What Happened on July 6, 1972

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Davis, American NFL wide receiver (Dallas Cowboys), born in El Paso, Texas
  • D-Styles, American scratch DJ, born in the Philippines
  • Daniel Andrews, Australian politician (Premier of Victoria 2014-), born in Williamstown, Australia
  • Isabelle Boulay, French Canadian singer ("Parle-moi"), born in Sainte-Félicité, Quebec, Canada
  • Mark Gasser, British concert pianist, born in Sheffield, Yorkshire
Born in 1972

Famous Deaths

  • (Andre) Brandon De Wilde, American stage and screen actor (The Member of the Wedding; Shane; Jamie; Hud), dies in a car crash at 30
  • Vincent Valentine, West Indian cricket pace bowler (England 1933), dies
1972 Highlights

About July 6, 1972

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 2 months and 27 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