What Happened on June 28, 1972

Famous Birthdays

  • Alessandro Nivola, American actor, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Arie van der Padt, Dutch soccer player (Tonegido, Sparta), born in Ridderkerk, Netherlands
  • Kelly Wiltshire, CFL defensive back (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Marvin Jones, American NFL linebacker (NY Jets), born in Miami, Florida
  • Willie Apiata, New Zealand army officer (Victoria Cross for NZ), born in Mangkino, New Zealand
Born in 1972

Famous Deaths

Prasanta Chandra MahalanobisPrasanta Chandra Mahalanobis (1893-1972)

Indian scientist and applied statistician (Mahalanobis distance), whose birthdate is celebrated annually in India as "National Statistics Day", dies at 78

1972 Highlights

About June 28, 1972

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Song Sung Blue - Neil Diamond
  • UK #1 Song: Take Me Back 'Ome - Slade