Saturday December 23, 1972
US date format: 12/23/1972, UK date format: 23/12/1972
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 23, 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 Lord Kossity and Kossity.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Me And Mrs. Jones by Billy Paul.
In UK My Ding-A-Ling by Chuck Berry was in the top 5 hits.
Aguirre: The Wrath of God, directed by Werner Herzog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
while The Winds Of War by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Nacht der Prominenten.
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 December 23, 1972?
- Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
- Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
- Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
- R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
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- 6.25 Earthquake destroys central Managua Nicaragua, 10,000 die
- Chandrasekhar takes 8-79 India versus England at Delhi.
- The 16 survivors of the Andes flight disaster are rescued after 73 days, having survived by cannibalism.
- A 6.5 magnitude earthquake strikes the Nicaraguan capital of Managua killing more than 10,000.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 23, 1972?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Billy Paul - Me And Mrs. Jones
- Helen Reddy - I Am Woman
- Al Green - You Ought To Be With Me
- Gilbert O'Sullivan - Clair
- Albert Hammond - It Never Rains In Southern California
- Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes - If You Don't Know Me By Now
- Donna Fargo - Funny Face
- The Temptations - Papa Was A Rollin' Stone
- Carly Simon - You're So Vain
- Johnny Rivers - Rockin' Pneumonia - Boogie Woogie Flu
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Chuck Berry - My Ding-A-Ling
- The New Seekers - I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony)
- Neil Reid - Mother Of Mine
- The Osmonds - Crazy Horses
- Benny Hill - Ernie (The Fastest Milkman In The West)
- Little Jimmy Osmond - Long Haired Lover From Liverpool
- Slade - GudBuy T'Jane
- Congregation - Softly Whispering I Love You
- Middle Of The Road - Soley Soley
- Donny Osmond - Why
Sport Games on December 23, 1972
- Dallas Cowboys - San Francisco 49ers : 30 - 28
- Oakland Raiders - Pittsburgh Steelers : 7 - 13
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next December 23If December 23, 1972 is your birthday you're 47 years, 9 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 24 days.
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 December 23, 1972?
On December 23, 1972 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is December 23, 1972?
On December 23, 1972 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.
Who was the US President on December 23, 1972?
On December 23, 1972 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 23, 1972?
On December 23, 1972 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on December 23, 1972?
On December 23, 1972 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on December 23, 1972?
On December 23, 1972 several famous people were born including, Lord Kossity, Kossity, Morgan .
Which famous people died on December 23, 1972?
Famous people died on December 23, 1972 include, Andrej N Tupolev, Andrei Tupolev.
What was the number one song in December 23, 1972?
The number one song in the week of December 23, 1972 was Me And Mrs. Jones by Billy Paul in US and My Ding-A-Ling by Chuck Berry in UK.
What were the top hits on December 23, 1972?
The top hits on December 23, 1972 were Me And Mrs. Jones by Billy Paul, I Am Woman by Helen Reddy, You Ought To Be With Me by Al Green in US and My Ding-A-Ling by Chuck Berry, I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony) by The New Seekers, Crazy Horses by The Osmonds in UK.