What the sky looked like on January 28, 1972
Get the star map showing the sky over this special date
US date format: 1/28/1972, UK date format: 28/1/1972
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 28, 1972). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Elena Baranova and Carey Bender.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to American Pie (Parts 1 and 2) by Don McLean.
In UK Telegram Sam by T Rex was in the top 5 hits.
Amar Prem, directed by Shakti Samanta, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
while Eleanor And Franklin by Joseph P. Lash was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Tightrope.
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 January 28, 1972?
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 28, 1972?
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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?