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March 30th, 1972...

Today is Thursday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"A Horse With No Name"
by America

In the UK:
"Without You"
by Nilsson
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Governor George Wallace

(TIME Cover: March the 27th, 1972)

 Famous people born on the 30th of March:

1135 - Maimonides, Spanish rabbi and philosopher (d. 1204)
1326 - Ivan II of Russia, Grand Duke of Muscovy (d. 1359)
1432 - Mehmed II, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1481)
1844 - Paul Verlaine, French poet (d. 1896)
1853 - Vincent van Gogh, Dutch painter (d. 1890)
1928 - Robert Badinter, French politician
1937 - Warren Beatty, American actor and director
1945 - Eric Clapton, British guitarist/singer
1964 - Tracy Chapman, American singer
1968 - Céline Dion, Canadian singer
1979 - Norah Jones, American singer and pianist

 The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1972

Christian B. Anfinsen

for his work on ribonuclease, especially concerning the connection between the amino acid sequence and the biologically active conformation

National Institutes of Health - Bethesda, MD, USA

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1972 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1972

The Godfather
directed by Francis Ford Coppola
with Marlon Brando (Don Vito Corleone), James Caan (Sonny Corleone) and Al Pacino (Michael Corleone)

Designed in 1972

The Marylin Sofa
by Studio 65

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Bob Dylan (illustration) / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 104, March 15, 1972



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