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Wednesday 27 September 1972

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on September 27, 1972). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gwyneth Paltrow and Lhasa (singer). In that special week of September people in US were listening to Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me by Mac Davis. In UK Mouldy Old Dough by Lieutenant Pigeon was in the top 5 hits. Bad Company, directed by Robert Benton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972 while On The Night Of The Seventh Moon by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Anna and the King. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pong or Empire.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Bad Company

Directed by: Robert Benton

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Barry Brown, Jim Davis, David Huddleston

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Directed by: Martin Ritt

Starring: Cicely Tyson, Paul Winfield, Kevin Hooks, Carmen Mathews

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Don't Torture a Duckling

Directed by: Lucio Fulci

Starring: Florinda Bolkan, Barbara Bouchet, Tomas Milian, Irene Papas

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Horror Express

Directed by: Eugenio Martín

Starring: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Alberto de Mendoza, Silvia Tortosa

Country: United States

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The Blood Spattered Bride

Directed by: Vicente Aranda

Starring: Simón Andreu, Maribel Martín, Alexandra Bastedo, Dean Selmier

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TV Series

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Anna and the King

Directed by: Andy Tennant

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Directed by: Michael Spierig

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The David Steinberg Show

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Greenwich Village

Directed by: Laura Archibald|

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Kagaku ninja tai Gatchaman

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 September 1972 ?

  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mashfyyat (Will) - First day of the eleventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • RC Saints - Saint Vincent de Paul
  • Ethiopian Orthodox Church - Meskel
  • Also see September 27 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Balsamine (Impatiens) Day, sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
Famous Birthdays:
  • Gwyneth Paltrow: American actress sometimes compared to Grace Kelly for her cool and regal grace.
  • Lhasa (singer)
  • Clara Hughes: Winnipeg, Manitoba -- Cyclist (1996 Olympics - 2 Bronze Medals).
  • Lhasa de Sela: American-Canadian singer-songwriter and actress (d. 2010).
  • Laurie Shepard: Cordele, Georgia -- Female pitcher (Colo Silver Bullets).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Rory Storm: lead singer of and Hurricane, commits suicide.
  • 1st game at Nassau Coliseum, Rangers beat Islanders 6-4 (exhibition)
  • The Joint Communique of the Government of Japan and the Government of the People's Republic of China is signed in Beijing.

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Planetary positions on September 27, 1972 - Geocentric view

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

On The Night Of The Seventh Moon

By: Victoria Holt

For generations, Victoria Holt has dazzled and entertained millions of readers with her spine-tingling novels of romantic suspense. On the Night of the Seventh Moon is one of her most evocative,

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George S. Kaufman

By: Howard Teichmann

George S. Kaufman;: An intimate portrait

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My Name Is Asher Lev

By: Chaim Potok

Asher Lev is a Ladover Hasid who keeps kosher, prays three times a day and believes in the Ribbono Shel Olom, the Master of the Universe.

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Hunt the Wumpus

Hunt the Wumpus

Platform: BASIC, TI-99/4A

Genre: Adventure game



Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.



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

Genre: 4X, wargame

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