Wednesday 31 May 1972
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bryan Walker and Eileen Richetelli in Milford.
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 Empire or Pong.
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Which were the important events of 31 May 1972 ?
- World No Tobacco Day.
- Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
- Saint Gislemerio
- Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
- Saint Petronella.
- the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
- The Godiva procession.
- IT Day.
- Bryan Walker: safety (Washington Redskins).
- Eileen Richetelli in Milford: Connecticut, USA; diver (Olympics-1996).
- Micol Guidelli: Italian singer in a group with her three siblings, Antonella, Giovanni and Mirium, "Guidelli Cantanti.
- Frode Estil: Norwegian cross-country skier.
- Karl Geary: Irish-American actor screenwriter and nightclub owner.
- John Godina: American shot putter and discus thrower
- Sarah Murdoch: English-Australian model and actress
- Antti Niemi: Finnish footballer and coach
- Archie Panjabi: English actress
- Dave Roberts: American baseball player and coach
- Walter Freeman: American physician and psychiatrist (d. 1972).
- Ajax wins Europe Cup 1 in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
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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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