What Happened on June 5, 1972

Historical Events

  • "If You Had Wings" ride opens at Walt Disney World
  • UN Conference on Human Environment opens in Stockholm

Event of Interest

Yugoslav president Josip Tito visits USSR

1972 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Chuck Klosterman, American journalist, born in Breckenridge, Minnesota
  • Mike Bucci, American professional wrestler
  • Pavel Kotla, Polish conductor, born in Szczecin, Poland
Born in 1972

About June 5, 1972

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 3 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Holidays: June Bank Holiday (Ireland), Queen's Birthday (New Zealand)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Candy Man - Sammy Davis, Jr. with The Mike Curb Congregation
  • UK #1 Song: Metal Guru - T Rex