Monday January 24, 1972
US date format: 1/24/1972, UK date format: 24/1/1972
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 24, 1972). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Allison Dubois and Beth Hart.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to American Pie (Parts 1 and 2) by Don McLean.
In UK Telegram Sam by T Rex was in the top 5 hits.
Amar Prem, directed by Shakti Samanta, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
while Eleanor And Franklin by Joseph P. Lash was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Tightrope.
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 January 24, 1972?
- Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
- Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
- Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
- WRIP (now WDSI) TV channel 61 in Chattanooga, TN (IND) 1st broadcast
- Jerome Cowan: Actor (Mr Dithers-Blondie), dies at 74.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 24, 1972?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Don McLean - American Pie (Parts 1 and 2)
- Melanie - Brand New Key
- Al Green - Let's Stay Together
- Jonathan Edwards - Sunshine
- Badfinger - Day After Day
- Betty Wright - Clean Up Woman
- Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Band - Scorpio
- Three Dog Night - Never Been To Spain
- The Stylistics - You Are Everything
- The Jackson 5 - Sugar Daddy
Top #8 songs in the UK
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?