What Happened on February 6, 1972

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

29th Golden Globes: The French Connection, Gene Hackman, & Jane Fonda win

Actress Jane Fonda
Jane Fonda
Actor Gene Hackman
Gene Hackman
  • A Civil Rights march is held in Newry, County Down; there is a very large turn-out for the march with many people attending to protest at the killings in Derry the previous Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • David Binn, NFL safety (San Diego Chargers)
  • Mark Labbrook, Australian 200m/400m runner (Olympics-96)
  • Shawn Respert, NBA guard (Milwaukee Bucks, Toronto Raptors)

Famous Deaths

  • Julian H Steward, US anthropologist (South American), dies at 70