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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1972?


Events

  • 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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Movies

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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen, Orlando Bloom

Country: United States of America

Casablanca

Casablanca

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains

Country: United States of America

Active Adults

Active Adults

Directed by: Aaron Fisher-Cohen

Starring: Jonathan Rosen, Lola Kirke, Dominic Chianese, Joanna Merlin

Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam

Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam

Directed by: Abrar Alvi

Starring: Meena Kumari, Guru Dutt, Rehman, Waheeda Rehman

Good Will Hunting

Good Will Hunting

Directed by: Gus Van Sant

Starring: Robin Williams, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Stellan Skarsgård

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in November 1972?
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The Persian Boy by Mary Renault

The Persian Boy

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“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

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.

Open Marriage by Nena and George O'Neill

Open Marriage

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The Peter Prescription by Laurence J. Peter

The Peter Prescription

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Blending wit and wisdom, Dr. Peter discusses the need for individuals to realize their potential if they are to achieve happiness in life

Paris Was Yesterday by Janet Flanner

Paris Was Yesterday

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