November 1972 calendar

November 1972

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1972?


  • 01 Nov 1972 1st gay theme TV movie - That Certain Summer
  • 02 Nov 1972 Construction begins on the Kingdome, Seattle, Washington, USA.
  • 04 Nov 1972 Bangladesh adopts constitution
  • 05 Nov 1972 Jane Blalock wins LPGA Lady Errol Golf Classic
  • 07 Nov 1972 US President Richard Nixon (Republican) re-elected defeating George McGovern (Democrat).
  • 10 Nov 1972 Southern Airways Flight 49 from Birmingham, Alabama is hijacked and, at one point, is threatened with crashing into the nuclear installation at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. After two days, the plane lands in Havana, Cuba, where the hijackers are jailed by Fidel Castro.
  • 11 Nov 1972 Dow Jones Index moves above 1,000 for 1st time
  • 14 Nov 1972 Dow Jones closes above 1,000 for 1st time (1003.16)
  • 15 Nov 1972 Circle-in the-Square Theater opens at 1633 Broadway, New York City
  • 16 Nov 1972 Dear Oscar opens at Playhouse Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • 19 Nov 1972 Ambassador opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 9 performances
  • 21 Nov 1972 Red Sox Carlton Fisk wins AL Rookie of Year, Mets Jon Matlack wins NL
  • 22 Nov 1972 Flyers start Islanders on 15 game winless streak
  • 25 Nov 1972 Ambassador closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC after 9 performances
  • 26 Nov 1972 Pete Gogolak scores New York Giants record 8 points after a touchdown.
  • 27 Nov 1972 Pierre Trudeau forms Canadian government
  • 28 Nov 1972 Via Galactica opens at Uris Theater NYC for 7 performances
  • 29 Nov 1972 Atari releases the Pong coin-operated arcade video game system. Nolan Bushnell and Al Alcorn developed the game at Atari, partly based on the Magnavox Odyssey system.
  • 30 Nov 1972 BBC bans Wings Hi, Hi, Hi

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Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Triple Echo

The Triple Echo

Release year: 1972

Directed by: Michael Apted

Starring: Glenda Jackson, Oliver Reed, Brian Deacon, Anthony May



Release year: 1972

Directed by: Shakti Samanta

Starring: Ashok Kumar, Nutan, Vinod Mehra, Moushumi Chatterjee

Ulzana's Raid

Ulzana's Raid

Release year: 1972

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Bruce Davison, Jorge Luke, Richard Jaeckel

Country: United States of America


Which were the most popular books released in November 1972?
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Paris Was Yesterday by Janet Flanner

Paris Was Yesterday


In 1925 Flanner began her New Yorker “Letter from Paris,” from which most of the pieces in this collection are drawn.

Luce And His Empire by W. A. Swanberg

Luce And His Empire


Scribner's, 1972, Very good., Clean, tight, in edgeworn dust jacket. Book Club edition. Photo illustrations. [Biography, Henry R.Luce, Time Inc., Publishing, Politics] Out-of-print and antiquarian booksellers since 1933.

O Jerusalem! by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre

O Jerusalem!


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

The Persian Boy by Mary Renault

The Persian Boy


“It takes skill to depict, as Miss Renault has done, this half-man, half Courtesan who is so deeply in love with the warrior.”–The

A Nation Of Strangers by Vance Packard

A Nation Of Strangers


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.