What Happened on April 23, 1972

Historical Events

  • 26th Tony Awards: "Sticks and Bones" (play) & "The Two Gentlemen of Verona" (musical) win
  • Apollo 16 astronauts explore the moon's surface
  • The Sunday Times Insight Team publish their account of the events of 'Bloody Sunday'
1972 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Patricia Manterola, Mexican singer and actress (Apuesta por un Amor), born in Mexico City
  • Pierre Labrie, Canadian poet, born in Mont-Joli, Quebec
  • Rachel Hetherington, Australian golfer (ANA Inspiration 2001 runner-up, 8 LPGA Tour titles), born in Port Macquarie, NSW
  • Sonya Smith, Venezuelan-American actress (Cara Sucia), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Born in 1972

About April 23, 1972

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 5 months and 10 days
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