What the sky looked like on August 27, 1972
Get the star map showing the sky over this special date
US date format: 8/27/1972, UK date format: 27/8/1972
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 27, 1972). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include The Great Khali and Jimmy Pop.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Brandy (You're A Fine Girl) by Looking Glass.
In UK School's Out by Alice Cooper was in the top 5 hits.
Chloe in the Afternoon, directed by Éric Rohmer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
while My Name Is Asher Lev by Chaim Potok was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The David Steinberg Show.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pong or Empire.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 27, 1972?
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 27, 1972?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?