Saturday September 30, 1972
US date format: 9/30/1972, UK date format: 30/9/1972
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on September 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 José Lima and Troy Dumas.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me by Mac Davis.
In UK Mouldy Old Dough by Lieutenant Pigeon was in the top 5 hits.
Bad Company, directed by Robert Benton, 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.
On TV people were watching M*A*S*H.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hunt the Wumpus or Empire.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 30, 1972?
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- September 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Translation Day
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- Roberto Clemente records the 3,000th and final hit of his career.
- Passenger train derails killing 48 (Rust Stasie, South Africa).
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 30, 1972?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- James Brown - Get On The Good Foot-Part 1
- The Main Ingredient - Everybody Plays The Fool
- Curtis Mayfield - Freddie's Dead (Theme From "Superfly")
- Bill Withers - Use Me
- The Spinners - I'll Be Around
- Jerry Butler & Brenda Lee Eager - (They Long To Be) Close To You
- Millie Jackson - My Man, A Sweet Man
- Michael Jackson - Ben
- King Floyd - Woman Don't Go Astray
- Lyn Collins - Think (About It)
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?