What Happened on June 17, 1972

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Long Haired Lover From Liverpool" by Little Jimmy Osmond peaks at #38
  • 9 firefighters are killed in the Hotel Vendome fire in Boston
  • Chile president Allende forms new government
  • Five men arrested after trying to bug Democratic National Committee office in Watergate Complex, Washington
  • Looking Glass releases "Brandy"

Famous Birthdays

  • Dirk-Jan Derksen, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC)
  • James McKnight, NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Sebastian White, musician and artist