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Monday 26 June 1972

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jerris McPhail and Garou . In that special week of June people in US were listening to Song Sung Blue by Neil Diamond. 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 The Winds Of War by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching El Chavo del Ocho. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pong or Empire.
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 ?

The Lotus Eaters

Written by: Michael J. Bird

Starring: Ian Hendry, Wanda Ventham, Stefan Gryff, Anthony Stamboulieh

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Split Second

Starring: Tom Kennedy, Jack Clark

Country: United States

The Magic Garden

Starring: Cary Antebi, Carole Demas, Paula Janis

Country: United States

The Mouse Factory

Written by: Ward Kimball

Starring: Johnny Brown, Jim Backus, Wally Cox, Annette Funicello

Country: United States

Ways of Seeing

Starring: John Berger

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Duck, You Sucker

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Rod Steiger, James Coburn, Romolo Valli

Country: United States

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Conquest of the Planet of the Apes

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Starring: Roddy McDowall, Don Murray, Ricardo Montalban

Country: United States

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The Candidate

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Robert Redford, Peter Boyle, Melvyn Douglas

Country: United States

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Ben

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Lee Montgomery, Joseph Campanella, Arthur O'Connell

Country: United States

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Frenzy

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Jon Finch, Barry Foster, Alec McCowen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 June 1972 ?

Holidays:
  • Saints John and Paul
  • The United Nations' Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
  • Flag Day in Romania
  • Sunthorn Phu Day in Thailand
  • Independence Day in Madagascar
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jerris McPhail: Running back (Miami Dolphins).
  • Garou : Canadian singer widely known for his role of Quasimodo in "Notre-Dame de Paris", he began by covering Joe Cocker's songs in a bar.
  • Asako Tajimi: Japanese volleyball player.
  • Jai Taurima: Australian long jumper and police officer.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • IRA proclaims resistant in North-Ireland
  • Nolan Bushnell and Ted Dabney co-found Atari.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

The Winds Of War

By: Herman Wouk

Like no other masterpiece of historical fiction, Herman Wouk's sweeping epic of World War II is the great novel of America's Greatest Generation.Wouk's spellbinding narrative captures the tide of global events, as well as all the drama, romance, heroism, and ...

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The Exorcist

By: William Peter Blatty

Originally published in 1971, The Exorcist is now a major television series on FOX. It remains one of the most controversial novels ever written and went on to become a literary phenomenon: It spent fifty-seven weeks on the New York ...

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The Day Of The Jackal

By: Frederick Forsyth

THE CLASSIC THRILLER FROM #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR FREDERICK FORSYTH“The Day of the Jackal makes such comparable books such as The Manchurian Candidate and The Spy Who Came in from the Cold seem like Hardy Boy mysteries.”—The

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Message From Malaga

By: Helen MacInnes

"That delay in the delivery of the message from Málaga could have been absolutely disastrous. As it was, there had been irreparable loss: an agent dead."Under

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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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