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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Chilean President Salvador Allende forms a new socialist government

Marxist and President of Chile Salvador Allende
Marxist and President of Chile
Salvador Allende
  • 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