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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1972?


Events

  • 01 Mar 1972 Club of Rome publishes report Boundaries on the Growth
  • 02 Mar 1972 Pioneer 10 launched for Jupiter flyby.
  • 03 Mar 1972 Sculpted figures of Jefferson Davis, Robert E Lee, and Stonewall Jackson are completed at Stone Mountain, Georgia, USA.
  • 04 Mar 1972 Last train run between Penrith and Keswick, United Kingdom.
  • 05 Mar 1972 Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis leaves communist party.
  • 06 Mar 1972 Keswick to Penrith railway officially closes.
  • 08 Mar 1972 1st flight of the Goodyear blimp
  • 09 Mar 1972 Players on Chicago White Sox vote 31-0 in favor of a strike, if necessary.
  • 10 Mar 1972 1st black US political convention opens (Gary Indiana)
  • 11 Mar 1972 Inner City closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 97 performances
  • 12 Mar 1972 NHL great Gordie Howe retires after 26 seasons.
  • 14 Mar 1972 Italian publisher and former partisan Giangiacomo Feltrinelli is killed by an explosion near Segrate.
  • 15 Mar 1972 NASA selects three-part configuration for Space Shuttle.
  • 16 Mar 1972 John andYoko are served with deportation papers
  • 17 Mar 1972 Ringo releases Back off Bugaloo in the UK
  • 18 Mar 1972 Cornell NCAA hockey team shut out for first time in 225 games (Boston University).
  • 19 Mar 1972 To Live Another Summer closes at Helen Hayes NYC after 173 performances
  • 21 Mar 1972 US Supreme Court rules states can't require one-year residency to vote.
  • 22 Mar 1972 Selling of the President opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • 23 Mar 1972 Evil Knievel breaks 93 bones after successfully clearing 35 cars.
  • 24 Mar 1972 Great Britain imposes direct rule over Northern Ireland.
  • 25 Mar 1972 Selling of the President closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • 26 Mar 1972 Only Fools Are Sad closes at Edison Theater NYC after 144 performances
  • 27 Mar 1972 Venera 8 launched to Venus.
  • 28 Mar 1972 Wilt Chamberlain plays his last pro basketball game.
  • 30 Mar 1972 Funny Thing Happened... opens at Lunt-Fontanne NYC for 156 performances
  • 31 Mar 1972 Official Beatles Fan Club closes down.

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Music charts

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Movies

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The Godfather

The Godfather

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Diane Keaton

Country: United States of America

12 Angry Men

12 Angry Men

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam, John Fiedler

Country: United States of America

Singin' in the Rain

Singin' in the Rain

Directed by: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly

Starring: Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Hagen

Country: United States of America

Monsieur Verdoux

Monsieur Verdoux

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Mady Correll, Allison Roddan, Robert Lewis

Country: United States of America

Annie Hall

Annie Hall

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts, Carol Kane

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in March 1972?
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Jennie, Volume Two by Ralph G. Martin

Jennie, Volume Two

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Paperback - Nonfiction Volume II of the life of Lady Randolph Churchill 1895-1921

Rabbit Redux by John Updike

Rabbit Redux

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In this sequel to Rabbit, Run, John Updike resumes the spiritual quest of his anxious Everyman, Harry “Rabbit” Angstrom. Ten years have passed; the impulsive former athlete has become a paunchy

The Blue Knight by Joseph Wambaugh

The Blue Knight

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Ex-cop turned #1 New York Times bestselling writer Joseph Wambaugh forged a new kind of literature with his great early police procedurals.

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 Day Of The Jackal by Frederick Forsyth

The Day Of The Jackal

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THE CLASSIC THRILLER FROM #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR FREDERICK FORSYTH“The Day of the Jackal makes such comparable books such as The Manchurian Candidate and The Spy Who Came in from the Cold seem like Hardy Boy mysteries.”—The