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Friday 24 November 1972

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Barry Potomski and Fred Brathwaite. 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. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, directed by William Sterling, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972 while The Peter Prescription by Laurence J. Peter was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fleksnes fataliteter. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hunt the Wumpus or Pong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Fleksnes fataliteter

Starring: Rolv Wesenlund, Aud Schønemann

Country: Norway

Majstori

Starring: Dragomir 'Gidra' Bojanic, Milivoje Tomic, Oliver Tomic, Severin Bijelic

The Aunty Jack Show

Starring: Grahame Bond, Rory O'Donoghue, Sandra McGregor, John Derum

Country: Australia

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America

Starring: Alistair Cooke

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Job nach Noten

Starring: Stefan Behrens, Jean-Pierre Zola, Reni Walther, Dieter Henkel

Movies

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

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Directed by: William Sterling

Starring: Fiona Fullerton, Michael Jayston, Hywel Bennett

Country: United States

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The Mechanic

Directed by: Michael Winner

Starring: Charles Bronson, Jan-Michael Vincent, Keenan Wynn

Country: United States

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1776

Directed by: Peter H. Hunt

Starring: William Daniels, Howard Da Silva, Ken Howard

Country: United States

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The Chinese Connection

Directed by: Wei Lo

Starring: Bruce Lee, Nora Miao, James Tien

Country: United States

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Solaris

Directed by: Andrey Tarkovskiy

Starring: Natalya Bondarchuk, Donatas Banionis, Jri Jrvet

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 November 1972 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - in the Byzantine empire the Brumalia (a wine festival) were celebrated from this day until the winter solstice
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew Dung-Lac and other Vietnamese martyrs
  • Also see November 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Feast Day of St. Colman - Cobh, Ireland
  • Teacher's Day in Turkey
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Hall Overton: US Composer (Enchanted Pear Tree), dies at 52.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: George Wallace on the mend
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Richard Nixon -- Nov. 20, 1972
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8307

Books

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

The Peter Prescription

By: Laurence J. Peter

Hardcover, minor wear to dust cover, otherwise a very nice copy.

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The Odessa File

By: Frederick Forsyth

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,

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To Serve Them All My Days

By: R.F. Delderfield

To Serve Them All My Days is the moving saga of David Powlett-Jones, who returns from World War I injured and shell-shocked.

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I'M O.K.- You'Re O.K.

By: Thomas Harris

Hello, First printing/1973, This book is in nice condition, fresh, clean pages, no writing or marks inside this book. All pages are attached, no missing pages, no rips or tears.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

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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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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