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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

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Cabaret

Cabaret

Release year: 1972

Directed by: Bob Fosse

Starring: Liza Minnelli, Michael York, Helmut Griem, Joel Grey

Country: United States of America

What's Up, Doc?

What's Up, Doc?

Release year: 1972

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Ryan O'Neal, Madeline Kahn, Kenneth Mars

Country: United States of America

The Seduction of Mimi

The Seduction of Mimi

Release year: 1972

Directed by: Lina Wertmüller

Starring: Giancarlo Giannini, Mariangela Melato, Turi Ferro, Agostina Belli

Brother Sun, Sister Moon

Brother Sun, Sister Moon

Release year: 1972

Directed by: Franco Zeffirelli

Starring: Graham Faulkner, Judi Bowker, Leigh Lawson, Kenneth Cranham

Dastaan

Dastaan

Release year: 1972

Directed by: B.R. Chopra

Starring: Dilip Kumar, Sharmila Tagore, Prem Chopra, Bindu

Books

Which were the most popular books released in February 1972?
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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 …

The Naive And Sentimental Lover by John Le Carré

The Naive And Sentimental Lover

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A PAGE-TURNING LOVE STORY FROM THE GRANDMASTER OF SPY THRILLERS Aldo Cassidy is a naive and sentimental lover. A successful, judicious man, he is wrenched away from the ordered certainties of his life by a sudden encounter with Shamus, a …

The Defense Never Rests by F. Lee Bailey

The Defense Never Rests

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The controversial defense lawyer reviews his career, focusing on the Boston Strangler case, the Sam Sheppard vindication, and the Great Plymouth Mail Robbery.

Beyond Freedom And Dignity by B. F. Skinner

Beyond Freedom And Dignity

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In this profound and profoundly controversial work, a landmark of 20th-century thought originally published in 1971, B. F. Skinner makes his definitive statement about humankind and society.Insisting

Eleanor And Franklin by Joseph P. Lash

Eleanor And Franklin

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The #1 New York Times Bestseller—Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book AwardIn his extraordinary biography of the major political couple of the twentieth century, Joseph P.