By Golly, Wow
- James Brown - King Heroin
- The Honey Cone - The Day I Found Myself
- James Brown - Talking Loud And Saying Nothing - Part I
- The Soul Children - Hearsay
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on March 22, 1972?
On March 22, 1972 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is March 22, 1972?
On March 22, 1972 the zodiac sign was Aries.
Who was the US President on March 22, 1972?
On March 22, 1972 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 22, 1972?
On March 22, 1972 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on March 22, 1972?
On March 22, 1972 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on March 22, 1972?
On March 22, 1972 several famous people were born including, Elvis Stojko, Shawn Bradley, Jocelyn Gourvennec.
What was the number one song in March 22, 1972?
The number one song in the week of March 22, 1972 was A Horse With No Name by America in US and Without You by Nilsson in UK.
What were the top hits on March 22, 1972?
The top hits on March 22, 1972 were A Horse With No Name by America, Heart Of Gold by Neil Young, The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh) (Mbube) by Robert John in US and Without You by Nilsson, American Pie by Don McLean, Beg, Steal Or Borrow by The New Seekers in UK.