What Happened on December 9, 1972

Famous Birthdays

  • Fabrice Santoro, Tahitian tennis star, born in Tahiti, French Polynesia
  • Reiko Aylesworth, American actress, born in Evanston, Illinois
  • TrĂ© Cool [Frank Wright], German-born American drummer (Green Day - "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)"), born in Frankfurt, Germany
Born in 1972

Famous Deaths

  • Louella Parsons, American gossip columnist, dies at 91
1972 Highlights

About December 9, 1972

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Am Woman - Helen Reddy
  • UK #1 Song: My Ding-A-Ling - Chuck Berry