Monday March 27, 1972
US date format: 3/27/1972, UK date format: 27/3/1972
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 27, 1972). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Agathe de La Fontaine and Charlie Haas.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to A Horse With No Name by America.
In UK Amazing Grace by Pipes & Drums & The Military Band Of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guard was in the top 5 hits.
The Chinese Connection, directed by Wei Lo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
while The Blue Knight by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Number 96.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hunt the Wumpus or Pong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 27, 1972?
- St. Augusta
- Angolan Victory Day.
- World Theatre Day
- St. John of Egypt
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- Venera 8 launched to Venus.
- Adolph Rupp retires after 42 years of coaching University of Kentucky.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 27, 1972?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- America - A Horse With No Name
- Neil Young - Heart Of Gold
- Donny Osmond - Puppy Love
- Paul Simon - Mother And Child Reunion
- Robert John - The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh) (Mbube)
- Joe Tex - I Gotcha
- Nilsson - Without You
- The Chakachas - Jungle Fever
- Michael Jackson - Rockin' Robin
- Roberta Flack - The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next March 27If March 27, 1972 is your birthday you're 48 years, 5 months, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 2 days.
What news were making the headlines those days in March 1972?
- LIFE: Wilt Chamberlain and Kareem AbdulJabbar basketball
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Gov. George Wallace -- Mar. 27, 1972
- SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8273
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?