What Happened on August 13, 1972

Historical Events

  • Dutch KRO-TV transmits 440th & last episode of American western series "Bonanza"

Famous Birthdays

  • Kevin Plank, American entrepreneur (Under Armour), born in Kensington, Maryland
Born in 1972

Famous Deaths

  • George Weiss, American Baseball Hall of Fame executive (NY Yankees GM 1947-60, 7 x World Series; NY Mets President 1961-66), dies at 78
1972 Highlights

About August 13, 1972

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 9 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Alone Again (Naturally) - Gilbert O'Sullivan
  • UK #1 Song: School's Out - Alice Cooper