What Happened on January 22, 1972

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Emergency" with Robert Fuller premieres on NBC TV
  • 22nd NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 112-110 at LA
  • An anti-internment march is held at Magilligan strand, County Derry; as the march nears the internment camp it is stopped by members of the Green Jackets and the Parachute Regiment of the British Army, who used barbed wire to close off the beach

Famous Birthdays

  • Gabriel Macht, American actor
  • Gonzalo Rodríguez, Uruguayan racing driver (d. 1999)
  • Romi Paku, Japanese seiyu (voice actress)
  • Steve Scifres, guard/tackle (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Toddrick McIntosh, NFL defensive end (Tampa Bay Bucs)