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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 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.

But much more happened on February 1972: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1972?


Events

  • 01 Feb 1972 Wings release Give Ireland Back to the Irish in the UK
  • 02 Feb 1972 Lefty Gomez, Ross Youngs and William Harridge selected for Baseball Hall of Fame.
  • 03 Feb 1972 11th Winter Olympic games opens in Sapporo, Japan (1st in Asia)
  • 04 Feb 1972 Sen Strom Thurmond suggests John Lennon be deported
  • 05 Feb 1972 Another Puff by Jerry Reed peaks at #65
  • 08 Feb 1972 Josh Gibson and Buck Leonard selected to Baseball Hall of Fame.
  • 09 Feb 1972 President of Ecuador José María Velasco Ibarra is deposed for the fourth time.
  • 10 Feb 1972 BBC bans Give Ireland Back to the Irish by Wings
  • 13 Feb 1972 1776 closes at 46th Steet Theater in New York City after 1,217 performances.
  • 14 Feb 1972 John andYoko co-host Mike Douglas Show for entire week
  • 15 Feb 1972 Dimitrios Papadopoulos becomes metropolitan of Imbros / Tenedos
  • 16 Feb 1972 Wilt Chamberlain hit 30,000 point mark during a game with Phoenix Suns
  • 17 Feb 1972 President Nixon leaves Washington DC for China
  • 18 Feb 1972 John andYoko end a week of co-hosting Mike Douglas Show
  • 19 Feb 1972 The Asama-Sanso hostage standoff begins in Japan.
  • 20 Feb 1972 1st time Cleveland Cavaliers beat the New York Knicks (111-109)
  • 21 Feb 1972 Richard Nixon becomes 1st US President to visit China
  • 22 Feb 1972 Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani becomes Amir and Prime Minister of Qatar.
  • 23 Feb 1972 Angela Davis is released from jail. A Caruthers, California farmer, Rodger McAfee, helps her make bail.
  • 24 Feb 1972 North Vietnamese negotiators walk out of the Paris Peace Talks to protest U.S. air raids.
  • 25 Feb 1972 Paul McCartney releases Give Ireland back to the Irish single
  • 26 Feb 1972 Dam break in WV kills 107
  • 27 Feb 1972 US President Richard Nixon and Chinese Premier Chou En-lai issue Shanghai Communique.
  • 28 Feb 1972 George Harrison is involved in a minor car accident
  • 29 Feb 1972 Jack Anderson discloses Dita Beard (ITT) memo indicating antitrust charges were dropped for $400,000 contribution to the Republican Party

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Movies

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Pyaasa

Pyaasa

Directed by: Guru Dutt

Starring: Mala Sinha, Guru Dutt, Waheeda Rehman, Rehman

To Be or Not to Be

To Be or Not to Be

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Carole Lombard, Jack Benny, Robert Stack, Felix Bressart

Country: United States of America

Fitzcarraldo

Fitzcarraldo

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, José Lewgoy, Miguel Ángel Fuentes

Country: United States of America

Mother India

Mother India

Directed by: Mehboob Khan

Starring: Nargis, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar, Raaj Kumar

Country: United States of America

Logan

Logan

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Directed by: James Mangold

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen, Boyd Holbrook

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in February 1972?
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Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee by Dee Brown

Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee

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Immediately recognized as a revelatory and enormously controversial book since its first publication in 1971, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is universally recognized as one of those rare books that

The Game Of The Foxes by Ladislas Farago

The Game Of The Foxes

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Ladislas Farago, a lifelong student of espionage and an important figure in U.S. Naval Intelligence in World War II, writes the whole story of German espionage in the United States and Great Britain before and during World War II.

The Moon'S A Balloon by David Niven

The Moon'S A Balloon

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Color Niven photo front and back First Complete Unabridged hardcover Octopus Limited ed both books 1985 Dark Green Cloth binding

The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty

The Exorcist

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Originally published in 1971, The Exorcist is now a major television series on FOX. It remains one of the most controversial novels ever written and went on to become a literary phenomenon: It spent fifty-seven weeks on the New York …

Our Gang by Philip Roth

Our Gang

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A ferocious political satire in the great tradition, Our Gang is Philip Roth’s brilliantly indignant response to the phenomenon of Richard M.