Wednesday November 22, 1972

US date format: 11/22/1972, UK date format: 22/11/1972

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 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 Olivier Brouzet and Cyril Pedrosa. 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. The Triple Echo, directed by Michael Apted, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972 while Captains And The Kings by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wild Country. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pong or Empire.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1972 or at November 22 across the years.

likes
Like this day if it is important to you!
history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 22, 1972?


Holidays

  • R.C. Saints - Feast of Saint Cecilia
  • Also see November 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Lebanon - Independence Day (from France, 1943)
  • Family Day begins in 2005
  • See more

Events

  • Flyers start Islanders on 15 game winless streak
  • US ends 22 year travel ban to China
  • Pittsburgh Penguins set NHL record for scoring fastest five goals (2 minutes 7 seconds).

Famous Birthday

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

See other popular movies of the week

The Triple Echo

The Triple Echo

Directed by: Michael Apted

Starring: Glenda Jackson, Oliver Reed, Brian Deacon, Anthony May

The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean

The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Paul Newman, Ava Gardner, Roy Jenson, Gary Combs

Country: United States of America

The Call of the Wild

The Call of the Wild

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: Charlton Heston, Michèle Mercier, Raimund Harmstorf, George Eastman

Silent Night, Bloody Night

Silent Night, Bloody Night

Directed by: Theodore Gershuny

Starring: Patrick O'Neal, James Patterson, Mary Woronov, Astrid Heeren

They Only Kill Their Masters

They Only Kill Their Masters

Directed by: James Goldstone

Starring: James Garner, Katharine Ross, Hal Holbrook, Harry Guardino

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

Wild Country

Wild Country

Directed by: Craig Strachan

Double Identity

Double Identity

Directed by: Dennis Dimster

Die lieben Mitmenschen

Die lieben Mitmenschen

Dead of Night

Dead of Night

Directed by: Dan Curtis

Eine Frau bleibt eine Frau

Eine Frau bleibt eine Frau

Days to next November 22

If November 22, 1972 is your birthday you're 47 years, 10 months, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 23 days.
calendar

Magazine Covers

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

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
Unlimited books on any devices, try your first month free

Captains And The Kings by Taylor Caldwell

Captains And The Kings

By:

When Joseph Armagh first saw America in the early 1850s, he was a twelve-year-old Irish immigrant - a penniless orphan cast upon a hostile shore to make a home for himself.

Fire In The Lake by Frances Fitzgerald

Fire In The Lake

By:

This landmark work, based on Frances FitzGerald's own research and travels, takes us inside Vietnam-into the traditional, ancestor-worshiping villages and the corrupt crowded cities, into the conflicts between Communists and anti-Communists,

The Odessa File by Frederick Forsyth

The Odessa File

By:

The suicide of an elderly German Jew explodes into revelation after revelation: of a Mafia-like organization called Odessa ...of a real-life fugitive known as the "Butcher of Riga"..of a young German journalist tumed obsessed avenger.......and,

A Nation Of Strangers by Vance Packard

A Nation Of Strangers

By:

McKay, 1972, Very good., Hardcover. 368 pages. Very good in dust jacket. Light wear. Third McKay printing. [Sociology, Family, Community] Out-of-print and antiquarian booksellers since 1933.

O Jerusalem! by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre

O Jerusalem!

By:

Now a major motion picture, this remarkable classic recounts, moment by moment, the spellbinding process that gave birth to the state of Israel.Collins

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Hunt the Wumpus

Hunt the Wumpus

Platform: BASIC, TI-99/4A

Genre: Adventure game

Pong

Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Empire

Empire

Platform: PDP 11/45 (1971), HP2000 (1973), HP3000 (1984), DOS, Commodore Amiga, Macintosh, Windows, Linux (2003)

Genre: 4X, wargame

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on November 22, 1972?

On November 22, 1972 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is November 22, 1972?

On November 22, 1972 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on November 22, 1972?

On November 22, 1972 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 22, 1972?

On November 22, 1972 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on November 22, 1972?

On November 22, 1972 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on November 22, 1972?

On November 22, 1972 several famous people were born including, Olivier Brouzet, Cyril Pedrosa, Jay Payton.

What was the number one song in November 22, 1972?

The number one song in the week of November 22, 1972 was I Can See Clearly Now by Johnny Nash in US and Clair by Gilbert O'Sullivan in UK.

What were the top hits on November 22, 1972?

The top hits on November 22, 1972 were I Can See Clearly Now by Johnny Nash, I'd Love You To Want Me by Lobo, I'll Be Around by The Spinners in US and Clair by Gilbert O'Sullivan, My Ding-A-Ling by Chuck Berry, Mouldy Old Dough by Lieutenant Pigeon in UK.


Like this day if it is important to you!
likes