What Happened on December 10, 1972

Historical Events

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Molko, Belgian-born singer and songwriter (Placebo - "Nancy Boy"), born in Brussels, Belgium
  • Dimitri Tikovoi, French pop, rock, and dance musician and record producer, born in Paris
  • Donavon Frankenreiter, American singer-songwriter, guitarist (Pass It Around), and surfer, born in Downey, California
Born in 1972

Famous Deaths

  • Mark van Doren, American poet and author (Happy Critic, Transients), dies at 78
1972 Highlights

About December 10, 1972

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Me And Mrs. Jones - Billy Paul
  • UK #1 Song: My Ding-A-Ling - Chuck Berry