What Happened on January 29, 1972

Historical Events

  • 5th ABA All-Star Game: East 142 beats West 115 at Louisville, Kentucky

Famous Birthdays

  • Hessley Hempstead, American NFL guard, 1995-88 (Detroit Lions), born in Upland, California (d. 2021)
  • Scott Davis, American figure skater (Olympics 1994), born in Great Falls, Montana
  • Simon Cook, Australian cricketer (Victorian pace bowler joined NSW 1995-96), born in Hastings, Victoria, Australia
1972 Highlights

About January 29, 1972

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 10 months and 9 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