What Happened on February 6, 1972

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

29th Golden Globes: "The French Connection", Gene Hackman, & Jane Fonda win

Actress Jane Fonda
Jane Fonda
Actor Gene Hackman
Gene Hackman
  • A Civil Rights march held in Newry, County Down; very large turn-out with many people attending to protest at the killings in Derry the previous Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • David Binn, NFL safety (San Diego Chargers)
  • Mark Labbrook, Australian 200m/400m runner (Olympics 1996)
  • Shawn Respert, NBA guard (Milwaukee Bucks, Toronto Raptors)

Famous Deaths

  • Julian H Steward, US anthropologist (South American), dies at 70