Thursday November 30, 1972

US date format: 11/30/1972, UK date format: 30/11/1972

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 30, 1972). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Marie-Amélie Seigner and Spence Fischer. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Papa Was A Rollin' Stone by The Temptations. In UK My Ding-A-Ling by Chuck Berry was in the top 5 hits. Anuraag, directed by Shakti Samanta, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972 while The Eiger Sanction by Trevanian was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wild Country. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pong or Empire.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Cities for Life Day; 300 cities around the world declare their opposition to the death penalty
  • Official End of the Hurricane Season
  • Philippines - Andres Bonifacio Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew the apostle
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Events

  • BBC bans Wings Hi, Hi, Hi
  • Illegal fireworks factory explodes killing 15 (Rome, Italy).
  • Vietnam War: White House Press Secretary Ron Ziegler tells the press that there will be no more public announcements concerning American troop withdrawals from Vietnam due to the fact that troop levels are now down to 27,000.

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Movies

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Anuraag

Anuraag

Directed by: Shakti Samanta

Starring: Ashok Kumar, Nutan, Vinod Mehra, Moushumi Chatterjee

The Asphyx

The Asphyx

Directed by: Peter Newbrook

Starring: Robert Powell, Robert Stephens, Jane Lapotaire, Alex Scott

The Triple Echo

The Triple Echo

Directed by: Michael Apted

Starring: Glenda Jackson, Oliver Reed, Brian Deacon, Anthony May

The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean

The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Paul Newman, Ava Gardner, Roy Jenson, Gary Combs

Country: United States of America

The Call of the Wild

The Call of the Wild

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: Charlton Heston, Michèle Mercier, Raimund Harmstorf, George Eastman

TV Series

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Wild Country

Wild Country

Directed by: Craig Strachan

Double Identity

Double Identity

Directed by: Dennis Dimster

Die lieben Mitmenschen

Die lieben Mitmenschen

Dead of Night

Dead of Night

Directed by: Dan Curtis

Eine Frau bleibt eine Frau

Eine Frau bleibt eine Frau

Days to next November 30

If November 30, 1972 is your birthday you're 47 years, 10 months, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 29 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Eiger Sanction by Trevanian

The Eiger Sanction

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Jonathan Hemlock lives in a renovated Gothic church on Long Island. He is an art professor, a mountain climber, and a mercenary, performing assassinations (i.e.,

The Persian Boy by Mary Renault

The Persian Boy

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“It takes skill to depict, as Miss Renault has done, this half-man, half Courtesan who is so deeply in love with the warrior.”–The

On The Night Of The Seventh Moon by Victoria Holt

On The Night Of The Seventh Moon

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For generations, Victoria Holt has dazzled and entertained millions of readers with her spine-tingling novels of romantic suspense. On the Night of the Seventh Moon is one of her most evocative,

To Serve Them All My Days by R.F. Delderfield

To Serve Them All My Days

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To Serve Them All My Days is the moving saga of David Powlett-Jones, who returns from World War I injured and shell-shocked. He is hired to teach history at Bamfylde School, where he rejects the formal curriculum and teaches the …

Open Marriage by Nena and George O'Neill

Open Marriage

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Hunt the Wumpus

Hunt the Wumpus

Platform: BASIC, TI-99/4A

Genre: Adventure game

Pong

Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Empire

Empire

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

Genre: 4X, wargame

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on November 30, 1972?

On November 30, 1972 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is November 30, 1972?

On November 30, 1972 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on November 30, 1972?

On November 30, 1972 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 30, 1972?

On November 30, 1972 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on November 30, 1972?

On November 30, 1972 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on November 30, 1972?

On November 30, 1972 several famous people were born including, Marie-Amélie Seigner, Dan Jarvis, Spence Fischer.

Which famous people died on November 30, 1972?

Famous people died on November 30, 1972 include, Hans-Erich Apostel, Neil H McElroy, Valentin Ruiz Azner.

What was the number one song in November 30, 1972?

The number one song in the week of November 30, 1972 was Papa Was A Rollin' Stone by The Temptations in US and My Ding-A-Ling by Chuck Berry in UK.

What were the top hits on November 30, 1972?

The top hits on November 30, 1972 were Papa Was A Rollin' Stone by The Temptations, I Am Woman by Helen Reddy, I Can See Clearly Now by Johnny Nash in US and My Ding-A-Ling by Chuck Berry, Crazy Horses by The Osmonds, Long Haired Lover From Liverpool by Little Jimmy Osmond in UK.


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