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Tuesday 28 November 1972

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jesper Stromblad and Michael Blackson. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Papa Was A Rollin' Stone by The Temptations. In UK Clair by Gilbert O'Sullivan was in the top 5 hits. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, directed by William Sterling, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972 while Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fleksnes fataliteter. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Empire or Pong.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Fleksnes fataliteter

Starring: Rolv Wesenlund, Aud Schønemann

Country: Norway

Majstori

Starring: Dragomir 'Gidra' Bojanic, Milivoje Tomic, Oliver Tomic, Severin Bijelic

The Aunty Jack Show

Starring: Grahame Bond, Rory O'Donoghue, Sandra McGregor, John Derum

Country: Australia

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America

Starring: Alistair Cooke

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Job nach Noten

Starring: Stefan Behrens, Jean-Pierre Zola, Reni Walther, Dieter Henkel

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Directed by: William Sterling

Starring: Fiona Fullerton, Michael Jayston, Hywel Bennett

Country: United States

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The Mechanic

Directed by: Michael Winner

Starring: Charles Bronson, Jan-Michael Vincent, Keenan Wynn

Country: United States

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1776

Directed by: Peter H. Hunt

Starring: William Daniels, Howard Da Silva, Ken Howard

Country: United States

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The Chinese Connection

Directed by: Wei Lo

Starring: Bruce Lee, Nora Miao, James Tien

Country: United States

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Solaris

Directed by: Andrey Tarkovskiy

Starring: Natalya Bondarchuk, Donatas Banionis, Jri Jrvet

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 November 1972 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see November 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day - Ascension of `Abdu'l-Bah�
  • Episcopal Diocese of Hawaii: Feast of the Holy Sovereigns in honor of the founders of the Anglican Church of Hawaii
  • Albania - Albanian Independence day (from Turkey, 1912); also known as Albanian Flag Day due to other National events that correspond to this day
  • Mauritania - Independence Day (from France, 1960)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Via Galactica opens at Uris Theater NYC for 7 performances
  • LA Dodgers trade Frank Robinson to California Angels
  • Last executions in Paris, of the Clairvaux Mutineers, Roger Bontems and Claude Buffet, guillotined at La Sante Prison. (Bontems had been found innocent of murder by the court, but as Buffet's accomplice is condemned to death anyway.) The chief executioner is Andre Obrecht.
  • Atari kicks off the first generation of video games with the release of their seminal arcade version of ''Pong'', the first game to achieve commercial success.
  • The ampquottea houseampquot Mellow Yellow opens on the Amstel River in Amsterdam, pioneering the legal sale of cannabis in the Netherlands.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in November 1972?

  • Time: Winemakers Ernest Gallo & brother Julio Gallo. Cover design by Stanley Glaubach.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8308
  • Life: George Wallace on the mend

Books

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

Jonathan Livingston Seagull

By: Richard Bach

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 ...

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Journey To Ixtlan

By: Carlos Casteneda

7 OF Casteneda's books. Save on Shipping

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The Joy Of Sex

By: Alex Comfort

Famous for helping couples discover how sex can be playful, erotic, passionate, exhilarating, and most of all, pleasurable.The Joy of Sex revolutionized how we experience our sexuality.

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The Peter Prescription

By: Laurence J. Peter

Hardcover, minor wear to dust cover, otherwise a very nice copy.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Empire

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

Genre: 4X, wargame

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Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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Empire

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

Genre: 4X, wargame

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Hunt the Wumpus

Hunt the Wumpus

Platform: BASIC, TI-99/4A

Genre: Adventure game

Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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