Tuesday 30 May 1972
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Allen Aldridge and Terry Wilburn.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to I'll Take You There by The Staple Singers.
In UK Amazing Grace by Pipes & Drums & The Military Band Of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guard was in the top 5 hits.
Play It Again, Sam, directed by Herbert Ross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972
while The Winds Of War by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hunt the Wumpus or Pong.
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Which were the important events of 30 May 1972 ?
- Saint Reinhilde
- Peru ? National Potato Day .
- United States ? Memorial Day (originally ? currently last Monday in May).
- Saint Ferdinand III
- Saint Gabinus
- Saint Jeanne d'Arc
- Trinidad and Tobago ? Indian Arrival Day(National Holiday).
- Allen Aldridge: NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos - Super Bowl 32).
- Terry Wilburn: WLAF running back (Barcelona Dragons).
- Anthony Cook: NFL defensive end/defensive tackle (Tennessee Oilers).
- Renita Farrell in Townsville: Queensland, Australia; field hockey midfielder (Olympics-1996).
- Jeff Jones: NFL tackle (Detroit Lions).
- Manny Ramirez in Santo Domingo: Dominican Republic; outfielder (Cleveland Indians).
- Soichiro Hoshi: Japanese seiyuu
- Manny Ramirez: Dominican-American baseball player: outfield, Indians
- Sōichirō Hoshi: Japanese voice actor and singer
- Margaret Ruthven Lang: Composer, dies at 104.
- The Angry Brigade goes on trial over a series of 25 bombings throughout Britain.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1972 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Staple Singers - I'll Take You There
- The Chi-Lites - Oh Girl
- Roberta Flack - The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
- Sammy Davis Jr. - The Candy Man
- Dr. Hook - Sylvia's Mother
- Cat Stevens - Morning Has Broken
- The Rolling Stones - Tumbling Dice
- Gallery - Nice To Be With You
- Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen - Hot Rod Lincoln
- Al Green - Look What You Done For Me
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