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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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TV Series

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Top à...

Starring: Ballets Arthur Plasschaert, Sacha Distel, Marcel Amont, Claude Véga

Country: France

The Magic Garden

Starring: Cary Antebi, Carole Demas, Paula Janis

Country: United States

I geitonia mas

Starring: Vasos Andrianos, Babis Anthopoulos, Nikos Apergis, Giannis Argyris

Country: Greece

Clochemerle

Starring: Peter Ustinov, Roy Dotrice, Wendy Hiller, Michael Golden

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Semesterferien

Starring: Gerhart Lippert, Anne Stegmann, Raimund Harmstorf, Günther Kieslich

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Cabaret

Directed by: Bob Fosse

Starring: Liza Minnelli, Michael York, Helmut Griem

Country: United States

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Fritz the Cat

Directed by: Ralph Bakshi

Starring: Skip Hinnant, Rosetta LeNoire, John McCurry

Country: United States

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The Cowboys

Directed by: Mark Rydell

Starring: John Wayne, Roscoe Lee Browne, Bruce Dern

Country: United States

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Straw Dogs

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Susan George, Peter Vaughan

Country: United States

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Dirty Harry

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Andrew Robinson, John Vernon

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 February 1972 ?

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Facts:
  • 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.

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Books

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

Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee

By: Dee Brown

Immediately recognized as a revelatory and enormously controversial book since its first publication in 1971, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is universally recognized as one of those rare books that

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The Day Of The Jackal

By: Frederick Forsyth

THE CLASSIC THRILLER FROM #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR FREDERICK FORSYTH“The Day of the Jackal makes such comparable books such as The Manchurian Candidate and The Spy Who Came in from the Cold seem like Hardy Boy mysteries.”—The

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Message From Malaga

By: Helen MacInnes

"That delay in the delivery of the message from Málaga could have been absolutely disastrous. As it was, there had been irreparable loss: an agent dead."Under

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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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Videogames

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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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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


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