What Happened on April 21, 1972

Historical Events

  • John Young & Charles Duke explore the moon as part of NASA mission Apollo 16
  • Orbiting Astronomical Observatory 4 (Copernicus) launched

Famous Birthdays

  • Gwendal Peizerat, French ice dancer
  • Severina [Vuckovic], Croatian pop singer and actress (Moja Stikla), born in Split, SFR Yugoslavia
  • Tia Jackson, WNBA forward (Phoenix Mercury)
Born in 1972

About April 21, 1972

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 51 years and 5 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face - Roberta Flack
  • UK #1 Song: Amazing Grace - The Pipes & Drums & Military Band Of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards