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Thursday 23 March 1972

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Judith Godreche and Jennifer K. 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. Pink Flamingos, directed by John Waters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972 while Rabbit Redux by John Updike was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Split Second. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Empire or Pong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Split Second

Starring: Tom Kennedy, Jack Clark

Country: United States

Top à...

Starring: Ballets Arthur Plasschaert, Sacha Distel, Marcel Amont, Claude Véga

Country: France

The Magic Garden

Starring: Cary Antebi, Carole Demas, Paula Janis

Country: United States

I geitonia mas

Starring: Vasos Andrianos, Babis Anthopoulos, Nikos Apergis, Giannis Argyris

Country: Greece

Clochemerle

Starring: Peter Ustinov, Roy Dotrice, Wendy Hiller, Michael Golden

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Movies

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

Pink Flamingos

Directed by: John Waters

Starring: Divine, David Lochary, Mary Vivian Pearce

Country: United States

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The Godfather

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan

Country: United States

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Slaughterhouse-Five

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Michael Sacks, Ron Leibman, Eugene Roche

Country: United States

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Frogs

Directed by: George McCowan

Starring: Ray Milland, Sam Elliott, Joan Van Ark

Country: United States

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Silent Running

Directed by: Douglas Trumbull

Starring: Bruce Dern, Cliff Potts, Ron Rifkin

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 March 1972 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Rebecca (d.1914)
  • Roman Empire - Tubilustrium was held in honor of Mars.
  • Ancient Latvia - Lieldienas held in honor of Mara and other pagan goddesses.
  • Pakistan - National Day (Republic Day).
  • Saint Turibius of Mongrovejo (died 1606)
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Evil Knievel breaks 93 bones after successfully clearing 35 cars.
  • New York Yankees agree to continue playing ball in the Bronx.

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Books

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

Rabbit Redux

By: John Updike

In this sequel to Rabbit, Run, John Updike resumes the spiritual quest of his anxious Everyman, Harry “Rabbit” Angstrom. Ten years have passed; the impulsive former athlete has become a paunchy

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Tracy And Hepburn

By: Garson Kanin

This classic Hollywood memoir is again available, now with a new foreword by the author. Spence Tracy and Kate Hepburn were the couple everyone knew of but no one really knew

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Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee

By: Dee Brown

Immediately recognized as a revelatory and enormously controversial book since its first publication in 1971, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is universally recognized as one of those rare books that

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The Defense Never Rests

By: F. Lee Bailey

The controversial defense lawyer reviews his career, focusing on the Boston Strangler case, the Sam Sheppard vindication, and the Great Plymouth Mail Robbery.

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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

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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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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