What Happened on July 1, 1972

Historical Events

  • "Hair" closes at Biltmore Theater, NYC, after 1750 performances

Historic Publication

Feminist magazine "Ms" founded by Gloria Steinem publishes its first regular issue with Wonder Woman on the cover

Theatrical Finale

Stephen Sondheim's "Follies" closes at Winter Garden Theater, NYC, after 524 performances

  • The first Gay Pride march in England takes place.
1972 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Alex Machacek, Austrian jazz fusion musician (Featuring Ourselves), born in Tulln an der Donau, Austria
  • Corey Hirsch, Canadian NHL goalie (Olympic silver 1994), coach and broadcaster, born in Medicine Hat, Canada
Born in 1972

About July 1, 1972

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 8 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Dominion Day (Canada)

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Song Sung Blue - Neil Diamond
  • UK #1 Song: Take Me Back 'Ome - Slade