What Happened on January 10, 1972

Historical Events

  • Geoge Harrison and Friends' triple live album set "The Concert for Bangladesh" released in UK

Historic Event

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman arrives in Dacca, East-Pakistan

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Lawler, American professional wrestler, born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2018)
  • Thomas Lewis, American NFL wide receiver (NY Giants), born in Akron, Ohio

Famous Deaths

  • Aksel Larsen, Danish politician (b. 1897)
  • Al Goodman, Russian/US orchestra leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 81
  • Georg Rendl, Austrian miner, beekeeper and writer (Satan on Earth), dies at 68
  • Sverre Jordan, Norwegian composer, orchestra conductor and pianist (Norwegian Rapsody), dies at 82
1972 Highlights

About January 10, 1972

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 51 years and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: American Pie (Parts I & II) - Don McLean
  • UK #1 Song: I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony) - New Seekers