What Happened on December 15, 1972

Famous Birthdays

  • Lee Jung-jae, South Korean actor (Squid Game), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Rodney Harrison, American football safety (Super Bowl 2003, 04 NE Patriots; Pro Bowl 1998, 2001; First team All-Pro 1998, 2003; SD Chargers), born in Markham, Illinois
  • Stuart Townsend, Irish actor (The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen), born in Howth, Ireland
Born in 1972

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Earle, Canadian actor (Charlie Chan-Meeting at Midnight), dies at 90
  • Herbert Eimert, German composer and musicologist (Glockenspiel), dies at 75
1972 Highlights

About December 15, 1972

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 5 months and 14 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