What Happened on July 1, 1972

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Follies" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 524 performances
  • "Hair" closes at Biltmore Theater NYC after 1750 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feminist magazine "Ms" founded by Gloria Steinem publishes its first issue with Wonder Woman on the cover

Journalist Gloria Steinem
Journalist
Gloria Steinem
  • Ms. magazine begins publishing
  • The first Gay Pride march in England takes place.

Famous Birthdays

  • Alex Machacek, Austrian musician
  • Claire Forlani, English actress
  • Corey Hirsch, Medicine Hat, NHL goalie (Vancouver Canucks)
  • Darrick Bledose, WLAF cornerback (Frankfurt Galaxy)