Monday October 30, 1972

US date format: 10/30/1972, UK date format: 30/10/1972

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It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 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 Georgina Douglas and Patrice Denis. In that special week of October people in US were listening to I Can See Clearly Now by Johnny Nash. In UK Clair by Gilbert O'Sullivan was in the top 5 hits. Sbatti il mostro in prima pagina, directed by Marco Bellocchio, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972 while The Odessa File by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dead of Night. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hunt the Wumpus or Empire.
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Sbatti il mostro in prima pagina

Sbatti il mostro in prima pagina

Directed by: Marco Bellocchio

Starring: Gian Maria Volontè, Fabio Garriba, Carla Tatò, Jacques Herlin

Wedding in White

Wedding in White

Directed by: William Fruet

Starring: Donald Pleasence, Carol Kane, Doris Petrie, Leo Phillips

Last Tango in Paris

Last Tango in Paris

Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci

Starring: Marlon Brando, Maria Schneider, Maria Michi, Giovanna Galletti

Country: United States of America

Lady Sings the Blues

Lady Sings the Blues

Directed by: Sidney J. Furie

Starring: Diana Ross, Billy Dee Williams, Richard Pryor, James T. Callahan

The Adventures of Barry McKenzie

The Adventures of Barry McKenzie

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Barry Crocker, Barry Humphries, Spike Milligan, Peter Cook

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Marcel
  • Bl. John Slade
  • St. Theonestus
  • St. Talacrian
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Events

  • 45 die in a train crash in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

  • : Orchestra leader (Milton Berle Show),...
Sport Games on October 30, 1972

Sport Games on October 30, 1972


NFL

American Football
  • Detroit Lions - Dallas Cowboys : 24 - 28
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TV Series

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Dead of Night

Dead of Night

Directed by: Dan Curtis

Eine Frau bleibt eine Frau

Eine Frau bleibt eine Frau

M*A*S*H

M*A*S*H

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Starring: Alan Alda, Loretta Swit, Jamie Farr, William Christopher

Country: United States of America

Anna and the King

Anna and the King

Directed by: Andy Tennant

Jigsaw

Jigsaw

Directed by: Michael Spierig

Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Odessa File by Frederick Forsyth

The Odessa File

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The suicide of an elderly German Jew explodes into revelation after revelation: of a Mafia-like organization called Odessa ...of a real-life fugitive known as the "Butcher of Riga"..of a young German journalist tumed obsessed avenger.......and,

A Nation Of Strangers by Vance Packard

A Nation Of Strangers

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McKay, 1972, Very good., Hardcover. 368 pages. Very good in dust jacket. Light wear. Third McKay printing. [Sociology, Family, Community] Out-of-print and antiquarian booksellers since 1933.

The Peter Prescription by Laurence J. Peter

The Peter Prescription

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Blending wit and wisdom, Dr. Peter discusses the need for individuals to realize their potential if they are to achieve happiness in life

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,

The Winds Of War by Herman Wouk

The Winds Of War

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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 …

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


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