On This Day

What Happened on January 11, 1972

Famous Birthdays

  • Dexter Seigler, NFL cornerback (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Huub Loeffen, Dutch soccer player (Vitesse)
  • Marc Blucas, American actor, born in Butler, Pennsylvania
  • Rey Ordonez, Cuban-American baseball infielder (NY Mets), born in Havana, Cuba
  • Yang Wenyi, Chinese swim star (WR/OR 50m freestyle), born in Shanghai, China
1972 Highlights

About January 11, 1972

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 5 months and 17 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