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Have a great Birthday!
Thursday, April 13, 1972
Top News Headlines This Week:
Apr 13 - 1st baseball players' strike ends after 13 days Apr 14 - "That's Entertainment" opens at Edison Theater NYC for 4 performances Apr 14 - L I Chernykh discovers asteroid #4810 Ruslanova Apr 15 - at a benefit for George McGovern for President Apr 15 - Barbra Striesand, James Taylor, Carole King & Quincy Jones perform Apr 16 - 2 giants pandas arrive in the US, from China
Top Songs for 1972
A Horse with No Name by America Alone Again (Naturally) by Gilbert O'Sullivan
I Can See Clearly Now by Johnny Nash Me and Mrs. Jones by BillyPaul
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face by Roberta Flack The Candy Man by Sammy Davis, Jr.
American Pie by Don McLean Without You by Nilsson
Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me by Mac Davis Lean On Me by Bill Withers

1972 Prices US President
Bread: $0.25/loaf Richard M. Nixon
Milk: $1.33/gal US Vice President
Eggs: $1.20/doz Spiro T. Agnew
Car: $3,879 Academy Award Winners
Gas: $0.36/gal Best Picture: The Godfather

Best Actor: Marlon Brando
in The Godfather
Best Actress: Liza Minelli
in Cabaret

House: $30,500
Stamp: $0.08/ea
Avg Income: $12,625/yr
Min Wage: $1.60/hr
DOW Avg: 1,020
People born on April 13
1970 - Rick Schroder, SI NY, actor (Ricky-Silver Spoons, Champ, Earthling)
1852 - Frank W Woolworth 5 & 10 king
1946 - Al Green Arkansas, singer (Lets Stay Together)

On TV in 1972
Kung Fu Bridget Loves Bernie The Rookies
The Bob Newhart Show The Little People Barnaby Jones
Tuesday Movie of the Week Maude Monday Night Football
The Waltons

Hot New Toys in 1972
Seance Action Jackson Odyssey (Odyssey 100)
Evel Knievel Figures Hacky Sack Fashion Plates
Radio Flyer "Fireball 2000" World's Greatest Super Heroes Pong

Top Books in 1972
The Great Bridge by David McCullough Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O'Brien

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