What Happened on January 21, 1972

Historical Events

  • Assam's North East Frontier Agency becomes Arunachal Pradesh territory
  • Belgian government of Eyskens-Cools forms
  • Manipur, Meghalaya and Tripura become separate states of the Indian union
  • Mizoram, formerly part of Assam, creates an Indian union territory
1972 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Benes, Evansville IN, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
  • Cat Power [Charlyn "Chan" Marshall], American indie rock-folk singer-songwriter (Jukebox), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Rick Falkvinge, Swedish politician
  • Shelley Looney, ice hockey forward (USA, Olympics 1998)
  • Yasunori Mitsuda, Japanese video game and film composer (Inazuma Eleven), born in Tokuyama, Japan
Born in 1972

About January 21, 1972

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 4 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

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