What Happened on December 19, 1972

Historical Events

  • Apollo 17 (last of Apollo Moon landing series) returns to Earth, splashing down in the Pacific Ocean, southeast of Samoa

Famous Birthdays

Alyssa MilanoAlyssa Milano (50 years old)

American actress (Who's the Boss?; Charmed) and activist, born in Brooklyn, New York

  • Rosa Blasi, American stage and screen actress (Strong Medicine), and family therapist, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Warren Sapp, American NFL Hall of Fame defensive tackle, 1995-2007, 7X Pro Bowl (Tampa Bay Bucs; Oakland Raiders), born in Orlando, Florida
  • Waverly Jackson, American NFL player, 1998-2002 (Carolina Panthers), born in South Hill, Virginia
Born in 1972
1972 Highlights

About December 19, 1972

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 5 months and 13 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: Long Haired Lover From Liverpool - Little Jimmy Osmond