Sunday November 26, 1972

US date format: 11/26/1972, UK date format: 26/11/1972

The day of the week was Sunday, under the astrological sign of Sagittarius (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on November 26, 1972).

Famous birthdays on this day include Arjun Rampal and Ryan Robbins.

The number one song in US was I Can See Clearly Now by Johnny Nash. Clair by Gilbert O'Sullivan was #1 song in the UK.

The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1972 while Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Wild Country. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hunt the Wumpus or Pong.

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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November 26, 1972 Events

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  • Pete Gogolak scores New York Giants record 8 points after a touchdown.

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November 26, 1972 Famous Birthdays


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Movies

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The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean

The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean

Release year: 1972

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Paul Newman, Ava Gardner, Roy Jenson, Gary Combs

Country: United States of America

The Triple Echo

The Triple Echo

Release year: 1972

Directed by: Michael Apted

Starring: Glenda Jackson, Oliver Reed, Brian Deacon, Anthony May

The Call of the Wild

The Call of the Wild

Release year: 1972

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: Charlton Heston, Michèle Mercier, Raimund Harmstorf, George Eastman

Revolver

Revolver

Release year: 1972

Directed by: Sergio Sollima

Starring: Agostina Belli, Paola Pitagora, Fabio Testi, Oliver Reed, Sal Borgese, Carla Mancini, Jacques Herlin, Steffen Zacharias, Marco Mariani, Calisto Calisti, Michel Bardinet, Daniel Beretta

Country: Italy

Silent Night, Bloody Night

Silent Night, Bloody Night

Release year: 1972

Directed by: Theodore Gershuny

Starring: Patrick O'Neal, James Patterson, Mary Woronov, Astrid Heeren

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of November 26, 1972?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - I Can See Clearly Now
  2. - I'd Love You To Want Me
  3. - I'll Be Around
  4. - I Am Woman
  5. - Papa Was A Rollin' Stone

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Clair
  2. - My Ding-A-Ling
  3. - Mouldy Old Dough
  4. - Leader Of The Pack
  5. - Crazy Horses

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - If You Don't Know Me By Now
  2. - You Ought To Be With Me
  3. - One Life To Live
  4. - Man Sized Job
  5. - I'm Stone In Love With You
Sport Games on November 26, 1972

Sport Games on November 26, 1972


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American Football
  • Buffalo Bills - Cleveland Browns : 10 - 27
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Chicago Bears : 13 - 3
  • Denver Broncos - Atlanta Falcons : 20 - 23
  • Green Bay Packers - Washington Redskins : 16 - 21
  • Houston Oilers - San Diego Chargers : 20 - 34
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TV Series

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Wild Country

Wild Country

Release year: 1972

Directed by: Craig Strachan

Double Identity

Double Identity

Release year: 1972

Directed by: Dennis Dimster

Die lieben Mitmenschen

Die lieben Mitmenschen

Release year: 1972

Dead of Night

Dead of Night

Release year: 1972

Directed by: Dan Curtis

Eine Frau bleibt eine Frau

Eine Frau bleibt eine Frau

Release year: 1972

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach

Jonathan Livingston Seagull

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The new complete edition of a timeless classic that includes the never-before-published Part Four and Last Words by Richard Bach.This is the story for people who follow their hearts and make their own rules...people who get special pleasure out of …

The Camerons by Robert Crichton

The Camerons

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The Camerons

Luce And His Empire by W. A. Swanberg

Luce And His Empire

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Scribner's, 1972, Very good., Clean, tight, in edgeworn dust jacket. Book Club edition. Photo illustrations. [Biography by Henry R.Luce and Time Inc. Publishing, Politics] Out of print and antiquarian booksellers from 1933.

O Jerusalem! by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre

O Jerusalem!

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This remarkable film is now a major motion picture. It recounts moment-by-moment the amazing process that led to Israel's birth. Collins

To Serve Them All My Days by R.F. Delderfield

To Serve Them All My Days

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To Serve Them All my Days is the poignant story of David Powlett Jones, who returns from World War I wounded and shell-shocked. He is hired by Bamfylde School to teach history. There, he rejects the traditional curriculum and teaches …

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

Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Empire

Empire

Platform: PDP 11/45 (1971), HP2000 (1973), HP3000 (1984), DOS, Commodore Amiga, Macintosh, Windows, Linux (2003)

Genre: 4X, wargame

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on November 26, 1972?

On November 26, 1972 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is November 26, 1972?

On November 26, 1972 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on November 26, 1972?

On November 26, 1972 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 26, 1972?

On November 26, 1972 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on November 26, 1972?

On November 26, 1972 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on November 26, 1972?

On November 26, 1972 several famous people were born including, Arjun Rampal, Ryan Robbins, David Koubbi.

What was the number one song in November 26, 1972?

The number one song in the week of November 26, 1972 was I Can See Clearly Now by Johnny Nash in US and Clair by Gilbert O'Sullivan in UK.

What were the top hits on November 26, 1972?

The top hits on November 26, 1972 were I Can See Clearly Now by Johnny Nash, I'd Love You To Want Me by Lobo, I'll Be Around by The Spinners in US and Clair by Gilbert O'Sullivan, My Ding-A-Ling by Chuck Berry, Mouldy Old Dough by Lieutenant Pigeon in UK.