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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 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 July 1972: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1972?


Events

  • 01 Jul 1972 Follies closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 524 performances
  • 02 Jul 1972 Fiddler on the Roof closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 3242 performances
  • 04 Jul 1972 The first Rainbow Gathering is held in Colorado.
  • 05 Jul 1972 Pierre Messmer appointed French Premier
  • 07 Jul 1972 1st women FBI members sworn in (Susan Lynn Roley and Joanne E Pierce)
  • 08 Jul 1972 English Prince Richard marries Birgitte of Deurs (Henriksen)
  • 09 Jul 1972 1st tour of Paul McCartney andWings (France)
  • 10 Jul 1972 Democratic convention opens in Miami Beach, Florida (George McGovern wins).
  • 11 Jul 1972 The first game of the World Chess Championship 1972 between challenger Bobby Fischer and defending champion Boris Spassky starts.
  • 12 Jul 1972 Democrats nominated George McGovern for President in Miami Florida
  • 14 Jul 1972 Jean Westwood is 1st woman chosen to head Democratic National Committee
  • 15 Jul 1972 101st British Golf Open: Lee Trevino shoots 278 at Muirfield Gullane
  • 16 Jul 1972 Dimitrios Papadopoulos becomes 269th patriarch of Constantinople
  • 17 Jul 1972 1st 2 women begin training as FBI agents at Quantico
  • 18 Jul 1972 Egypt President Sadat throws 20,000 Russian military aids out
  • 21 Jul 1972 27.5 cm rainfall at Fort Ripley, Minnesota (state record)
  • 22 Jul 1972 10.84 (27.53 cm) of rainfall, Fort Ripley, Mn (state 24-hr record)
  • 23 Jul 1972 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Raleigh Golf Classic
  • 24 Jul 1972 Jigme Singye Wangchuk becomes king of Bhutan at age 16.
  • 25 Jul 1972 43rd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-3 at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
  • 27 Jul 1972 NHL star Maurice "Rocket" Richard signs with WHL Quebec Nordiques.
  • 28 Jul 1972 39th NFL Chicago All Star Game: Dallas 20, All Stars 7 (54,162)
  • 29 Jul 1972 A national dock strike begins in Britain.
  • 30 Jul 1972 Jan Ferraris wins LPGA Lady Pepsi Golf Open
  • 31 Jul 1972 Dick Allen is 7th to hit 2 inside-the-park homers in a game

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Princess Mononoke

Princess Mononoke

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Yôji Matsuda, Yuriko Ishida, Yûko Tanaka, Billy Crudup

Country: United States of America

The Dark Knight Rises

The Dark Knight Rises

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Gary Oldman

Country: United States of America

Mimino

Mimino

Directed by: Georgiy Daneliya

Starring: Vakhtang Kikabidze, Mher Mkrtchyan, Elena Proklova, Evgeniy Leonov

Unforgiven

Unforgiven

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, Richard Harris

Country: United States of America

The Bourne Ultimatum

The Bourne Ultimatum

Directed by: Paul Greengrass

Starring: Matt Damon, Edgar Ramírez, Joan Allen, Julia Stiles

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in July 1972?
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O Jerusalem! by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre

O Jerusalem!

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Now a major motion picture, this remarkable classic recounts, moment by moment, the spellbinding process that gave birth to the state of Israel.Collins

George S. Kaufman by Howard Teichmann

George S. Kaufman

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George S. Kaufman;: An intimate portrait

My Name Is Asher Lev by Chaim Potok

My Name Is Asher Lev

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Asher Lev is a Ladover Hasid who keeps kosher, prays three times a day and believes in the Ribbono Shel Olom, the Master of the Universe.

The Friends Of Eddie Coyle by George V. Higgins

The Friends Of Eddie Coyle

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The classic novel from "America's best crime novelist" (Time), with a new introduction by Dennis LehaneGeorge V. Higgins's seminal crime novel is a down-and-dirty tale of thieves, mobsters, and cops on

Captains And The Kings by Taylor Caldwell

Captains And The Kings

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When Joseph Armagh first saw America in the early 1850s, he was a twelve-year-old Irish immigrant - a penniless orphan cast upon a hostile shore to make a home for himself.