On This Day

What Happened on June 10, 1972

Historical Events

  • "Too Young" single released by Donny Osmond
  • 104th Belmont: Ron Turcotte aboard Riva Ridge wins in 2:28

Music Recording

Elvis Presley records a live album at NYC's Madison Square Garden

Sports History

Hank Aaron's grandslammer (14) ties him for NL lead with Gil Hodges & moves him ahead of Willie Mays as #2 HR hitter (649)

#1 in the Charts

Sammy Davis Jr.'s cover of "The Candy Man" by Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse (from the film "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory") goes to #1 on the charts - his biggest single

Famous Birthdays

  • C J Richardson, NFL safety (Arizona Cardinals, Seattle Seahawks)
  • David Dunn, NFL wide receiver (Cin Bengals)
  • Radmila Ĺ ekerinska, Macedonian politician
  • Steven Fischer, American film producer and director, born in Baltimore, Maryland
1972 Highlights

About June 10, 1972

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

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