Tuesday 29 February 1972
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Antonio Sabato Jr and Mark Farraway.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Without You by Nilsson.
In UK Son Of My Father by Chicory Tip was in the top 5 hits.
Cabaret, directed by Bob Fosse, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
while Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee by Dee Brown was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Top à....
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hunt the Wumpus or Empire.
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Which were the important events of 29 February 1972 ?
- Antonio Sabato Jr: Actor (Jagger Cates- General Hospital).
- Mark Farraway: Canadian Football League offensive linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos).
- Cyrus Beasley in Rowe: New York, USA; rower (Olympics-1996).
- Chris Devine in Allentown: Pennsylvania, USA; diver (Olympics-1996).
- Fabien Bownes: NFL wide receiver (Chicago Bears).
- Antonio Sabato: Soap Opera Actor
- Saul Williams: Rapper
- Pedro Zamora: Cuban-born American TV personality and AIDS activist (Born 1972)
- Johnny Rabb: Drummer
- Joey Greco: TV Actor
- Dave Williams: Metal Singer
- Jack Anderson discloses Dita Beard (ITT) memo indicating antitrust charges were dropped for $400,000 contribution to the Republican Party
- Vietnam War: Vietnamization : South Korea withdraws 11,000 of its 48,000 troops from Vietnam.
- Hank Aaron becomes the first player in the history of Major League Baseball to sign a $200,000 contract.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Nilsson - Without You
- Carpenters - Hurting Each Other
- Climax - Precious And Few
- The Osmonds - Down By The Lazy River
- Bread - Everything I Own
- Robert John - The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh) (Mbube)
- Neil Young - Heart Of Gold
- Al Green - Let's Stay Together
- Carole King - Sweet Seasons
- T. Rex - Bang A Gong (Get It On)
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