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Tuesday 31 October 1972, Halloween

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Clifford Rozier and Jamie Asher. In that special week of October people in US were listening to I Can See Clearly Now by Johnny Nash. In UK Mouldy Old Dough by Lieutenant Pigeon was in the top 5 hits. The Chinese Connection, directed by Wei Lo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972 while The Super Lawyers by Joseph C. Goulden was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Job nach Noten. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pong or Pong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Job nach Noten

Starring: Stefan Behrens, Jean-Pierre Zola, Reni Walther, Dieter Henkel

Das Licht der schwarzen Kerze

Starring: Giso Weißbach

Colditz

Starring: David McCallum, Richard Heffer, Paul Chapman, Jack Hedley

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Izdanci iz opaljenog grma

Starring: Slavko Simic, Marija Sabo, Jovan-Burdus Janicijevic, Voja Miric

La révolte des Haîdouks

Starring: Florin Piersic, Marga Barbu, Aimee Iacobescu, Colea Rautu

Country: Romania

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Chinese Connection

Directed by: Wei Lo

Starring: Bruce Lee, Nora Miao, James Tien

Country: United States

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Solaris

Directed by: Andrey Tarkovskiy

Starring: Natalya Bondarchuk, Donatas Banionis, Jri Jrvet

Country: United States

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Boot Hill

Directed by: Giuseppe Colizzi

Starring: Terence Hill, Woody Strode, Bud Spencer

Country: United States

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Ulzana's Raid

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Bruce Davison, Jorge Luke

Country: United States

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Last Tango in Paris

Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci

Starring: Marlon Brando, Maria Schneider, Maria Michi

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 October 1972 ?

Holidays:
  • October 31st is Nevada Day
  • Protestant Church - Reformation Day: Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on the Wittenberg church on this day in 1517
  • Wikipedia - Wikipedia:Tim Starling Day
  • Cornwall - Allantide
  • October 31st is Halloween; also see Samhain (an approximate date)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Bill Durnan: Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 1972).
Facts:
  • Gaylord Perry wins AL Cy Young award

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1972?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Henry Kissinger -- Oct. 30, 1972
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8304
  • Life: Dr Edwin Land with camera

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Super Lawyers

By: Joseph C. Goulden

The Super-Lawyers

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A Nation Of Strangers

By: Vance Packard

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.

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Open Marriage

By: Nena and George O'Neill

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Dark Horse

By: Fletcher Knebel

"...an obscure New Jersey highway official, has suddenly become a Presidential candidate..."

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Empire

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

Genre: 4X, wargame

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Hunt the Wumpus

Hunt the Wumpus

Platform: BASIC, TI-99/4A

Genre: Adventure game

Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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Hunt the Wumpus

Hunt the Wumpus

Platform: BASIC, TI-99/4A

Genre: Adventure game

Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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