What Happened on July 19, 1972

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Kavovit, actor (Paul-As the World Turns)
  • Ebbe Sand, Danish footballer
  • Naohito Fujiki, Japanese actor and singer
  • Tamarie Ivie, American female professional baseball infielder (Colorado Silver Bullets), born in Anaheim, California
Born in 1972

Famous Deaths

  • Hezekiah M. Washburn, American Presbyterian Congo missionary, dies at 88
  • Sally Benson, American writer (Meet Me In St. Louis), dies at 74
1972 Highlights

About July 19, 1972

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 8 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Lean On Me - Bill Withers
  • UK #1 Song: Puppy Love - Donny Osmond