Sunday 25 June 1972
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Saif al-Islam Gaddafi and Carlos Delgado.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to The Candy Man by Sammy Davis Jr..
In UK Vincent by Don McLean was in the top 5 hits.
Duck, You Sucker, directed by Sergio Leone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
while O Jerusalem! by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching El Chavo del Ocho.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Empire or Pong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Saif al-Islam Gaddafi
- Carlos Delgado: Aguadilla, Puerto Rico -- Infielder (Toronto Blue Jays).
- Amy Wickus: Baraboo, Wisconsin -- 800m / 1500m runner.
- Hediyeh Tehrani: Iranian award-winning film actress known for her willingness to play mysterious, stony-faced and cold-hearted women.
- Mike Kroeger: Bassist.
- Saif Gaddafi: Libyan engineer and politician.
- Jan Matulka: Czech-American painter and illustrator (d. 1972).
- Bernice Gera becomes 1st female umpire in pro baseball
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Sammy Davis Jr. - The Candy Man
- Neil Diamond - Song Sung Blue
- Billy Preston - Outa-Space
- Gallery - Nice To Be With You
- The Staple Singers - I'll Take You There
- Jimmy Castor - Troglodyte (Cave Man)
- Bill Withers - Lean On Me
- The 5th Dimension - (Last Night) I Didn't Get To Sleep At All
- The Chi-Lites - Oh Girl
- Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose - Too Late To Turn Back Now
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